Collection of Excellent Adobe Illustrator Character Design Tutorials + Free Resources


Here is a collection of amazing Adobe Illustrator tutorials that will help increase your expertise in Illustrator and provide lots of help in creating your own character design in Illustrator. So, if you want to become an expert in vector illustration here is the solution to all your worries. Adobe Illustrator is one of the best creativity tools for designers and artists. Its must to have knowledge of Adobe Illustrator for those who want to earn money using professions in design or illustration. Be it a professional illustrator or a beginner knowledge of Illustrator tools is a must for everyone. Scroll through to browse our amazing selection of tutorials on vector illustration and character design in Illustrator.

Create a Self-Portrait in a Geometric Style Using Illustrator

We all love creating self portraits and its fun to create your own vector portrait. Its time saving and you can do so many amazing things in Illustrator that are not possible using other software and hand painting techniques. Make yourself a creative self portrait in Illustrator with the help of this tutorial.

How to Create a Self-Portrait in a Geometric Style in Illustrator

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How to Turn a Sketch into a Fat Cat Vector Illustration

If you want to create your own character illustrations in Illustrator then this awesome Illustrator tutorial on character design will help you through it. Create a sketch and follow the directions given in this tutorial to enjoy your own fat cat that is very evil looking…

create a fat cat in illustrator

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Illustrate a LeBron James Cartoon Character in Illustrator

Are you a basketball fan? Like LeBron James. Want to create a cartoon character of your favorite basketball player? Create your own amazing character illustration in this easy to follow Adobe Illustrator tutorial.

How to Illustrate a LeBron James Cartoon Character

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How to Create a Killer Chainsaw Bunny Character

Learn to create a final character design with the help of shapes using Illustrator in this free tutorial. Turn a sweet bunny into a killer chainsaw bunny character and learn to create an awesome background in Illustrator.

How to Create a Killer Chainsaw Bunny Character

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Learn to Make Your Own Happy Drummer In Adobe Illustrator Using VectorScribe Plugin

This is one of the most well explained easy to follow Adobe Illustrator tutorials. Enjoy creating a funny character in Illustrator with this well guided tutorial.

create Happy Drummer illustrator tutorial

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Character Design Tutorial to Create a Grumpy Bear

Love moody bears? Heard that bears are very grumpy? Oh well, that might not be true but you can at least create your own grumpy bear in Illustrator. Try this tutorial that will help you through the process with the help of well explained steps.

Create the Face of a Grumpy Bear

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Make Your Own Monstrous Characters in Illustrator CS5 – Tutorial

Miss creating painted effect in Illustrator and want to create vector characters that look like painted in Photoshop? Well, this problem can be resolved if you go through this amazing Illustrator character design tutorial.

Create monstrous characters in Illustrator CS5

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Make a Cute Baby Seal in Illustrator Tutorial

Love cute animals? Want to learn to create a cute animal in Illustrator? Here is one of the simplest Illustrator character design tutorials that will help you create a cute baby seal in Illustrator with the help of simple tools.

Create a Cute Baby Seal with Illustrator

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How to Make a Cute Furry Vector Monster in Illustrator

This again is one of the simplest Adobe Illustrator tutorials that will be an excellent guide to making your own funny cute characters in Illustrator. If you are new to Illustrator this awesome tutorial will be a very big help to you.

Create a Cute Furry Vector Monster in Illustrator

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Create a Vector Character Design In Illustrator

Its fun to create your own vector characters in Illustrator. If you want to create a vector character in Illustrator then follow this awesome Illustrator tutorial. This amazing tutorial will help you design your own character in Illustrator easily. Enjoy this free tutorial.

Twisted Monkey Studio Mascot

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How to Create a Web Site Mascot

Creating a mascot may be difficult for you but with the help of Illustrator you can create your own mascots for free. If you want to create a web mascot in Illustrator follow this well explained tutorial to create a mascot you will love.

How to Create a Web Site Mascot in Illustrator

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Adobe Illustrator Cartoon Snail Tutorial

This is one of the best Illustrator tutorials for beginners who want to learn different Illustrator tools. Create a cute cartoon snail in Illustrator and other cartoons following this excellent Illustrator tutorial.

 Adobe Illustrator Cartoon Snail Tutorial

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Tutorial to Create a Cartoon Little Girl Portrait in Illustrator

There are many portrait making Illustrator tutorials but I think this is one of the best ones to follow. Learn to play around with shapes and creating a realistic looking vector portrait in Illustrator. This illustrator tutorial will be fun and full of new things to explore in Illustrator like using grid tool, creating face proportions and other different Illustrator techniques that will come in handy in future projects. Enjoy!

How to Create a Cartoon Little Girl Portrait

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Tutorial to Learn to Draw a Fun Vector Vampire Using Illustrator

You won’t have seen a funkier vampire than this one. If you want to learn to make your own fun and creative vector characters then follow this amazing Illustrator tutorial to create amazing illustrations.

How to Draw a Colorful, Fun, Vector Vampire in Adobe Illustrator

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How to Create a Vector Panda Character in Illustrator – Tutorial

Everyone loves pandas. They are cute, innocent and very playful. If you want to create a panda illustration in Illustrator then this is the best tutorial to create vector illustrations in Illustrator. This tutorial will definitely help you come up with excellent illustrations without having to spend too much time on other details etc.

Create a Cute Vector Panda Illustration

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Bonus: How to Maintain Rhythm and Flow When Designing Vector Characters

Its sometimes hard to give a certain character a flow or rhythm. Maintaining a personality flow adds more character to your design and can add to the overall personality of a character. This resource is very helpful in that it will help you learn a lot of tips and tricks to use in designing your vector characters. Learn and have fun creating your own vector characters.

vector character design tutorials and tips

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Hope you enjoyed these awesome character design tutorials. We hope that these will be of high value to you and put you in added benefit in your design and illustration work in the future.

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