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

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Create Interlocking Motifs in Illustrator

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Design the MacBook Line in Illustrator

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Create a Cute Vector Bear T-Shirt Design in Illustrator

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Experimental Type Workflow

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Make a Robot Character Illustration

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Create a Furry Calligram in Illustrator

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An Illustrator’s Project from Start to Finish

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Create a Mouthwatering Chocolate Strawberry in Illustrator

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Trace a Vintage Style Comic Sketch

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Design a Vector Astronaut Character in Illustrator

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Create Japanese Sushi in Illustrator

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Using Gradients in Illustrator to Create an iPod Nano

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Create Vector Superhero Character Illustrations

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Create a Yummy Vector Cupcake in Illustrator

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Create Lush, Glossy Vector Images in Illustrator

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Create a Craft-Inspired Kids Vector Design In Illustrator

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Create an Abstract Vector Artwork in Illustrator

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Create a Toaster Popping Illustration in Illustrator

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Create a Cute Creature Character from a Sketch in Illustrator

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Create a 6-egg Box in Illustrator

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Create a Penguins Illustration for Global Warming Awareness in Illustrator

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Create a Simple Store Front Icon in Illustrator

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Design a Cute Hamster Avatar

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Create a Valentine’s Day Illustration for Your Sweetie

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Reflections Done Right – Create a Money Roll Icon

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Create a Briefcase Icon in Illustrator

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Design a Glass Laboratory Flask in Illustrator

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Create a Cute Scary Monster in Illustrator

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Create Candy Cane Typography with Photoshop and Illustrator

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Create a Delicious Chocolate Chip Cookie in Illustrator

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Create a 3D Digital Clock in Illustrator

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Create an Ominous Jar of Purple Ooze

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Create a Tiger Striped Cat with Illustrator

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Create a Painterly Apple with Illustrator’s New Brushes

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Create a Detailed Vector iPhone in Illustrator

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Create the Volkswagen Logo in Illustrator

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Retro 3D Arcade Text in Illustrator

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Make Watercolor and Vector style Portraits in Illustrator

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Create an Electronic Piano in Illustrator

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5 Responses to “The 40 Best Illustrator Tutorials from 2010”
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