Basic Vector Characters Using Shapes – Illustrator Tutorial

For beginners in using Adobe Illustrator, it may seem complicated to use at first. That’s why I’ve uploaded a simple project anyone could follow. Creating characters using basic shapes are easy, and in this time-lapse video you could get some ideas on what to do.


In Illustrator, it is a huge key to think in shapes. Most objects can be created from basic shapes, and we can create characters using these shapes.

The Pathfinder is also your friend. You can combine shapes, subtract shapes, divide a shape (and more) to create a new kind of shape.

Check out the video here:



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