30 Top Adobe Illustrator Tutorials

Want to get better at Illustrator? Having skills in vector art is an important asset — if you’re primarily a web designer and focus on interfaces, developing more illustrative skills means you can take on more jobs, such as logo design work, and offer integrated packages for clients who want to source their branding, their print and web collateral and more from one place. I haven’t focused on finding tutorials for a specific version of Illustrator because at the end of the day these should help you develop skills regardless of version — you don’t need the latest and greatest software to create great work.

Create a Cute Vector Penguin Character in Illustrator

01

How to Create a Delicious Chocolate Text Effect

02

Create a Bending 3D Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator

03

Create a Clean Retro Badge

04

Create the Finder Icon

05

How to Illustrate a 3D Email Sign

06

Creating Simple Origami Style Typography in Illustrator

07

How To Create a Cute Vector Mushroom Character

08

How to Create Rays in Just a Few Minutes Using Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator

09

Create a Cool Vector Robot Character in Illustrator

10

Draw a Magician’s Hat in Illustrator

12

Create A Lotus Flower With Adobe Illustrator CS5

13

How To Create a Colorful Abstract Poster in Illustrator

14

Create a Briefcase Icon

15

Glowing Neon Signs

16

Vector Sunset

17

Create an Awesome Space Rocket in Illustrator

18

How to Create a Craft’s Inspired Vector Kid Illustration

19

Making a Retro/Vintage Style Badge

20

Creating a Crazy Cool Logo in Illustrator

21

Trendy Geometric Lines Tutorial

22

Creating Road Maps in Adobe Illustrator

23

Create a Google Buzz Icon Tutorial

24

Create a Classic Calendar Icon

25

Abduzeedo 2011 Poster in Illustrator and Photoshop

26

Create a Cosmic Typo Wallpaper in Photoshop and Illustrator

28

Put a Low-Poly Spin on Music Cover Art

29

Create a Wallet Icon

30

Have you got any favorite Illustrator tutorials that have sharpened your skills and helped you advance in your design career? Let us know about them in the comments!

 

If you liked this article, please help spread the news on the following sites:

  • Bump It
  • Blend It
  • Bookmark on Delicious
  • Stumble It
  • Float This
  • Reddit This
  • Share on FriendFeed
  • Clip to Evernote