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Creating Cartoon Characters: New Adobe Illustrator Tutorials

Creating Cartoon Characters: New Adobe Illustrator Tutorials

The first thing that comes in our mind when we see cartoon characters is that they are funny, nice and beautiful. In the last few years cartoon characters became very popular and you can see them almost everywhere. Today designers use all their skills, creativeness and of course Adobe Illustrator to make them look really awesome and attractive to us. So, if you’ve got an idea to create your own vector characters, first check our post with 14 new Adobe Illustrator Tutorials! These tutorials will be useful for beginners, intermediate and advance users of Adobe illustrator in creating vector characters and we hope it could help to expand your creativity and imagination.

How To Create a Cute Hairy Vector Monster Character

Follow this step by step Illustrator tutorial to create a cute vector monster character. We’ll create the character from basic shapes to give a cute and friendly appearance then we’ll bring the character to life with gradient colours and a detailed fur effect.
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Create a Cute Vector Penguin Character in Illustrator

Follow this step by step Adobe Illustrator tutorial to create a simple vector penguin character. We’ll be using many of Illustrator’s basic shapes to create the structure of the character, which makes this tutorial great for beginners. We’ll then make use of various gradients to really bring the character to life with depth and dimension.
Create a Cute Vector Penguin Character in Creating Cartoon Characters:  New Adobe Illustrator Tutorials

How To Create a Cute Vector Mushroom Character

Follow this step by step Illustrator tutorial to create a cute vector mushroom character with a Japanese kawaii influence. We’ll create the basic structure using Illustrator’s basic shapes, add variation in the linework to define the character then finish it all off with some vibrant colour fills.
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Create a Cool Vector Robot Character in Illustrator

Looking to learn the basics of Adobe Illustrator? In this tutorial we’ll use various tools and techniques to create a simple vector robot character. With this robot being made of lots of basic shapes it makes for a great tutorial for beginners to get to grips with the Illustrator application.
Create a Cool Vector Robot Character in Creating Cartoon Characters:  New Adobe Illustrator Tutorials

How To Create a Grumpy Troll Character in Illustrator

Follow this step by step Illustrator tutorial to create a grumpy Internet troll character. We’ll start the process with a basic pencil sketch then build up a complete vector character design with linework, colour fills and basic shading to create a funny cartoon mascot.
How To Create a Grumpy Troll Character in Creating Cartoon Characters:  New Adobe Illustrator Tutorials

Create a Simple Character Face with Vector Shapes

Learn how to create a stylized and simple character face in Adobe Illustrator with Ryan Quintal. It’s all the elipse and pen tool in this one, as we’re going to use solid colors, basic shapes, and use Illustrator’s “Width” tool to create some beautiful lines. Once you’re done, you’ll have a template that’s ready to go for a wide variety of faces for characters and animation.
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How to Color a Cute Character using Graphic Styles

Coloring a character sketch can sometimes take much longer than anyone expects. With a few layer tricks and Graphic Styles, I will show you how to create a character that is quick to ink, easy to edit and a breeze to re-color.
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Create Textured European Goldfinch Characters

Make a unique character design of a European Goldfinch with paint splatters and textures. The techniques used will be Live Trace, Pathfinder, Transparency, Distort, Warp and Clipping Masks. We’ll give this character a unique look and fun personality.
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Design Babushka Dolls in Illustrator & Photoshop

Learn how to create a Babushka Doll in Illustrator with Eastern European Patterns and add some final touches in Photoshop.
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How to Create a Happy Drummer Using Adobe Illustrator and VectorScribe Plugin

In this tutorial we will learn how to create a vector character using the Pen Tool, linear and radial gradients, Art Brush, Pattern Brush and Blend Tool.
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How to Make a Cute Alien in Illustrator

This tutorial will show you how to make the following cute alien character in Illustrator.
How to Make a Cute Alien in Creating Cartoon Characters:  New Adobe Illustrator Tutorials

How To Create Angry Birds Characters In Adobe Illustrator. (Red Bird)

Within this tutorial, you will be taught the basic principles in order to create an almost exact replica of the red bird in Angry Birds; in vector format.
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How to Draw Happy Zucchini Characters in Illustrator

This tutorial will show you how to draw fun zucchini characters in Illustrator.
How to Draw Happy Zucchini Characters in Creating Cartoon Characters:  New Adobe Illustrator Tutorials

Create a Cute Twitter Bird Character in Illustrator

Learn how to create a cute cartoon Twitter bird/icon in Illustrator.
Create a Cute Twitter Bird Character in Creating Cartoon Characters:  New Adobe Illustrator Tutorials

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