Illustrator Tutorials: 70+ Awesome Hot New Tips

Illustrator Tutorials: 70+ Awesome Hot New Tips

Once or twice a week I like to come up with articles that really expose my viewers to the various types of tutorials that they need to get their latest designs off the ground. I have rounded up an amazing collection of high quality Illustrator CS5 tutorials that you will definitely benefit from. In this post, you’ll find everything from How To Create an Abstract Geometric Mosaic Text Effect to Designing a Vector Ticket Icon in Illustrator. So what are you waiting for…why not try one out?

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How To Create an Abstract Geometric Mosaic Text Effect

How To Create an Abstract Geometric Mosaic Text Effect

How To Create an Abstract Geometric Mosaic Text Effect

How to Create a Glossy, Colorful Text Effect

How to Create a Glossy, Colorful Text Effect

How to Create a Glossy, Colorful Text Effect

How to Create a Trendy Retro Type Treatment

How to Create a Trendy Retro Type Treatment

How to Create a Trendy Retro Type Treatment

CREATE A STUNNING RETRO FUTURISTIC TYPOGRAPHY

CREATE A STUNNING RETRO FUTURISTIC TYPOGRAPHY

CREATE A STUNNING RETRO FUTURISTIC TYPOGRAPHY

Quick Tip: How to Create a Mosaic Text Effect

Quick Tip: How to Create a Mosaic Text Effect

Quick Tip: How to Create a Mosaic Text Effect

Custom Dusty Type Treatment

Custom Dusty Type Treatment

Custom Dusty Type Treatment

How to Create Smoky Brushes and Type In Illustrator CS4

How to Create Smoky Brushes and Type In Illustrator CS4

How to Create Smoky Brushes and Type In Illustrator CS4

Create a Colorful, Glass Text Effect in Illustrator

Create a Colorful, Glass Text Effect in Illustrator

Create a Colorful, Glass Text Effect in Illustrator

How to Build Letter Art From Bricks In Illustrator

How to Build Letter Art From Bricks In Illustrator

How to Build Letter Art From Bricks In Illustrator

Quick Tip: Using Typography to Create a Lunar New Year Card

Quick Tip: Using Typography to Create a Lunar New Year Card

Quick Tip: Using Typography to Create a Lunar New Year Card

Create The Itchy and Scratchy Show Retro Version on Illustrator

Create The Itchy and Scratchy Show Retro Version on Illustrator

Create The Itchy and Scratchy Show Retro Version on Illustrator

Create a Fun Print-Ready Doodled Business Card Design

Create a Fun Print-Ready Doodled Business Card Design

Create a Fun Print-Ready Doodled Business Card Design

How To Create a Retro Style Typographic Poster Design

How To Create a Retro Style Typographic Poster Design

How To Create a Retro Style Typographic Poster Design

How To Create a Retro Style Superman Book Cover

How To Create a Retro Style Superman Book Cover

How To Create a Retro Style Superman Book Cover

Quick Tip: How to Create a Retro Style Textured Logo

Quick Tip: How to Create a Retro Style Textured Logo

Quick Tip: How to Create a Retro Style Textured Logo

Create a Security Seal in Illustrator Using Guilloche Patterns

Create a Security Seal in Illustrator Using Guilloche Patterns

Create a Security Seal in Illustrator Using Guilloche Patterns

Design a Print-Ready Beer Label in Adobe Illustrator

Design a Print-Ready Beer Label in Adobe Illustrator

Design a Print-Ready Beer Label in Adobe Illustrator

Create Sonic The Hedgehog Opening on Illustrator

Create Sonic The Hedgehog Opening on Illustrator

Create Sonic The Hedgehog Opening on Illustrator

Creating Complex Style Illustrations: A Process

Creating Complex Style Illustrations: A Process

Creating Complex Style Illustrations: A Process

How to Create a Gift Card and Prepare Artwork for Printing Using Adobe Illustrator and Phantasm CS

How to Create a Gift Card and Prepare Artwork for Printing Using Adobe Illustrator and Phantasm CS

How to Create a Gift Card and Prepare Artwork for Printing Using Adobe Illustrator and Phantasm CS

How to Create a Vintage Type Postcard

How to Create a Vintage Type Postcard

How to Create a Vintage Type Postcard

Create a Vector Ticket Icon in Illustrator

Create a Vector Ticket Icon in Illustrator

Create a Vector Ticket Icon in Illustrator

How To Create a Patterned Vector Skateboard Design

How To Create a Patterned Vector Skateboard Design

How To Create a Patterned Vector Skateboard Design

Quick Tip: How to Make a Repeating Japanese Wave Pattern in Adobe Illustrator

Quick Tip: How to Make a Repeating Japanese Wave Pattern in Adobe Illustrator

Quick Tip: How to Make a Repeating Japanese Wave Pattern in Adobe Illustrator

Quick Tip: How to Create a Quick and Easy Diagonal Pattern

Quick Tip: How to Create a Quick and Easy Diagonal Pattern

Quick Tip: How to Create a Quick and Easy Diagonal Pattern

Create a Vibrant Abstract Vector Design Illustrator

Create a Vibrant Abstract Vector Design Illustrator

Create a Vibrant Abstract Vector Design Illustrator

How To Create a Colorful Logo Style Ribbon Graphic

How To Create a Colorful Logo Style Ribbon Graphic

How To Create a Colorful Logo Style Ribbon Graphic

Create a Sparkly Female Portrait in Illustrator

Create a Sparkly Female Portrait in Illustrator

Create a Sparkly Female Portrait in Illustrator

How to Create a Scratchboard Effect Bear Portrait

How to Create a Scratchboard Effect Bear Portrait

How to Create a Scratchboard Effect Bear Portrait

How To Create a Gruesome Zombie Illustration

How To Create a Gruesome Zombie Illustration

How To Create a Gruesome Zombie Illustration

How to Create a Cross-Stitch of a Picture Using Adobe Illustrator and Phantasm CS

How to Create a Cross-Stitch of a Picture Using Adobe Illustrator and Phantasm CS

How to Create a Cross-Stitch of a Picture Using Adobe Illustrator and Phantasm CS

Create a Detailed Toilet Plunger Illustration

Create a Detailed Toilet Plunger Illustration

Create a Detailed Toilet Plunger Illustration

Create a Steel, Vector Power Button Set

Create a Steel, Vector Power Button Set

Create a Steel, Vector Power Button Set

How to Create a Pacifier Icon in Illustrator

How to Create a Pacifier Icon in Illustrator

How to Create a Pacifier Icon in Illustrator

Quick Tip: Create Your Own Set of File Icons

Quick Tip: Create Your Own Set of File Icons

Quick Tip: Create Your Own Set of File Icons

Quick Tip: How to Create a Simple Web Button Set Using the Appearance Panel

Quick Tip: How to Create a Simple Web Button Set Using the Appearance Panel

Quick Tip: How to Create a Simple Web Button Set Using the Appearance Panel

How to Create a Vector Stamp Set in Illustrator

How to Create a Vector Stamp Set in Illustrator

How to Create a Vector Stamp Set in Illustrator

Quick Tip: How to Create a Simple Price Tag Icon

Quick Tip: How to Create a Simple Price Tag Icon

Quick Tip: How to Create a Simple Price Tag Icon

Create a 3D Shipping Package Box Icon in Illustrator

Create a 3D Shipping Package Box Icon in Illustrator

Create a 3D Shipping Package Box Icon in Illustrator

How to Create a Wallet Icon Using Adobe Illustrator and Phantasm CS

How to Create a Wallet Icon Using Adobe Illustrator and Phantasm CS

How to Create a Wallet Icon Using Adobe Illustrator and Phantasm CS

Create a Semi-Realistic Light Bulb in Adobe Illustrator

Create a Semi-Realistic Light Bulb in Adobe Illustrator

Create a Semi-Realistic Light Bulb in Adobe Illustrator

How to Create a Cute Piggy Bank in Perspective with Adobe Illustrator

How to Create a Cute Piggy Bank in Perspective with Adobe Illustrator

How to Create a Cute Piggy Bank in Perspective with Adobe Illustrator

How to Create a Steaming Kettle Using Adobe Illustrator CS5 and VectorScribe

How to Create a Steaming Kettle Using Adobe Illustrator CS5 and VectorScribe

How to Create a Steaming Kettle Using Adobe Illustrator CS5 and VectorScribe

How to Create a 3D Film Strip Using Adobe Illustrator and VectorScribe

How to Create a 3D Film Strip Using Adobe Illustrator and VectorScribe

How to Create a 3D Film Strip Using Adobe Illustrator and VectorScribe

How to Make a Golden Compass in Illustrator

How to Make a Golden Compass in Illustrator

How to Make a Golden Compass in Illustrator

Adobe Illustrator Tutorial: Be My Valentine

Adobe Illustrator Tutorial: Be My Valentine

Adobe Illustrator Tutorial: Be My Valentine

Create a Corn Cob in Adobe Illustrator

Create a Corn Cob in Adobe Illustrator

Create a Corn Cob in Adobe Illustrator

Create a Neat Ribbon in Adobe Illustrator

Create a Neat Ribbon in Adobe Illustrator

Create a Neat Ribbon in Adobe Illustrator

Create a Classic Baby Stroller in Adobe Illustrator

Create a Classic Baby Stroller in Adobe Illustrator

Create a Classic Baby Stroller in Adobe Illustrator

Illustrator Tutorial: Draw a Sunglass Using Gradient Mesh

Illustrator Tutorial: Draw a Sunglass Using Gradient Mesh

Illustrator Tutorial: Draw a Sunglass Using Gradient Mesh

Quick Tip: How to Create a 3D Like and Unlike Symbol with Adobe Illustrator

Quick Tip: How to Create a 3D Like and Unlike Symbol with Adobe Illustrator

Quick Tip: How to Create a 3D Like and Unlike Symbol with Adobe Illustrator

How to Create a Cute Valentine’s Day Icon with Adobe Illustrator

How to Create a Cute Valentine’s Day Icon with Adobe Illustrator

How to Create a Cute Valentine’s Day Icon with Adobe Illustrator

How to Create a Tennis Ball Using VectorScribe and Adobe Illustrator

How to Create a Tennis Ball Using VectorScribe and Adobe Illustrator

How to Create a Tennis Ball Using VectorScribe and Adobe Illustrator

Create a Fashionable Dress Shoe in Illustrator

Create a Fashionable Dress Shoe in Illustrator

Create a Fashionable Dress Shoe in Illustrator

How to Turn a Photo into Vector Artwork

How to Turn a Photo into Vector Artwork

How to Turn a Photo into Vector Artwork

Quick Tip: Create the iCloud Icon in Illustrator

Quick Tip: Create the iCloud Icon in Illustrator

Quick Tip: Create the iCloud Icon in Illustrator

How to Create an Open Book with Illustrator’s 3D Extrude & Bevel Tool

How to Create an Open Book with Illustrator’s 3D Extrude & Bevel Tool

How to Create an Open Book with Illustrator’s 3D Extrude & Bevel Tool

Quick Tip: Create a Modern Volume Bar with Adobe Illustrator

Quick Tip: Create a Modern Volume Bar with Adobe Illustrator

Quick Tip: Create a Modern Volume Bar with Adobe Illustrator

How to Create Proper Gears Using the Dynamic Shapes Tool, PathScribe Tool and Adobe Illustrator

How to Create Proper Gears Using the Dynamic Shapes Tool, PathScribe Tool and Adobe Illustrator

How to Create Proper Gears Using the Dynamic Shapes Tool, PathScribe Tool and Adobe Illustrator

Quick Tip: How to Make a Retro Pixel Cube with Adobe Illustrator

Quick Tip: How to Make a Retro Pixel Cube with Adobe Illustrator

Quick Tip: How to Make a Retro Pixel Cube with Adobe Illustrator

Create a Detailed Vector Chalkboard Icon

Create a Detailed Vector Chalkboard Icon

Create a Detailed Vector Chalkboard Icon

How To Create a Cool Vector Yeti Character in Illustrator

How To Create a Cool Vector Yeti Character in Illustrator

How To Create a Cool Vector Yeti Character in Illustrator

How to Create a Killer Chainsaw Bunny Character

How to Create a Killer Chainsaw Bunny Character

How to Create a Killer Chainsaw Bunny Character

Create a Simple Vector Ninja Character in Illustrator

Create a Simple Vector Ninja Character in Illustrator

Create a Simple Vector Ninja Character in Illustrator

Beginner Tutorial: Create Super Mario’s Head on Illustrator

Beginner Tutorial: Create Super Mario's Head on Illustrator

Beginner Tutorial: Create Super Mario's Head on Illustrator

Quick Tip: Create An Alien Character Using the Width Tool

Quick Tip: Create An Alien Character Using the Width Tool

Quick Tip: Create An Alien Character Using the Width Tool

Quick Tip: How to Create a Cute Snail Using Adobe Illustrator

Quick Tip: How to Create a Cute Snail Using Adobe Illustrator

Quick Tip: How to Create a Cute Snail Using Adobe Illustrator

How to create a cute little monster in Illustrator

How to create a cute little monster in Illustrator

How to create a cute little monster in Illustrator

Create a Block Game Interface in Illustrator

Create a Block Game Interface in Illustrator

Create a Block Game Interface in Illustrator

Create a Splash of Colorful Paint with Illustrator and Mesh Tormentor

Create a Splash of Colorful Paint with Illustrator and Mesh Tormentor

Create a Splash of Colorful Paint with Illustrator and Mesh Tormentor

Quick Tip: How to Create a Cartoon Style Big Bang Explosion

Quick Tip: How to Create a Cartoon Style Big Bang Explosion

Quick Tip: How to Create a Cartoon Style Big Bang Explosion

How to Create Vector Denim Texture Using Adobe Illustrator

How to Create Vector Denim Texture Using Adobe Illustrator

How to Create Vector Denim Texture Using Adobe Illustrator

How to Illustrate Crocus Flowers in the Snow

How to Illustrate Crocus Flowers in the Snow

How to Illustrate Crocus Flowers in the Snow

Create a Picture Gallery in Illustrator

Create a Picture Gallery in Illustrator

Create a Picture Gallery in Illustrator

How to Create Realistic, Vector Bubbles

How to Create Realistic, Vector Bubbles

How to Create Realistic, Vector Bubbles

Create a Jellyfish with Brushes in Adobe Illustrator CS5

Create a Jellyfish with Brushes in Adobe Illustrator CS5

Create a Jellyfish with Brushes in Adobe Illustrator CS5

  • http://www.darkdesigngraphics.co.uk Alasdair

    Some really nice tutorials here. Considering I learnt pretty much most of what I know on Illustrator through tutorials its nice to see new ones coming up here and a few of the old good ones that I have done. Already marked out a few to work on later… :)

  • Gonna be Games Dev !

    Cracking tutorials – thanks :) Gonna use some of them to practice on for my computer games.