It’s been such a long time since we have posted an article on Adobe Illustrator Tutorials. So, in today’s post, we’d like to share with you these step-by-step tutorials that were released since January of this year to give you a dose of new ideas when trying to design so that you’ll achieve a more beautiful and creative artwork. We’ve handpicked these tutorials because Adobe illustrator offers a variety of advanced tools to smooth out any design, optimize structure proportions and emphasize some beautiful details.
Here are the 26 Most Recent Adobe Illustrator Tutorials that we’ve found around the web which are helpful in learning new techniques in brushing up your vector design skills. Check out this collection and feel free to learn from these tutorials.
In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to create a Tiki and Maori culture inspired lava island scenario in Illustrator.
In this tutorial, you’ll apply pen tool and blending modes to make a cool hellboy poster in illustrator.
In this graphic design tutorial, you’ll create a custom pattern (a flower pattern), apply beautiful color gradients, use basic shape tools to create custom objects, and much more to make an assortment of 3D text styles in Illustrator CS4.
By using simple Illustrator drawing tools such as the Ellipse Tool, Pen Tool and Line Tool, we could create an antique golden compass.
In this tutorial, you’ll create colourful shapes using Illustrator’s Gradient Mesh tool to come up with a vibrant abstract design with lots of vibrancy, bright colours and transparency effects.
In this tutorial, you’ll learn how the vexel style vector art portrait of Tron Legacy’s Quorra is carefully traced and vectorized in Adobe Illustrator.
In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to utilize basic shapes to draw a colorful stack of poker chips in Adobe Illustrator CS4 using intermediate-level techniques.
This tutorial enables you to create a deceivingly complex yet easy to make patterned hair brush using Adobe Illustrator.
In this tutorial, you’ll be using the Variable Width Stroke Tool to create gestural sketches and digital inking.
In this tutorial, you’ll be applying a set of tools and techniques such as Blends, Gradient, Gradient Mesh and VectorScribe plugin to create a photorealistic vector chopper.
In this tutorial, you’ll be creating a pretty make-up mirror using mostly grayscale and hard shapes to achieve a shiny metallic effect, and gaussian blur effects, mesh tool for a better result.
In this tutorial, you’ll be using lighting and shadow effects to create the illusion of volume and perspective as well as Blend Tool to create objects with shadows and penumbras.
In this illustration/drawing tutorial, you’ll be using color gradients, vector shadows and blending in order to create a fancy gift box using Adobe Illustrator.
In this tutorial, you’ll be applying the Ellipse Tool and the Paintbrush Tool to build a cute, holiday scene composed of a bunny and pastel eggs.
In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to create a glamorous portrait using a stock reference.
In this tutorial, you’ll use the Perspective tools in Illustrator CS5 to create a shimmering cityscape.
In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to create a Vector Male Portrait from a Photo Reference in Illustrator and create a sky background in Photoshop to finish.
In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to create a cool print ready flyer in Illustrator and make a finished display of the Flyer in Photoshop.
In this tutorial, you’ll learn a quick way of giving your flat illustrations a faux 3D finish – without leaving the confines of Illustrator.
In this tutorial, you’ll be using 3D modeling to create letters of the alphabet and their shadows.
In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to make a great realistic typewriter with Adobe Illustrator.
In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to create a cartoon stack of 80’s tapes in Illustrator & Photoshop.
In this tutorial, you’ll be using excellent Illustrator techniques to create a three-dimensional lifesaver.
In this tutorial, you’ll learn the step-by-step design process in creating a hot rod monster.
In this tutorial, you’ll use various graph tools, illustration techniques and typography to make an accurate and inspiring infographic.
In making a jeans pocket, you’ll learn many useful and necessary techniques along the way, such as the creation of vector texture, working with the Scatter Brush, using the Graphic Style palette, creating scuffs and creases on the fabric, using the Gradient Mesh, and more.