Author Archives: Andrei Stefan

How to Create a New York Stamp Icon Set in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingIn today’s tutorial, we’re going to pull out our architect hats and learn how to “build” our very own miniaturized set of New York’s most iconic buildings, using nothing more than the basic shapes and tools that we work with on a daily basis. So, assuming you’ve already refilled your coffee mug,…

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Smile! Learn How to Create a Camera Icon

In today’s tutorial we’re going to take a look at the process of creating a camera icon, using nothing more than the basic shapes and tools that we work with on a daily basis. So, assuming you already have Illustrator up and running, let’s get to it! Tutorial Details: Camera Icon Program: Adobe Illustrator CS6…

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March Madness is Here! Now Let’s Create a Basketball Icon

Welcome back to another Illustrator tutorial, in which we’re going to take a look behind the process of creating a basketball icon, using nothing more than the basic shapes and tools that you probably already work with on a daily basis. That being said, grab a cup of your favorite coffee and let’s get started!…

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How to Create a Computer Peripherals Icon Set in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingIn today’s tutorial we’re going to learn how to create a set of four computer peripherals, using the same body as the central structure to which we will add all the key features that make each object stand out. As always, we’re going to rely on the use of some basic geometric…

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How to Create a Coding Icon

Today we’re going to get our geek on, and learn how to create a simple retro-looking coding icon, using nothing more than the usual geometric shapes and tools that you probably already work with on a daily basis. That being said, grab that coffee mug and let’s jump into it! Tutorial Details: Coding Icon Program:…

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How to Create a Set of Divider Elements in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingIn today’s tutorial we’re going to try something new both to me and probably some of you, and learn how to create a set of stylized divider elements, using the Pen Tool in combination with some basic shapes which we will adjust here and there. So assuming you already have Illustrator running…

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How to Create a Volume Adjustment Icon

In today’s tutorial we’re going to learn how to create our very own volume adjustment icon, using nothing more than some basic geometric shapes combined with the power of the Align panel. So, without wasting anymore time, grab that hot cup of coffee and let’s get started! Tutorial Details: Volume Adjustment Icon Program: Adobe Illustrator…

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How to Create a Toronto Skyline Illustration in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingIn today’s tutorial we’re going to step away from the regular program and tackle something new for a change. We’re going to get our architecture hats on and build the Toronto skyline, using some of the most basic shapes and tools that we’ve been working with lately. So grab a cup of…

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How to Create a "Share the Love" Icon Pack in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingSince this week is all about love, we’re going to continue the theme and create a “Share the Love” icon pack to explore the different ways in which you can express your feelings in the digital era. We’re going to be creating all three icons using basic geometric shapes combined with some of…

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

What You’ll Be CreatingSince Valentine’s Day isn’t all that far away, I thought it would be nice to give you a head start this year and teach you how to create a nice little love-themed icon pack that you could use in any personal projects that involve your loved ones. As always, we’re going to…

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How to Create a Pack of Android Launcher Icons in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingIn today’s tutorial we’re going to make some little changes to our regular program, and tackle a subject that I’ve wanted to do for a long time. If you haven’t figured it out from the title, well, we’re going to create five simple icons that you could turn into Android launcher icons…

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Illustrator in 60 Seconds: How to Create a Phone Icon

Welcome to our Illustrator in 60 Seconds series, in which you can learn an Illustrator skill, feature, or technique in just a minute!Illustrator in 60 Seconds: How to Create a Phone IconIn today’s tutorial we’re going to show you how to create your very own phone icon using nothing more than simple shapes and tools…

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Jog Into Heath: Create a Fitness Tracking Smartwatch Icon

In today’s tutorial we’re going to tackle a somewhat different subject, one that involves health tracking, more precisely we’re going to create a generic Fitness Tracking Smartwatch, using some basic geometric shapes and tools that you already work with on a daily basis. So, without wasting anymore time, let’s get started! Tutorial Details: Fitness Tracking…

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Welcome the New With a Celebration Icon in Adobe Illustrator

Since it’s now 2017, I thought it would be nice to kick things off by putting together a little New Year’s Celebration Icon, that you could use in any future projects. That being said, we’ll be using some of Illustrator’s most basic shapes and tools that you probably already work with on a daily basis,…

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How to Create a New Year’s Celebration Icon Pack in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingSince the New Year is right around the corner, I thought it would be nice if we spent some quality time together creating a little celebration-themed icon pack using some of the most basic shapes and tools that Illustrator has to offer.That being said, grab a batch of 2016’s coffee and let’s…

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Create a Christmas Globe Icon in Adobe Illustrator

With Christmas just around the corner, I thought it would be nice to give you guys a little early present by showing you how to create a cute Christmas Globe Icon that you can use in any future projects. We’ll be using some of Illustrator’s basic shapes and tools that you probably already rely on…

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

What You’ll Be CreatingBelieve it or not, Christmas is once again almost here, which means that as with every year, Santa is hard at work making preparations for one of the busiest nights of his life. That being the case, I thought I could lend him a hand and give you a nice little treat…

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How to Create a Social Media Icon Pack in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingIn today’s tutorial we’re going to approach a somewhat different theme and learn how to create some social media icons, using some simple shapes such as the Rounded Rectangle Tool and Ellipse in combination with the power of the Align and Stroke panels.Oh, and don’t forget you can always expand the project…

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Illustrator in 60 Seconds: How to Install and Use a Custom Swatch Pattern

Welcome to our Illustrator in 60 Seconds series, in which you can learn an Illustrator skill, feature, or technique in just a minute!Illustrator in 60 Seconds: How to Install and Use a Custom Swatch PatternThe ability to add and use custom swatch patterns is probably one of Illustrator’s most attractive features, but sometimes the actual…

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How to Create a Hanukkah Themed Icon Pack in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingIn today’s tutorial we’re going to break away from the regular stuff that we’ve done in the past and tackle something different, even special you may say, since we’re going to recreate some iconic objects and symbols from the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah. That being said, if you’re a proud kippah owner,…

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