Illustrator Tutorial: Vector Retro Television
In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to make a stylish retro television in Adobe Illustrator. You will learn how to draw basic shapes, modify them and apply gradient and gradient mesh for more realism. Hope you enjoy this illustrator tutorial.
Read more: Vectordiary

How to make a beach chair, and umbrella with a nice ball in 7 easy steps?

Here is the result: 

Vector Darts on Bullseye (by ordogz - me :) )

In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to make an attractive darts illustration in Adobe Illustrator. You will learn how to draw basic shapes, modify them and apply gradients to create the vector darts. Apply this technique to your marketing and advertising materials to illustrate precision and concepts.

Create ice cube icon (by Oindrila Mukherjee)

In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to create a fun, vector icon of a people symbol, frozen in an ice cube, from scratch. We’ll explore the usefulness of Adobe Illustrator’s 3D tools. The whole creation can be divided into two different parts. Part I: The ice cube.

Create a 3D book icon - tutorial (by ordogz - me :) )

We use icons every day, but usually they are made by others. So when we know exactly what we need, it is better if we make our very own icon. Here is how to make a 3D book icon, that we can use more times, with some modifications.

Open a new document, i’m working with a 800×600 px workspace, and CMYK colors.
Draw a shape with your Pen tool (P), as you see in the image below (1). If you’re not familiar using the Pen tool, than you can try to create a rounded rectangle with the Rounded Rectangle tool, and with the help of a rectangle you can cut out a shape that you need (Window > Pathfinder > Alt + Subtract). Add a point to the right side of the shape, and delete it. So you have the shape. As you can see, it’s more easier to draw with the Pen tool. The final shape has a 115px width, and 26px height.

Find good tutorials
In this post i’ve tried to create a (complete) list of websites where you can find good tutorials for beginners and experienced designers too.

Tuts+ Network consist of 8 website of various themes: from Illustrator, Photoshop and Flash to Music and Audio.

Vectordiary is another good place to start learning Illustrator. This page is dedicated fully to Adobe Illustrator.

Spoongraphics On this site you’ll find design tutorials covering various techniques and effects in Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop.

Pixxel2life is another great site with various tutorials. Here you can find tutorials related to graphics, programming, game editing, and a lot more.

Vectips is one of my favorites. Here you can find some useful trick and tips related to Illustrator, and a lot of tutorials.