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100+ Easy character design tutorials in illustrator

Adobe Illustrator is a graphics editor used for vector graphics designing across media. It is developed and marketed by Adobe Systems. The latest version – Illustrator CC- is the seventeenth version of this editor.

Vector graphics designing is the art of designing with the help of geometrical and mathematical expressions such as points, lines, curves, polygons and all possible shapes to represent images in computer graphics.

Lot of proprietary and open-source tools are available for use – such as – embroidermodder, Inkscape, OpenOffice Draw, skencil, Adobe FreeHand, Adobe Fireworks, CorelDraw, Microsoft Expression Design, PhotoLine and of course – Adobe Illustrator.

Adobe Illustrator was used as Adobe’s in-house font development software. Later in January 1987, it was developed and shipped for Apple Macintosh as a commercial product tool. Since then it has become an indispensable tool for font developers, illustrators and web designing enthusiast alike. Illustrators can express their creativity with shapes, color, effects, and typography. There are so many aspects to this tool that it gets difficult to know where to start and often a beginner can easily get lost in its intricacies.

Mentioned below is a list of some of the best and easy character design tutorials in Adobe Illustrator. It covers varied areas of designing from illustration to logo design, adding depth to your typography design and much more. With so many gems in your basket, you will definitely find few to guide and motivate you and to give you the desired jump start on your journey of graphics designing.

1) How to Create a Cute, 3D Vector Robot [ Design and Illustration ]

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2) Vector mascot design tutorial in Illustrator [ via ]

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3) A Cow As Chinese New Year Zodiac For 2009 [ via ]

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4) Create a Happy Sun Character [ via ]

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5) Cute Baby Seal [ via ]

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6) Cartoon Duck  [ via ]

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7) Furry Vector Monster [ via ]

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8) Stinking Zombie Flesh-Eater [ via ]

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9) Cute Hippo [ via ]

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10) Owl DiNG [ via ]

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11) LeBron James Cartoon Character [ via ]

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12) Leprechaun for St. Patrick’s Day [ via ]

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13) Cartoon Character with Expressive Lines [ via ]

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14) Cute Emo Kid [ via ]

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15) Cute Panda Bear Face Icon [ via ]

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16) Gang of Vector Ninjas [ via ]

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17) Cute Bunny Vector Character [ via ]

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18) Cartoon Snail [ via ]

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19) Killer Chainsaw Bunny Character [ via ]

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20) Cute Vector Monster [ via ]

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21) Grumpy Dude [ via ]

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22) Fat Cat Vector [ via ]

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23) Freddy the Fish [ via ]

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24) Vector Pirate Cartoon Character [ via ]

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25) How to Create a Web Site Mascot [ via ]

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26) Create Your Own Monster [ via ]

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27) Adding Dimension to Your Characters [ via ]

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28) Creating Bart Simpson Vector Character in Illustrator [ via ]

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29) How to Create a Vector Illustration and Prepare it for Micro-Stock Sale [ via ]

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30) Creating Convincing Characters  [ via ]

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31) Symmetrical Illustration: Thug Bunny! [ via ]

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32) Patch Illustration 2 [ via ]

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33)  Basic Shading and Lighting [ via ]

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34) Create A Vector Art Twitter Bird Character Icon In Adobe Illustrator [ via ]

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35) Vector Tutorial: Anime Coloring [ via ]

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36) Adobe Illustrator Cartoon Bug Tutorial [ via ]

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37) Adobe Illustrator Cartoon Tutorial with a Wacom Tablet [ via ]

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38) Adding Gradients to Illustrations in Adobe Illustrator [ via ]

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39) Monster Character Series Part 1 [ via ]

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40) Monster Character Series Part 2 [ via ]

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41) Create a Twitter Style Bird Mascot [ via ]

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42) Maintaining Rhythm and Flow in Vector Character Design [ via ]

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43) Create a Traditional Japanese Koi Carp Illustration [ via ]

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44) The Making of a Chocolate Bar Character. [ via ]

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45) Character Illustration [ via ]

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46) Ilias Sounas’ Condomunity Member Illustration Tutorial [ via ]

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47) Cartoon Character – Dexter [ via ]

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48) Create A Briefcase Icon [ via ]

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49) Create a classic calendar icon [ via ]

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50) Create a Cool Vector Panda Character in Illustrator [ via ]

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51) Create A Cute Creature Character From A Sketch [ via ]

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52) Create a Cute Little Tiger in Illustrator [ via ]

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53) Create A Cute Vector Octopus in Illustrator with Simple Shapes [ via ]

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54) Create a Happy Sun Character [ via ]

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55) Create a Happy Sun Character [ via ]

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56) Create a Les Paul Guitar in Illustrator [ via ]

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57) Create A Mouthwatering Chocolate Covered Strawberry [ via ]

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58) Create a Penguins Illustration Tutorial for Global Warming Cause [ via ]

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59) Create a Simple Storefront Icon [ via ]

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60) Create a Stylized First Aid Icon in Illustrator [ via ]

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61) Create a Stylized, Vector Rubik’s Cube [ via ]

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62) Create a Tasty Burger Icon in Illustrator [ via ]

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63) Creating a Toaster-Popping Illustration [ via ]

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64) Create A Vector Art Twitter Bird Character Icon In Adobe Illustrator [ via ]

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65) Create A Wood Grain Texture [ via ]

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66) Create an arrow through a heart icon [ via ]

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67) Create an easy landscape scene in Illustrator [ via ]

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68) Create an illustration of a fountain pen [ via ]

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69) Create the face of a goofy bunny [ via ]

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70) Create the face of a greedy monkey [ via ]

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71) Create Lady Birds Insect Tutorial Using Adobe Illustrator [ via ]

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72) Creating vector characters in Illustrator [ via ]

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73) Design a Cute Hamster Avatar [ via ]

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74) Design a Vintage Poster with Vector Pack 16 [ via ]

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75) Draw a beautiful female character [ via ]

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76) Drawing a character’s face in Illustrator [ via ]

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77) Draw a funny snowman in Illustrator [ via ]

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78)  Create a Vector Clip-Art Style Snowman in Illustrator [ via ]

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79)  Draw a screaming little girl in Illustrator [ via ]

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80) How to Create a Curious Owl in Illustrator CS4 [ via ]

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81) How to Create a Hippy Van Vector in Illustrator [ via ]

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82) How to Create a Shiny, Vector Laptop [ via ]

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83) How to Create a Vector Diamond Necklace and a Chain [ via ]

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84) How to Create a Vector Illustration and Prepare it for Micro-Stock Sale [ via ]

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85) How to Create a Vintage Ocean Liner Poster  [ via ]

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86) How to Make a Flat Screen HDTV in Adobe Illustrator [ via ]

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87) Illustrator Tutorial: Cosmetic Bottle Illustration [ via ]

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88) illustrator tutorial: create a 6-egg box (not necessarily for Easter) [ via ]

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89) illustrator tutorial: create a yummy vector cupcake [ via ]

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90) Illustrator Tutorial : Create lush, glossy vector images [ via ]

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91) Illustrator Tutorial : Create quirky repeating patterns[ via ]

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92) Illustrator Tutorial: Gradient Mesh Flower [ via ]

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93) Illustrator Tutorial: How to Draw a Vector Kiwi [ via ]

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94) Illustrator Tutorial: How to Make an Icy Cocktail [ via ]

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95) My Process of Coloring illustrations using mesh and knife tool [ via ]

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96) Photoshop & Illustrator Tutorial: Create retro poster art [ via ]

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97) Surround an Object with Sparkles [ via ]

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98) Use Illustrator to Create a Fun, 3D, Character Logo [ via ]

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