If you're working from home and fancy spreading your creative wings, or simply wants to add a bit of vector art to your creative resume, you've come to the right place. A technique rather than a style, vector art is based on geometric shapes and created using vector image software such as Adobe's Illustrator and Photoshop. If you're a fan of vector art and want to start creating your own, these brilliant tutorials will help you on your way.
On this page, you'll find 14 tutorials that will help you master the basics of vector illustration, and show you how to master faces. For tutorials on character design, environments and landscapes head to page two, and for special effects jump straight to page three.
Ben the Illustrator explains how to create vector illustrations using AI, explaining the key tools and offering expert tips.
In this Plural Sight tutorial, you'll learn essential workflows, terms, and techniques to help you get started with vector drawing
To create vector art, you must first master the Pen tool. This comprehensive guide aims to introduce you to features, shortcuts, and methods for working with what is arguably Adobe's most essential tool.
This video tutorial is a really useful resource for explaining exactly how to create vector art in Illustrator.
From using Bézier points and curves to strokes and fills and adding a more natural look to your vector artwork, here are some Illustrator secrets for those new to the application.
Learn how to create simple, organic vector shapes in Illustrator with this easy-to-follow tutorial from graphic and web designer Veerle Pieters.
Adding texture to your vector art is a great way to give it more dimension and perspective. In this easy-to-follow video, Illustrator expert Alexandra Cecilio explains how to get the most out of textures.
This tutorial by Andrei Marius takes you through steps you'll need to make a simple line graph, from setting up a simple grid through to creating the line guides using only the Appearance panel and adding some simple pieces of text and subtle shading.
This helpful video tutorial shows the process of creating a vector eye, as well as skin shading, from a photograph.
This free in-depth video course will help kickstart your journey into creating vector portraits from photographs.
In another one of our favourite vector art tutorials, Ruslan Khasanov shows you how to manipulate vector line work and gradients to bring an unusual sense of movement to your work.
With the resurgence of the geometric trend, it's fair to say that WPAP may venture into more aspects of design. This tutorial will show you how to create a WPAP (Wedha's Pop Art Portrait) portrait in Illustrator, by the WPAP master himself!
Dealing with hair can be tricky. But this useful step-by-step tutorial breaks down exactly how to transform a person's hair into vector art from a photograph.
In this tutorial, you're going to learn how to create an illustrated self-portrait in a geometric style. You'll be using a photograph of yourself as the base of the illustration, drawing a sketch from that, and then creating the final piece.