30+ Mindblowing Vector Illustration tutorials

When it comes to Web and graphic design, Adobe Illustrator is usually the primary option to consider. However, the software package itself is a quite hard to learn but thanks to graphic designers who created set-by-step tutorials for us. So we can create most complicated illustration designs in couple of hours. Everybody like colorful illustrations specially cartoon characters. They make us happy and keep our mind tension-free. We present here beautiful and 30+ mindblowing Vector Illustration Tutorials for your inspiration. This article contains a mixture of Photoshop and Illustrator tutorials. Some are intermediate level and some are advanced tutorials that include coloring processing, character sketching, pen tool tricks for tracing line art sketches, shapes processing, vector conversions and much more.

Illustrator Tutorial: How to Make an Icy Cocktail

Do you desire to drink an icy refreshing cocktail on a sunny day? I know I am, so in this Illustrator tutorial, I will explain how I draw a refreshing cocktail drink in Adobe illustrator. Hope you will find this useful and inspiring to make other kinds of drinks or cocktails.

Photorealistic Vector Car

Learn to create this photorealistic vector Mustang car in this new Illustrator tutorial written by Bobby. Bobby has done several vector car illustrations on Deviantart. He has also received 5 Daily Deviation features and is known for his vector car illustrations. For the very first time, he will share with you his secret techniques in car illustrations. You will be able to get an insight on car illustration after this tutorial.

Surprise Gift

There are times when you will need to do vector gift box and effects for special occasions. This Illustrator tutorial will give you an idea how this can be done using brushes and some other techniques. I will not be going into details how each step is done but I will illustrate on some of the techniques used to create this vector gift box illustration

Disco Ball

I did a quick search to find an illustrator tutorial on creating a vector disco ball but I couldn’t find one. So I’ve decided to write this tutorial to help those interested in creating this awesome disco ball effect. It is actually quite simple, the technique is to create the texture first and map it onto the 3D sphere. However, we will require Illustrator CS and above to create this awesome Illustrator effect.

Realistic Curtain

Let’s draw a nice awesome vector red curtain in this Illustrator tutorial. This lesson assumes that you already have a basic understanding on how the gradient mesh works. We will move on to create a realistic curtain using the gradient mesh. You can use this curtain effect for your movie or theaters related theme design.

Japanese Sushi

This Illustrator tutorial will teach you how to create a plate of yummy Japanese sushi in Adobe Illustrator. Sounds like a lot of work, but I will show you how to make the details like the rice, the spawn and the sesame seeds easily just using Symbols. This technique will speed up the process of your work. Hope you enjoy this sushi tutorial.

Cosmetic Bottle Illustration

In this Illustrator tutorial, you are going to learn how to draw a beautiful vector cosmetic product illustration. It is pretty easy and beginners can learn the basics of coloring and drawing. At the end, we are going to add some glitters to finish it. So let’s get started with drawing vector bottles!

Vector Kiwi

Ever wonder how to make a vector kiwi in Adobe Illustrator? Well I did and here is what I came up with. In this tutorial, I will teach you how to do it using illustrator effects like Texturizer, Pointillize, Grain and Film grain. Hope you can learn some new stuff in this tutorial.

Warp Text Inside A Heart Shape

In this tutorial, we will see how we can warp the text around a shape or a object. This technique will show you how to combine the text wrap and heart shape together to achieve the text wrap effect. This tutorial will concentrate on how to use Envelope Distort feature in Illustrator to achieve this effect. You will also learn some new techniques along the way. For this to work effectively, first we have to decide on a suitable shape. Secondly, we will need to decide what word to warp inside the shape. Normally a short phrase works best. And finally, we need a thick and fancy font to pull the trick.

Vector Notebook

In the following adobe illustrator tutorial, I will show you how to create a vector notebook easily. I will also be showing you some distort techniques to create the page fold effect. So enjoy!

A Briefcase Vector Icon

In this tutorial, I will show you how to create a briefcase icon with rectangles, ellipses, and gradients. This briefcase icon is great for web designs and user interfaces. Moreover, you can easily apply these techniques to other icons, logos, and illustrations.

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