Asim Shahzad Posted on 08. Jun, 2012 | Comment in!
In our daily routine life we seen lots of creative and eye-catching objects it’s just the magic of the designers, because designing is the field of creativity. Creativity has a deep relation with designing and it’s also a reason of success for every designer, all and sundry knows that creativity isn’t everybody’s cup of tea. Icon designing is also a hard work because designer has to work with more creativity on icons, because mostly icons used in many other designing objects. A designer also needs to choose attractive kind of colors because that’s the color that makes your icon creative in the eyes of others.
Many designers know that Illustrator is also a well-known tool because it helps you to design creative objects, if you are a designer you are on a right place because below I am going to share with you Illustrator tutorials. Now you have a chance to become a creative icon designer to see the below tutorials that is related with Illustrator. I have seen many designers who consider it a big deal to design creative and Awe-Inspiring Icons but now you have no need to worry more because below Illustrator tutorials for icons designing are the part and parcel for this purpose.
Vector Snow Globe
Christmas is around the corner and in this illustrator tutorial you will learn how to draw a vector snow globe with a winter landscape and a small town inside. This is a great way to learn creative methods and tricks on how to use different brushes to create the snow look and the snowfall. Also by the end of it you will know how to draw a lodge, a snowman and I will explain my way of drawing a fir tree using a personalized fir-tree branch Art Brush.
Eye-Catching 3d Pie Graph
In this short illustrator tutorial, we will create an eye-catching 3D pie chart from raw data and explore several techniques for making better graph charts. Adobe Illustrator is the best tool for this job at least for me. Sometimes, we have to make eye catching graphs and illustrator is the best for this job.
Create a Radio App Icon Using Adobe Illustrator
In this Tuts+ Premium tutorial, you’ll be provided with examples wood and fabric texture creation techniques. Also we will learn how to render the light play on the objects with the help of the Opacity Mask, Blend Tool and Art Brushes. Studying this tutorial step-by-step, you’ll get to know all the secrets of the professional icon design creation. If you are looking to take your skills to the next level then Log in or Join Now to get started!
Create an Embroidered Patch Style with Adobe Illustrator
In this tutorial you will learn how to layer fills, strokes and special effects in the Appearance Panel to create a complex embroidered patch image using just one circle and a few shapes. Let’s begin!
How to Create a Simple Set of Ribbon Icons
In the following tutorial you will learn how to create a simple set of ribbon icons. First, we’ll build the starting shapes using several basic tools along with some simple effects and vector shape building techniques. Next, we’ll add extra details and colors using Pathfinder options, dashed strokes, a built-in pattern and some new effects. Finally, we’ll add a simple text with a discrete shadow effect.
How to Make an Icy Cocktail
Do you desire to drink an icy refreshing cocktail on a sunny day? I know I am, so in this Illustrator tutorial, I will explain how I draw a refreshing cocktail drink in Adobe illustrator. Hope you will find this useful and inspiring to make other kinds of drinks or cocktails.
Futuristic Interface Design
Follow this tutorial to learn how to draw a futuristic download player using only basic shapes. It is mainly created using the 3D effects tool because of the lighting/shading options and the Bevel shapes that can be easily created to obtain a futuristic look. This Adobe illustrator tutorial is good for learning more about interface designs in Illustrator. So leave a comment if you enjoyed this tutorial.
Illustrate a Fun Magnify Zoom Icon
In this tutorial, we’ll create a unique Magnifying Glass shown enlarging a selection of text. We’ll work primarily with the pathfinder and basic shape tools to cut out our shapes for this illustration, though the pen tool will also be used. We color the elements along the way using various gradients.
Create A Sleek Bevel Styled Icon With Just a Few Illustrator Tools
I love simple and sleek looking icons. I love them even more when they’re easy to make, and completely versatile as a foundation for a ton of other icons. With a little practice, you can probably whip out some really beautiful icons in under a few minutes!
Make a Shiny Gum Ball Machine with Mesh Gradients
In this tutorial, we’ll explain how to create a gum ball machine with mesh gradient. We’ll create the base, the glass casing, the money slot, and the opening where the bubble gum balls come out. This is an advanced tutorial and the pace is fairly quick. Intermediate Illustrator knowledge is required.
Create a Simple Trunk Icon
In the following tutorial created by Andrei Marius, you can learn to create a simple trunk icon. This detailed Illustrator tutorial uses some Extrude & Bevel 3d effects, gradients, offsets, and other techniques that can be easily applied to other icons ans illustrations.
Create a Set of Artist Icons
There are many reasons why Adobe Illustrator is an excellent application for creating icons. The same elements can be used as building blocks to ensure consistency and speed up your workflow. Learn a range of techniques, from basic shape-building to more complex lighting effects.
Icon Design Tutorial: Drawing A Pencil Icon
This article explains the process of designing a simple pencil icon, one of the icons of the icon set. The tutorial is very detailed and in-depth, so you will hopefully be able to follow each step without any problems.
Design a Vector Audio Speaker Icon in Illustrator
In this intermediate tutorial, I’ll show you how to create a vector speaker icon. When you break down the elements you’ll find it fairly easy. We’ll be using some ellipses with gradients, the Grid Tool, and the Mesh Tool to create this icon design.
How to Draw a Perfume Bottle 2
In this second perfume tutorial series, you will learn another technique to draw a perfume bottle. I will show you how to create realistic gold reflections and to use effects like Glass and Chrome to create the textures for the bottle in Adobe Illustrator. Also this tutorial takes advantage of the Blending modes to create the pink stylish look. Enjoy!
How to Draw a Vector Kiwi
Ever wonder how to make a vector kiwi in Adobe Illustrator? Well I did and here is what I came up with. In this tutorial, I will teach you how to do it using illustrator effects like Texturizer, Pointillize, Grain and Film grain. Hope you can learn some new stuff in this tutorial.
Design a Detailed Compass Icon in Photoshop
Another drawing tutorial for icon lovers in which we’ll be illustrating a metallic compass. We’ll be controlling shadow and reflection to add realism to the illustration. As with any icon design, it’s a combination of the overall design and subtle details that gives quality results.
Learn To Create A Safe Illustration
In this tutorial I’ll be walking you through the process of creating a Safe Illustration. We’ll be using a number of tools in this tutorial so there’s plenty to be learned. Lets get going…
Create a 3D Push Pin and a Paper Note in Illustrator
In this tutorial, we’ll show the beginning Adobe Illustrator artist how to create a 3D push pin with the 3D Revolve Tool. We’ll learn how to apply highlights and create shadows for a more realistic effect and add a paper note to it
How to Make a Vector Diamond Ring in Illustrator
This tutorial is about making two diamond rings with all their component parts, starting from the ring, the big diamond with the base where it sits and the little diamonds applied with an extra shine. I paid attention to the details so they look realistic and I will show you the tips and tricks that I used to make them. Let’s get started!
The Making of an Icon
This won’t be a tutorial or a step-by-step walkthrough, more like a general guideline based on my own experience. It’s how my workflow crops up. Enough disclaimer, let’s see if we can make an icon. To illustrate the creation of an icon, I’ve decided to redraw my old TextEdit icon from the bottom up.
Make a 3D Vector Film Roll, Drawn in Perspective
In this tutorial, I’m going to share with you how to draw a realistic film roll, drawn in perspective. You should already be familiar with using the Pen Tool, Ellipses and Gradients. Let’s begin!
Create a Glossy Downloads Folder Icon
Follow this quick tip and you will learn how to draw a folder starting from a single path with the help of the 3D Extrude&Bevel effect. You will play with multiple appearances, effects and shadows and you will use the Halftone Pattern effect to create a different texture for the folder icon. Let’s begin!
Create a Simple Storefront Icon
In this tutorial I will show you how to create a simple storefront icon using some rectangles, Illustrator Effects, and gradients. This icon is great for use in e-commerce sites and the techniques in this tutorial can easily be applied to other icons, illustrations, and logos.
How to Create a Yellow Submarine Icon with Gradient Meshes
We have another great Vector Premium tutorial available exclusively for Premium members today. If you want to learn how to use gradient mesh, pattern brushes and other advanced Illustrator tools to create a shiny submarine, then we have an awesome tutorial for you. Learn more about this tutorial at the jump!
Create a Neat Price tag
In the following tutorial I will show you how to create a neat price tag. First, for the basic shape, the grid and the Snap to Grid will significantly ease your work. Then, for the rest of the illustration you’ll use the Pathfinder options, multiple gradients and strokes plus some basic effects and brushes.
Create Your Own Set of File Icons
Follow this quick tip and you will learn how to create your own set of file icons. I picked out the mp3, avi and jpeg file formats but using the same technique you can create any other format you want. Let’s start!
Create a Shiny Piggy Bank Icon
This work is a common project created together with Iaroslav Lazunov and Oleksandr Iegupov. In this tutorial you will learn how to create smooth transitions between the intersecting surfaces, and find the lines of their intersections. We will use Opacity Masks, Gradient Meshes, Blends and 3D modelling.!
Cosmetic Beauty Icon
Follow this Illustrator tutorial to learn how to draw a nice cosmetic beauty icon and different kinds of makeup products. Learn how to use the Grain, the Inner Glow, the Warp-Arc Upper effects and 3D effects to create this illustration. A great tutorial for beginners to get started on drawing icons. So start learning today!
How to Create A Realistic Chef’s Knife in Illustrator
If you love cooking, then this tutorial is just for you! Learn how to create a realistic chef’s knife by using simple paths and gradients. We’ll use relatively easy techniques to give an object volume, control the lighting, and make it look super sharp. Let’s get started!
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