By Mary Winkler
Welcome to our monthly feature of fantastic tutorial results created by you, the Tuts+ community! Every day visitors like you take the time to not only read our tutorials but try them out. This is an assortment of those comment submissions found throughout the Design & Illustration section. Check out this round of results and join in for the next roundup, published next month!
Vector Tutorial Results
The first set of pieces were taken from the comment sections of vector tutorials in an assortment of vector drawing programs. Check out the results below!
How to Create a Stylized Captain’s Portrait in Adobe Illustrator
Magdalena shared her whimsical version of the sea captain design with a tutorial by Yulia Sokolova.
“Yulia, you have a magnificent imagination. Great tutorial, as always.”
How to Create a Stylized Chinese Zodiac Icon Set in Adobe Illustrator
User Duken created a set of stylized zodiac icons based on the tutorial by Mary Winkler.
“Gracias por el tutorial.”
Creating a Simple Kawaii Yeti With Basic Shapes in Adobe Illustrator
Undergroundman shared an adorable yeti result with help from Amanda Tepie’s sweet tutorial.
“Here’s mine! Had some trouble with some of it so it looks a bit different. Like the arms and lack of details. But I think he looks pretty darn cute anyways! Thanks for the awesome tutorial!”
How to Create a Detailed Pencils Illustration in Adobe Illustrator
Alejandro Artiles Castellano created a fantastic set of vector pencils thanks to Andrei Marius’s tutorial.
“Thanks! Here are my pencils.”
How to Create a Valentine’s Day Cupid Illustration in Adobe Illustrator
Husain Regal joined us over on the scalable side of things with his take on this Valentine’s Day-inspired tutorial by Nataliya Dolotko.
“Hey there! I am new to illustrator. In fact this is the first time ever I used it. Your tutorial taught me well. Thanks a lot!”
How to Create a Detailed Key Illustration in Adobe Illustrator
User Peachybones put her own Sailor Moon-inspired spin on this gorgeous key illustration tutorial by Andrei Marius.
“I attempt this with a different key, it was very fun to make! Thanks for the tut.”
How to Create a Bouquet of Spring Flowers in Adobe Illustrator
Jamie Werner commented with her lovely flower bouquet from a tutorial by Nataliya Dolotko.
“Thanks for the post! Tweaked mine slightly.”
Create a Dimensional Raindrop Desktop Wallpaper Illustration in Adobe Illustrator
Cvetallia Geo shared her own winter-inspired version, adapting the vector techniques from Mary Winkler’s tutorial for use in Adobe Photoshop.
“This is mine.”
How to Create a Flat Grayscale Cityscape in Adobe Illustrator
Hecton Eciro commented with a delightful version of Yulia Sokolova’s quaint cityscape tutorial.
“Took a time, but I finished. Thanks for the tutorial, great work.”
Adobe Photoshop Tutorial Results
This next set of tutorial results was taken from the comment sections of various Adobe Photoshop tutorials published here on Tuts+, and the contributions range from text effects to patterns and more! Check out the results below.
How to Create a Realistic Neon Light Text Effect in Adobe Photoshop
Keyzar shared his personalized result from Rose’s enlightening text effect tutorial.
“Thanks! Made in Czech Republic.”
Create a Simple, Elegant Textured Metal Text Effect in Adobe Photoshop
Emre Sayin shared his take on this fabulous metallic text effect from a tutorial by Rose.
Photo Effects Week: Create a Fantasy Miniature World in Photoshop
Kani Poly shared a version of this surreal photo illustration from a tutorial by Mirko Santangelo.
“I’ve just done this tutorial. So great!”
Create a Stitched Denim Text Effect in Photoshop
Israa Essa shared this delightful denim text effect result from a tutorial by Rose.
“wOOW! Thanks tut. “
Create a Jaguar Style Folder Icon
Pagnha Nick shared a version of this imaginative folder icon tutorial by Vaclav Krejci.
“Thank you! Here is mine below.”
How to Paint Realistic Eyes in Adobe Photoshop
Kattie put her digital painting skills to the test with this realistic eye tutorial from Alice Catrinel Ciobotaru.
“I’m just starting with Photoshop. Here is my result, based on your tutorial.”
How to Create a Delicious Green Apple Illustration
LaMin shared this beautiful digitally painted apple piece based on Eren Goksel’s tutorial.
The final set of results are taken from assorted design tutorials that don’t fit in the two previous categories, such as print design, cartoons, and more. Check out the pieces users created below!
Cartoon Fundamentals: How to Draw a Cartoon Face Correctly
Krissi shared her sketches of a variety of cartoon faces thanks to Carlos Gomes Cabral’s tutorial.
“This was an awesome tutorial, I can’t believe the results! I am really excited about getting better! Now I need to have the confidence to build my own characters! Can’t wait for your next tutorial!”
Design a Hardback Cover for a Young Adult Fiction Book in Adobe InDesign
Jared S. commented with his humorous take on a young adult novel cover from Grace Fussell’s tutorial.
“Thank you for the tutorial! I really enjoyed this project, and it was a great starter course for InDesign. Here’s my submission, make sure to check the back cover.”
How to Create a Historical Fiction Book Cover in Adobe InDesign
Rob Griffith was able to enhance his own book with a historical fiction book cover design from Grace Fussell’s tutorial.
“Thanks for posting such a great tutorial. I’ve been looking for inspiration for a cover for my novel for quite a while. My new cover is already live on Amazon and improving sales.”
Create a BBQ Flyer to Celebrate Australia Day in Adobe InDesign
User Crysander took this poster design to task with a Hanami party theme (cherry blossom viewing) using Grace Fussell’s tutorial.
‘Dear Grace, Thanks again for a great tutorial. Based on your tips I have created a flyer for a Hanami party in Tokyo. All the best, Crysander”
How to be Involved in the Next Showcase
Have you created a piece based on one of our tutorials here in the Design & Illustration section of Tuts+? We’re keen for you to share your results with us! Check out the general guidelines below to join in with our community:
- Your artwork should be similar in some way to the tutorial that you followed or that inspired it. The aim of these showcases is to share what readers have created after following the tutorial.
- Comment on the tutorial you used, attaching an image of your result. We’re keen on all levels of ability: from beginner to advanced!
- Include a comment about your result, yourself, or your process. We like knowing about you and what you’re sharing.
- Share the tutorial when you share that artwork elsewhere on the web. If you’ve posted your piece on sites like Facebook, Tumblr or Behance, link back to the tutorial so that other users know your source and can join in on the fun.
Many thanks to the users highlighted above who shared their results with the Tuts+ community. I look forward to checking out your brilliant versions of our tutorials in the near future, and welcome users new and old to participate in upcoming showcases.
Read more here:: Tuts+ Community Challenge: Created by You, July Edition