The 40 Best Illustrator Tutorials from 2010

Continuing our series of the best of 2010, today we gathered up the best Adobe Illustrator tutorials from 2010.  Whether you’re an avid Photoshop user looking to branch out and add some vector skills to your arsenal, or you’re a web designer wanting to integrate some hand drawn or vector elements into your work, or you’re a seasoned Illustrator user who just wants to be inspired with some new styles, techniques and tips, you’ll find the best Illustrator tutorials online in this collection.

You’ll see how to create a variety of cartoon characters in Illustrator, as well as some great icon design tutorials, text effect tutorials and more.  As always, feel free to suggest your own favorite Illustrator tutorials in the comments.

If you missed our other posts that covered the best digital art resources of 2010, here’s the series:

Have a great day!

Create a Cute Little Tiger in Illustrator

Create Interlocking Motifs in Illustrator

Design the MacBook Line in Illustrator

Create a Cute Vector Bear T-Shirt Design in Illustrator

Experimental Type Workflow

Make a Robot Character Illustration

Create a Furry Calligram in Illustrator

An Illustrator’s Project from Start to Finish

Create a Mouthwatering Chocolate Strawberry in Illustrator

Trace a Vintage Style Comic Sketch

Design a Vector Astronaut Character in Illustrator

Create Japanese Sushi in Illustrator

Using Gradients in Illustrator to Create an iPod Nano

Create Vector Superhero Character Illustrations

Create a Yummy Vector Cupcake in Illustrator

Create Lush, Glossy Vector Images in Illustrator

Create a Craft-Inspired Kids Vector Design In Illustrator

Create an Abstract Vector Artwork in Illustrator

Create a Toaster Popping Illustration in Illustrator

Create a Cute Creature Character from a Sketch in Illustrator

Create a 6-egg Box in Illustrator

Create a Penguins Illustration for Global Warming Awareness in Illustrator

Create a Simple Store Front Icon in Illustrator

Design a Cute Hamster Avatar

Create a Valentine’s Day Illustration for Your Sweetie

Reflections Done Right – Create a Money Roll Icon

Create a Briefcase Icon in Illustrator

Design a Glass Laboratory Flask in Illustrator

Create a Cute Scary Monster in Illustrator

Create Candy Cane Typography with Photoshop and Illustrator

Create a Delicious Chocolate Chip Cookie in Illustrator

Create a 3D Digital Clock in Illustrator

Create an Ominous Jar of Purple Ooze

Create a Tiger Striped Cat with Illustrator

Create a Painterly Apple with Illustrator’s New Brushes

Create a Detailed Vector iPhone in Illustrator

Create the Volkswagen Logo in Illustrator

Retro 3D Arcade Text in Illustrator

Make Watercolor and Vector style Portraits in Illustrator

Create an Electronic Piano in Illustrator

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