Best Adobe Illustrator Tutorials of April 2014





Used by professional designers worldwide, Adobe Illustrator software is proving to be quite successful in winning the hearts of millions for the cool features it comes decked up with. Besides providing precision, Adobe Illustrator software has sophisticated drawing tools, expressive natural brushes and lot many time-savers that together contribute in making it the choice of designers for giving shape to their creative ideas.

Tempting is the world of designing but walking on the path of success in this field is not as easy as it appears to be. From newbies to professional designers, each one is seeking help to learn new things and brush up the skills. The entire week, we keep bookmarking the useful Photoshop and best Adobe Illustrator tutorials for making it easier so that you don’t have to spare extra hours looking for the best and useful ones.

Recently, we published an article entitled Best Adobe Photoshop Tutorials of April 2014 and today we have prepared a compilation of best Adobe Illustrator tutorials of April 2014. Here it is!

Best Adobe Illustrator Tutorials of April 2014

1. Adobe Illustrator tutorial: Create type filled with characters

If you are looking best Adobe Illustrator tutorials, DigitalArtsOnline.co.uk is one of the great site. To start with, we have showcased first tutorial spotted at DigitalArts that will make you learn how to create type filled with cute characters. After seeing this tutorial, you will fall in love with “R” character.



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2. Adobe Illustrator & Photoshop tutorial: Create urban type

If you love typography, this tutorial is surely for you. Spotted at DigitalArtOnline.co.uk that will help you learn creating the urban type masterpiece inspired from last year’s London Olympics, underground club scenes and the vistas.

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3. How To Create Geometric Low Poly Art The Easy Way

Chris Spooner is one of the great designer we know and he comes with some amazing Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator tutorials for time to time. In this tutorial, Chris shows how to create geometric low poly art in a very easy way with the help of Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop.

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4. How to Create a Cute Coffee Maker

In this tutorial, an effort has been made to let users learn how to create cute little coffee maker in Adobe illustrator. Initially, you will learn to create base shapes of the coffee maker using the Pen and the Ellipse Tools, followed by learning to add depth and shading for your shapes using complex gradients, basic blending, masking and vector shape building techniques along with some effects. The process doesn’t end here. There’s much more which you will get to learn once you open up the tutorial and check it out.





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5. Create a Hill Scene Using Gradients in Adobe Illustrator

One of the best Adobe Illustrator tutorial that we have seen in the month of April was by TutsPlus.com that helps you to learn creating a hill scene using gradients in Adobe Illustrator. The idea of this tutorial came to Sharone Milne by seeing a beautiful photograph by Felecia Simon and she decided to create vector version of it.

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6. Create the Captain America Shield Icon in Adobe Illustrator

We are sure that you love Captain America and if not, you will love to check out the Captain America Shield Icon that has been created with the help of Adobe Illustrator. This cool Adobe Illustrator tutorial is perfect for beginners that will help you learn create the Captain America Shield Icon.

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7. Illustrator Tutorial: Create a Summer Sunglasses

Its spring time so later in this article we showed how you can create garden scene with the help of Illustrator but before that how about learning to create a cool summer sunglasses that shows perfect beach weather. This cool Adobe Illustrator tutorial spotted at VectorDiary.com will help you learn create a cool summer sunglasses showing dreamy beach landscape.

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8. How to Create a Splash Screen Illustration

This tutorial published at DesignModo.com will show you how to create a splash screen illustration using vector elements that you will create in this tutorial and later applied them into a template in Photoshop.

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9. Create a Fabulous Nail Polish Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator

Tutplus.com is another great site where you can find plenty of best Adobe Illustrator tutorials and here’s the one that will help you to firstly create a nail polish bottle cap and then pink art brush and giving it text effect using very simple background.

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10. Creating Seamless Patters and Seamless Backgrounds in Illustrator

Patterns and Backgrounds is an essential element of any design project whether you are designing a poster or a website. This tutorial that we found at Vectips.com will help you to create a variety of various patterns, textures and backgrounds in Adobe Illustrator that you can further use in your design projects.

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11. How to Create a Tasty Cupcake in Adobe Illustrator

We have already seen few Adobe Illustrator tutorials in this article based on spring time and here’s another one that will show how to create a tasty cupcake in Adobe Illustrator and beat the heat.

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12. Create a 3D, Fruit-Textured, Text Effect

With the help of Adobe Illustrator, you can create many design elements but it is also famous for creating text effects easily. This useful Adobe Illustrator tutorial published at TutsPlus.com will help beginners to create fruit-textured, 3D text effect that you can use in various poster designs.

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13. Create a Garden Scene with Basic Shapes in Adobe Illustrator

What could be the best time other than creating a garden scene in spring time? If you are excited, check out this cute Adobe Illustrator tutorials that will help you learn creating Garden scene in Adobe Illustrator with the help of basic shapes likes rectangle, ellipse and triangle.

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14. Illustrator Special Effects: Bokeh Background

A quick tutorial spotted at VectorDiary.com will help you learn bokeh background with the help of Adobe Illustrator that you can use later in various web design projects.

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15. How to Create an Out Of This World Vector UFO in Adobe Illustrator

Spotted at VectorGraphit.com, this tutorial will show you creating an flying 3D vector UFO in Adoble Illustrator through a detailed process that is very easy to learn.

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16. Turn any Font Into a Sketch Font

Vectips brings high-quality Illustrator tutorials every month and this tutorial from the month of April will help you to turn any font into a sketch font using Adobe Illustrator. This tutorial was earlier a hit on the site so they decided to come up once again with the same tutorial using recent version of Illustrator.

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17. How to Create Banner, Label and Badge Templates in Illustrator

Designer came across many situations when they need to create banners, label and badges for using in different web design projects and they start finding for free options on the Internet and end up finding good ones with a huge price. If you are in such situation, check out this tutorial that will show how you can create badge, banner and label in Illustrator and use them in any project later.

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18. Adobe Illustrator & Photoshop tutorial: Create a low-poly portrait

It seems like low polygonal art is getting famous these days and that’s the reason you are seeing it everywhere, be it logo design, website designs or posters. This tutorial spotted at DigitalArtsOnline.co.uk will help you learn create a low-poly portrait using Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator.

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We have spent quite a lot time looking for these best Adobe Illustrator tutorials and went through each one of them to ensure that they prove to be useful for our designer friends in enhancing their skills. These useful Illustrator tutorials promise to make you learn new techniques, brush up on tool sets found in Adobe Illustrators.

Let us know if we have been successful in hitting the target by compiling the list of top-notch Adobe Illustrators? Are these compelling enough to be tried out? Lastly, which one did you like the most and why?



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Yogesh Mankani

Yogesh Mankani is an IT Professional who has been into the field of blogging since last four years. He loves writing about latest advancements related to Android, Design and Technology.

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