Sep 14 2010

35 Hand-Picked Illustrator Drawing Tutorials From 2010

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Adobe Illustrator is a powerful tool to help designers produce high quality digital drawings. Once you created a sketch on paper or your tablet, you can use Illustrator’s tools to turn sketches in a vivid, beautiful illustrations. In this post we present some fresh tutorials for mastering your drawing skills in illustrator.

Adobe Illustrator Tutorials

Create a Painterly Apple with Illustrator CS5’s new Bristle Brush
The new Bristle Brush in Illustrator CS5 gives you the best of both worlds: The painterly effects of real media and the control and flexibility of a vector drawing.

Create a Painterly Apple with Illustrator CS5’s new Bristle Brush

Create a Print Ready Business Card Design in Illustrator
Illustrator has fantastic tools available for creating small print designs such as business cards. Follow this walkthrough on how to create a fun business card design complete with illustrated character.

Create a Print Ready Business Card Design in Illustrator

Japanese Sushi
This tutorial will teach you how to create a plate of yummy Japanese sushi in illustrator.

Japanese Sushi

How to Make Hitman in Adobe Illustrator
This tutorial is on illustration of hitman in Adobe Illustrator. For this tutorial you don’t have need any extra skills if you know basics of Adobe Illustrator you will make it easily.

How to Make Hitman in Adobe Illustrator

Design a Little Lion Man in Illustrator
In this tutorial we’ll learn how to design a Little Lion Man inspired by the song from Mumford and Sons.

Design a Little Lion Man in Illustrator

How to Draw a Vintage Typewriter Icon Inside Adobe Illustrator
In this tutorial, author will tell you how to draw a vintage typewriter icon inside Adobae Illustrator

How to Draw a Vintage Typewriter Icon Inside Adobe Illustrator

Abstract Vector Artwork Illustrator Tutorial
In this tutorial author will teach you how to create this Vector Artwork in Adobe Illustrator.

Abstract Vector Artwork Illustrator Tutorial

How To Draw a Cute Vector Dog Character in Illustrator
Follow this step by step design process of the making of a vector character. We’ll start with a hand drawn sketch of my dog, Jake the labrador retriever, then add various lines, colour fills gradients and highlights to produce a cute cartoon representation.

How To Draw a Cute Vector Dog Character in Illustrator

Cute Vector Baby Cartoon Illustrator Tutorial
In this tutorial author will teach you how to create a Cute Cartoon Baby in Adobe Illutrator.

Cute Vector Baby Cartoon Illustrator Tutorial

Illustrator Tutorial on Making a Jack in the Box
We will learn how to make a jack in the box.

Illustrator Tutorial on Making a Jack in the Box

How to Draw a Funny Bee Illustration
From this tutorial you will learn how to create a funny illustration of a bee inside Adobe Illustrator

How to Draw a Funny Bee Illustration

Create the face of a grumpy bear
In this tutorial you can learn to create a grumpy bear face in Adobe Illustrator

Create the face of a grumpy bear

Design an Underwater Clown Fish Tutorial in Illustrator
In this tutorial author will show you how to create a beautiful clown fish illustration inside Adobe Illustrator CS4.

Design an Underwater Clown Fish Tutorial in Illustrator

Create the face of a greedy monkey
This tutorial will help you create a simple illustration of a monkey face.

Create the face of a greedy monkey

How To Draw A Funny Cop Illustration From A Sketch
In this tutorial author will show you how to draw a funny cop illustration from a sketch. This tutorial requires intermediate knowledge of Adobe Illustrator and advanced pen drawing skills.

How To Draw A Funny Cop Illustration From A Sketch

Discover tattoo illustration techniques
This tutorial will teach you how to master your tattoo illustration skills.

Discover tattoo illustration techniques

How To Draw Ferb Step By Step
This tutorial is about only Ferb where we will guide you how to draw Ferb step by step in Illustrator. It’s a very basic tutorial where beginners can also practice this easily.

How To Draw Ferb Step By Step

How to Apply Toon Style Coloring Techniques to a Pencil Drawing
In this tutorial we will learn how to easily take a pen and pencil sketch and turn it into a vector illustration without losing the aesthetic of a hand rendered image.

How to Apply Toon Style Coloring Techniques to a Pencil Drawing

Creating convincing characters
Illustrator maestro Alexis West demonstrates how to magic up appealing characters using a pencil, a computer and bags of imagination.

Creating convincing characters

How to Create a Lustrous Electric Guitar
In this tutorial you will learn how to create a realistic looking electric guitar

How to Create a Lustrous Electric Guitar

Design symmetrical character art
In this tutorial you will learn how to Design symmetrical character art.

Design symmetrical character art

Wooden Smoking Pipe
This tutorial is on how to draw a stylish smoking tobacco pipe in Illustrator. You will learn how to create wood texture on the pipe in this tutorial.

Wooden Smoking Pipe

Create a Tiger Striped Cat with Illustrator
This tutorial is on how to draw a cunning yet cute tiger striped cat.

Create a Tiger Striped Cat with Illustrator

How to Illustrate Dynamic Hair Using Adobe Illustrator’s Paintbrush Tool
This tutorial will show you how to create a dynamic hairstyle from a reference image. You will use the Paintbrush Tool, basic skin shading and transparent gradients.

How to Illustrate Dynamic Hair Using Adobe Illustrator’s Paintbrush Tool

Create a Tasty Burger Icon in Illustrator
In this delicious tutorial I’ll show you how to create a three-dimensional, scrumptious burger using Adobe Illustrator.

Create a Tasty Burger Icon in Illustrator

Waving Flag of the USA
Drawing a waving flag in illustrator can be a tricky and challenging process for a new beginner. In this tutorial, we will learn how to draw a vector waving flag of the United States of America.

Waving Flag of the USA

How To Create a Trendy Seamless Pattern in Illustrator
The great thing about seamless repeating patterns is that once created, they can be used as a base for all kinds of awesome designs

How To Create a Trendy Seamless Pattern in Illustrator

Give personality to character art
If you’re looking to create a series of characters based on a theme, what better one to sample than one of Aaron Miller’s delightful confections?

Give personality to character art

How To Create A Very Scary But Cute Monster In Illustrator
This is a tutorial on how to draw a complex monster illustration.

How To Create A Very Scary But Cute Monster In Illustrator

Create a Cool Vector Panda Character in Illustrator
Here’s a step by step walkthrough of the process used to create a cool Panda character, from the basic outlines through to the detailed final design.

Create a Cool Vector Panda Character in Illustrator

How to Create a Delicious Chocolate Chip Cookie In Illustrator
In this simple tutorial, I will show you how to create a super detailed cookie illustration inside Adobe Illustrator.

How to Create a Delicious Chocolate Chip Cookie In Illustrator

Create a cute monster girl in Illustrator
Author will explain how to create a cute little monster girl and in the same time, you will learn to handle multiple layers and maximize their efficiency.

Create a cute monster girl in Illustrator

Modeling the Human Body in Adobe Illustrator
In this tutorial we will use Adobe Illustrator to create the ideal proportions of a female figure.

Modeling the Human Body in Adobe Illustrator

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Comments and Discussions
  • Sunalini, 14 September 2010

    Awesome tutorials.

  • Marius, 14 September 2010

    Thanks, for including my tutorial.

  • terina, 14 September 2010

    AWESOME!! thank you so much!!

  • adikahorvath, 14 September 2010

    I like the painterly apple tutorial. Thanks for sharing

  • Imran Khan, 14 September 2010

    Great post =)

    The collection is great

    thanks for sharing

  • Krishna, 15 September 2010

    Bookmarked for the future!
    thanks! :)

  • eTechy, 15 September 2010

    lovely collection, downloaded all for future use. Thanks

  • Sunny Kumar, 15 September 2010

    Nice Illustrations…

  • Nima Heydarian, 15 September 2010

    Thanks for the list. I like the sushi the most

  • Shevaa, 16 September 2010

    nice tutorials.. thanks man

  • Hypesol, 16 September 2010

    All tuts are really creative and nice but i personally like Hitmat Tutorials

  • Theo, 16 September 2010

    Awesome tutorial list !

  • Umer Farooq, 17 September 2010

    Excellent Collection.

  • Design Dazzling, 18 September 2010

    Nice listing all tuts are too good but i personally like “Discover Tatto” and “Hitman Tutorial”

  • calvin frank, 18 January 2011

    It seems too advanced and very broad for me to comprehend.

  • Lea Burks, 13 February 2011

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  • uthayakumar, 08 October 2011

    Realy usefull this tutorials . thanks

  • Giselle, 27 October 2011

    very helpful! thanks so much!

  • Sandeep, 30 August 2012

    superb collections Thanks..

  • akazad, 06 February 2013

    so nice

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