+$The best Illustrator tutorials will help you get more from Adobe's flagship vector art programme. Whether you’re designing a simple icon set or a complex illustration, Illustrator has a feature set to help you. We've rounded up the best Illustrator tutorials to guide you through different use cases and help you expand your skills.
+$Illustrator remains the industry's favourite tool for vector-based design, despite increasingly strong competition from the likes of Sketch and Affinity Designer. For more about what it can do, take a look at our插画家CC 2019年评论。
+$Whether you’re a novice or a veteran, you’ll find high quality, free Illustrator tutorials here for you. Use the quick links opposite, or the drop-down menu above to navigate to the right level for you.
+$Once you've got to grips with how to use Illustrator, it's worth thinking about how you can boost the software. Take a look at our roundups of custom插画家画笔+$or And插画家插件+$to help customise the tool to suit you.
+$02. 10 essential Adobe Illustrator CC2017 tips
+$03. Drawing with the Pen tool
+$04. Create and edit shapes
本教程+$introduces you to the process for creating and editing shapes in Adobe Illustrator CC using the Shape tools. Learn how to draw, combine, and trace shapes using the sample files provided.
+$05. Create with drawing tools
本教程+$walks you through the concepts of Paths and Curves in Illustrator CC and introduces the tools you need to create and edit them, including the Pencil and Curvature tools.
+$06. How to use the Color Picker
+$The Color Picker allows you to select and apply colours to your artwork in Illustrator CC. This+$six-step Tutorial+$demonstrates how to do so.
+$07. Add text to your designs
这个+$beginner-level Illustrator Tutorial+$introduces you to the basics of using text in Illustrator CC. You’ll learn how to add text, apply formatting, reshape and style it, and place it on or inside a path.
+$08. Masking In Illustrator
+$Masking, ask you probably know, is how you hide or reveal different parts of an image or graphic. In this Illustrator tutorial, you'll learn about three different masking techniques: Clipping mask, opacity mask, and draw inside.
+$09. Transform and edit artwork
在本教程+$you’re walked through the basics of transforming and editing artwork in Adobe Illustrator CC. Learn how to resize artwork, use groups, align objects and more using the Selection tool, Transform panel, and other transform tools.
+$10. Get to know drawing tools
+$Illustrator has a wide variety of drawing tools found in the Tools panel, each allowing you to create in different ways. In本教程+$, you’ll gain an understanding of the Pen tool, Pencil tool, Curvature tool and Paintbrush tool.
+$11. Practise creating with the Pen tool
+$Once you’ve covered the fundamentals of the Pen tool,+$these Exercises+$will help you practise your Pen tool skills by creating new artwork.
+$12. Change colour and strokes
+$Discover how to apply colours to your artwork in this Illustrator教程+$. You’ll also be introduced to how to change an object’s colour, create swatches and recolour artwork.
+$13. Draw and edit curves using the Curvature tool
+$The Curvature tool in Illustrator CC enables you to draw smooth, refined curves and straight lines easily.本教程+$offers five simple exercises to help you understand how to use it.
+$14. Add images and artistic effects
本教程+$begins by explaining the basics of adding images to your projects in Adobe Illustrator CC. It then walks you through how to add and edit effects, apply brush strokes, and more.
+$15. How to duplicate objects around a circle
+$16. Create and Edit Gradients
这个+$introduction+$to working with gradients in Illustrator CC explains how to create different types of gradients and modify options such as colours, position, and opacity. This is great for creating basic gradient effects. Note that new freeform gradients have been added in the 2019 Illustrator update, and these aren't covered here.
+$17. Create art with the Paintbrush and Pencil tools
+$With the Paintbrush tool, you can draw a path and apply a brush to the stroke at the same time to give paths an artistic look.本教程+$explains how to use the Paintbrush and Pencil to create expressive, freeform drawings.
+$18. Edit paths in Illustrator CC
学习+$how to edit the paths+$in your artwork using a variety of tools and options, including the Pen tool, Curvature tool, Anchor Point tool, and others.
+$19. A guide to Pathfinder Shape modes
+$20. Combine shapes in different ways
+$Shapes are the building blocks of an illustration.本教程+$explains how to create complex shapes by combining simpler ones, using the Shape Builder tool and Pathfinder effects.
+$21. Overlap artwork with drawing modes
在本教程+$, you'll learn how to use the drawing modes, Draw Inside and Draw Behind, to easily and quickly add interest to your artwork.
+$22. Organise content with layers
+$Here’s a great+$beginner-level Introduction+$to layers in Adobe Illustrator CC. You’ll discover how they work, what they’re for and how to use them to create, edit and organise content.
+$23. Explore the Essentials workspace
学习+$how to customise your workspace+$using the Properties panel in Illustrator CC, allowing you to find and use the right controls when you need them.
+$24. Arrange Artboards
+$25. Work With Artboards
本教程+$explains the function of artboards in Illustrator CC, which are similar to pages in InDesign CC or Microsoft Word. Watch the three videos and you’ll soon learn how to create multiple artboards and edit them.
+$26. Shortcuts to speed up your workflow
+$If you’re not using shortcuts, you’re not maximising your productivity. Here’s a great+$list of Illustrator shortcuts+$for handling layers, selections, text and more, along with some handy hints for brushes, saving and closing, and viewing options.
+$27. Shortcut your logo design exports
+$In this helpful video tutorial, Dansky walks through how to streamline the process of exporting your logo designs. Creatives will be well aware of the hassle of exporting logos in a range of different sizes and formats for different client needs, but Dansky has created a helpful free pack to make things easier.
+$28. How to share artwork
+$Learn the basics of sharing in Adobe Illustrator CC in this tutorial. Topics covered in本指南+$include how to share files, how to save them as PDFs, and how to export your images.
+$29. Export high-quality, optimised SVG
+$Once you’ve created your vector artwork in Illustrator CC, you need to export it.本教程+$explains how to export lightweight, modern SVG (scalable vector graphic) files.
+$30. Export assets for web and app design
+$It’s important to be able to share your assets with others in different formats. Since 2015, Illustrator CC has offered an option to export higher quality SVG artwork for use in web and app projects.本教程+$explains how to do so.