By Andrew Blackman

Final product image

What You’ll Be Creating

Vector Avatar Creation for Beginners is the ideal course for those who are new to Adobe Illustrator and don’t know where to start. In this course, you’ll learn step by step, shape by shape, how to create a cartoon-style avatar from a stock image.

Side by side comparison of stock image and vector avatar

What You’ll Learn

As Tuts+ Design & Illustration Editor Sharon Milne takes you through this project, you’ll learn how to use different basic tools and effects which are often used in many vector illustrations, making it handy for those who are new to the world of vector.

Topics covered in the course include:

  • making base shapes from circles
  • creating complex shapes and lines
  • using the Pathfinder panel
  • using Live Paint
  • adding fine details and gradients

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Read more here:: New Course: Vector Avatar Creation for Beginners