50 ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR RETRO AND VINTAGE TUTORIALS

Illustrator retro and vintage tutorial on how to create a turquoise colored type writer.

 

Today we present over 50 Adobe Illustrator vintage and retro tutorials. This article contains everything form how to create a typewriter, a rotary phone, old school cars, TVs, vintage text and postcards, to retro badges, and so much more. Enjoy :-D

 


Illustrator retro and vintage tutorial on how to create a blue badge. It has white and turquoise text.

Making a Retro Vintage Badge

 

 

Illustrator retro and vintage tutorial on how to create an art deco poster. The colors are red, blue, beige, and purple. It shows red wine being poured into a glass.

Create a Vintage Art Deco Poster with Illustrators Grain Effect

 

Illustrator retro and vintage tutorial on how to create a label. It is beige and tan colored and has swirly shapes around the text.

Creating a Vintage Typography Layout in Adobe Illustrator

 

 

Illustrator retro and vintage tutorial on how to create a grungy beige poster with grayish/brown shapes.

Artistic Printing Inspiration Illustrator and Photoshop

 

Illustrator retro and vintage tutorial on how to create a black and white badge. It says 'POWERHOUSE GYM' in white, and has an image of a white barbell in the middle.

How to Create a Retro Badge Emblem Style Logo

 

Illustrator retro and vintage tutorial on how to create a turquoise colored type writer.

Vintage Vector

 


Illustrator retro and vintage tutorial on how to create a poster with different colored lava looking shapes.

Create a Vibrant Abstract Vector Design in Illustrator

 

Illustrator retro and vintage tutorial on how to create text. The text is orange, burgundy, and purple and is made of lines.

Illustrator Type Technique Using Shapes

 

Illustrator retro and vintage tutorial that has pastel colored balloon shaped text.

Getting Carried Away with Balloon Lettering

 

Illustrator retro and vintage tutorial on how to create a badge. It has orange, gray, and purple colors and is circle shaped. It says 'POWER PLANT' and has a lightening shape in orange.

Quick Tip: How to Create a Retro Style Textured Logo

 

Illustrator retro and vintage tutorial on how to create metallic, Gothic looking text with ornamental shapes around. The text says ' eclipse'.

How to Create a Detailed Gothic Linework Typography

 

Illustrator retro and vintage tutorial on how to create text. It is white, geometric looking, and has a pink glowing outline. The text is 3D and the background is a starry black sky.

Create a Stunning Retro Futuristic Typography

 

Illustrator retro and vintage tutorial on how to create a woman with an afro.

How to Create a Glamorous Portrait using Adobe Illustrator

 

Illustrator retro and vintage tutorial on how to create a text effect. The text was brown on an aqua background.

Quick Tutorial: Create a Reusable Retro Type Treatment

 

Illustrator retro and vintage tutorial on how to create a geometric looking poster with different square and triangle shapes. The colors are blue, yellow, green, purple, orange, pink.

How to Create a Colorful Abstract Poster in Illustrator

 

 

Illustrator retro and vintage tutorial on how to create vintage looking scratched textures. The illustration is of a man playing a trumpet.

Vintage Vector Textures

 

Illustrator retro and vintage tutorial on creating text. The colors are gold, green, and purple. It says 'I LOVE ART'.

Playing with Stationary Art Brushes and The Live Paint Bucket

 

Illustrator retro and vintage tutorial on how to create vintage looking text. The background is purple and the text is red and says 'from ZERO to Hero' in swirly text.

Learn to Create a Variety of Script Lettering

 

Illustrator retro and vintage tutorial on how to create a poster. It shows two men's profile and planes flying around them.

http://www.digitalartsonline.co.uk/tutorials/?featureID=3260909

 

Illustrator retro and vintage tutorial on how to create an orange Volks Wagon beetle.

How to Create an Awesome Retro VW Beetle Vector in Illustrator

 

Illustrator retro and vintage tutorial on how to create a menu. It is pink with white square patterns on it and has a black circle shape in the middle with pink text and a blue coffee cup.

How to Create a Print Ready Cafe Menu

 

Illustrator retro and vintage tutorial that is 3D and says 'ONWARD' in light blue text and 'UPWARD' in brown text.

Create a Variety of 3D Lettering Effects for Poster Design

 

Illustrator retro and vintage tutorial that has text that says 'ORNATE' and orange, yellow, green, and pink designs around it.

Ornate Lettering

 

Illustrator retro and vintage tutorial that has a brown retro sign with the text in orange, and turquoise glowing colors.

Create a Glowing Neon sign Using the Appearance Palette Screencast

 

Illustrator retro and vintage tutorial that has the text 'BEND Don't Break' in orange text on a turquoise background.

Learn to Create a Variety of Beveled Lettering

 

Illustrator retro and vintage tutorial that has the word 'spoon' written in silver and blue metallic text.

How to Create a Cool Chrome Text Effect in Illustrator

 

Illustrator retro and vintage tutorial on creating a poster. The colors are beige, orange, and turquoise and it has the number '1' with the word 'ONE' in it repeating.

How to Create a Retro Style Typographic Poster Design

 

Illustrator retro and vintage tutorial that has an abstract piece that is 3D looking and it's beige, orange, and gray. The background is turquoise.

http://www.digitalartsonline.co.uk/tutorials/?featureid=3302671

 

Illustrator retro and vintage tutorial on how to create an abstract piece. It has a camera with an eye in it and two hands on each side. The colors are dark green, beige, and turquoise.

Create a Retro Graphics in Illustrator

 

Illustrator retro and vintage tutorial on how to create a blue pixelated cube with white shapes in the middle of each side.

Quick Tip: How to Make a Retro Pixel Cube with Adobe Illustrator

 

Illustrator retro and vintage tutorial on how to create an old school sneaker. It looks like a high top converse shoe. And it is red and yellow with white laces. The background is turquoise.

Quick Tip: Create an Old School Print Style Illustraiton

 

Illustrator retro and vintage tutorial on how to create retro stamps. There are three sizes from small to large. And there are four sets: a red one, a blue one, a brown one, and a green one.

Create a Vector Stamp Set

 

Illustrator retro and vintage tutorial on how to create a retro looking poster. It says 'HOME' and has grass behind. In the letters you can see a city.

Vintage Type Postcard

 

Illustrator retro and vintage tutorial on creating a retro poster with a black ship on it. The background is blue with white birds flying around.

How to Create a Vintage Ocean Liner Poster

 

Illustrator retro and vintage tutorial on how to create a cartoon. It shows a man at a table ready to eat an egg with a baby yellow chick siting in it.

How to Trace a Sketch with a Vintage Comic Style

 

Illustrator retro and vintage tutorial on how to create a poster with green, turquoise, and dark blue circles.

How to Create a Cool Abstract Radial Pattern Design

 

Illustrator retro and vintage tutorial on how to create an abstract poster with gray lines and circle shapes.

Retro Style Geometric Lines Poster Tutorial

 

Illustrator retro and vintage tutorial on how to create a blue, and light tan colored Volks Wagon van.

Retro Car Vectors


Illustrator retro and vintage tutorial on how to create a grungy festival poster with a cassette tape on it.

Make a Grungy Hand Drawn Festival Poster in Illustrator

 

Illustrator retro and vintage tutorial on how to create a distressed looking gray and white poster.

Create a Zee Vintage Label in Illustrator

 

Illustrator retro and vintage tutorial on how to create a a wooden TV with two silver dials.

Create a Vintage TV Set Icon in Illustrator

 

 

Illustrator retro and vintage tutorial on how to create a gray transistor radio.

Create a Transistor Radio Icon in Illustrator

 

 

Illustrator retro and vintage tutorial on how to create a gray TV.

Vector Retro Television Tutorial 

 

Illustrator retro and vintage tutorial on how to create a gold disco ball.

Adobe Illustrator Tutorial Creating a Disco Ball

 

Illustrator retro and vintage tutorial on how to create a brown TV. There are pink, purple, white, yellow, blue, and black circle shapes on each side.

How to Create a Colorful Retro Style TV

 

Illustrator retro and vintage tutorial on how to create an old school rotary phone. It is black.

How to Illustrate a Retro Phone in Illustrator

 


Illustrator retro and vintage tutorial on how to create a 3D rubik's cube with a blue, red, and yellow side.


Create a Stylized Vector Rubiks Cube Screencast

 

 

Illustrator retro and vintage tutorial on how to create a beige colored bear with a yellow nose and a striped pointy hat. The background is pink and it says 'Tutsy Bear' in brown text.

Create a Retro Flavored Teddy Bear with The Gradient Mesh Tool

 

Illustrator retro and vintage tutorial on how to create an invaders poster. The background is dark brown and the invaders are white and orange.

How to Create a Retro Vector Invaders Illustration

 

Illustrator retro and vintage tutorial on how to create a retro airplane poster. The plane is red, the bottom of the poster is green, and the top of the poster is blue.

How to Make a Retro RC Airplane Poster

 

Illustrator retro and vintage tutorial on how to create a green, and red candy cane.

Quick Tip: Make a Cut Out Gift Tag with Adobe Illustrator and Indesign

 

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