Create a Propeller Pinwheel Illustration in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be Creating In the following steps you will learn how to create a colorful propeller pinwheel illustration in Adobe Illustrator. For starters you will learn how to setup a simple grid and how to create the first...

Design a Vector Themed Cereal Box in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be Creating The most important meal of the day is Adobe Illustrator. I’m pretty sure breakfast comes second. As such, we’re going to combine the two and pay homage to the cereal boxes of our childhood with...

Create a Diskette and Walkman with New Live Shapes in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be Creating One of the many updated features Adobe unveiled with Adobe Illustrator CC 2014 was the inclusion of Live Shapes. Like Live Corners before them, Live Shapes brings greater control over closed path objects, speeding up...

Create the Enchanting Maleficent Portrait in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be Creating In this tutorial we will discover how to draw a bewitching stylized portrait of Maleficent in Adobe Illustrator. We’ll be using various effects, such as Blur effect for soft shadows and overtones. Let the magic...

Create a Chalkboard Effect with the New Pen Tool in Illustrator

What You’ll Be Creating On June 18th, Adobe rolled out some updated features for their latest release of Adobe Illustrator CC 2014. Included in the update was an improved Pen Tool. Check out the quick tip below showing how...

Create A Realistic Guitar Amp Using Patterns

I absolutely love Illustrator’s ability to create seamless and amazing patterns. They are easily one of Illustrator’s most devious features. I have had a couple instances when clients observed some of my work containing patterns and exclaimed, “That must...

Create Cupid for Valentine’s Day using Adobe Illustrator

It’s February 14th! What better way to celebrate than by creating Cupid using the beloved Adobe Illustrator.

20 Tutorials to Make You a Better Illustrator

If you want to learn how to become a better illustrator, you will have to learn more than just how to use Photoshop and Illustrator’s basic tools. Knowing how to draw is important but you will also have to...

Creative and Versatile Adobe Illustrator Tutorials From 2012

Adobe Illustrator is the designer’s best friend (and together with Photoshop, they’re like Starsky Hutch). Illustrator offers unlimited opportunities, but you need to know how to use them. That’s where neat tutorials come handy. Tutorials are not going to...

Best of the Vector Web tutorials

Each month, we’ll search the web for the best vector-related content and showcase it here for you all to enjoy. This month, we showcase high quality tutorials on creating photorealistic vector illustrations, drawing with a graphics tablet, designing vector...