27 Vector Illustrator Tutorials to Enhance Your Drawing & Illustration Techniques

In these vector drawing tutorials you’ll learn some useful tips and tricks that will help you to create digital portraits from scratch, vector logos, and create cartoon characters. You’ll be able to use these illustration and drawing techniques for your future drawing and vector artworks, creating new interesting vector graphics and compositions!

In this collection we’re gathered fresh Illustrator CS6 and Illustrator CC tutorials which can help to create Vector Graphics in Adobe Illustrator.

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How to Design a Vector Map Packed with Creatures and Landmarks in Illustrator


In this amazing illustrator tutorial you will learn how to use Photoshop and Illustrator to create a charming vector map that’s stuffed with famous features and animals.

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How to Create a Hanging Monkey Illustration in Adobe Illustrator


In this tutorial, you will learn how to create a monkey hanging on a vine. As usual, we will use basic shapes, warp effects, and the Pathfinder panel. We will also move some anchor points and learn how to use the Line Segment Tool and the Arc Tool.

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How to Create a Cute Dinosaur Character in Adobe Illustrator


In this illustrator tutorial you will learn the step by step process of creating a vector dinosaur. It’s only made from rectangles and circles, but the clever tools within Illustrator make it easy to construct a recognisable character design.

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How to Create a Coloring Book Style Illustration in Adobe Illustrator


We will create buildings with details, and you will find out how helpful the Grid is. You will also see that you can use just a few simple tools like the Rectangle Tool, Line Segment Tool (\), Arc Tool or Ellipse Tool to create a beautiful and an original image.

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How to Create a Hand-Lettering Textured Poster in Adobe Illustrator


In this tutorial, you’ll have discovered some useful tips and tricks that will help you to create digital hand-lettering from scratch, modify ready-made fonts, and create your own hand-drawn lettering. You’ll be able to use these techniques for your future artworks, creating new interesting lettering posters, cards and compositions!

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How to Create Easy Kawaii Animals in Adobe Illustrator


Drawing Kawaii animals is always fun. But this is much more fun—you can let free your imagination and creativity. 
In this tutorial, you will see how fun and easy it is to make different Kawaii animals from one figure. By following all the steps, you will learn how to use the warp effect, move anchor points and use the Pathfinder panel. You will also learn how to use the Line Segment Tool and the Reflect Tool.

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How to Design a Krishna Janmashtami Postcard in Adobe Illustrator


We’ll be depicting young stylized Lord Krishna in a trendy flat style, using basic geometric shapes and modifying them with the help of Live Corners, the Pathfinder panel, and other handy tools of Adobe Illustrator.

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How to Create 3D Exploded View Text Effect in Illustrator Tutorial


In this tutorial, I am going to show you how to take some lettering and create a 3D exploded view text effect. You will learn how to apply an isometric 3D view to your letters and then pull it apart.

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How to Create a Hand Drawn Distressed Illustration from a Photo


In this tutorial, I am going to show you how to take a photograph and turn it into a hand drawn distressed illustration.  We will go through how to use effects to make your photo look hand drawn and then we will prepare the file so that it is a single color. I will show you how to cut a complex object from the main shape so you can easily place the object on any color background.

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How to Create a Stranger Things Text Effect in Illustrator


In this tutorial, I am going to show you how to recreate the Stranger Things text effect that is featured in the show’s title sequence and promotional images in Illustrator.

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How to Create a Paris Lifestyle Illustration in Sketch


In this illustrator tutorial you’ll be learning how to create simple vector elements, which you’re going to integrate into a beautiful and chic scene inspired by the movies “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” and “Roman Holiday”.

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How to Create Isometric Vector Infographic Elements


In this tutorial you will learn how to create isometric vector infographic elements with the help of 3D effects. During our tutorial we will create a Layer chart, Column and Pie graphs. Moreover, here I’ll tell you how to draw eight simple 3D isometric shapes.

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How to Create a Game Boy Illustration Using Adobe Illustrator


This is probably going to be one of my favorite tutorials yet, since not only do I get to recreate this awesome device, but I also get the chance to share the process with you and show you how easy it is to build it. We’ll be using basic shapes such as rectangles, rounded rectangles and circles to gradually create our little illustration.

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How to Create Donut Vector – Illustrator Tutorial


In this tutorial for beginners I’ll be demonstrating how you can create a vector donut graphic using Adobe Illustrator.

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How to Design a Retro Theatre Poster in Adobe Illustrator


In this tutorial, we’ll be designing an illustrated tribute poster for the original production of Once Upon a Mattress, though the design could just as easily be used for a current production. We’ll use Illustrator’s basic shape tools and the Pen Tool to layer shapes for the base of our illustration, and then we’ll add details and texture with vector brushes and clipping masks, along with some fun typography.

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Illustrator Tutorial / Box Pixel Logo Design Illustrator


In this tutorial, I will design a shape of the letter “F” using the style boxes. or pixel logo. how to create a logo is very easy, just use a box shape and a few tricks in choosing a color for each box.

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How to Create a Stripes and Flowers Pattern from Scratch in Adobe Illustrator


Roses and flowers can be a daunting task without photographic reference. Take the guesswork out of designing beautiful floral patterns in Adobe Illustrator with this seamless pattern tutorial! Together we’ll create flowers, a unified color palette, and arrange a fantastic pattern in a snap!

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How to Create a Tote Bag Mockup in Adobe Illustrator


In today’s tutorial you will learn how to create a Tote Bag Mock-up on which you can easily replace color elements, textures and even object shapes. This is possible thanks to a few plug-ins: Texturino, VectorScribe, Stylism, Phantasm, DynamicSketch and some native Illustrator effects.

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How to Create an Icecream Cone in Adobe Illustrator


In this illustrator tutorial you will learn how to create a vector ice cream cone in Adobe Illustrator.

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How to Create a Saudi City Landmark in Adobe Illustrator


In this tutorial, you will learn to create the famous Kingdom Centre landmark of Saudi Arabia, using basic Adobe Illustrator functions, geometric shapes, and simple tools.

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How to Design Animal Logo “Eagle Logo” in Adobe Illustrator


A team logo / eSports logo usually doesn’t only consists of a mascot, the text is a very important part aswell. In this tutorial we are focusing on changing a font to our needs, to make it look more sporty / aggressive.

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How to Design Animal Logo “Head Lion Logo” in Adobe Illustrator


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How to Create a Little Red Riding Hood Inspired Fairytale Illustration in Paint Tool SAI


In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to create a colorful fairy-tale illustration. We’ll go step by step from a sketch to the complete drawing, making charismatic characters and a fun background using Paint Tool SAI.

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Create a Hipster Clothing Tag in Illustrator


If you love thoughtful graphic design on smaller things too, this tutorial’s for you! In this week’s video, we’ll create a hipster style clothing tag from scratch using just Adobe Illustrator.

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How to Create a Peach Illustration in Adobe Illustrator


In this tutorial, you will learn how to move certain anchor points and make them sharp, and how to cut shapes using the Minus Front button on the Pathfinder panel. We will also use some Warp and Pucker & Bloat effects.

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Learn High / Low Poly Illustration Step by Step


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How to Create Illustration Portrait in Illustrator


Wonder how I create a new portrait? How I exactly work? Today I’m really excited to share precisely how I create new work and show you my process. Starting with an idea, a hyper time-lapse shot – to give you a glimpse on all the magic that happens in Illustrator & some insights how I pick my photographic material.

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