100 Best Illustrator Tutorials of All Time (From Newbie to Pro)

Adobe Illustrator is the most powerful vector software on the planet, and whether you’re using it alone, or in a workflow with other tools such as a 3D program, Photoshop, InDesign, or something else, it can be a great asset to any designer’s arsenal. However, Illustrator is also one of the most daunting programs to learn how to use, with a vast array of tools and features at your fingertips.  Some high quality tutorials will go a long way to easing the process, and get you up and going on your own vector creations.

In our sequel to the Best Photoshop tutorials of all time, today we have the best Illustrator tutorials ever created and showcased on the web.  Whether you want to learn the basics, or something a bit more advanced, this list has it all, from vector characters, icon tutorials, coveted infographic tutorials (which are in high demand), or graphic-design illustration tutorials, this collection of the best Illustrator tutorials will be sure to help you out.

Here is a post on Tips for Integrating Photoshop and Illustrator into a Seamless Workflow

Also, let us know which your favorite illustrator tutorial is in the comments.

Hope you enjoy our selection of the best Illustrator tutorials.

Best Illustrator Tutorials:

Learn Illustrator CS3 In 30 Days

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Create a Gorgeous Landscape Wallpaper for your Desktop in Illustrator

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Create a Cute Furry Vector Monster in Illustrator

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Swirl Mania in Illustrator and Photoshop

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Make A Robot Character in Illustrator

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Icon Design Tutorial – Designing a New Icon in Illustrator

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Turn a Boring Bar Graph into a 3D Masterpiece with Illustrator

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Create an Easy Landscape Scene in Illustrator

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Create Environmentally Friendly Nature Typography in Illustrator

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Super Cool Abstract Vectors in Photoshop

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Create a Gang of Vector Ninjas in Illustrator

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How To Design a Classic Heraldic Figure in Illustrator

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Creating Omspace 3D Cylinder Graphics in Illustrator

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Create a Colorful Abstract Artwork in Illustrator

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Illustrator Tutorial: Surprise Gift:

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Real World Effects in Photoshop and Illustrator

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Create A Stunning Undersea Painting Using Vector Packs in Illustrator

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Simple Organic Shapes the Illustrator Way

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Create an Open Book with Illustrator’s 3D Extrude and Bevel Tools

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Create a Bright Retro Grunge Vector Illustration

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Old School Type Line Gradients in Photoshop and Illustrator

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Create an Abstract Vector Design in Illustrator

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How to Create a Vector Illustration

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Creating a Crazy Cool Logo in Illustrator

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Create a Character Mascot with Adobe Illustrator CS4

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Designing a Sleek Pencil Icon in Illustrator

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Creating Vector Characters in Illustrator

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Create a Cute Panda Bear Face Icon

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Draw a Windy Sunset Illustration

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Create a Cartoon Spaceship Interior

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Create a Super Happy Octopus Character

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Creating a Ribbon in Adobe Illustrator

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Creating an Awesome Rocket Space Avatar in Illustrator

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How to Design a Vector Character in Illustrator

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Create a Tiger Striped Cat with Illustrator

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How to Make a Calendar Icon

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How to Create a Sweet Popsicle Vector Illustration

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Mastering Masking in Illustrator

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Create a Stinking Zombie Flesh Eater in Illustrator

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Create a Simple Storefront Icon

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Drawing a Funny Game Character in Illustrator

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Create a Vector Pirate Cartoon Character in Illustrator

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Create a Cute Bunny Vector Character

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Create a Translucent Style IM Icon

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Create a Safari Compass in Illustrator

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Create a Happy Sun Character

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How to Create Your Own Cartoon Character

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Create a High Quality GUI Button Slider in Illustrator

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Use a Freebie Swirl to Create a Seamless Swirl Pattern

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Create a Retro Vector Illustration with Stylized Lines

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Create a Briefcase Icon in Illustrator

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Full Spectrum Spirograph in Illustrator

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Create a Cute Hamster Avatar in Illustrator

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Create a Photorealistic iMac and Magic Mouse

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Gradient Mesh Flower Tutorial

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Blend and Mask Yourself a Great Poster in Illustrator

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Master Painting in Illustrator

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Create Seamless Watermark Patterns in Illustrator

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Create a Cute Character from a Sketch

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Create an Identity Package in Illustrator

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Create a Pseudo-Sugar Skull from Start to Finish

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Create a Crafts Inspired Illustration

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Learn to Create a Financial Crisis Illustration

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Owl Ding Tutorial in Illustrator

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Create a Rocketing Vector Aircraft Shuttle

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Vexel Illustration Tutorial

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Creating Road Maps in Illustrator

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Create a Swirly Type Treatment

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Brighten Your Work with Custom 3D Shapes

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Ornate Lettering Process

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Create a Yummy Vector Cupcake

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Use Effects to Create a Cool Design

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Create a Cute Vector Bear T-Shirt Design

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Turn a Client-Approved Snack Label into a 3D Snack Pack

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Pixels and Vectors – Closing the Gap Between Photoshop and Illustrator

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Create a Grisly Zombie Illustration

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Create Cool Infographics in Illustrator

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Create the First Page of a Fairy Tale Book

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3D Pie Charts in Illustrator

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Create a Vector Collegiate Notebook Design

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Trendy Geometric Lines Tutorial

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Create a 4 Leaf Clover in Illustrator

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Create a Rubik’s Cube in Illustrator

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Create the Face of a Singing Pig in Illustrator

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Create a Simple Bomb Icon In Illustrator

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Creating Convincing Characters in Illustrator

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Create a Rotatable Globe in Illustrator

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How to Create Outstanding Modern Infographics

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Create a Cute Hippo Character in Illustrator

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Design a Coffee Shop Menu Layout with Illustrator and inDesign

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Retro Car Vector

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Create a Dynamic 3D Puzzle Effect in Illustrator

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Tug and Twirl Text in Illustrator

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Create the Face of a Grumpy Bear

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Turn a Sketch into a Fat Cat Vector Illustration

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Create a Themed Repeating Pattern in Illustrator

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Creating a Surrealistic Hand Drawn Illustration

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Quick Tips #2 – Scatter Brushes in Illustrator

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Creating a Cute Little Tiger in Illustrator

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Smoothly Shift Winter Colors to Create an Icy Vector Landscape

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