25 Adobe Illustrator Cartoon Illustration Tutorials

Who doesn’t like cartoons? Be a kid or adult as far as i know everybody would be fond of cartoon movies or characters or toys. Have you ever imagined to see or create your own cartoon and present it world. Few said yes and they created their own cartoons using Illustrator. We just tried to full 25 best out of them and showcase here for your reference.

Here we go…

1. Mysterious Cheshire Cat in Adobe Illustrator

In this detailed tutorial you will learn how to manipulate a reference image to help with your initial illustration and how to use custom brushes to create a fur effect.


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3. Make an Attractive Vector Butterfly

In this tutorial I will show you how to make a vector butterfly using the blending mode from transparency box and the gradient mesh. The techniques shown in this tutorial will help you make shades on objects and liquid transition of colors. Believe me it is very easy.


4. Create a Cute Furry Vector Monster in Illustrator

Follow these steps in Adobe Illustrator to create your very own super cute fuzzy monster character. We’ll be working with the basic shapes to start, then use a variety of gradients to add depth. We can then finish it off with some detailed fur effects to really lift the design from the screen.


5. Create your own Leprechaun for St. Patrick’s Day!


6. Creating a Personalized Pet Portrait in Illustrator CS5

In this tutorial learn how to create a personalized pet portrait for your client. We’ll be using reference images and adding elements in Photoshop, then vectoring it in Illustrator using a variety of techniques. This tutorial is well over 60 detailed steps.


7. Creating Bart Simpson Vector Character in Illustrator

This is a short beginner tutorial. You will use Layers, utilize the Pen Tool and its sister tools, such as the Convert Anchor Point Tool, and Direct Selection Tool, to draw and colorize a vector Bart Simpson in Adobe Illustrator.


8. Design a Despicable Me ‘Minion’ in Illustrator

In this tutorial we’ll design a character called a Minion from the film Despicable Me using Adobe Illustrator.


9. Create a Super Happy Octopus Character

In Illustrator it’s really easy to create fun characters with some simple shapes and the Pathfinder Panel. In the following tutorial I will explain how to create a Happy Octopus Character. You can use these techniques and elements to create whatever character you want!


10. How to Create a Cartoon Character with Expressive Lines

Cartoon character drawing covers a lot of techniques and styles from one color characters to multilayered colorful ones. In this tutorial, I will cover the necessary steps for creating a colored multicolor cartoon character that includes shadings. I used Adobe CS3, a Wacom tablet, an inked drawing, and scanner. With your tools ready, let’s get to it!


11. Create the face of Greedy Monkey

This tutorial will help you create a simple illustration of a monkey face. It uses the Ellipse Tool, the Pen Tool, the Rectangle Tool, the Crystallize Tool or the Gradient Tool. For the the shadow effects you’ll use some classic effects like the Inner Glow or the Gaussian Blur.


12. Create a Tiger Striped Cat with Illustrator


13. How to create Angry Birds characters in Adobe Illustrator

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.


14. Create a Quirky Twitter Bird in Corel Draw

Learn here how to create a this bird using a few techniques in Corel Draw. Successful completion of this tutorial requires an intermediate knowledge of Corel Draw. We think it’s easy as there is no need for Art school sketches that are usually needed in the first step. Let’s get started!


15. Create a Twitter Style Bird Mascot

Using some basic shapes, effects, and gradients I will show you how to create a Twitter mascot for your blog or website. Twitter is a popular free web service for social networking and micro-blogging. You can follow Vectips, Sean Hodge, or Collis Ta’eed on Twitter as well!


16. Master dynamic gradient techniques

In this tutorial, Russian artist Alexandra Zutto shows how to build up complex, beautiful images by patiently layering and building up small, straightforward segments, always varying them to prevent monotony.


17. 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 colors and a detailed fur effect.


18. Create a Cute Bunny Vector Character

In this Illustrator tutorial, I will show you how to create a cute bunny character. This tutorial uses simple shapes and gradients that are easy to apply to other character illustrations. The great thing about his tutorial is you don’t have to be an amazing artist to create it!


19. Create Face of a Guffy Bunny

The following tutorial will help you create the face of a goofy bunny. You won’t need the Pen Tool. Only the Ellipse Tool and the Rectangle Tool plus some basic effects like the Inner Glow, the Drop Shadow or the Warp effect.


20. Create a Cool Vector Panda Character in Illustrator

Adobe Illustrator is my favorite tool for creating fun and cute character designs. With just a few simple shapes, a mix of gradient colours and a few shadows here and there you can build some great looking illustrations.


21. Create an Elegant Patterned Vector Owl in Illustrator

Follow this step by step Adobe Illustrator tutorial to create a stylized vector owl illustration with simple shapes and patterns. We’ll start by building the basic owl character with various vector shapes, then begin bringing it to life with color, shading and pattern fills.


22. Create the face of a Singing Pig

In this tutorial you can learn to create a funny singing pig. I will also show you how to create a simple bow tie and some musical notes. This is a pretty large tutorial that covers a lot of techniques and effects. Give it a try and let me know what you think.


23. Create a Cute Little Tiger in Illustrator

The tiger is one of the coolest animals in the earth. It’s a very powerful, dangerous, yet fascinating animal. In this tutorial, we will be drawing the tiger, but we will be doing it a little bit different.


24. Create A Cute Creature Character From A Sketch

In this tutorial I will show you how to create a cute creature from a sketch. This tutorial uses custom brushes, the Paintbrush tool, Pen tool, and the Live Paint Bucket tool. Even if your not a huge fan of the cuteness, you can use these techniques for other illustrations, logos, and vector elements.


25. Creating a Detailed Furry Dog Portrait with Art Brushes

Have you considered trying to recreate detailed fur, showing shadows and highlights? Today’s Premium tutorial goes into creating a personalized dog portrait using Adobe Illustrator art brushes for the fur and flowers, as well as some useful tips that can be applied to creating hair!


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