Learn to Create a Simple Vector Art in Adobe Illustrator

Illustrator is the best vector designing software currently available in the market. Using this cool application you can easily draw your imagination on your computer screen. There are many easy to use tools and colors in this software which you can apply to your creativity. Its easy to create simple stuff using tools like pencil tool, pen tool and fill color. If you are new to Illustrator then this is a nice tutorial for you. 

Here is the post which can help you to create a simple art in Illustrator. For example : take a simple toy to create. If you want the source file of this vector art, just e-mail us and we will provide the source file for free. Lets start to create toy train vector art.

Step 1. Simply create a new document of any size in Illustrator (A4 size recommended). Name this file like Toy Train or anything you like and hit OK button. Think for a minute and imagine a picture of toy train and color in your mind before start. 

Step 2. Create a rectangle using Rectangle Tool (M). After this create more boxes using same tool like in the screenshot below and fill with colors you want to add or fill the same like in the screenshot.

Step 3. Create another rectangle and squeeze the bottom with the help of Direct Selection (A) tool and place it like in the screenshot below. Also create another rectangle and reshape it using Direct Selection Tool like in the screen shot below.

Step 4. Now we have to create wheels. Select Ellipse Tool (L) and create a circle will fill. Draw two more circles of different sizes and set them according to the screenshot below. Just copy the first wheel and resize it to a smaller one and place it after the bis wheel like in the screenshot. After that create a long rectangle and place it on the both wheels and tilt it forward like in the screenshot. 

Step 5. Now create a figure like this in the screenshot using Ellipse and Rectangle tool. This is the joining point for the decks of the toy train and place it at the back of the train deck.

Step 6. Draw a same deck using same tools like in the screenshot. This is your first deck you will put it behind your Engine. 

Step 7. Now you have to create some goods which can fill your empty decks. Create a dump like figure like in the screenshot using pen tool and fill color in it. After that place in above your Deck. Now it looks  like a goods carrying Deck.

Step 8.
You almost done! Now place the decks one by one behind your Engine same like in the screenshot. You can add text on these decks by using text tool (T).

Hope you like this simple tutorial to create a Vector Art. You can create any art like this using these easy tools. This was our first Illustrator tutorial, hope you like it. In future we will provide many other useful tutorials to our lovely readers. Best of luck with your designs. Have a nice day!

Itender Rawat
Article By Itender Rawat

+Itender Rawat is editor-in-chief and owner of DigitFox. He is a Technology Enthusiast and CG Artist Loves to create 3D models and objects. He loves playing Computer games and believes in Simple Living.

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