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40 Fresh new Illustrator tutorials from 2018

This roundup up emphasis is on the very best and latest new illustrator tutorials each created in 2018. With each tutorial you can learn the latest techniques and tricks available within illustrator. There’s a great selection of new techniques that can be learnt from across the tutorials featured in the round up, whether you’re a beginner or veteran user of Illustrator there’s tutorials featured for every skill level. From creating unique character illustrations to unique typography effects.

Tutorials are great way to learn I really enjoyed putting together roundup together. I Hope you enjoy the tutorials featured in the roundup, and look forward to hearing your thoughts in the comments section below.

1. How to Create a Deep Diving Illustration in Adobe Illustrator

In this tutorial, let’s imagine an underwater journey while drawing a deep diver and lost sea treasures in Adobe Illustrator. As usual, we will use the most common instruments and techniques.

deep-diving

2. How to Create an Oreo-Inspired Icon in Adobe Illustrator

If you love Oreo cookies and vector drawing then this tutorial is for you. You will learn how to draw an Oreo-inspired icon with the help of the 3D effect and Mapping option, plus you’ll use a lot of brushes and effects for texture and a more detailed look. Let’s make this icon as delicious as possible!

oreo

3. Create a Set of Traffic Lights in Adobe Illustrator

Follow this tutorial and learn how to create a set of traffic lights in Adobe Illustrator. At the beginning you will create the body of the traffic light using the Rectangle tool, Transform panel and some basic effects. Then you will create the turned off and on lights using the Ellipse tool, Offset path and bunch of gradients. This tutorial is a great example of what you can do with the Align panel in Illustrator. traffic-lights

4. How to Create a Candy Monster Character in Adobe Illustrator

In this tutorial, you will learn how to draw a candy monster cartoon character in Adobe Illustrator.

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5. Ñam Ñam! Make a Delicious Taco Icon in 10 Simple Steps!

In this tutorial we’ll be cooking a yummy vector taco in Adobe Illustrator, using basic geometric shapes in order to preserve a simple flat style.

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6. Create an Electric Fan in Adobe Illustrator

In the following Illustrator tutorial, you will learn the step-by-step process of how to create an electric fan.

fan

7. Smile! Learn How to Create a Camera Icon

In today’s tutorial you’re going to take a look at the process of creating a camera icon, using nothing more than the basic shapes and tools that we work with on a daily basis.

camera-icon

8. How to Create an Elderly Man Illustration in Adobe Illustrator

You will create an illustration of an elderly man. We’re going to do this by using some basic geometric shapes combined with the power of some simple tools in Adobe Illustrator.

ellferly-man

9. How to Draw a Spider Cartoon Character in Adobe Illustrator

We will create this spider in vector form using basic shapes and a few simple manipulation techniques along with a custom blend brush that will help us to add details. At the end, we’ll give this character a cute face and complete the illustration.

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10. How to Create a flip clock

We will create this spider in vector form using basic shapes and a few simple manipulation techniques along with a custom blend brush that will help us to add details. At the end, we’ll give this character a cute face and complete the illustration.

flip-clock

11. How to Draw Heart-Shaped Daisies in Adobe Illustrator

In this tutorial, you will learn how to use the Mesh Tool and Warp Effects in Adobe Illustrator to create a beautiful pair of heart-shaped daisies!

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12. How to use distort wrap tool

We’ll talk about all the methods of deformation of objects used in Illustrator 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.

distort

13. How to Create a Hiking Backpack in Adobe Illustrator

Are you ready for our next adventure? This time we’ll be creating a flat backpack for camping using geometric shapes, Stroke panel and various tools and functions of Adobe Illustrator.

backpack

14. How to create a mac

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

mac

15. How To Create Vector Avatar Characters with Adobe Illustrator

It’s always fun making character illustrations, but even more so when that character is based on an actual person! Cartoon style avatars are commonly used for their balance between resembling the person they’re representing, whilst retaining some anonymity. In today’s tutorial we’ll use the vector tools in Adobe Illustrator to produce a simple avatar character with a line art style and flat colours. We’ll build the character in such a way that it’s somewhat modular, where multiple personas can be built from one basic foundation.

avatar

16. Create a Shopping Paper Bag Tutorial in Adobe Illustrator

In the following Adobe Illustrator tutorial you will learn how to create a Shopping Paper Bag. We’ll use basic tools, a bunch of gradients, Blending Modes, Clipping Mask and some basic effects. This is a great tutorial for beginners.

shopping-bag

17. Create a Shopping Paper Bag Tutorial in Adobe Illustrator

In the following Adobe Illustrator tutorial you will learn how to create a Shopping Paper Bag. We’ll use basic tools, a bunch of gradients, Blending Modes, Clipping Mask and some basic effects. This is a great tutorial for beginners.

shopping-bag

18. How to Create a Battery Icon in Adobe Illustrator

In the tutorial your are going to look behind the process of creating a battery icon using a couple of basic geometric shapes which we will adjust here and there.

battery

19. How to create shopping basket icon

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

basket-icon

20. How to Draw an Ultra Violet Collection of Presents in Adobe Illustrator

In this tutorial, you will learn how to use the Mesh Tool in Adobe Illustrator to create a vector collection of gifts using the Pantone Color of the Year 2018: Ultra Violet!

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21. How to Create Cartoon Style Vector Burger

The secrets of creating modern cartoon style vectors. Many effective techniques described here will allow you to achieve excellent results.burger-illustration

22. How to Draw a Celebrating Sporty Character in Adobe Illustrator

There are so many things that people celebrate when feeling happy about their achievements. In this tutorial we’ll be drawing a cheerful character celebrating a victory in a sports event. We’ll be using various functions of Adobe Illustrator and modifying geometric shapes in order to make the process easy and fun. Join the marathon, and let’s run through this tutorial together!

sporty

23. Create a Mailbox Icon in 10 Simple Steps in Adobe Illustrator

In this tutorial you’ll be creating a simple mailbox icon in flat style, that can be used for your newsletter or website design. We’ll be modifying basic geometric shapes and using various handy functions of Adobe Illustrator.mailbox

24. How To Create an Isometric Type Effect in Adobe Illustrator

In this tutorial you’ll be creating a simple mailbox icon in flat style, that can be used for your newsletter or website design. We’ll be modifying basic geometric shapes and using various handy functions of Adobe Illustrator.

type

25. How to Create a Simple & Cute Fox Logotype in Adobe Illustrator

In this tutorial, you’ll go through a fun and easy process of working with simple shapes and warp effects to create this fancy fox logotype! We’ll be modifying and transforming objects, using various tools and functions of Adobe Illustrator, so you don’t need to draw anything by hand or use a graphic tablet.

cute-fox

26. How to Create a Portrait With One Colour in Adobe Illustrator

When you’ve not created a new vector in a while, Adobe Illustrator can seem very scary. And if you’ve been creating vectors as long as I have, you don’t want your first vector in over a year to be a “run of the mill” one or predictable. You want to set yourself a challenge, whilst still in your comfort zone.

portait

27. How to Draw a Watermelon and a Glass of Juice in Adobe Illustrator

In this tutorial, you will learn how to use the Mesh Tool in Adobe Illustrator to create a watermelon, a watermelon slice, and a glass of juice!

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28. Create a Simple Stopwatch Illustration in Adobe Illustrator

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.

stop-watch

29. How to create lego text effect

In this tutorial, you will learn how to create a fun and colorful Lego text effect in Adobe Illustrator.lego-tetxt-effect

30. Create a Simple Flower with the Effects Panel

Here is a very short Adobe Illustrator tutorial about how to create a Simple Flower using only the Basic Tools and the Distort & Transformation Effects.

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31. How to Create Flat Bride & Groom Characters in Adobe Illustrator

In this tutorial we’ll be designing stylized flat characters, depicting a happy couple getting married. We’ll be modifying a lot of basic geometric shapes, applying various warp effects and using handy tools and functions of Adobe Illustrator to make the characters look fancy and lively.

wedding-icon

32. How to Create a Textured City Snapshot Illustration in Adobe Illustrator

I the tutorial, we’re going to explore the process of creating an instant snapshot of a busy city, using nothing more than the basic shapes and tools that we work with on a daily basis.

city

33. How to create a pattern brush

In the following tutorial you will learn how to create a simple chain pattern brush in Adobe Illustrator.

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34. Fitness Tracker Icon Tutorial

You are going to explore the process of creating a fitness tracker icon, using some of Illustrator’s most basic shapes and tools.fitness-tracker

35. How to create a Revolver Icon

Another quick icon tutorial in which you will take a look behind the process of creating a cute little revolver pistol.

gun

36. How to Create an Irish Door Illustration in Adobe Illustrator

In this tutorial, we’re going to create a beautiful Irish door like those found in Dublin.

house-icon

37. How to Create an Editable Bar Chart in Adobe Illustrator

In the following steps, you will learn how to create a fully editable chart in Adobe Illustrator and how to adjust its style.

graph-icon

38. How to Create a Golden Camping Trailer in Adobe Illustrator

In this tutorial I will show you how to create a colorful surfing van using the most basic shapes and tools of Adobe Illustrator.

van-icon

39. Wow Your Upscale Crowd with This Simple D-I-Y Ribbon Font Text Effect

In this tutorial you’ll learn how to take a “plain Jane” font and transform it into folded ribbons to create a stunning ribbon font text effect, perfect for your upscale designs. Combining use of the Shape Builder Tool and Appearance panel, you’ll have this project tied up in no time.

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40. Wow Your Upscale Crowd with This Simple D-I-Y Ribbon Font Text Effect

In this tutorial you’ll learn how to take a “plain Jane” font and transform it into folded ribbons to create a stunning ribbon font text effect, perfect for your upscale designs. Combining use of the Shape Builder Tool and Appearance panel, you’ll have this project tied up in no time.

watercolor

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