There are a number of great tutorials, freebies, and articles related to vectors coming out on the web daily. Starting each month, I’m is going to roundup some of the best posts that I have found useful. I can’t include everything I’ve seen throughout the month, but you can follow my Twitter feed to get all the daily links. Post comments with links that I have missed so everyone can see them!
A series of tutorials from iStockdiary, great for beginners or for brushing up on your Illustrator skills.
I easy to follow tutorial with great results from Blog.SpoonGraphics.
This is an intermediate tutorial from Vectortuts, but if you are a beginner don’t hesitate, try it out.
A nice tutorial using some basic Illustrator functions from AiVault.
Other Tutorial Links For July
Vectips Tutorials on Vectortuts
A free and tutorial for a seamless pattern from the always wonderful GoMedia.
The Swirly Curls artwork is broken up into mainly elements, making it easy to use individual elements in other artwork.
A selection of some African animals. The artwork is free to use it in personal or commercial projects.
A nice big set of icons designed by GoSquared.
Other Vector Freebie Links For July
A big list of tutorials, tips, and inspiration.
A good list of common Illustrator shortcuts.
A great article on the process of designing a logo. I’m happy the article included the crucial step of sketching before any work is done on the computer.
A list of some of the top Illustrator sites.
Other Article Links For July
An interview with Charlene Chua with some insight to her creative process.
Some amazing vector illustrations.
Some photo realistic vector car illustrations.