Illustrated cartoon characters within web design has taken a surge in popularity recently, a most welcome trend. Those very effective cute, odd or even nasty characters will always stay in your memory a lot longer than the actual web sites content and even a sites logo, they have that effect on you.

In this post you will find 50 vector cartoon characters tutorials using Adobe Illustrator, each tut author takes you through there own individual cartoon character design process, teaching you new techniques in the process.

Create a Character Mascot

Illustrator Character

Create a Cute Furry Vector Monster

Illustrator Character

Create A Vector Art Twitter Bird Character

Illustrator Character

OWL DiNG Tutorial

Illustrator Character

Illustrate a LeBron James Cartoon Character

Illustrator Character

Cartoon Bug Tutorial

Illustrator Character

Create a Cartoon Character with Expressive Lines

Illustrator Character

Create your own Leprechaun

Illustrator Character

Create a Super Happy Octopus Character

Illustrator Character

Vector-Looking Cat Illustration

Illustrator Character

Creating vector characters in Illustrator

Illustrator Character

Drawing and Designing a Lovely Cartoon Character

Illustrator Character

How to Add Fur to Vector Animal Illustrations

Illustrator Character

Create a Stinking Zombie Flesh-Eater

Illustrator Character

The Making of Abe

Illustrator Character

Create a Vector Pirate Cartoon Character

Illustrator Character

Blue Vector Character from Pencil Sketch to Coloring

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Vectorial illustration with Illustrator

Illustrator Character

Symmetrical Illustration: Thug Bunny

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Circle Vector Tutorial

Illustrator Character

Turn a Sketch into a Fat Cat Vector

Illustrator Character

Create a Killer Chainsaw Bunny Character

Illustrator Character

Create a Cute Bunny Vector Character

Illustrator Character

Maintaining Rhythm and Flow in Vector Character Design

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Drawing a character’s face in Illustrator

Illustrator Character

Character Illustration

Illustrator Character

Primitive Art Man Cartoon

Illustrator Character

Drawing a Fish in Illustrator Tutorial

Illustrator Character

Illustrate a Cute Emo Kid

Illustrator Character

How To Create Your Own Vector Cartoon Character

Illustrator Character

Create a Gang of Vector Ninjas

Illustrator Character

Make a Cartoon Turtle

Illustrator Character

Cartoon Monkey

Illustrator Character

How to Draw a Cartoon Duck

Illustrator Character

How to Draw an Amazing Vector Twitter Bird

Illustrator Character

Create a Cute Bird

Illustrator Character

Create a Simple Vector Creature

Illustrator Character

How to Create a Cute Hippo Character

Illustrator Character

Monster Character Series Part 1

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Monster Character Series Part 2

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Monster Character Series Part 3

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Monster Character Series Part 4

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Creating Line Drawings in Adobe Illustrator

Illustrator Character

Drawing a Funny Game Character

Illustrator Character

Character Illustration Wallpaper

Illustrator Character

Creating Convincing Characters

Illustrator Character

Twitterlove Bird

Illustrator Character

A Cow As Chinese New Year Zodiac For 2009

Illustrator Character

Fantasy Character

Illustrator Character

Drawing Kirby

Illustrator Character

By Paul Andrew from Speckyboy Design Magazine, you can follow him on Twitter

  • http://circleboxblog.com/ Callum Chapman

    Cheers for linking back to Circlebox! ;)

  • http://scarletbits.com iris

    hey! thank you for featuring my tutorial! great list! :D

  • http://www.fuelyourcreativity.com Angie Bowen

    Thanks for the compilation, there are some great characters here. I think the cat is my favorite. The zombie is also adorable :)

  • http://www.dotneto.com Ryno Burger

    Nice list! Thx

  • http://www.robsonb.com.br/blog RobsonB

    Nice compilation, really great choices… :D

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  • assaf

    hello
    I am writing a children book
    and I am looking for an illustrator
    Thanks
    Have a good day
    Assaf

  • http://artblog.emilygonsalves.com/ Emily Gonsalves

    Thanks for including my tutorial on creating a fantasy character in your list!

  • http://wparchive.com Ahmed

    Very Nice Collection Thanks

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  • http://jovingraphics.wordpress.com jovintan

    Nice tutorials!

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  • http://todoilustracion.blogspot.com/ marko

    excellent collection of tutorials, to create very good cartoon …

  • Tres

    Whoa… Awesome! Thanks for posting this list. The tutorials were really inspiring. I tried illustrating a mascot design for a project of mine and couldn’t seem to get it right. In the end I decided on getting some professional help. The designing team at http://www.mascotdesigncorner.com managed to realize my vision of illustrating a character design that was above expectations. I highly recommend them. For the price I paid it was indeed a steal. I guess I am not good at designing at all. Anyway, thanks for providing a source of inspiration I might add. This site rocks big time!