Author Archives: Andrei Stefan

How to Create a Crystal Formation Illustration in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingIn today’s tutorial, we’re going to take a close look at the process of creating a glass dome enclosed crystal formation, using some of Adobe Illustrator’s most basic shapes and tools. So if that sounds interesting, grab a quick sip of that freshly poured coffee and let’s get started!Before we start, I…

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How to Create an Inbox Icon

Welcome back to another Illustrator tutorial in which we’re going to learn how to create an inbox icon using nothing more than some basic geometric shapes that we will adjust here and there. So, assuming you already got a coffee refill, grab a quick sip and let’s get started!   Tutorial Details: Inbox Icon Program:…

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How to Create a Cowboy Badge Icon

In today’s tutorial, we’re going to take a close look behind the process of creating a cowboy badge icon and see how we can create one of our own using nothing more than some basic geometric shapes that we will adjust here and there. So, assuming you already have Illustrator running in the background, bring…

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How to Create a Minecraft Skin in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingAlways wanted to create your very own Minecraft character skin, but never knew exactly where to start? Well, today it’s your lucky day since I’m going to give you an in-depth look at the entire process, showing you how to take a basic template and turn it into a finished usable product…

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How to Create a Geometric Flamingo Bird in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingIn today’s tutorial, we’re going to take a look at the process of creating a simple geometric bird illustration, which we will bring to life using some hand-drawn shapes in Adobe Illustrator. As always, we’re going to be using some of the basic shapes and tools that you probably already work with…

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How to Create a Compass Icon

In today’s tutorial, we’re going to take a look behind the process of creating a compass icon, and learn how to build one of our own. So, assuming you’ve poured yourself a fresh cup a coffee take a quick sip out of it and let’s get started! Tutorial Details: Compass Icon Program: Adobe Illustrator CS6…

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How to Create a Text Editor Icon Set in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingIn today’s tutorial, we’re going to tackle another icon project, in which we’re going to gradually learn how to create a set of text editor elements, using some of the basic shapes and tools found within good old Illustrator. So, if that sounds like something right up your alley, make sure you…

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Transitioning From Adobe Illustrator to Affinity Designer

It’s not all that often that you come to a moment in life when you end up feeling stuck, gasping for a breath of fresh air while every cell in your body keeps telling you to make a change. Believe it or not, it happens to us visual tinkerers too, as I learned not too…

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How to Create a Battery Icon in Adobe Illustrator

In today’s tutorial, we’re going to look behind the process of creating a battery icon using a couple of basic geometric shapes which we will adjust here and there. That being said, make sure you grab a fresh batch of coffee and let’s get started! Tutorial Details: Battery Icon Program: Adobe Illustrator CS6 – CC…

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How to Create a Skeleton Key Icon in Adobe Illustrator

Welcome back to another icon tutorial in which we’re going to learn how to create a skeleton key using nothing more than some simple geometric shapes and strokes. So, assuming you already have Illustrator up and running let’s jump straight into it! Tutorial Details: Skeleton Key Icon Program: Adobe Illustrator CS6 – CC 2018 Difficulty:…

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How to Create a Canyon Illustration

What You’ll Be CreatingIn today’s tutorial we’re going to explore the process of creating a flat illustration based on an in-the-moment composition. Using a step-by-step approach, we’re going to gradually create the entire scene using some of Illustrator’s most basic shapes and tools.You can expand the entire illustration by heading over to GraphicRiver where you’ll…

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How to Create a Textured City Snapshot Illustration in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingIn today’s tutorial, we’re going to explore the process of creating an instant snapshot of a busy city, using nothing more than the basic shapes and tools that we work with on a daily basis.You can always expand your project by heading over to GraphicRiver, where you’ll find a great selection of vector…

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How to Create a Cowboy Boot Icon in Adobe Illustrator

In today’s tutorial we’re going to continue the Western theme and learn how to create a little cowboy boot using some of the most basic shapes and tools that Illustrator has to offer. So, assuming you already have the software up and running, let’s jump straight into it! Tutorial Details: Cowboy Boot Icon Program: Adobe…

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Creating Graphic Design and Illustration for Color Blind People

Color blindness is a vision deficiency that affects a large number of people around the world. Whether we know it or not, we as designers have a great impact on their daily lives through the work that we create and put out all around us. That being the case, I believe that we should take…

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How to Create a Dynamite Icon in Adobe Illustrator

In today’s tutorial, we’re going to put on our little western hats and learn how to create a dynamite stick icon using some of the basic geometric shapes and tools that you probably already work with on a daily basis. That being said, quickly grab a fresh cup of that wild bean coffee and let’s…

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How to Create an Alien Abduction Illustration

What You’ll Be CreatingAs a kid, I used to spend my nights watching The X-Files and wondering if there truly is something else in the universe, something that might change the way we think but most importantly help us see our place within it. Whether it’s little green men or grey ones, our imagination has always…

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101 Awesome Adobe Illustrator Tutorials

What You’ll Be CreatingExpand your creative skills with this incredible set of Illustrator tutorials that cover a wide range of subjects, from simple icons to patterns and detailed illustrations.101 Awesome Adobe Illustrator Tutorials How to Create a Wind Rose Compass Symbol Illustration in Adobe Illustrator Take a look at the process of creating a beautiful…

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How to Create a Lego Batman Figurine in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingIn today’s tutorial we’re going to spend some quality play time together and unleash our inner child by learning how to create a digital version of the awesome Lego Batman. Woohoo! We’re going to do all that in Adobe Illustrator, using simple geometric shapes that we’re going to adjust here and there…

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How to Create a Christmas Ornament Icon

In today’s tutorial, we’re going to start breathing in the holiday spirit by learning how to create a Christmas ornament icon using the most basic shapes and tools that Illustrator has to offer. So, assuming you’ve already poured yourself a hot cup of cocoa, let’s jump straight into it! Tutorial Details: Christmas Ornament Icon Program:…

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How to Create the USS Enterprise From Star Trek in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingIf you’re a true Star Trek fan, then you’re going to love this tutorial since we’re going to be recreating the iconic NCC-1701 starship, using a step-by-step process based on some basic geometric shapes and tools.You can always expand your collection by heading over to GraphicRiver, where you’ll find a great selection…

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