Nov 08 2012

40 Amazing Tutorials For Illustrators And Photoshoppers

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The following roundup of high-grade and elaborate Illustrator tutorials will not only satisfy the fans of vector-graphics. It is also bound to inspire the Photoshop artist. This is because a lot of the effects shown can be achieved using Photoshop as well, though in slightly different ways. You will definitely have your aha-moments here. The spectrum ranges from infographics over typography to posters and really lovely comic characters. Every designer will find his own favorite here.

Creating a Day of the Dead Inspired Portrait

Website: blogs.adobe.com
Author: Sharon Milne

© Sharon Milne

How to Create a Promotional Website Infographic in Adobe Illustrator

Website: vector.tutsplus.com
Author: Iaroslav Lazunov

© Iaroslav Lazunov

Adobe Illustrator Tutorial: Create Art Deco Type Art

Website: digitalartsonline.co.uk
Author: Adam Pointer

© Adam Pointer

Create Courage, The Cowardly Dog in Illustrator

Website: abduzeedo.com
Author: abduzeedo.com

© abduzeedo.com

Create a Stylish, Vector Hair Typography Illustration

Website: vector.tutsplus.com
Author: Sharon Milne

© Sharon Milne

Create a 3D custom map in Illustrator

Website: computerarts.co.uk
Author: Radio

© Radio

Create retro graphics in Illustrator

Website: computerarts.co.uk
Author: Ryan Brinkerhoff

© Ryan Brinkerhoff

How to Create Infographics in Adobe Illustrator

Website: designmodo.com
Author: Iaroslav Lazunov

© Iaroslav Lazunov

How to Create Realistic, Vector Bubbles

Website: vector.tutsplus.com
Author: Iaroslav Lazunov

© Iaroslav Lazunov

Adobe Illustrator Tutorial: Create a Simple Map Illustration

Website: www.noupe.com
Author: Andrei Marius

© Andrei Marius

Create a Burning, Vector Match Using Gradient Meshes

Website: vector.tutsplus.com
Author: Iaroslav Lazunov

© Iaroslav Lazunov

Create a Jellyfish with Brushes in Adobe Illustrator CS5

Website: vector.tutsplus.com
Software: Adobe Illustrator
Author: Sharon Milne

© Sharon Milne

Adobe Illustrator Tutorial: Create a Detailed Restaurant Chalkboard

Website: www.noupe.com
Author: Andrei Marius

© Andrei Marius

Create a 50s ad poster in Illustrator

Website: www.webdesignerdepot.com
Author: Marcos Torres

© Marcos Torres

Create a Zee Vintage Label on Illustrator

Website: abduzeedo.com
Author: Marcos D. Torres

© Marcos D. Torres

Quick Tip: How to Create a Vector Grass Text Effect

Website: vector.tutsplus.com
Author: Diana Toma

© Diana Toma

Adobe Illustrator tutorial: Design retro isometric illustrations

Website: www.digitalartsonline.co.uk
Author: Mark Oliver

© Mark Oliver

Create Detailed Vintage Typography with Illustrator and Photoshop

Website: psd.tutsplus.com
Author: Diego Rodriguez

© Diego Rodriguez

How To Create a Cubist Style Logo Design in Illustrator

Website: blog.spoongraphics.co.uk
Author: Chris Spooner

© Chris Spooner

Quick Tip: Create a Shiny Abstract Background

Website: vector.tutsplus.com
Author: Diana Toma

© Diana Toma

Add Depth And Texture In Illustrator

Website: www.computerarts.co.uk
Author: Jeffrey Bowman

© Jeffrey Bowman

Quick Tip: How to Illustrate a Retro Speech Bubble with the Spiral Tool

Website: vector.tutsplus.com
Author: Roman Volkov

© Roman Volkov

How to Illustrate a Super Cute Monster with Custom Brushes

Website: vector.tutsplus.com
Author: Mike Austin

© Mike Austin

Create a Fantasy Style Potion Illustration with Gradients and the Bristle Brush

Website: vector.tutsplus.com
Author: Sharon Milne

© Sharon Milne

Create a clean Retro Badge in Adobe Illustrator

Website: www.denisdesigns.com
Software: Adobe Illustrator
Author: Tyler

© Tyler

How to Illustrate a Luminous Vector Sunset

Website: vector.tutsplus.com
Author: Iaroslav Lazunov

© Iaroslav Lazunov

Create An Awesome Space Rocket Avatar in Illustrator

Website: www.cutelittlefactory.com
Author: Andrea Austoni


© Andrea Austoni

Adobe Illustrator & Photoshop tutorial: Put a low-poly spin on music cover art

Website: www.digitalartsonline.co.uk
Author: Damien Vignaux

© Damien Vignaux

Create a Vintage Art Deco Poster with Illustrator’s Grain Effect

Website: vector.tutsplus.com
Author: Cheryl Graham

© Cheryl Graham

Adobe Illustrator Tutorial: Create a Semi-Realistic Oil Barrel Illustration

Website: www.noupe.com
Author: Andrei Marius

© Andrei Marius

How to Create a Steel Volume Knob in Adobe Illustrator

Website: www.devgarage.com
Author: Andrei Marius

© Andrei Marius

How to Create a Rainy Window Vector Background

Website: vector.tutsplus.com
Author: Cheryl Graham

© Cheryl Graham

Quick Tip: How to Draw an Apricot with the Mesh Tool

Website: vector.tutsplus.com
Author: Diana Toma

© Diana Toma

Happy Tree Friends in Illustrator

Website: abduzeedo.com
Author: marcos333′s blog

© marcos333′s blog

Vectoring a Pair of Luscious Lips in Illustrator CS6 from Stock

Website: vector.tutsplus.com
Author: Sharon Milne

© Sharon Milne

Create a Psychedelic, Funky Line Art Portrait

Website: vector.tutsplus.com
Author: Sharon Milne

© Sharon Milne

Create retro-look vectors

Website: www.computerarts.co.uk
Author: James Wignall

© James Wignall

Creating a Vintage Ski Poster Design with Illustrator® CS4 – Vector Premium Tutorial

Website: vector.tutsplus.com
Author: Neal McCullough

© Neal McCullough

The Artist Inspiring Design in Illustrator and Photoshop

Website: abduzeedo.com
Author: Abduzeedo’s Blog

© Abduzeedo’s Blog

Type Illustration Project: Experimental Digital Workflow

Website: designinstruct.com
Author: Zena Santos

© Zena Santos

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About the Author

Dirk Metzmacher is a professional Photoshop trainer, book author and designed with over 10 years of experience. He is also a creative mind behind Photoshop Weblog, a blog about techniques, tutorials and resources related to Adobe Photoshop.

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Comments and Discussions
  • Theo, 08 November 2012

    Great collection, bookmarked!

  • Abi, 10 November 2012

    I love thee funkadelic chick! She brings back flashbacks from the 70′s.

    Thanks for sharing all these awesome images – they helped make my day!

  • Debarshi, 12 November 2012

    The space rocket avatar and the super cure monster are the best I think, these tutorials can help to teach us many secrets of photoshop.

  • Darryl Brocklesby, 13 November 2012

    Bookmarked

  • Annapaul, 14 November 2012

    Great collections

  • Daisy Bono, 15 November 2012

    As I was looking at the images I can’t stop myself from saying “WOW”. These are very impressive works all comes from the great combination of illustrator and photoshop and the brilliant creativity of the person behind these.

  • may phat dien 3 pha, 26 November 2012

    Like the: The Artist Inspiring Design in Illustrator and Photoshop. It is simple but clear, good job

  • Tattoo, 07 January 2013

    Awesome designs.

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  • Luke Schiefer, 13 February 2013

    Thanks so much. Very generous and much appreciated!

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  • hannah, 07 December 2013

    i really like designinstruct that gives an easy option for designing but there are many more sites and tools to explore in this post. really good work and i’ve many easy to manage sites. thanks.

  • hannah, 07 December 2013

    goood work

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