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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27 Amazingly Detailed Adobe Illustrator Tutorials

Recently on our Facebook page, we were asked in response to a vector tutorial being posted:Ain’t that too detailed for Illustrator?Names & avatars blurred for privacyIn response to one of our readers… here’s an article especially for you and other vector fans. Here are 27 tutorials from our archives, with amazingly detailed end results, that…

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How to Create a Sari-Inspired Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingIn this tutorial you will learn how to draw a text effect inspired by the stunning sari/saree clothing. The color theme here is bright pink and gold. There are plenty of details and plenty of Illustrator brushes and effects that we’ll use to create the beautiful decorations and silky texture, so follow…

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How to Create a Frog Princess Illustration in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingEverybody probably knows the story about princess frog, because many countries have similar stories. How do you imagine the frog princess? I imagine her as an adorable little frog princess like the one we’ll create today. This short tutorial is very easy to follow, and great for beginners. For more amazing images…

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How to Create a Hiking Backpack in Adobe Illustrator

Are you ready for our next adventure? This time we’ll be creating a flat backpack for camping using geometric shapes, Stroke panel and various tools and functions of Adobe Illustrator. Let’s do this! Tutorial Details Program: Adobe Illustrator CS6 – CC Difficulty: Intermediate Topics Covered: Shape Building, Live Corners, Stroke panel, Objects Aligning Estimated Completion…

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How to Draw a Watermelon and a Glass of Juice in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingIn this tutorial, you will learn how to use the Mesh Tool in Adobe Illustrator to create a watermelon, a watermelon slice, and a glass of juice!If you want to skip the tutorial and just use this vector with two more fruit glasses, you can purchase the Set Of Fruit Juice Splashes…

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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 Draw Sailor Moon in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingIn this tutorial you will learn how to draw Sailor Moon with her famous ponytails and cute outfit as a vector character. You will learn plenty of techniques for shading and highlights and will add plenty of details using brush profiles and effects in order to make this replica of the Sailor…

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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 Draw a Celebrating Sporty Character in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingThere are so many things that people celebrate when feeling happy about their achievements. In this tutorial we’ll be drawing a cheerful character celebrating a victory in a sports event. We’ll be using various functions of Adobe Illustrator and modifying geometric shapes in order to make the process easy and fun. Join…

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How to Create a Champagne Celebration Illustration in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingWhat do you think of when you hear the word “celebrating”? I think of festive things such as parties, birthdays, celebrating people, and so on. So today we are going to create an image of a celebrating man in Adobe Illustrator. We will be using basic shapes, effects, and tools. Hopefully you…

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How to Create an Irish Door Illustration in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingIn this tutorial, we’re going to create a beautiful Irish door like those found in Dublin. We’ll be using basic shapes and creating a brick wall with patterns in Adobe Illustrator.Looking for inspirational vectors? Why not head over to GraphicRiver.1. How to Create a New DocumentPress Control-N to make a New Document. Set the Units to Pixels, and enter 800…

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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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Free Live Course: 10 Essential Design Tips for Illustrator

10 Essential Design Tips for IllustratorIn this livestream we’re going to cover a variety of essential design tips to help take your creations in Illustrator to the next level. With these tips you’ll improve your icon design, learn the power of Illustrator’s 3D tools, take your typography further, and more. So download the starter files,…

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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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Quick Tip: How to Create a Monstera Leaf Pattern in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingThis tutorial is very easy and quick. However, despite its brevity and simplicity, you will still be able to add a few important skills to your designer’s arsenal. We will use the option Object > Pattern > Make, which will automatically create a pattern for you. If you are in a mood…

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Illustrator Tutorial: Swimming Pool Water Reflections

In this tutorial, you will learn how to create a swimming pool with water reflections using Adobe Illustrator. We will go through the steps such as creating the swimming pool and the other objects for the poster. Finally, we will arrange these elements into the swimming pool. Let’s go through an exciting process and challenge…

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