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Easy Illustrator Tutorials for Beginners

57 Adobe Illustrator Tutorials For Beginners To Experts


Adobe Illustrator has continued to grow year on year since its first release way back in 1987. The current CS6 version has just cemented its place as a must have piece of software for any aspiring or professional digital designer. It has so many great elements and features that it is hard to know where to begin when giving a tutorial but we have tried to cover most of the main elements starting with a 45 minute video for beginners before moving on to specific tutorials for various different tips and techniques.

For those used to photoshop the learning curve will not be as steep compared to a complete adobe virgin but there are many differences between photoshop and illustrator that need to be understood. In essence, many turn to illustrator to produce vectors that can be scaled to any size as they are essentially mathematical equations. This is impossible in photoshop that creates rich images in pixel form that become distorted when expanded.

In reality, it will takes many hours to become competent and weeks of using it to master all the elements but with hundreds of free illustrator tutorials online hopefully your learning path will be fast. Please note that photoshop may be required for some of these tutorials in order refine some of the images but the vast majority will require nothing more than illustrator and possibly a talented artist.

isometric grid based 3D letteringBefore we start looking at specific tutorials and effects it would be worth checking out this video by Terry White who runs through the 10 things you need to how to do before getting started with Adobe Illustrator CS6.

Beginners Tutorial: Using Shapes To Create A Robot

In this tutorial various tools and techniques will be used to create a simple vector robot character. The tutorial is not really about creating a robot – it is about getting used to using the basic shapes and tools and is therefore a great tutorial for beginners to get to grips with Adobe Illustrator.

Beginners Tutorial: Create A Vector Penguin Character in Illustrator

Follow this step by step Adobe Illustrator tutorial to create a simple vector penguin character. We’ll be using many of Illustrator’s basic shapes to create the structure of the character, which makes this tutorial great for beginners.

How To Create Isometric Grid-Based 3D Lettering

Steven Bonner gives a great tutiorial on the steps required to build a grid that will be the framework of your design. He will show you how to draw, colour and lighted/darken your lettering to produce an amesome 3D architectural scene.

How To Convert A Drawing To Vector Artwork

This is very detailed and well explained 45 minute video showing you all the steps required to convert a scanned drawing to a vector file within Adobe illustrator.

Create a Bending 3D Text Effect in Illustrator

This text guide will teach you how to produce a cool 3D text effect in
Adobe Illustrator. As well as showing you the basics of using the 3D tools you will learn how to o create color shifts with gradients and highlights. Finally, they tutorial also covers how to produce subtle patterns controlled with Opacity Masks.

How To Create A Comic Book Character in Illustrator
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by jcs0009

Is a publishing program
you can get the free trial from their website
read the tutorials
this will allow you to communicate with press people
it is great for multiple page documents like books or magazines
you import other file types like psd and ai (photoshop and adobe illustrator) you can draw within in design also.
The creative suite is very expensive
graphic design is a very competitive field
if you want to do this for a job your going to need to produce a very extensive portfolio
you can accomplish this by reading alot

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