20 Adobe Vector Illustration Graphics Tutorials

TwittingFlying-256x256 Vector illustration is a popular technique of many digital illustrators worldwide. Adobe Illustrator is a very powerful tool for illustrating various elements which you can use for web pages and so many design. Of course it contains lots of skill and method, you need learn step by step to improve you technics. It is not so easy but so luck there are many tutorials for your reference. We have collect 20 Vector Illustration Graphics Tutorials, hope it will be helpful to you. Now let’s start!

Creative lighting techniques

Adding atmospheric lighting effects to your illustrations will attract the attention your clients. In this tutorial, you will learn five techniques that you can use to enhance the ambience of your night-time cityscapes by creating beams of light, glows, shines, video screens and neon signage.



How to Create a Mesh Flower in Illustrator

In this tutorial, you will learn how to create a flower with Illustrator’s mesh tools and opacity masks. With these tools you have a high-degree of control and can create realistic looking illustrations.



Draw Your Self Portrait

In this tutorial, you will learn how to transform your phots into your vector self portrait. Its time to whip out the Pen Tool, it will be almost exclusively used in this Adobe Illustrator tutorial.



Convert a Photograph into Abstract Line Art

Line Art is an ancient and basic form of generating large graphics. This art is often seen on tiled walls, bamboo stick designs and on your blanket embroidery. In this tutorial, you will learn cover the same technique to convert a photograph into vector line art.

Abstract Line Art


Create a Retro Vector Illustration with Stylized Lines

In this tutorial, you will learn how to vectorize an image with Corel Draw from scratch a photo reference. It give the image a stylized retro look with simple shapes and stitched design elements. Let’s get started with this tutorial targeted at entry level artists.

Stylized Linesl


Combine textures with vectors

Sometimes vector art, although infinitely flexible, appears too crisp and unnatural. A little wear and tear is the perfect remedy, says Derek Lea

In this tutorial you will following skills: using template layers in Illustrator, working with Smart Objects across applications and smart Object masking techniques.



Swirl Mania in Illustrator & Photoshop

In this tutorial, you will learn 4 ways to create swirls, and by mixing them you will learn some very powerful techniques that will allow you to easily make tons of different styles of swirls and crazy sperm vectors.



illustrator Pucker and Bloat Effect and more

In this tutorial, you will learnhow to use the Pucker & Bloat Effect. It’s cool Distort & Transform Effect.



Create retro-look vectors

In this tutorial, you will lear how to bring the rich, fuzzy textures and warm colours seen in movie posters of the ‘70s to your own images, giving them a rich retro look without you even having to leave the computer.



Draw A Realistic Vector Light Bulb From Scratch

In this tutorial, you will learn how to use numerous shapes and effects to create light bulb from scratch in Illustrator.

Lightbulb Tutorial


Create a Photorealistic Digital Camera

In this tutorial, you will learn how to create a photorealistic digital camera, making its main parts, such as the camera body, lens, flash, metal parts, camera buttons, etc. This tutorial will show you how to efficiently combine various elements to make the artwork looks more realistic. This is an extremely detailed tutorial with over 100 steps.



Create a Golden, Vector Compass in Illustrator

In this tutorial, you will go through the whole steps and techniques of creating a golden compass.It used just Adobe Illustrator and a heavy dose of ingenuity.



Create Sketchy-Style Vectors

There are many illustrations that call for a sketchy or hand-drawn feel. In this tutorial you will learn how to creating these effects with Illustrator’s Live Trace, Live Paint, Brushes and the ability to create you own brushes.



Create a Cute Panda Bear Face Icon

In this tutorial, you will learn how to create a cute panda bear face icon all from ellipses. The great part about this tutorial, is that you can easily apply the techniques to other icons, illustrations, logos, or other projects.



3d Isometric Vector Icon Tutorial

The tutorial is not only a 3d shiny box icon tutorial, but also an article to give an idea about how to design isometric scale icons.



Creating a Realistic 3D Beverage Can

In this tutorial, you will learn how to create 3-dimensional rendering of a beverage can built entirely from vectors by using of the Symbols palette, the Extrude tool and Illustrator’s Image Mapping.



Texturise your layered vectors

In this tutorial, you will learn how to create 3D elements in Illustrator, and layered elements that we can group into objects.

layered vectors


How to Create a Vector Illustration and Prepare it for Micro-Stock Sale

In this tutorial, you will learn: How to create a vector illustration from sketch to finish in Adobe Illustrator according to the demands of micro-stock websites. How to clean up your Adobe Illustrator file before saving it in EPS format. How to find and close all open paths. How to save EPS and JPEG files correctly for micro-stock sale.



Figure Shading

In this tutorial, you will learn some quick and easy ways to get your shaded figure drawing looking believable and also setting up the illustration so it can be animated easily in Adobe Flash.



Created a really cool design mixing a photo with vector elements

In this tutorial, you will learn how to created a really cool design mixing a photo with vector elements by using of Photoshop (lots of brushes) and Illustrator.


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One Response to “20 Adobe Vector Illustration Graphics Tutorials”

  1. SEO Chicago says:

    Adobe Illustrator is geting very heavy even for the best machines. I have a MAC with 8G memory and Illustrator still eats a lot of its memory and performs slowly. So I try not to use it too much. But those are very good tutorials, I’ve seen them several times.

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