Amazing Adobe Illustrator Vector Portrait Tutorials

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Adobe Illustrator is a most useful and powerful designing tool that if used accurately and efficiently can carry out accomplishments that humans will marvel at! Vector portraits are simplified images made up of general shapes and shades. They are easy to do from a picture, and look impressive when completed. Being a vector, you can resize the image without losing the quality.

Here I have collected 15 adobe Illustrator vector portrait tutorials for illustration artwork. Using either adobe illustrator tutorials and illustrator text effect tutorials, you can learn how to transform your photo into your vector self portrait and other useful illustrator techniques.

1. How To Create a Beautiful Vector Portrait in Illustrator

Learn how the portrait is carefully traced and vectorized in Adobe Illustrator to create an interesting vexel style design.

How To Create a Beautiful Vector Portrait in Illustrator

2. Creating a Dramatic Portrait with Chunky Line Art

In today’s tutorial I’m getting back to my old vector line art roots and showing you how to achieve a chunky line art style. This can be created in any version of Illustrator CS and is a great comic look for your illustrations.

Creating a Dramatic Portrait with Chunky Line Art

3. Make Watercolor and Marker Style Portraits with Illustrator

This tutorial will focus on using a drawing tablet and Adobe Illustrator. There will be a focus on technique and technical settings, but the overall product will rely on your own personal style and taste.

Make Watercolor and Marker Style Portraits with Illustrator

4. How to Create a Mosaic Portrait from a Photograph

This is a fun way to turn a photograph into an interesting vector portrait. Get sophisticated results with just a few easy steps, then modify it using a wide range of Illustrator’s live effects.

How to Create a Mosaic Portrait from a Photograph

5. Unlock Your Freestyle Creativity using Photoshop and Illustrator

This tutorial will help you develop and hone your creative style by using simple Photoshop and Illustrator methods to create original digital artworks, based on a portrait photo.

Unlock Your Freestyle Creativity using Photoshop and Illustrator

6. Perfect Vector Portraiture

Digital portraiture is as in demand as ever, particularly for editorial. Simeon Elson shows you how to get in on the act the easy way, whatever your style.

Perfect Vector Portraiture

7. Create a Vector Male Portrait from a Photo

Learn how to create a Vector Male Portrait from a Photo Reference in Illustrator and create a sky background in Photoshop to finish.

Create a Vector Male Portrait from a Photo

8. Beautiful Vector Illustration

One thing we do regularly at Go Media is create beautiful vector people. Having illustrated hundreds of these, I have worked out a few tips that I would like to share with you. This will make your job much easier.

Beautiful Vector Illustration

9. Glamorous Portrait Using Adobe Illustrator

This walk through is ideal for those an intermediate to advanced knowledge of Illustrator. Illustrator CS5 was used for the tutorial although you can do the majority of the elements in the majority of vector programs.

Glamorous Portrait Using Adobe Illustrator

10. Create a Sparkly Female Portrait in Illustrator

In this step-by-step tutorial you will learn how to create a sparkly female portrait through playing with transparency and overlapping vector shapes. In this tutorial you’ll also learn to experiment with colors and just letting go of your creativity.

Create a Sparkly Female Portrait in Illustrator

11. Create a Portrait in the Pop Art Style using Adobe Illustrator

In this tutorial we will learn how to create a vector portrait in Pop Art style. We will try to reproduce the style of Roy Lichtenstein, one of the best representatives of this trend.

How to Create a Portrait in the Pop Art Style using Adobe Illustrator

12. Make Vector Portraits from Photos

In this tutorial, Eelco van den Berg lets you behind the curtain to see how he creates his incredible vector portraits by turning a photo into a poppy vector illustration.

Make Vector Portraits from Photos

13. Create an Inspirational Vector Political Poster

We’ll start with basic image editing techniques in Photoshop to get our guide layers setup, and then we’ll jump into Illustrator.

Create an Inspirational Vector Political Poster

14. Something Red Walkthrough

This is a walkthrough on how I did the picture Something Red, based on a photo by. And it’s probably the closest thing to a tutorial that I’ll ever make.

Something Red Walkthrough

15. Create a Backlit, Elegant Female Portrait in Illustrator

Today, we have another Vector Premium tutorial exclusively available to Premium members. If you want to take learn how to create an elegant female portrait from a photo, then we have an awesome tutorial for you.

Create a Backlit, Elegant Female Portrait in Illustrator

Now, I am just going to leave you here with these tutorials, tips and techniques that will help you improve your Adobe Illustrator skills. I hope you will like these beautiful and awesome adobe illustrator tutorials. Feel free and share your comments with us.

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