Author Archives: Andrei Stefan

How to Create a Newspaper Icon in Adobe Illustrator

In today’s tutorial, we’re going to take a look behind the process of creating a newspaper icon, using some geometric shapes and tools found within Illustrator. That being said, poor yourself a fresh cup of that magic bean juice and let’s get started! Tutorial Details: Newspaper Icon Program: Adobe Illustrator CS6 – CC Difficulty: Beginner…

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10 Styles That Have Changed the Face of Icon Design

It’s been a while since I’ve done this sort of article, but today I’m back, and I really think you’re going to love this one. We’re going to put our creative juices on hold and spend some quality time together exploring the history and evolution of those little critters that we like to call “icons”.So,…

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How to Create a Video Player Icon in Adobe Illustrator

In today’s tutorial, we’re going to explore the process behind creating a video player icon, using some of Illustrator’s most basic tools and shapes. So, assuming you already have the program running in the background, bring it up and let’s get started. Tutorial Details: Video Player Icon Program: Adobe Illustrator CS6 – CC 2016 Difficulty:…

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How to Create 10 Common Icons and Their Variations in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingToday is a special one, since we’re celebrating ten years of awesomeness, and how better to do that than by giving you a special tutorial where you’ll learn how to create a set of ten must-have UI icons, using the most basic shapes and tools that Illustrator has to offer.If you’re looking…

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How to Create a Set of Barber Tools in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingIn today’s tutorial, we’re going to take an in-depth look at the process of creating a set of barber-themed tools and accessories using the most basic shapes and tools that you can find in Adobe Illustrator.As always, don’t forget that you can always expand your pack by heading over to GraphicRiver where…

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How to Create a Food Groups Icon Pack in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingIn today’s tutorial, we’re going to get our nutritionist hats on and explore the process of creating the primary five food groups that dictate how healthy one’s body is. As always we’re going to take the easiest approach possible, by creating them using the most basic geometric shapes and tools that Illustrator…

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How to Create a Mouse Icon

In today’s tutorial, we’re going to explore the process of creating a simple mouse icon, using nothing more than the basic geometric shapes and tools found within Illustrator. That being said, grab a fresh cup of coffee and let’s get started! Tutorial Details: Mouse Icon Program: Adobe Illustrator CS6 – CC 2016 Difficulty: Beginner Topics…

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How to Create a Vector Pantone Book Icon

In today’s tutorial, we’re going to take a quick look behind the process of creating a simple pantone book icon, using the most basic shapes and tools that you probably already work with on a daily basis. So, assuming you’ve already poured yourself a cup of that fresh coffee let’s jump straight into it! Tutorial…

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How to Create a Cactus Plants Icon Pack

What You’ll Be CreatingIn today’s tutorial we’re going to put on our gardener hats and create a set of four little cactus icons using nothing more than the basic shapes and tools in Adobe Illustrator that you probably already work with on a daily basis.Also, don’t forget you can always expand your project by heading…

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How to Create a Subtle Summer Sunset Textured Illustration in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingIn today’s tutorial, we’re going to explore the process of creating a nice little summer illustration, using some of the most geometric shapes and tools that Illustrator has to offer.Before we start, don’t forget that you can always add new features to the final result by heading over to GraphicRiver, where you’ll…

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How to Create a Mobile Phone Icon Pack in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingIn today’s tutorial, we’re going to take a short journey back in time and look at the process of creating three of the most iconic communication devices ever made, using nothing more than some simple geometric shapes and tools from within Adobe Illustrator.As always, don’t forget you can always expand the pack…

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How to Create a Map Icon

In today’s tutorial, we’re going to explore the process of creating a simple map icon, using some of Illustrator’s most basic shapes and tools. That being said, grab a cup of the freshly brewed coffee and let’s get started. Tutorial Details: Map Icon Program: Adobe Illustrator CS6 – CC 2016 Difficulty: Beginner Topics Covered: Design…

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How to Create a Transport-Themed Icon Pack in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingIn today’s tutorial we’re going to take an in-depth look at the process of creating a transportation-themed icon pack, using some geometric shapes and tools that you probably already work with on a daily basis.Don’t forget, you can always expand the pack by heading over to GraphicRiver where you’ll find a great…

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Feeling Thirsty? Here’s How to Create a Vector Milk Box Icon

In today’s tutorial, we’re going to take a quick look behind the process of creating a minimalistic milk box icon, using nothing more than the basic geometric shapes and tools that you probably already work with on a daily basis. So, assuming you already have Illustrator up and running let’s jump straight into it! Tutorial…

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How to Create a Summer-Themed Icon Pack in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingSince summer is already upon us, I thought it would be nice to treat you to a little icon tutorial using some of the most common accessories that you would normally bring with you on vacation. As always, we’ll be creating each and every asset using basic geometric shapes and tools, so…

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How to Create a Stylish Accessories Icon Pack in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingIn today’s tutorial we’re going to get our fashion on and learn how to create a stylized set of accessories icon pack, using the most basic shapes and tools that Illustrator has to offer.Also, don’t forget you can always expand the pack by heading over to GraphicRiver, where you can find a…

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How to Create a Mobile Authentication App Vector Icon

In today’s tutorial, we’re going to learn how to create a Mobile Authentication App Icon, using nothing more than some basic geometric shapes and tools that Illustrator has to offer. That being said, open up Illustrator and let’s get started! Tutorial Details: Mobile Authentication App Icon Program: Adobe Illustrator CS6 – CC 2016 Difficulty: Beginner Topics…

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How to Create an IM Icon

In today’s tutorial, we’re going to explore the process of creating a simple IM icon, using nothing more than same simple geometric shapes and tools found within Adobe Illustrator. That being said, grab a cup of that fresh batch of coffee and let’s get started! Tutorial Details: IM Icon Program: Adobe Illustrator CS6 – CC…

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How to Create a Video Card Icon in Adobe Illustrator

In today’s tutorial, we’re going to learn how to create our very own video card icon, using nothing more than the basic shapes and tools that you probably already work with on a daily basis. So, assuming you already have Illustrator up and running let’s jump straight into it! Tutorial Details: Video Card Icon Program:…

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How to Create a Modern Kitchen In Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingIn today’s tutorial we’re going to put our interior designer hats on and create ourselves a nice little modern kitchen using nothing but the easiest and most useful tools that Illustrator has to offer.Also, you can always expand your set by heading over to GraphicRiver where you’ll find a great selection of kitchen-themed…

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