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20+ Tutorials How to Create a Icon in Adobe Illustrator

In the following tutorial you will learn how to create a icon using simple techniques and objects in Adobe IllustratorAs Graphic Designers, it’s important for us to learn how to create high quality icons. we’ll be sharing with you the latest Adobe Illustrator Icon Tutorials from around the web. This post has just been updated with new icon tutorials using in Adobe Illustrator. If you’re a Adobe Illustrator beginner, don’t hesitate to try this tutorial out. it’ll be a great learning experience.

 

How to Create a Wallet Icon Using Adobe Illustrator and Phantasm CS

In this tutorial we will learn how to create wallet icon using simple techniques and objects. To round the corners of multiple rectangles, we will be using the Dynamic Corners Tool, part of the (VectorScribe plugin), which is much easier to use and accelerates our work.

 

Create a Professional 3D Twitter Icon in Illustrator

Learn how to create a sleek & professional Twitter icon or button using Adobe Illustrator. To create this icon we’ll be using must know methods and techniques to create this attractive icon which can be used for various design projects.

Quick Tip: How to Create a Simple Set of Ribbon Icons

In the following tutorial you will learn how to create a simple set of ribbon icons. First, we’ll build the starting shapes using several basic tools along with some simple effects and vector shape building techniques.

 

Create a Set of Scalable Grunge Icons

Follow this quick tip and learn to how create a set of grunge icons. We will use plenty of Art brushes and with the help of the Pathfinder Panel we will create the grunge shape. To accentuate the grungy look we will use the Glass (Frosted) effect along with other appearances.

 

Create a Vector Combination Lock in Illustrator

Learn how to create a Vector Combination Lock icon in Illustrator from scratch!

 

Create a Vector Daily Flip Calendar

In the following tutorial you will learn how to create a daily flip calendar. Learn to use vector shape building techniques, multiple Illustrator tools, and a bit of artistic ingenuity to illustrate this daily flip calendar icon. Let’s get started.

 

Create a Speedometer Icon in Illustrator

Learn how to create a Speedometer icon in Illustrator, and present it nice in Photoshop for your portfolio.

 

How to Create a Clean Style Folder Icon

In the following tutorial you will learn to create a clean folder icon. By using some simple shapes and the Appearance Panel, you will see just how easy it is to make a great looking icon.

 

Create a Stylish Pencil Icon in Illustrator

Learn how to create a cute Pencil Icon in Adobe Illustrator. To make this icon we’ll be using a variety of shapes, tools and Pathfinder tools!

 

How to Create a Simple Google Chrome Icon in Adobe Illustrator

In the following tutorial you will learn how to create the simple Google Chrome icon in Adobe Illustrator.

 

How to Create an iOS Style Sandwich Icon

Tired of your old icons? Follow this creative recipe to cook up a great looking iOS styled sandwich icon. We will use a few of tasty ingredients, like meshes, gradients and blending modes to spice up your design!

 

How to Make a Golden Compass in Illustrator

In this Illustrator tutorial, you’ll learn how to create an antique golden compass. We will use simple Illustrator drawing tools such as the Ellipse Tool, Pen Tool and Line Tool. We will get the chance to use gradients and simple vector-drawing techniques throughout the tutorial.

 

Create a Gift/Present Box Icon in Illustrator

Learn how to create a Christmas or Birthday inspired Gift Box in Illustrator using shapes, colour gradients and 3D options.

 

Create a Padlock with Adobe Illustrator and VectorScribe

In this tutorial you will learn how to use Shape Building, Clipping Paths and Opacity Masks to make a metallic Padlock. 

 

Create a Simple Trunk Icon

In the following tutorial created by Andrei Marius,  you can learn to create a simple trunk icon. This detailed Illustrator tutorial uses some Extrude & Bevel 3d effects, gradients, offsets, and other techniques that can be easily applied to other icons ans illustrations.

 

How to Create a Simple Price Tag Icon

In the following quick tip you will learn how to create a simple price tag icon. It’s another tutorial that focuses mainly on the Appearance panel. First, you will need some basic tools and shape building techniques to create the starting shape. Next, using the power of the Appearance panel and a nice, free font along with some basic effects and techniques you will create you own price tag icon.

 

How to Create a Nice Emoticons Icon Set

In the following tutorial you will learn to create an attractive emoticons icon set. Learn an easy to follow workflow for creating each of these little emotional character faces in Adobe Illustrator.

 

How to Create a Suitcase Icon in Adobe Illustrator

In the following tutorial you will learn to create a suitcase icon, suitable for a travel oriented site, or vacation brochure. Grab hold of your vector tools and let’s get to building.

 

Creating Simple Icons with Adobe Illustrator, a Beginners Guide

For beginners, crisp icons can be hard to make in Adobe Illustrator. With a few simple tricks, the Appearance Panel and the Shape Builder Tool, you will be creating professional looking icons in no time.

 

iOS App Icon Design Tutorial in Illustrator CS6

both video tutorial and a written tutorial that shows the design of the iOS app icon below.

 

Create a Vector Floppy Disk Icon

In the following tutorial you will learn how to create a floppy disk icon. We’ll use basic shape building methods, and numerous Adobe Illustrator effects, which will combine to create the final illustration.