Author Archives: Andrei Stefan

How to Create a Camping Icon Pack in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingToday we’re going to get a little adventurous and learn how to create our very own camping icon set, using some of the most basic shapes and tools that you probably already work with on a daily basis. So put on those hiking boots, and let’s get started!Oh, and before I forget,…

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How to Create a Vampire Hunter Icon Pack in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingSince the dawn of time, humans have had a burning fear of the unknown, which led their imagination to give birth to mythical creatures that have haunted them for centuries. Today, we’re going to access that struggle against the supernatural and create our very own vampire hunting kit, using some rudimentary shapes…

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How to Create a Retro Camera Icon Pack in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingToday you’re going to learn how to create a Photographer’s Essentials icon pack with a little retro flavor to it. So if you’re into icon design, buckle up since it’s about to get interesting.You’re going to see how easy it is to create these little assets using nothing more than the basic…

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How to Create a DJ Themed Icon Pack in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingIn today’s tutorial we’re going to get our groove on by creating a small DJ icon set, which I thought would be a nice change of pace from the themes that we’ve covered lately.We’re going to rely mostly on the tools that we would normally use on a daily basis, so expect…

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Illustrator in 60 Seconds: How to Install and Use a Custom Brush Set

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 Brush Set Custom Brushes are one of Illustrator’s most attractive features, but sometimes the process of adding them can prove to be…

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Illustrator in 60 Seconds: How to Create a Calendar Icon

Welcome to our Illustrator in 60 Seconds series, in which you can learn an Illustrator skill, feature, or technique in just a minute!How to Create a Calendar Icon In today’s tutorial you’re going to learn how to create a simple Calendar icon using some of the geometric shapes that we work with on a daily…

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Illustrator in 60 Seconds: How to Create a Location Pin 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 Location Pin Icon Ever wondered how to create a location pin icon? Well if that’s the case, wonder no more since today I’m going to…

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How to Create the Carpet Pattern From "The Shining" in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingIn today’s tutorial we’re going to continue with the Horror Movie Special, and learn how to create the trippy carpet pattern from Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining.We’re going to create it in Adobe Illustrator using some “old-school” techniques, which involve the careful handling of the Rectangle Tool combined with the power of the…

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How to Create an Evil Dead Themed Icon Pack in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingToday I have something really special and actually kind of gory prepped for all of you Evil Dead fans out there. Yup, today we are going to create a one of a kind themed icon pack that will blow your socks off, using some of the most basic tools that Illustrator has…

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Illustrator in 60 Seconds: How to Create a Search Icon Using Strokes

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 Search Icon Using StrokesEver wondered how to create a simple search icon using strokes? If so, you should definitely watch this video since it will…

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Illustrator in 60 Seconds: How to Use the Symbols Panel

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 Use the Symbols PanelIn today’s tutorial we’re going to briefly see how we can use the Symbols panel to create multiple instances of the same art object…

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How to Create a Doctor Who Themed Icon Pack in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingToday I’ve put together a special little tutorial for all of you “Doctor Who” fans out there in which we’re going to learn how to create our very own props from the TV series, using some of the most basic shapes and tools that Illustrator has to offer.You can always expand the…

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How to Create a Halloween Themed Icon Pack in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingIt’s almost that special time of the year when the dead once again rise from their graves and walk among us, giving all living creatures a night to remember. So I thought it would be nice to give you a small treat in the form of a Halloween themed icon tutorial, using…

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Illustrator in 60 Seconds: How to Create a Microphone 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 Microphone IconIn today’s video I’m going to quickly show you how to create a simple microphone icon using some simple shapes which we will turn…

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Illustrator in 60 Seconds: How to Create a Camera Icon Using Strokes

Welcome to our Illustrator in 60 Seconds series, in which you can learn an Adobe Illustrator skill, feature, or technique in just a minute!Illustrator in 60 Seconds: How to Create a Camera Icon Using StrokesEver wondered how to create a simple camera icon using strokes? This video will show you the entire process from start…

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How to Create a Set of Wall-E Inspired Avatar Icons in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingIn today’s tutorial we’re going to take a trip down memory lane and create some of the most iconic Pixar characters in the form of some cute little icons.We’re going to be doing all that using Illustrator’s most basic shapes and tools such as the Rectangle Tool and the Ellipse Tool, and…

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Illustrator in 60 Seconds: How to Create an iMac 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 an iMac IconIn today’s video I’m going to quickly show you how to create your own iMac icon using some of the basic shapes and tools…

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Illustrator in 60 Seconds: How to Create a Folded Document 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 Folded Document IconIn today’s video you’re going to learn how to create a simple folded document icon using some basic shapes and tools from within…

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How to Create a Pokémon Themed Icon Pack in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingWith all the Pokémon Go madness going on lately, I thought it would be nice to put together an easy tutorial on how to create your very own icon pack using some of the elements found within the game. It didn’t take long and that thought quickly came to life in the…

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