27 Amazingly Detailed Adobe Illustrator Tutorials

Recently on our Facebook page, we were asked in response to a vector tutorial being posted:

27 Amazingly Detailed Adobe Illustrator Tutorials

Ain’t that too detailed for Illustrator?

27 Amazingly Detailed Adobe Illustrator Tutorials

In response to one of our readers… here’s an article especially for you and other vector fans. Here are 27 tutorials from our archives, with amazingly detailed end results, that you wouldn’t believe were created in Adobe Illustrator.

27 Amazingly Detailed Adobe Illustrator Tutorials

Let’s start with the original tutorial which our reader questioned…

  • 27 Amazingly Detailed Adobe Illustrator Tutorials
    Gradient Mesh Tool
    How to Draw a Watermelon and a Glass of Juice in Adobe Illustrator
    Vladimir Galantsev

     

If you’re looking for more detailed Gradient Mesh tutorials, Vladimir Galantsev has plenty available over on his profile. Here are some of my favourite detailed gradient mesh tutorials by him and other talented artists on ThemeKeeper Tuts+.

Amazingly Detailed Gradient Mesh Tutorials

  • 27 Amazingly Detailed Adobe Illustrator Tutorials
    Gradient Mesh Tool
    How to Draw a Festive Winter Landscape With Glowing Lamps in Adobe Illustrator
    Vladimir Galantsev

     

  • 27 Amazingly Detailed Adobe Illustrator Tutorials
    Global Influences
    How to Create a Traditional Chinese Bird and Flower Painting Using Gradient Mesh
    Dao Lian

     

  • 27 Amazingly Detailed Adobe Illustrator Tutorials
    Gradient Mesh Tool
    How to Draw a Gradient Mesh Sunflower in Adobe Illustrator
    Vladimir Galantsev

     

  • 27 Amazingly Detailed Adobe Illustrator Tutorials
    Gradient Mesh Tool
    How to Create a Rainbow Umbrella in Adobe Illustrator
    Vladimir Galantsev

     

  • 27 Amazingly Detailed Adobe Illustrator Tutorials
    Illustration
    Create a Burning, Vector Match Using Gradient Meshes
    Iaroslav Lazunov

     

  • 27 Amazingly Detailed Adobe Illustrator Tutorials
    Illustration
    How to Create a Realistic Reindeer with Gradient Mesh in Adobe Illustrator
    Monika Zagrobelna

     

Amazingly Detailed Illustration Tutorials

Did you know Illustrator can do more than detailed gradient meshes? Well what about these detailed illustrations!

  • 27 Amazingly Detailed Adobe Illustrator Tutorials
    Illustration
    Working With Blending Modes and Gradients to Create a Dark Elf
    Masha Goubar

     

  • 27 Amazingly Detailed Adobe Illustrator Tutorials
    Illustration
    Vectoring Short Hair in a Negative Space Illustration in Adobe Illustrator
    Sharon Milne

     

  • 27 Amazingly Detailed Adobe Illustrator Tutorials
    Vector
    How to Create Vector Sushi Icons in Adobe Illustrator
    Diana Toma

     

  • 27 Amazingly Detailed Adobe Illustrator Tutorials
    Character Design
    How to Create a Watercolor Mermaid Illustration in Adobe Illustrator
    Maria Dimova

     

  • 27 Amazingly Detailed Adobe Illustrator Tutorials
    Global Influences
    How to Create a Vibrant Day of the Dead Portrait in Adobe Illustrator
    Maria Dimova

     

  • 27 Amazingly Detailed Adobe Illustrator Tutorials
    Illustration
    How to Create a Detailed Isometric Building in Adobe Illustrator
    Diego Barrionuevo

     

  • 27 Amazingly Detailed Adobe Illustrator Tutorials
    Illustration
    Create a Sparkling, Glitter Portrait From Stock in Adobe Illustrator
    Sharon Milne

     

  • 27 Amazingly Detailed Adobe Illustrator Tutorials
    Color
    Experiment With Color in Adobe Illustrator to Create an Abstract Rose Illustration
    Masha Goubar

     

  • 27 Amazingly Detailed Adobe Illustrator Tutorials
    Global Influences
    Create a Cute Moldovan Chibi Character in Adobe Illustrator
    Maria Dimova

     

  • 27 Amazingly Detailed Adobe Illustrator Tutorials
    Portrait
    How to Create a Vector Portrait With Curly Hair in Adobe Illustrator
    Sharon Milne

     

  • 27 Amazingly Detailed Adobe Illustrator Tutorials
    Fan Art
    Create an Art Nouveau-Inspired Glinda Character in Adobe Illustrator
    Maria Dimova

     

  • 27 Amazingly Detailed Adobe Illustrator Tutorials
    Portrait
    How to Create a Greyscale Monochrome Vector Portrait in Adobe Illustrator
    Sharon Milne

     

  • 27 Amazingly Detailed Adobe Illustrator Tutorials
    Illustration
    Create a Slam Dunk Cat With Textured Background in Illustrator
    Masha Goubar

     

  • 27 Amazingly Detailed Adobe Illustrator Tutorials
    Illustration
    It’s Guy Fawkes Night! Create a Bonfire With Blends in Adobe Illustrator
    Diana Toma

     

Amazingly Detailed Illustrator Text Effect Tutorials

What happens if illustration isn’t your thing… well we’ve got plenty detailed text effect tutorials in Adobe Illustrator!

  • 27 Amazingly Detailed Adobe Illustrator Tutorials
    Text Effects
    How to Create a Sari-Inspired Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator
    Diana Toma

     

  • 27 Amazingly Detailed Adobe Illustrator Tutorials
    Vector
    How to Create a Colorful, Sparkly Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator
    Andrei Marius

     

  • 27 Amazingly Detailed Adobe Illustrator Tutorials
    Text Effects
    How to Create a Cherry Pie Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator
    Diana Toma

     

  • 27 Amazingly Detailed Adobe Illustrator Tutorials
    Text Effects
    Create a Mosaic, BBC Inspired, Text Art Effect in Adobe Illustrator
    Andrei Marius

     

  • 27 Amazingly Detailed Adobe Illustrator Tutorials
    Text Effects
    How to Create a Rococo Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator
    Diana Toma

     

  • 27 Amazingly Detailed Adobe Illustrator Tutorials
    Text Effects
    Create a Detailed Cheese Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator
    Andrei Marius

     

Show Us Your Detailed Vector!

Let’s open the floor… do you create detailed vector art? We’d love to see it, so please upload it to the comments and show other vector fans what you can create with some vector points.

Stay tuned to ThemeKeeper Tuts+, for more detailed vector art tutorials… as well as other amazing content for Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Affinity Designer, and much, much more!