Posters are a great way to promote your event, but they can also be used to promote your business or cause. They can be designed in many different styles, make use of illustrations, and also use of beautiful typography to convey the necessary message effectively.
In this collection, we have the best Adobe Illustrator tutorials for creating beautiful posters for a variety of projects and industries. Use them to pick up a few new tricks or get inspired before starting working on your next poster design project.
How To Create a Retro VHS Cassette Poster (Video Tutorial)
Were you ever inspired by the art on those VHS covers from the 80s or 90s? Well, you can follow along with this video tutorial and learn how to create your very own artwork based on that long-gone design style.
Summer Poster Bundle (Envato Elements Template)
Jump straight into the summer season with this warm summer poster template bundle. They are easy to edit, print-ready with .25 bleeds and safety marks, and come in A3 size.
How To Create a Geometric Collage Poster (Video Tutorial)
By combining the capabilities of Illustrator and Photoshop, you will be able to follow along with this video tutorial to create a collage poster reminiscent of an album or abstract poster.
Travel back in time with this step-by-step tutorial to create a 1950s style poster. You will be creating everything using basic shapes and tools and then transforming them to give an aged look.
In this abstract tutorial, Ben the Illustrator takes you through the journey of creating your own colorful vector poster. He highlights the use of his favorite tools and how to incorporate them into the poster design.
Photography Poster (Envato Elements Template)
This gorgeous photography poster template features a minimalist and modern design. Designed in an A4 format, this template comes with smart shapes and includes a link to the free fonts used in the project.
Creating a colorful retro poster is as easy as finding a photograph that you love, and using Photoshop and Illustrator to change small portions to create a whole new image. Learn how with this step-by-step tutorial.
How to Create a Colorful Spring Poster (Video Tutorial)
Spring into this video tutorial and learn how to use Illustrator to make a simply divine spring-themed poster. You will be transforming simple shapes into colorful leaves and wildlife in no time.
Colors and geometric shapes are all it takes to create this wonderful poster. Learn how Chris used a series of tessellating shapes created with the help of Illustrator’s Pathfinder tool, then added color swatches and gradients to bring the design to life.
Creative Poster Template in a Japanese Style (Envato Elements Template)
How to Create a Desert Landscape Flat Design Poster (Video Tutorial)
Ever wanted to create your own desert landscape? Now you can, with this video tutorial. You will learn how to make use of the flat design, simple patterns, and basic shapes to create your own desert landscape.
Want to create a randomized pattern that just pulls you in as book covers from the 1950s did? Then prepare yourself for this tutorial by Simon Page as he shows you how to easily and quickly design beautiful geometric patterns.
When you follow this step-by-step tutorial you will learn how to make a vintage-looking theatre poster. By combining clipping masks, vector brushes, basic shape tools, and great typography, you’ll be able to apply your new skills to any poster design project that comes your way.
With this tutorial, you will rediscover the golden age of travel posters. You will learn how to capitalize on Illustrator’s drawing tools and then leverage Photoshop’s brushes and blending modes to make these vintage-looking posters.
Bold patterns are all around us. David Popov takes us through his journey in Paris to show us how to make our own bold patterns with his abstract form tutorial. Are you ready to start your own journey in bold pattern design?
Use shapes instead of letters for your next poster! With this step-by-step tutorial, you will learn how to use geometric shapes to make letters and then transform them into your next poster.
Number Poster Design (Envato Elements Template)
Save time making your number poster designs with this template. Ready for immediate use on A4 and A5-sized paper with a 300 DPI resolution. Feel free to adjust colors to your liking and edit the text with your text tools.
Need to unleash your inner creativity with some hand-lettered posters? Then get your coffee ready and dive in with this step-by-step tutorial that will show you how to bring your hand lettering to life!
How to Create a Geometrical Abstract Poster (Video Tutorial)
With this video tutorial, you will be able to take a simple pattern and transform it into an abstract geometric poster. You will see how to make use of swatches to create a 3d randomized pattern that you transform into a fully-fledged poster.
Music Poster Promotion (Envato Elements Template)
Want to make your own Daft Punk-inspired artwork? Then you’ll enjoy this step-by-step tutorial showing you how to make a Daft Punk poster using Adobe Illustrator. You’ll then finish off the design in Photoshop.
Were you ever inspired by the art on the VHS covers? Intrigued to see what that artwork was? Well, join us with this video tutorial to learn how to create your own artwork based on that long-gone cassette type.
Poster design can make or break your event, cause, or campaign, which is why it’s important to get the poster design just right. With the help of the tutorials in this collection, you’ll learn how to create stunning posters for all kinds of projects and campaigns.
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