68 Finest Adobe Illustrator Tutorials

We don’t publish many Adobe Illustrator tutorials, and I’m not sure why. We almost regularly publish Photoshop tutorials but not many Illustrator tutorials.

It includes all kinds and ranges of designing tutorials. Whether you are a beginning designer or a professional, I’ve added something for everyone.

These Adobe Illustrator tutorials range from designing to illustrations, and also from typography to digital artworks. Most of these are easy illustrator tutorials which everybody should be able to follow. So if you are a beginner, this is an ideal post.

We have included a few advanced illustrator tutorials as well because one can never progress unless we challenge ourselves and go to advanced level.

So it is a complete package and if you work with vectors, you have got to check out these tutorials.

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How to Create a Rainbow Colored Portrait From a Stock Image in Illustrator

This colored portrait created with the help of stock images, scatter brushes, rainbow color splatters and splashes.

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How to Create a Detailed Depot Building Icon in Adobe Illustrator

In this tutorial create a simple brick pattern using rectangle.  3D Extrude & Bevel effects are used, later created the main building shape.

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How to Create a Gradient on Stroke Effect

This tutorial teaches us how to use the gradients in Adobe Illustrator effectively, yet easily. Working with shadows is a bonus.

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Create a Detailed Flag Stand Illustration in Adobe Illustrator

In this tutorial you know how to create pattern and use them. Using a few simple techniques and tools for creating a flag.

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Using Gradients to Create a Slick & Fun Cartoon Worm

In this tutorial, we create a funny looking worm (yes, it’s a worm) cartoon character from a simple sketch and cool jelly color combination.

This is one of the ideal Illustrator tutorials for beginners because it is funny, goes into detail but not to the boring lengths.

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Quick Lesson on Using Different Skin Tones in Portrait Illustration

This tutorial teaches how we can select colors and how to select the blush colors for makeover effect.

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Create Detailed Tulips With Gradient Mesh, Without the Mesh Tool in Illustrator

How to create the great natural looking tulips with great color combinations and gradients shadows and pen tool.

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How to Create a Simple Hanging Sign in Adobe Illustrator

In this tutorial we learn how to make real looking computerized graphical wall and wall hanging sign board.

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How to Create a Conceptual Portrait Using the Scribble Effect in Adobe Illustrator

Here is a conceptual illustration creating with the blend of stock image sketching and some confused strokes on the gorgeous girls head.

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Create Gradient Mesh Brushes in Illustrator With Mesh Tormentor

Gradient Mesh and Custom Brushes are two great features of Adobe illustrator and they don’t work together. But there are some plugins for solving this issue. Mesh Tormentor is one from them and this plugin saves a lot of time this tutorials teaches us how to use that plugin.

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How to Create a Semi-Realistic Graphics Tablet in Adobe Illustrator

This tutorial teaches us the semi-realistic graphic tablet which looks cool when it’s complete.

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Create a Colorful, Funky Robot With Gradients in Adobe Illustrator

Colorful, funky robot created in this tutorial with a simple gradient technique. This technique works anytime, this technique add depth in the illustration.

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Create a Feisty Female Vampire and Her Pet

In this tutorial the author creates an illustration of vampire girl and her pet.

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Create a Resting Owl Scene With Brushes and Pattern

Great scene and the illustration of owl created by using brushes and patterns in Adobe Illustrator.

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Creating a Simple Kawaii Yeti With Basic Shapes

Here is a cool and cute looking illustration created in this tutorial. You can also create this for your loved once easily by following this easy tutorial.

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How to Create a Detailed Honey Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator

Create sweet and realistic honey text vector effect easily by following the easy tutorial.

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Create a Seamless Coffee Bean Pattern in Illustrator

Making pattern of colorful coffee beans these patterns are really useful for decorating the canteen and cafeteria loo.

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

Creating realistic coffee mug mock-up is the theme of this Adobe Illustrator tutorial. Mock-ups are really helpful for presenting our graphical work to the client and in a realistic look. You can learn that with this tutorial.

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Create a Colorful Parrot using Gradients in Adobe Illustrator

Beautiful looking parrot crated in computer with the help of sketching and then adding some details by the gradients and shadows. Too bad digital parrots don’t talk.

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Create a Self-Portrait in a Geometric Style

Cool way for making and vector portrait of yourself. This tutorial completely teaches us that cool way which creates this vector geometric illustration.

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Creating an Open and Closed Zipper in Adobe Illustrator

Zippers can be used in many kinds of designs. They can be poster, billboard or many other kinds of designs.

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How to Create a Colorful Stylized Portrait

Such Adobe Illustrator tutorials don’t only teach you about sketching a woman but also a doll. In fact this image looks more of a doll.

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Create a 3D Lego Text Effect

Create 3D Lego text effect in illustrator by following this easy tutorial and create useful lego art text effects easily

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Create a Seamless Bird Pattern with Retro Touch

Patterns play an important role in the graphic and also save time in repeated use. This is the beautiful vintage vector pattern and we can also learn how to make this pattern easily just by following this Adobe Illustrator tutorial.

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Create a Semi-Transparent, 3D Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator

This is a pretty cool typography effect. Such Adobe illustrator tutorials are pretty helpful for designing posters.

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Create a Detailed Lighter in Adobe Illustrator

You need a light in your life? Well, Adobe Illustator can’t help you there but it can draw a lighter.

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How to Create a Cute Corn Illustration with Basic Shapes in Illustrator

This tutorial is going to teach us how to draw a cute corn illustration with the use of Adobe Illustrator Pathfinder panel.

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How to Create a Witch’s House Scene with Gradients in Illustrator

This tutorials is about a creepy landscape with a witch’s house in it. It starts from simple line art and then elevates to using some great horror gradient. This tutorial really helps those graphic designers who want to be a great concept makers.

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Create a Detailed Goldfish Couple with Adobe Illustrator

This tutorials shows us how to create a loving couple of goldfish with highly detailed graphics. This tutorial also shows how to make realistic water bubbles in Adobe illustrator.

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Create a Unique USB Sign in Button in Adobe Illustrator

This tutorial starts with a simple rectangle, and then transform that shape and to get a USB storage device design. This design also works as a great button design tutorial.

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Create a Detailed Keyboard Button Illustration in Adobe Illustrator

This tutorial is all about some basic blending techniques and combinations over fifty effects. Maker of this tutorial fully takes advantage of Adobe Illustrator.

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Create a Stylized Shoes and Clutch Fashion Illustration

This tutorial teaches the main principles drawing which applied in the fashion illustration. Styled illustration of shoes created by clipping mask and some blending modes.

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Draw Little Red Riding Hood with Basic Shapes

This is a great tutorial for those who wants to know about Adobe Illustrator’s basic tools. This tutorial teaches Pen Tool and basic shapes such as Rectangle Tool, Ellipse Tool and Polygon Tool.

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How to Design a Police Hat in Adobe Illustrator

How to easily make a police hat with clever shadings without using the Mesh Tool in Adobe Illustrator.

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Quick and Easy Way to Create Flame in Adobe Illustrator

This tutorial teaches you how to make a vector flame graphic in Illustrator in a few simple steps. This graphic can be quite useful in print media and also for web designing.

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Create Your Own Leather Texture

This tutorials teaches you how to create realistic leather texture easily and then add colors according to your need.

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How to Create a Cute Bunny Vector Character

Creating a cute bunny illustration by with the mixture of cool and gradients.

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Design with Swirls and Flourishes

Swirls and flourishes are very important for the graphic design, some people use brushes and some make vector but they add a beautiful effects in illustration this tutorial teaches us how to create swirls in Adobe Illustrator.

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Free Watercolor Brushes and Tutorial

Create Water color brushes in Adobe Illustrator easily by following this tutorial.

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Create a 50s ad poster in Illustrator

Create cool looking vintage poster easily in illustrator and add a paper warp effect on that.

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Blueprint-Style Text in Adobe Illustrator

Blue print technique is really trendy now-days and also easily make with the blend of some effects in Adobe Illustrator and this tutorials is all about the blue print text effect.

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Create a Colourful Abstract Wavy Ribbon

In this tutorial we are going to learn how to easily make the colorful abstract art form in Adobe Illustrator in the vector form.

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How to Create a Cute Snail Using Adobe Illustrator

In this tutorial we learn how to combine color in a single illustration and how to create a creative and happy snail illustration.

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Add depth and texture in Illustrator

This tutorial is all about adding depth in the simple illustrations.

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Tracing Tutorial of Adobe illustrator

Here is a full detailed tutorial on how to trace people’s portraits in Adobe Illustrator for turning them into vector illustrations.

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Illustrator full spectrum spirograph

It’s just a bunch of circles created very creatively. Since I love working with circles, I use them in many of my designs, I followed this tutorial just for the sake of it.

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How to Turn Glasses into a Great Geek Icon

How to turn simple product in in geeky illustration easily in this tutorial.

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Create a Gearbox Settings Icon Using Simple Shapes

Gearbox is a complex design. Get it right and you get everything right.

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Create a Cute Furry Vector Monster in Illustrator

Cute and Monster are two words you thought you wouldn’t see together. But these are Adobe Illustrator tutorials, you never know what you may find here.

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Stay tuned tomorrow guys. We have an exceptional article lined up tomorrow. I’ll say no further 😉