A number of people are now using Photoshop and flash and hardly remember the usage, tricks and techniques and importance of Adobe Illustrator. However, if you are also one of those then today’s post is exactly the thing you need to check.
The tutorials added in this list are detailed and easy to use and understand. I can assure you this for the reason that I have used them too. They are step by step defined and clearly written. These 20+ Adobe Illustrator Cs5 Tutorials cover vast areas like 3D effects, pattern, text type treatment and a lot more. All you need to do is dig in and get tutored today!
1-Create a Variety of Script Lettering
I want to start with drawing through this its help to understand how letter forms are formed.The simple script which is based pretty closely off the sketch.Guides help when building the letters in illustrator so its easy drag guidelines for the height of the letters.Simply follow the basic forms of sketch by using Pen Tool.Now for the letter O we using Ellipse Tool and refine according to sketch.By using Pen Tool and Ellipse Tool we create tow words “from” and “to”. Now we building the word “Zero”,we also use here Pen Tool.Using Add Anchor Point Tool (+Arrow) add 2 points,in this case it being the”O” in “Zero”. By using the above tools you can create same like the “Hero” word.
2-Create a glowing text effect
Create a 700 by 300px document and after that pick a Rectangle Tool.After that open brush library and select Artistic.Pen Tool using to draw two vertical paths.You need to mask this group.Enable the Grid(View > Show Grid) and the snap to grid (View > Snap to Grid). After working with Grid and Snap disable both of them and pick up a Type tool (T) and add your text.Now select the Effect > Blur > Gaussian Blur and enter 1px radius and click OK. Open the Graphic Styles panel and select the text path. Re enable the snap to grid and pick up the Ellipse.After that pick
up again Pen tool for making the verticals and horizontal lines in the text. And finally your work is done.
3-Create a Shiny Shield
In this tutorial you will learn about how to harness Appearance panel for make basic structure of shiny shield.Once you created the structure than a few well placed gradients are apply on it to make it more sharp and give him a polished look.
4-Create a Tri-Color Rosette Ribbon
In this tutorial you will about how to create Tri-Color Ribbon.The main key of this ribbon is the careful placement of gradients on its component parts.Once you have the individual elements down,it snap to create award ribbon.
5-Learn How to Design a Vintage Badge
This tutorial helps you to create a Vintage Badge using illustrator.The most important thing of this design is illustrator part in which we use typography and other elements to create a nice composition.
6-Create a Jeans Pocket Icon
In this tutorial we will work with a basic elements of creating series of icons.In that tutorial you will learn about many useful and necessary techniques.
7-Create a Creative 3D Buttons
You will learn through this tutorial about to how create a creative 3D buttons, you will happy to know it is pretty easy. With a use of Appearance Panel.
8-Create a Trendy Seamless Type Pattern
In this tutorial you will learn about hoe to create a trendy type pattern in illustrator by using some text and icons, You can easily apply techniques to other patterns.