Illustrator

Free Adobe Illustrator Tutorials

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Jeff Witchel shows off the newly-overhauled stroke panel in Illustrator CS5.

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Recreate the type effect from a popular online game. Matt chose to use Adobe Illustrator because of its options for outlining text.

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In this tutorial we will explore the very stylized vector art graphic created for the Olympic Winter Games recently held in Vancouver, British Columbia. Here, we’ll achieve a similar effect using only Adobe Illustrator and a PSD file of a snowboarder.

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Open up the appearance panel and experiment with the abilities of this powerful set of tools.

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This tutorial shows viewers how to use the Extrude and Bevel feature in Illustrator, along with the color palette, to create gold type.

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This tutorial on creating a retro look is a great example of how Illustrator handles transparency in your Photoshop images and text objects.

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These new options include the ability to combine strokes with other objects as well as easily draw inside and behind objects.

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As the Creative Suite versions of the Adobe software mature, the list of new features for each program grows smaller, but the new features seem to be getting better. Of course, everything depends on your needs. Here are the top new features for Illustrator CS5