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100 best Illustrator tutorials from 2013

Following our annual tradition we have search every corner of the web to seek out the very best illustrator tutorials featured on the online design community, and published at some point within 2013. We have a great compilation of illustrator tutorials wether your a beginner or complete novice, there’s some great tutorials certainly worth doing to help expand your illustrator design knowledge.

I hope you enjoy this great round-up, and we look forward to hearing your thoughts in the comments section below.

1. Using Meshes to Create a Detailed Skull With Adobe Illustratorskull-illustration

Can you imagine Halloween without skulls? Me neither. In this tutorial I’m going to show you how to create a skull in Adobe Illustrator, using gradient meshes. And once you are done, Miss Chat*Z will show you how to transform the scary skull into decorative Day of the Dead icon in a later tutorial. So get your Mesh Tool at the ready, let’s get creating!

2. How To Create an Icy Blue Vector Geometric Designblue-geometric

In today’s Adobe Illustrator tutorial we’re going to create a cool abstract geometric design with icy blue polygonal shapes. This style of art is perfect for adding stunning visuals to your design work and being vector based means it can be used for anything from a book cover to the background of your website or social media profile. This is another really simple Illustrator technique that results in some really awesome looking artwork.

3. Create a Simple Stopwatch Illustration in Adobe Illustratorclock

In the following steps, you will learn how to create a simple stopwatch illustration in Adobe Illustrator. For starters, you will learn how to prepare your document and how to set up a simple grid. Next using basic tools and effects along with the Appearance panel and the Pathfinder panel, you will learn how to create the main shapes of the stopwatch. Taking full advantage of the Appearance panel and using several Transform and Warp effects, you will learn how to make the smaller stopwatch components and how to add subtle shading and highlights. Finally, you will learn how to easily recolor your stopwatch.

4. How to Create a Candy Striped Text Treatment with Colorful Candy Accentscandy-girl

Candy-striped rope-like lettering has such a nostalgia factor for me; remnants of board games and food packaging of my youth. With two techniques for this candy coated text treatment, I’ll guide you through with Adobe Illustrator CC and make this technique a breeze to learn when modifying your favorite font or hand drawn lettering of your own.

5. How to Create a Set of 3D Player Buttons in Adobe Illustratorplay-button

In the following Illustrator tutorial you will learn how to create a simple set of 3D player buttons.

6. It will show you how to create an illustration inspired by Breaking Bad.rv-illustration

In the following Illustrator tutorial you will learn how to create a simple set of 3D player buttons.

7. Create a Halloween Pumpkin Iconpumpkin

If you want to learn Adobe Illustrator, this step-by-step Halloween Pumpkin tutorial is the right place for you to start. Following this tutorial, you will learn to create a simple Halloween Pumpkin Icon with the Basic Tools, the Pen Tool, the Pathfinder Panel and Gradients.

8. Create a Simple Contact Formcontact-form

In the following tutorial you will learn how to create a simple contact form in Adobe Illustrator. You’ll start with some basic tips on how to create and tweak a simple pattern. Next, taking full advantage of the Appearance panel, you will learn how to create the main contact form shape, the sleek text fields and the subtle send button. Finally, using the Type Tool, some basic fonts and the Drop Shadow effect, you will add the text.

9. Create a Simple Map Icon in Adobe Illustratorsimple-map

In the following tutorial, you will learn how to create a simple map icon in Adobe Illustrator. First, using basic tool, effects and techniques, you will learn how to create the starting shapes. Next, using a bunch of rectangles and the Envelope Distort technique, you will create the simple map. Using basic blending and vector shape building techniques along with the Appearance panel, you will learn how to add shading and highlights for the overall icon. Finally, using basic shapes along with a Warp effect and the Appearance panel, you will learn how to create a simple map pin.

10. Create “Dia De Los Muertos” Decorations on a Skull in Adobe Illustratorpretty-skull

In this tutorial, I’m going to be using a pre-made skull Monika Zagrobelna created in her great tutorial, Using Meshes to Create a Detailed Skull With Adobe Illustrator. I’ll be turning this spooky Halloween ornament into a cheerful and contrasting, sugar skull for the Mexican festival known as “Day of the Dead”.

11. Sakai Vector Portraitscary

how to create portrait.

12. create abstract geometric background in illustratorgeometric

Beautiful patterns can be easily created by duplicating basic shapes with a simple colour scheme. This tutorial explains the process of creating a trendy chevron background pattern using Illustrator’s vector shape tools. We’ll then take the design over to Photoshop to add some extra polish and really bring the pattern to life with subtle gradients and texture effects.

13. Creating geometric patterns in Illustratorcubes

In this tutorial It explains 2 of the patterns shown in the example. The 2nd looks not too difficult to create, and the 3rd one is the most complex one of the two. I tried to replicate this one, but then I honestly couldn’t figure out an explainable way for a tutorial. So I decided to go for the first one (using triangular shapes), and the last one (using cubical shapes)

14. How to Create a Coins Icon in Adobe Illustratorcoins

In the following tutorial you will learn how to create a simple coins icon in Adobe Illustrator.

15. It’s Guy Fawkes Night! Create a Bonfire With Blends in Adobe Illustratorguyfolkes

In this tutorial, you will learn a new technique for creating fire in Adobe Illustrator, with the Blend Tool, which is much easier than with the Mesh Tool.

16. How to Create a Dripping Blood Text Effect in Adobe Illustratorglory-blood

In the following steps you will learn how to create a bloody text effect in Adobe Illustrator. For starters you will learn how to create a textured background using a simple rectangle and the Appearance panel. Next, using a nice font, several built-in brushes and some basic vector shape building technique you will create the main text shapes. Moving on, taking full advantage of the Appearance panel, you will learn how to create the blood effect.

17. Create a 3D Paper Bird With Geometric Shapes in Adobe Illustratorpaper-bird

In this tutorial, you are going to create a vector illustration of a paper bird by drawing and modifying geometric shapes in Adobe Illustrator. We’ll be working from a sketch to create a 3D looking paper bird and utilizing gradients to create depth.

18. Create a Sleek Web Ribbon in Adobe Illustratorsleek-ribbon

In the following tutorial, you will learn how to create a simple web ribbon in Adobe Illustrator. For starters you will learn how to set up a simple grid and how to create the main shapes using basic tools and vector shape building techniques. Next using subtle linear and radial gradients along with some simple blending techniques, you will learn how to add shading and highlights for your ribbon. Finally using some simple Warp effects, we’ll add a little dynamism for the final ribbon.

19. Create the Padlock Icon in Adobe Illustratorpadlock

You we will be creating another cute icon (padlock icon in Illustrator) that can be used in webdesign field. We will make sure to create a nice and eye-catching illustration in perspective.

20. How to Create a Pen in Illustratorpen

Would you like to create a typical pen? If yes then let’s get started and you will undoubtedly learn the excellent Illustrator tools to create your own impressive and stunning artwork! You will work with Meshes, Gradients, Brushes. Open the Illustrator program, create a new document and let’s begin.

21. how to create a low poly art mountain illustrationlow-poly-art

Low poly art would usually be made with 3D applications such as Cinema 4D to build three dimensional models, but we can create similar styles in two dimensions directly in Illustrator. Follow this tutorial to create a cool low poly mountain illustration using vector paths. We’ll add gradients to simulate a 3D effect then take the design into Photoshop to polish it up with cool textures.

22. Create a Cartoon Skull Sticker in Illustratorcreate-skull

You will be creating a cartoon skull sticker in Adobe Illustrator using various tools like the Shape tool, the Pen tool, and you’ll also get familiar with the pathfinder window. So let’s get started!

23. From Editor to Zombie: Create an Undead Portrait From a Photo in Illustratorzombie

One of the pleasures of being able to create vector portraits, is you get a chance to vector those you know. Of course when Halloween comes around, it’s fun to choose your victim and then mess them up a bit. In this tutorial, I’ll be using a reference image and turning our victim into a zombie in Adobe Illustrator. I’ll give you some tips on how you can do the same to your family and friends, so you can do the same!

24. How to Create a Brick Seamless Background in Adobe Illustratorbrick-illustrations

In this tutorial you’ll learn how to create a brick seamless background using the Pattern Editing feature, which is available for the users of Adobe Illustrator CS6 or CC. For more realistic effect we use some manual techniques, create and apply a vector texture.

25. Beginner Illustrator Tutorial: Cartoon Style Space Scenespace

In today’s Adobe Illustrator tutorial we’re going to create a cute cartoon style space scene illustration using simplified vector shapes and solid bold colours. We’ll be using a variety of tools and techniques which makes this a great tutorial for Illustrator newcomers. See how complete illustrations are built by combining lots of individually drawn elements.

26. Create 3D Pixel Art in Illustrator3d-pixel-art

Yes, you read that title correctly! I understand this tutorial title kind of seems like an oxy-moron. We are combining one of the most primitive and limited graphic techniques edited on a pixel level, with the modern sleek aesthetic of 3D effects. But the result is a juxtaposition so rockin it kicks you straight in your nostalgic keister!

27. Illustrator’s Isolate Blending featureisolate

In my previous Illustrator tutorial, I explained the Knockout Group feature. Today I’ll explain the Isolate Blending option which is also located in the Transparency panel.

28. Create a Radial Progress Bar in Adobe Illustratorradial-progress-bar

In the following tutorial you will learn how to create a radial progress bar in Adobe Illustrator.

29. Super Easy Soft Shadows in Illustratorsoft-shadow

In this tutorial it will show you how to create a simple soft shadow effect uing the Blend Tool in Illustrator. We will also use the 3D features to create some sublte 3D effects.

30. How to Create a Pop Art Avatar with Adobe Illustratorpop-art

In this tutorial you are going to learn how to recreate the illustration style used for Pop Art. This type of illustration is taken from a printing process named “Ben-Day dots“. The difference between the Ben-Day effect vs halftone effect is that for the first, the dots are always of equal size and distribution. To create this effect, we’re going to be using custom patterns and experimenting with different color combinations to achieve a truly pop art effect for our avatar. Lastly we are going to learn how to keep a pop art style consistent in your avatar no matter the image size.

31. How To Create a Military Style Emblem Logo Designign

Follow this step by step Illustrator to see how the whole thing was put together, using various tools to create the range of vector shapes.

32. Illustrator’s Knockout Group featurevase

It seems that even after all those years I work with Illustrator, I keep on bumping into a few features that I didn’t know existed, or maybe better put I did notice them, but I never did the effort of finding out their true purpose. One of them is the Knockout Group feature which is kind of hidden in the Transparency panel option.

33. How to create Thor’s Hammer in Adobe Illustratorhammer

It seems that even after all those years I work with Illustrator, I keep on bumping into a few features that I didn’t know existed, or maybe better put I did notice them, but I never did the effort of finding out their true purpose. One of them is the Knockout Group feature which is kind of hidden in the Transparency panel option.

34. Create a Simple Flip Clock in Adobe Illustratorflip-clock

In the following tutorial you will learn how to create a simple flip clock illustration in Adobe Illustrator.

35. Create a Vinyl Record Player Icon in Adobe Illustratorcreate-vinyle

In the following steps you will learn how to create a vinyl player icon in Adobe Illustrator. For starters, using a simple grid and the snap to grid feature along with basic tools you will create the main shapes. Next, you will learn how to create a conical gradient using a somewhat complex mesh. Using a simple blend along with some basic blending and vector shape building techniques you will learn how to create the vinyl. Moving on, using the existing meshes and a bunch of simple effects you will create the arm and a small knob. Finally, taking full advantage of the Appearance panel you will learn how to add shading, highlights and depth for the shapes made in the beginning of the tutorial.

36. Quick tip – Create a Snowflakesnow-flake

On this hot day we have a refreshing quick tip for you. Following this short Adobe Illustrator tutorial you can learn how to create a simple Snowflake, using only the Line Tool. Using the same technique, you can create various Snowflakes in minutes.

37. How To Create a 3D Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator3d-text

In the following tutorial, you will learn how to create a 3D text effect in Adobe Illustrator using only a piece of text. For starters you will learn how to create a dark, textured background and how to easily center it. Moving on, using a simple piece of text, taking full advantage of the Appearance panel and cleverly adjusting some of Illustrator’s basic effects, you will learn how to create this bold, 3D text effect.

38. How to Create a Simple Photos Iconpolaroid

In the following tutorial, you will learn how to create a 3D text effect in Adobe Illustrator using only a piece of text. For starters you will learn how to create a dark, textured background and how to easily center it. Moving on, using a simple piece of text, taking full advantage of the Appearance panel and cleverly adjusting some of Illustrator’s basic effects, you will learn how to create this bold, 3D text effect.

39. Create a realistic delicious pear – Illustrator tutorialpear

In today’s tutorial it will show you how to create a realistic delicious pear in Adobe Illustrator CS6. There is no problem, if you have other version of Adobe Illustrator, because most of the steps we use can be reproduced in older versions too. In this tutorial you will learn how to use the Mesh Tool (U), the Symbol Panel and the Symbol Sprayer Tool (Shift + S).

40. Create a Simple Hatchet Illustration in Adobe IllustratorHATCHET

You’ll learn how to create a simple hatchet illustration in Adobe Illustrator using the grid and the snap to grip feature, along with basic tools, effect and vector shape building techniques.

41. Create a Quick and Easy Set of Spooky Ghosts in Adobe Illustratorghosts

n this new quick tip you will learn how to create a spooky ghost in Adobe Illustrator. At the beginning, using simple shapes you will create the shape of the ghost then you’ll create the folded look and add details with the help of the Create Gradient Mesh option and Art brushes. Finally, for the face of the ghost you will also use simple shapes along with the Transform effect.

42. Create a Simple Calendar Iconcalendar

In the following tutorial, you will learn how to create a simple calendar icon in Adobe Illustrator.

43. how to create a compass in illustratorcompass

The process makes use of lots of simple but really useful techniques in Illustrator to build up layers of detail. Follow this step by step guide to create a detailed black and white compass rose illustration with various symmetrical pattern effects.

44. Create a Clapperboard icon with Adobe Illustratorclapper-board-icon

Follow this tutorial and learn how to create a filming accessory, a clapperboard in Adobe Illustrator. You will learn to use basic tools, 3D effects, gradients and blending modes. So let’s look at the creating process!

45. Create a Simple Power Button in Adobe Illustratorpower-button

In the following tutorial, you will learn how to create a simple power button in Adobe Illustrator. In the beginning you will learn how to set up a simple grid and how to create and center a simple rectangle that will make up your background. Next, using basic vector shape building techniques you will learn how to create the circle and the compound path that will make up your power button. Finally, taking full advantage of the Appearance panel, you will learn how to add color, shading, highlights and depth for your shapes.

46. How to Create a Cute, Nerd-Like Snake Character in Adobe Illustratorsnake

Follow this tutorial and learn how to draw a cute nerd-looking snake character in Adobe Illustrator. The tutorial is composed of two main parts, creating the head and creating the body. You will start from basic shapes and with a few distortion techniques that involve the Direct Selection Tool, Round Any Corner script, Warp, Roughen and Transform effects you will easily create the shapes that you need. The Blend Tool also plays an important role in this tutorial along with some build-in Art Brushes and Blend brushes.

47. Create a Simple Menu Bar and a Sleek Web Ribbon3d-menu

In the following tutorial, you will learn how to create a simple menu bar and a sleek web ribbon in Adobe Illustrator.

48. How to create a water lily in Illustratorwaterlilly

This tutorial gives you the basic steps I followed, but while I was creating this flower I did actually way more than what I’m writing here. You see, every creation is never straightforward or perfect just right away. It takes some trial and error, because I also need to find the best explainable way.

49. How to Design an Iconic and Memorable Band Logoiconic-logo

creating an Iconic and Memorable Band Logo.

50. How to Create a Steel Volume Knob in Adobe Illustratorsteel-knob

In the following tutorial you will learn how to create a simple steel volume knob.

51. Create Kawaii Inspired Halloween Wrapping Paper in Illustrator CChalloween-pattern

One of the most powerful aids in Illustrator is the ability to create seamless or repetitive patterns, cause they contribute to all sorts of productive mediums such as textile, graphic design, print making, and web design. In the past designers steered away from pattern swatches, cause it was a hassle to edit. Today we will learn the easy way to do it, and we’ll create our own wrapping paper in the process.

52. Create a Simple Ticket Illustrationsimple-ticket

In the following tutorial you will learn how to create a simple ticket illustration in Adobe Illustrator. In the first steps you will learn how to set up a simple grid and how to create a pixel perfect ticket shape. Using this ticket shape you will learn some basic stuff about working with multiple fills, strokes and effects in the Appearance panel. Finally, you will learn how to add several pieces of text and how to easily multiply your ticket illustration.

53. Create an Awesome Chrome Typography Piece in Illustratorsilver-type

In the following tutorial you will learn how to create a simple ticket illustration in Adobe Illustrator. In the first steps you will learn how to set up a simple grid and how to create a pixel perfect ticket shape. Using this ticket shape you will learn some basic stuff about working with multiple fills, strokes and effects in the Appearance panel. Finally, you will learn how to add several pieces of text and how to easily multiply your ticket illustration.

54. Create a Summer Underwater Seamless Pattern in Adobe Illustratorunder-water-pattern

We often stumble upon various seamless patterns in our life – textile and fabric, wrapping paper, website backgrounds and many, many more. Have you ever wondered how to make your own pattern? In this tutorial I’ll show you how to create a summer underwater seamless pattern in Adobe Illustrator from sketch to the final image with the help of  Blob Brush Tool, Pattern Options and Scale Tool.

55. Create a Grungy Web Badgegrungy-badge

In the following tutorial, you will learn how to create a grungy web badge in Adobe Illustrator. For starters you will learn how to setup a simple grid and how to easily center the starting shapes using the Align panel.

56. design process of infographic for the ‘Tour of France’ for Grinta!info-mag

Designing an infographic on a subject that sparks more than just your interest is always a fun challenge to do. This time Grinta! magazine asked me to design one about the Tour of France, and more particularly about the question that comes to mind of many cycling fans: ‘What does a pro cycling team take with them to the Tour of France?’.

57. How to Create a Geometric, WPAP Vector Portrait in Adobe Illustratorgeo-charcater

The following is a tutorial on how to create a WPAP (Wedha’s Pop Art Portrait) portrait in Adobe Illustrator, by the WPAP master himself!

58. Create a Sparkling, Glitter Portrait From Stock in Adobe Illustratorsparkling-portait

In this tutorial it will show you how to create a sparkling portrait. I’ll show you how to create your own skintone palette, render flawless skin, create hair from brushes and of course… add a good handful of glitter, all in Adobe Illustrator. There’s no blurs, meshes or raster effects in this tutorial, it’s 100% vector and 100% fabulous! So let’s get on with it

59. Create a Rainbow Vomiting, Kawaii Unicorn in Adobe Illustratorraibow

It’s the age old question: where do rainbows come from? Sure, you could answer with science, or you can open up Adobe Illustrator, grab your Pen Tool (P), expand some strokes into objects, and get with your gradients to reveal the truth: unicorns puke them out with sparkles and love. Add in the look of a sewn appliqué design, and we’ve got a stew of cuteness going.

60. How to Deform Objects Using Envelope Distort with Warp in Adobe Illustratordistort

In today’s tutorial It will talk about all the methods of deformation of objects with the help of the Envelope Distort feature. Hopefully, this tutorial will broaden your options and will save you plenty of time in the future.

 

61. Create a Colorful Logo Design in Adobe Illustratorcolful-logo

Today we will be learning how to create a nice simple colorful logo with Adobe Illustrator. To complete our logo design we will be combine a few simple shapes. With some very simple linear gradients we will try to increase the depth and to create an eye catching design.

62. How to Create a Detailed Goldfish Couple with Adobe Illustratorgold-fish

In this tutorial I’m going to show you how to create a couple of detailed goldfish using Adobe Illustrator. I’ll be showing your how to create a simple scale effect and then how to create a bulging effect around the abdomen. Finishing off with a quick way to create some stylized bubbles.

63. How to create a landscape scenelandscape-scene

You don’t need to be a master illustrator to create cool artwork, just using simple shapes and limiting yourself with a small colour palette can result in some great designs and artworks. In this tutorial we’ll use Illustrator’s basic shapes and tools to create a stylized landscape scene illustration then finish it off in Photoshop with the addition of some texturing.

64. Create a retro vector lookretro-vector-look

Miss Swanne explains how she balanced vector techniques with retro themes to create the poolside-based The Sound of Silence.

65. Iron Man in Illustratoriron-man

It will show you how to create the Iron Man mask using Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop. It’s not too detailed because I wanted to share a simple overview/walkthrough so you could play and explore by yourself. In the end that’s the best way to learn.

66. How to Create a Detailed Lighter in Adobe Illustrator

lighter

In the following tutorial you will learn how to create a detailed lighter illustration in Adobe Illustrator. First, you’ll learn how to create pixel perfect shapes using the Rectangle or the Ellipse Tools along with the grid and the snap to grid option. Next, you’ll see how you can add depth and shading for your shapes using complex gradients, the Pathfinder options and some basic blending techniques. For the final touches you will learn how to create your own pattern and how to make it a part of your final piece.

67. Create a Semi-Realistic MacBook Pro Illustration in Adobe Illustratormac-book-pro

In the following tutorial you will learn how to create a semi-realistic MacBook Pro illustration in Adobe Illustrator.

68. How to Create a Stylized Shoes and Clutch Fashion Illustration in Illustratorshoes

In this tutorial I’d like to show you the main principles of my style of drawing which I apply in my fashion illustration. I’ll be using Clipping Masks and Blending Modes to produce a styled illustration of shoes and a clutch bag in Adobe Illustrator.

69. How to create an 8 bit pixel character8-pixel-character

If you’re a regular reader of my blog you’ll know I love creating artwork in Illustrator using simple or basic shapes. This tutorial takes that idea to the extreme by using nothing by the rectangle tool to create a simple 8-bit style pixel character. Pixels are usually associated with Photoshop, but the great thing about Illustrator is your artwork is 100% vector, so unlike Photoshop you can scale your design to any size while retaining those blocky 8-bit characteristics.

70. Create a textured vector cityscapecity-scape

Phil explains how he combined traditional compositional, colour and layout skills, utilising a background in painting to create a bold, clear yet atmospheric digital work.

71. Create a Detailed Coffee Beans Text Effect in Adobe Illustratorcoffee-beans

In the following steps you will learn how to create a detailed coffee beans text effect in Adobe Illustrator. For starters you will learn how to create a scatter brush and a simple art brush. Using these brushes along with some basic tools, effects and blending techniques plus the Round Any Corner script you will learn how to create a detailed coffee bean illustration and how to easily turn them into symbols.

72. Bold pattern designbold-pattern

In this masterclass, London-based David Popov will take you through the process he used when creating his ‘Round the World’ series of graphic artworks.

73. Create a Coffee Cup Mock Up in Adobe Illustrator Using the 3D Revolve Effectcoffee-cup

Adobe Illustrator’s 3D effects can be a used to create quick, yet realistic product mock-ups. While not a full ray-tracing 3D application, Illustrator’s 3D feature is quite sophisticated, and it has some advantages over its more expensive counterparts. For starters, vector objects and effects can be scaled to any size without loss of quality. It’s easy to re-purpose vector art you’ve already created, plus you don’t have to leave the friendly confines of Illustrator. And as you’ll see in the following steps, the learning curve is not nearly as steep.

74. Create a Vector Illustration of Red Pin in Adobe Illustrator CS5red-pin

In this tutorial you will be learning how to create a nice red pin in Adobe Illustrator CS5. Don’t worry, if you have lower version of Illustrator, you’ll be able to complete this tutorial as well. We will learn how we can make an eye catchy illustration with just few simple shapes and some nice color gradients.

75. How to Create a Simple Google Chrome Icon in Adobe Illustratorgoogle-chrome

In the following tutorial you will learn how to create the simple Google Chrome icon in Adobe Illustrator.

76. How to Create a Semi-Transparent, 3D Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator3d-text

In the following steps you will learn how to create a colorful, semi-transparent, three-dimensional text effect in Adobe Illustrator. We’ll start with some basic text and several Compound Paths and a built-in Calligraphic brush. Once we get our starting vector shapes we’ll add the three-dimensional look using the Extrude & Bevel effect. We’ll use some simple vector shape building techniques and masking tricks along with some basic effects and blending techniques to give our three-dimensional shapes a semi-transparent look.

77. How to Create a Cute Corn Illustration with Basic Shapes in Illustratorcute-bird

In this tutorial, you are going to draw a cute corn illustration with the use of Pathfinder panel, basic shape tools and some blends for the color palette.

78. Create On-Trend Flat Type with a Nautical Theme in Adobe Illustratorbeauty-in-the-breakdown

Nothing beats the beauty of painstakingly crafted hand lettered type but not all of us have the patience or ability to create such lovely letterings. With this tutorial I hope to show you a few techniques you can use to adjust pre-made fonts and break them apart to create your own masterpiece in Adobe Illustrator.

79. Easy Bomb-Omb in Illustratorbomb

This is a really basic tutorial for beginners but, of course, you can learn a few tricks here and there. So please stay with us till the end of the post, hope you enjoy it.

80. Easy Tutorial On How Create Cartoon Dexter Character Illustrationdexter

Dexter is probably one of those cartoon characters that don’t need an introduction, but anyway, for those who never heard about him, Dexter is boy genius that has a giant secret laboratory filled with his great inventions. In this simple tutorial I will show you how to draw this character inside Adobe Illustrator.

81. Create the Padlock Icon in Adobe Illustratorpadlock

This time we will make sure to create the icon with just a little help from 3D effects and a big help from color gradients.

82. Create X-ray vector artxray

This time we will make sure to create the icon with just a little help from 3D effects and a big help from color gradients.

83. Create a Mosaic, BBC Inspired, Text Art Effect in Adobe Illustratorvector-tuts-bbc-text

Inspiration can come from many sources. The inspiration for this effect is from a recent BBC One animation for their spring season programming. In the following steps you will learn how to create a colorful text effect in Adobe Illustrator. For starters you will learn how to setup a simple grid and how to create a set of graphic styles using the Appearance panel and some basic effects. Next, using the Ellipse Tool and the Transform effect you will learn how to create the pieces that will help you build the text. For the final touches you will learn how to create a scatter brush and how to use a built-in pattern or a pucker and bloat effect.

84. Create a Resting Owl Scene With Brushes and Pattern in Adobe Illustratorobw

In this tutorial, you will be creating a resting owl scene using basic shapes and brushes in Adobe Illustrator. We will also be utilizing the Paintbrush Tool to create different Stroke Weights for the tree and we will be discussing various techniques for shading and designing with patterns.

85. Daft Punk Poster in Illustratordaft-punk

So in this post It will show you how to create a simple and minimalistic poster for the Daft Punk. We will use Illustrator and then Photoshop for some mockups.

86. How To Draw A Delicious Burgerdelicous-burger

A burger, the king of fast foods! Who doesn’t like burgers? Everyone does! For those designers that are hungry a new tutorial, how to draw a burger in Adobe Illustrator.

87. Create an Infinity Sign in Adobe Illustrator CS5infinity 

You will be learning how to create a shiny Infinity sign in Adobe Illustrator. Our tool of choice will be the Pen Tool. We will be also using a Reflection feature in order to create symmetrical shapes. Nice linear gradients will give our infinity sign an amazing look.

88. How to Create a Witch’s House Scene with Gradients in Illustratorlandscape-scenery

In this tutorial you will learn how to illustrate a cute quirky landscape with a witch’s house. Starting with line art the tutorial moves onto coloring using Gradients and a variety of Blend Modes.

89. GTA V Logo in Illustrator and Photoshopgta-logo 

This tutorial you will show you how to create a nice money style effect using Illustrator and Photoshop. The process is a little bit long and we will just give you a high level explanation. It’s important that you try to not only follow but modify the process so you can come up with your own effect.

90. Be bold with Photoshop effectsbe-bold

How to create a psychedelic artwork using a mix of adjustment layers, effects and vector elements.

91. Create an Adventure Time Scene in Illustratorcreate-adventure 

This is an intermediary tutorial, so some people may find themselves a bit lost in some parts. I also advise you to use a tablet to make things easier.

92. How to Draw Little Red Riding Hood with Basic Shapes in Adobe Illustrator red-riding-hood

In this tutorial you will learn how to create an adorable cartoon Little Red Riding Hood with her basket and bunch of flowers. You will use the Pen Tool (P) and basic shapes such as the Rectangle Tool (M), the Ellipse Tool (L) and the Polygon Tool. This is a great tutorial for those who are getting the hang of Adobe Illustrator’s basic tools.

93. How to Create a Fancy Top Hat in Adobe Illustrator high-to-hat

In this tutorial you will have the opportunity to create a fancy icon of a top hat in Adobe Illustrator. As always, we are going to show how a few simple shapes can be turned into a great looking icon. So, lets get started.

94. How to Create a Roulette Wheel in Adobe Illustrator roulette-wheel

You will start with the Ellipse Tool (L). Select it in the Tool Panel and make sure to draw a proper circle. Just hold the Shift key on the keyboard during circle drawing. It will allow you to draw a proportional circle

95. How to Draw a Colorful, Tasty, Ice Cream, Sundae in Adobe Illustratoriceream 

Satisfy your sweet tooth with this tutorial on making a decadent ice cream sundae illustration. Working in Adobe Illustrator with heavy use of the Pen Tool (P), Gradient Tool (G), and a focus on building each element from the ground up, I’ll combine a tasty treat and our favorite scalable medium.

96. Create a Trendy Vintage Style Barber Logo in Illustrator virgrills

Satisfy your sweet tooth with this tutorial on making a decadent ice cream sundae illustration. Working in Adobe Illustrator with heavy use of the Pen Tool (P), Gradient Tool (G), and a focus on building each element from the ground up, I’ll combine a tasty treat and our favorite scalable medium.

97. Draw an angry little samurai in Illustratorangry-samuari

Hello, today I’ll show you how to draw a samurai in Illustrator using shapes, free time and desire … keep your force and soul balanced and let’s start!

98. Create a Funny Bee Swarm Illustration in Adobe Illustrator swarm-of-bees

In the following tutorial you will learn how to create a funny bee swarm illustration in Adobe Illustrator. For starters you will learn how to prepare a new document and how to set up a simple grid.

99. Using the Blend Tool to Create a Halftone Effect Portrait in Adobe Illustratorhalftone-effect

The Blend Tool has been part of Adobe Illustrator for a long time and it’s very simple to work with. The tool creates objects that fill the space between two key objects. Let’s say we have a square as object A and a circle as object B; the Blend Tool will create intermediate figure shapes between these two objects. You can add how many steps you want and it remains editable until you expand it.

100. How to create miltary style emblem logo designign-logo

If you’ve been a reader of my blog you’ll know I love a good badge or emblem style logo design. I’ve done a couple of tutorials before and featured plenty of great examples in showcases. Today I fancied creating another logo of my own, so I used the IGN Alliance network my @spoonergaming alter-ego is a part of to create a military style emblem. Follow this step by step Illustrator to see how the whole thing was put together, using various tools to create the range of vector shapes.

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