» Vector Tutorials from Different Sources

This will be an on-going post, meaning, any time I come across a new vector tutorial I really like, I’ll edit this post to link to it.

Some of the tutorials have practical uses, others are just pure eye candy or for fun.

★ VecTips

★ Learn Adobe Illustrator – by Envato

★  26 Best Adobe Illustrator Portrait Tutorials

★ 120+ of the Best Illustrator Tutorials EVER!

★ 68 Finest Adobe Illustrator Tutorials

★ 42 Best Illustrator Tutorials

20 Illustrator Tutorials – Learn to Make Fabulous Vector Graphics

Includes but is not limited to:

how to create vector glass objects / simple menu bar / draw a realistic cassette tape / design an isometric infographic / create old cinema ticket / create geometric – WPAP portrait

From EnvatoTuts:

★ Design & Illustration Tutorials > Adobe Illustrator

✦ Create a Burning, Vector Match Using Gradient Meshes

✦ How to Create a Simple Geometrical Pattern in Adobe Illustrator 

✦ How to Create Animated Vector Icons in Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop

✦ How to Create a Blueprint Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator 

✦ How to Scale Icons Correctly in Adobe Illustrator

From Graphic Design Junction: 

 30 Fresh Text Effect Tutorials (some of these are for Illustrator, some for Photoshop)

From Creative Bloq:

✦ Master Scalable Vector Graphics with the help of these expert tips and links. (2016)

Create Interlocking Motiffs (2010 – tutorial is in PDF format, free download)

✦ Learn how to animate Scalable Vector Graphics with these expert tips

✦ 38 Incredible Illustrator Tutorials (2010)

Includes but is not limited to:

how to create infographics / create a stitch looking label / tips for working with the gradient mesh tool / 3d lighted text effect / blue print style text

From Vector Boom:

★ Vector Boom Home Page |  Vector Boom > Tutorials

How to Create a Clean Vector Outline with Adobe Illustrator, in Five Minutes

Illustrator Tutorials on You Tube:

✦ How to Convert a Mesh Object back to a Regular Path Object in Adobe Illustrator (2016)

✦ Illustrator Tutorial Floral, Swirl, Ornaments, Butterfly (2013)

✦ Adobe Illustrator for Motion Graphics Artists

From Various Sources:

✦  Illustrator Tip: Duplicate a shape along a circle

Duplicating a Shape Around a Circle in Adobe Illustrator


-Create the shape you want duplicated

-Create circle that will define path of rotation. Place the object (your shape) the way you would like its copies positioned

-With shape selected, hit the (R) key or select the Rotate Tool

-While holding ALT (or OPT) click center of circle (This will open the Rotate Dialog Box)

-Enter degree / number of shapes (such as 360/8)

-Next choose “Copy” (do not choose “OK”)

-Continue to select CMD-D to duplicate shape around circle

✦  How To Create Your Own Textures in Illustrator via Red Bubble

✦ Illustrator Quick Tip: How to Make Custom Swooshes, Swirls, and Curls

 How to Create a Clean Vector Outline, in Five Minutes (via Vector Boom)

✦ How to Vectorize Watercolor Doodles in Illustrator

✦ Free Watercolor Brushes and Tutorial 

(How to make your own watercolor brushes in AI)

Adobe Illustrator for Motion Graphics Artists (via You Tube)

✦  How to Create Pattern Swatches in Adobe Illustrator (2016) – via Creative Studios

✦  26 Best Adobe Illustrator Portrait Tutorials – via Design Beep

✦ How to Scale Icons Correctly in Adobe Illustrator

✦ Placing Illustrator graphics into InDesign with CC Libraries, but the background isn’t transparent?

 Create your own fonts in Photoshop or Illustrator

✦ How to Create Your Own Color Separations in Adobe Illustrator 

 Preparing Artwork for Screen Printing in Adobe Illustrator

✦ Creating Accurate Rule Guides in Adobe Illustrator CS4

✦ Create Seamless Patterns in Illustrator

Vector Art Tutorials (collection of Vector Tuts on You Tube) via Gallery of Eve on dA

On that page, my favorite is probably

Drawing Perspective Vector Art in Adobe illustrator

(More links will probably be added in the future)

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