Vectips Best of 2009

Wow, I can’t belive it is almost 2010. This year flew by! I think it has been a great year for vector art and Illustrator tips, tricks, and tutorials. Listed below are some of Vectips favorites. There was many tutorials and articles to pick from so if we missed something, leave a comment letting us know what we missed.

Best Tutorials of 2009

Craft a Delicious Chinese Food Icon

Design a Vintage Nintendo-style Controller and Cartridge

Illustrator Tutorial: Gradient Mesh Flower

Illustrator Tutorial: Gradient Mesh Flower

How to create a paisley seamless vector pattern

How to create a paisley seamless vector pattern

Design a Clean Corporate Website With Illustrator

Design a Clean Corporate Website With Illustrator

How to Create a Web Site Mascot

How to Create a Web Site Mascot

How to Create an Abstract Vector Design in Illustrator

How to Create an Abstract Vector Design in Illustrator

How to Create a Stinking Zombie Flesh-Eater in Illustrator

How to Create a Stinking Zombie Flesh-Eater in Illustrator

How to Add Decorative Glamour to Your Ordinary Script Font

How to Add Decorative Glamour to Your Ordinary Script Font

How to Create a Gearbox Settings Icon Using Simple Shapes

How to Create a Gearbox Settings Icon Using Simple Shapes

How To Create A Vector Wacom Tablet In Illustrator

How To Create A Vector Wacom Tablet In Illustrator

Create a 3D Vector Labyrinth

Create a 3D Vector Labyrinth

Best Tips and Tricks of 2009

Tips for Working with the Gradient Mesh Tool In Illustrator

Tips for Working with the Gradient Mesh Tool In Illustrator

10 Awesome features in illustrator CS4 that increase creativity to MAX!

10 Awesome features in illustrator CS4 that increase creativity to MAX!

Lets Get Started : A Guide to Learning Illustrator

Lets Get Started : A Guide to Learning illustrator

Mysteries of the Eraser Tool — Revealed!

Mysteries of the Eraser Tool -- Revealed!

A Comprehensive Guide to Illustrator’s Live Trace Tool and More

A Comprehensive Guide to Illustrator’s Live Trace Tool and More

Mastering Illustrator Effects

Mastering Illustrator Effects

20 More Useful Adobe Illustrator Menu Tips

20 More Useful Adobe Illustrator Menu Tips

Ten Illustrator power moves you MUST know

Ten Illustrator power moves you MUST know

Create Flash Animations Entirely in Illustrator

Create Flash Animations Entirely in Illustrator

Everything You Ever Want to Know About Creating Seamless Patterns in Illustrator

Best Vector Freebies of 2009

10 Incredible Seamless Destroyed Vectors

iPhone UI Vector Elements

iPhone UI Vector Elements

Painting meadow

Painting meadow

Official Classic Free Vector Set 1

Official Classic Free Vector Set 1

200+ Free Exclusive Vector Icons: ‘Primo’

200+ Free Exclusive Vector Icons: ‘Primo’

Colorful Abstract

Colorful Abstract

90’s Technology Vectors

90's Technology Vectors

Free Vector Illustration Set: Tweevil, The Dark Twitter Bird

Free Vector Illustration Set: Tweevil, The Dark Twitter Bird

Best Vector Inspiration and Articles for 2009

Charlene Chua: rendering a spacegirl in Illustrator

Meet Adobe Illustrator 88 (1987) – History lessons

Meet Adobe Illustrator 88 (1987) - History lessons

Do’s and Dont’s for Microstock

Do’s and Dont's for Microstock

Photoshop vs. Illustrator: Part 1

Photoshop vs. Illustrator: Part 1

20+ Inspirational Vector Flickr Groups, and a Truckload of Awesome Vector Art

20+ Inspirational Vector Flickr Groups, and a Truckload of Awesome Vector Art

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13 thoughts on “Vectips Best of 2009

  1. I like most of Your Vectors Graphics Resources ,Which are available on your blog. I have never found anywhere on the Internet.You have really very sound collection of Graphics.I hope you will add up more graphics resources on your Great Blog in Future,which will help out to others.I am really and gratefully thankfully to you. U can contact me or visit my Website at http://www.vectorsgraphics.com

    Thanks
    Sachin

  2. wow, truly amazing! 🙂 i cant belive i almost left this behind from last year! i got loads to get through here, big learning curve with illustrator.

    thanks a bunch!

  3. It’s been a fantastic year, Ryan! Thanks for all the ace tutorials, tips and freebies you’ve offered – Vectips has been (and will remain) a great source of information regarding Illustrator!

  4. Great tutorials. There are different techniques involved and is essential to see all so you can create your own unique technique. Thanks for this! Keep the good work in 2010 too.

  5. Nice roundup!
    I met some of those tutorials and articles earlier and found them useful, now it’s good to take another look on them and refresh the knowledge that I learned from them! Thanks and keep rockin’ in 2010!

  6. I love the illustrator 88 videos, im on the second part now, an i’m hooked… even though its the most simple stuff – i find it mesmerising to see how its changed compared to today.

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