60 amazing Adobe Illustrator tutorials

38. Create a perfectly geometric logo design

This short tutorial walks you through how to create a perfectly geometric logo design in Illustrator. Begin by creating an initial pattern using smart guides, then remove areas from shapes using the Shape Builder tool or Pathfinder tool, and add gradients.

39. Create a faceted gemstone logo graphic

Chris Spooner walks you through the creation of a multi-faceted and polygonal logo graphic

Learn to create the multi-faceted and polygonal logo design style that’s popular right now in the tech and digital industries. This tutorial shows you how to use a range of tools to produce such a design in vector format.

40. Create a distressed vintage-style logo design

This tutorial walks you through the creation of a vintage style logo design for a T-shirt. It’s based on a distressed type-based logo design, which is then finished with texturing to achieve an aged look.

This tutorial shows you how to use vector shapes to create a logo that will look as good on screen as it does in print, and which combines imagery with text.

42. Create a set of icons

In this step-by-step tutorial you’ll learn how to create a simple set of icons using Illustrator. You’ll use vector shape building techniques, the Rounded Corners effect and the Rotate Tool to create the set of 10 icons.

43. Create a web icon

In this tutorial you’ll learn how to modify simple shapes to create standout icons: a camera icon to use as a social media profile image, and a button linking to a portfolio on a digital resume.

44. Create an app icon

Create this cool calculator icon in Illustrator with this step-by-step tutorial by Matthew Pizzi

This tutorial outlines how to create a calculator app icon in Illustrator, using a variety of shape tools, the Pen tool, and the 3D features of Illustrator.

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