36 Adobe Illustrator Tutorials on Vector Design

Working in Adobe software has become the norm for most creative professionals. Photoshop is a huge program and compliments nicely with the entire Creative Suite. But Photoshop is primarily used for bitmap graphics, while Adobe Illustrator handles vector design in a similar fashion. It seems complicated but if you have the time to learn Illustrator it is well worth the effort.

Thus I’ve put together a handful of tutorials focused around vector artwork. These online guides and tutorials will help any designer understand how to structure vectors using Illustrator. There are a number of tools and techniques that can only be learned through practice and repetition. Take a peek over the list and see if anything catches your attention.

“Almost Flat” Modern Icons

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Illustrator Crash Course

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Illustrator Pen Tool

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Create Seamless Patterns

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RSS Icon Vector

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Cute Mushroom Vector

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Pixel-perfect Vector Icon

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Inner Shadow

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Mesh Tool Basics

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Weather Line Icons

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Creating Simple Icons

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Painted Vector Effect

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Vintage Camping Lantern

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Vector Teddy Bears

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Design Modern Infographics

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Graphic Style Palette

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Illustrator’s Paintbrush Tool

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Clipping Paths and Opacity Masks

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Vector Drop Shadow

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Creating a Metal Chair

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Simple Power Button

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Create a Sleek Ribbon

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Creating Halftone Effects

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Making Abstract Backgrounds

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Store Front Icon

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Create an Adobe Illustrator Brush

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Thermometer lllustration

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SVG Icons for Browsers

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Create an Envelope Icon

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Illustrator CS6 Self Portrait

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Skull Vector

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Google Chrome Icon

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Create a Mac Icon

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Stylish Pencil Icon

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3D Twitter Icon

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Cartoon Ghost Character

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Jake is a researcher and writer on many design & digital art websites. He frequently writes on topics including UX design, content marketing, and project management. You can find more work on his portfolio and follow his latest tweets @jakerocheleau.

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