100+ Useful Adobe Illustrator Tutorials for Designer of 2013

In those illustrator tutorials you will learn how to create a basic simple illustration design in Adobe Illustrator. The examples will let you know how to use tools and technique design in illustrator.

Adobe Illustrator is professional quality graphic art program software design (vector graphics) for creating platform design such as advertisements, greeting cards, posters, books, magazines and newspapers. Some designer, they use hand drawing to create an ideas design sample before they use Illustrator to design the project. It is not difficult to learn about illustrator because nowadays, there are a lot of designer share their illustrator tutorials by the online website.

In this roundup we have showcased some of the creative illustrator tutorials, articles from various sites that every designer should see, whether you’re a beginner or advanced user, there will be something here for you . These include typography, character design, poster design, logo design, portrait design and many more. Enjoy!!

Create a Rainbow Vomiting, Kawaii Unicorn

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.

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Create a Geometric, WPAP Vector Portrait

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How to Create a Set of Rubber Band Corner Banner Treatments

In this tutorial I’ll show you how to use the Pen Tool (P) and Appearance panel to create a set of rubber band corner banner treatments using Adobe Illustrator. These are perfect for bringing attention to images on the web.

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How to Create a Colorful Stylized Portrait

This tutorial focuses on creating a vibrant, poppy portrait in Adobe Illustrator. Using bright colors, transparent gradients, and a sense of whimsy, you’ll be constructing facial features and candy hair in no time.

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How to Create Calligraphic Ampersand Symbols

In this tutorial we’re going to practice our hand in drawing calligraphic versions of ampersands in Adobe Illustrator using the Pen Tool (P) and Width Tools (Shift + W). Further more I’ll show you how to save your creations to the Symbols panel for future use in your future projects. So let’s get started!

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How to Create a Punk Nouveau Mermaid

In this tutorial, we’ll walk through the step by step procedure of making a mermaid with an affinity for all things punk rock and sold at your local Hot Topic or Spencer’s.  From her Hello Kitty belly button ring to her wild and untamable quaff of blue-green hair, you’ll be exploring the mind blowing world of color and form that is vector.

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How to Create an Open and Closed Zipper

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Create the First Page of a Fairy Tale Story Book, with a Hint of Kitsch

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Creating a Coffee House Logo

With this tutorial I will provide tips to think about when creating a logo. Also I’ll cover some basic manipulation of the Star Tool as well as how to adjust type on a path to create a vintage inspired logo for a coffee house.

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Quick Tip: Create a Set of Neon Art and Scatter Brushes

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Creating a Simple Kawaii Yeti With Basic Shapes

In this tutorial, I am going to show you how to make a cute monster character in Adobe Illustrator using basic shapes, Pathfinder panel, Width Tool, and Strokes. You will be able to apply these techniques to create other characters.

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How to Create Text-Free Assembly Instructions

In this tutorial, you will learn how to create concise, easy to follow, text-free technical illustrations for people who need a little guidance but prefer to skip all the reading. As a bonus, you will learn how to make an outdoor broom from discarded two liter soda bottles.

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Create a Set of “Almost Flat” Modern Icons

With this tutorial I would like to show you a few tricks on creating clean lines and edges when working with the flat design trend, in Adobe Illustrator. Simple layered styles and reusing Graphic Styles to help your workflow are most efficient, so you should be able to create a set of matching icons in no time.

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Quick Tip: Creating a Bazinga! Text Treatment

With this tutorial I’ll show you how to create a Bazinga text effect made famous by Sheldon from the sitcom The Big Bang Theory in Adobe Illustrator. We’ll be using some techniques to add multiple effects to a single shape

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How to Create a Rainbow Colored Portrait

In tutorial, I’m going to show you how I created a simple, rainbow colored portrait using a stock image base in Adobe Illustrator. I’ll be adding subtle decoration to the portrait with the help of a Scatter Brush and will be playing with a splash of color to create the rainbow effect.

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Using the Blend Tool to Create a Halftone Effect Portrait

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Using Gradients to Create a Slick & Fun Cartoon Worm

In this tutorial, I’ll be showing you how to draw a slick and funny worm character from rough sketch to the final illustration. I’ll be using various Adobe Illustrator tools and blending options.

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How to Create a Conceptual Portrait Using the Scribble Effect

In this tutorial, I will show you how to create a vector illustration with a sketchy style in Adobe Illustrator. A few techniques will be discussed to achieve the results, including Gradient, Roughen and Scribble

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How to Create a Stylish Deer with Brushes and Graphic Styles

In this tutorial we are going to draw a deer with custom Art Brushes, Graphic Styles and Blends in Adobe Illustrator, all of them created by us

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How to Create a Seamless Bird Pattern with Retro Touch

In this tutorial you will learn how to create a series of minimalist and stylized birds and create a seamless pattern from them. The tutorial is aimed at users of Adobe Illustrator CS5 and below, since in CS6 creating patterns has become easier and more intuitive. In the second part we will then use this pattern for what could be a poster background and apply some effects to give it a retro look.

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How to Create a Stylized Shoes and Clutch Fashion

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.

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How to Create a Detailed Keyboard Button Illustration

In the following steps you will learn how to create a detailed keyboard buttons illustration. You’ll see how powerful the Appearance panel can really be! For the main part of the button you will use a simple rectangle with fourteen fills, linear and radial gradient, three strokes, some basic blending techniques and over fifty effects.

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Create a T-Shirt Design Using Halftones

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Maintain a Consistent Style Across a Series of Vector Portraits

In this tutorial, I’m going to show you how to do a series of portraits in a consistent style and give you some tips on how to streamline the process to save you time. So let’s get on with it!

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Create a Detailed Envelope Illustration

In the following steps you will learn how to create a detailed envelope illustration in Adobe Illustrator. For starters you will learn how to setup a grid and how to create a pattern and a simple graphic style. Next, using that pattern along with some basic tools and vector shape building techniques you will learn how to create the essential pieces of the envelope.

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How to Create an Aerial View Illustration of a Car

In this tutorial, I will show you how to create an aerial view of a car using Adobe Illustrator. The nice part about illustrating it from this angle is that you only have to draw half of the car! As reference, I am using a photograph I took of a diecast model MINI.

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How to Draw and Vector a Kawaii Vampire Chibi

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Create a Mosaic, BBC Inspired, Text Art Effect

The inspiration for this effect is from a recent BBC One animation for their spring season programming

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Create On-Trend Flat Type with a Nautical Theme

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Create a Detailed Coffee Beans Text Effect

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Create a Coffee Cup Mock Up Using the 3D Revolve Effect

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.

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Create a Feisty Female Vampire and Her Pet

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Create a Resting Owl Scene With Brushes and Pattern

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Written by Luk Abert

Luk Abert is a web design and web developer, he have experienced creating template design and every coding for client site, edite or something change for old website with client site and more.

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