Welcome back to Best of the Design Web, where we feature some of the best design tutorials of this past month! Tackle new and exciting projects from across the web, and let us know your favorites in the comments!
10 Amazing Tutorials From Across the Web
How to Create Lightsaber Vectors in Adobe Illustrator
Create intersecting lightsabers with this fun Illustrator tutorial. Iaroslav Lazunov walks you through the steps of building these futuristic lightsaber vectors by blending objects together and adding simple gradients.
How to Create an Aftermath Sci-Fi Photo Manipulation in Photoshop
Go on an adventure with this Sci-Fi photo manipulation. In this video tutorial, YouTuber Mir Rom shows you how to create an epic photo manipulation from start to finish. Learn how to create a cinematic composition and so much more!
How to Create a Hamburger Food Set in Adobe Illustrator
Or check out this tasty tutorial! Our very own Hector Heredia takes you step by step through the process of creating a delicious looking set of fast food. Learn how to create yummy hamburgers and drinks from simple vector shapes.
Paint a Fierce Wonder Woman Portrait in Photoshop
Learn how to create a fierce digital portrait in this Photoshop tutorial. Instructor Melody Nieves takes you along the journey to painting a powerful portrait of Wonder Woman from start to finish.
How to Edit Amazing Landscape Photos with Adobe Lightroom & Photoshop
Step up your landscape photography game with this awesome video tutorial. Learn from expert photographer Peter McKinnon as he teaches you his general workflow for editing landscape photos in Photoshop and Lightroom.
How to Create a Logo in Adobe Illustrator
Or check out the YouTube channel of Adobe Creative Cloud for brilliant Illustrator tips. In this tutorial, learn how to create a simple owl-inspired logo using the Shape Builder Tool.
Digital Painting: Using Field References to Create in the Studio
Learn essential digital paintings tips from Disney artist Aaron Blaise! In this livestream, Aaron explains his process for transitioning field work to the studio. Watch as he paints a beautiful tiger right before your very eyes!
How to Create a Thin Line Retro Typewriter Logotype in Illustrator
Learn how to build a classic typewriter logotype in Adobe Illustrator. In this tutorial, our very own Yulia Sokolova teaches you how to build the keyboard, shell, and decorative elements of a typewriter for a brilliant logotype.
Photoshop Tutorial: How to Thicken Hair in Photoshop
Add a little volume to your hair in Photoshop. In this quick tutorial, learn how to thicken hair using Liquify and the Dodge and Burn Tools.
How to Create Isometric Pixel Art Pets
Make some furry friends! Learn how to create your very own isometric pets with this Photoshop tutorial. Instructor René Alejandro Hernández shows you how to quickly perfect a pair of pixel art cats and dogs.
Top 15 Tutorials From Envato Tuts+ Design & Illustration
Our experts have provided you with many great tutorials this month! Here are 15 of our most tried, tested, and shared tutorials from the Design and Illustration section here at Envato Tuts+.
And see entries from our latest Envato Tuts+ Community Challenge: Created By You, celebrating the incredible efforts of our talented community.
- FoodHow to Create a Colorful Salad Plate in Adobe IllustratorDiana Toma
- Adobe IllustratorHow to Create an Illustration of a Boy on a Scooter in Adobe IllustratorNataliya Dolotko
- Photo ManipulationAdvanced Photo Manipulation Techniques: Filters and AdjustmentsMelody Nieves
- AnimalsHow to Draw a Butterfly Step by StepMonika Zagrobelna
- How-ToHow to Create a Cute Cartoon Kitten in Adobe IllustratorYulia Sokolova
- Text EffectsHow to Create an 80s-Inspired Silver Text Effect in Adobe PhotoshopRose
- Adobe IllustratorHow to Create a Modern Kitchen in Adobe IllustratorAndrei Stefan
- Photoshop ActionsPhotoshop in 60 Seconds: How to Create a Vibrant Duotone ActionMelody Nieves
- Adobe IllustratorHow to Create an Adorable Rain Boot With Daisies in Adobe IllustratorNataliya Dolotko
- Social MediaHow to Create a YouTube Banner in Adobe PhotoshopHector Heredia
- Photoshop ActionsHow to Create a Sketch Effect Action in Adobe PhotoshopMarko Kožokar
- AnimalsHow to Create a Soft, Furry Kitten in Adobe IllustratorSharon Milne
- FlowersHow to Draw an Orchid With Pastel PencilsEugenia Hauss
- Fan ArtHow to Create a Star Wars Themed Icon Pack in Adobe IllustratorAndrei Stefan
- IllustrationHow to Create a Bodega Shop Illustration in Adobe IllustratorHector Heredia
10 Premium Design Resources
Before you go, be sure to pick up some amazing premium design assets from GraphicRiver and Envato Elements. Browse their incredible collections of Photoshop Actions, vector elements, and more for high-quality designs. And check out a few of our favorites below!
Pour light into your photos with this luminous Photoshop action. This action comes with 20 color corrections for many different styles. Transform your photos with this fully editable, non-destructive action.
Add trippy animations to your photos with this cool action. Need help perfecting this style? Take advantage of this action's easy to follow video tutorial and learn how to add movement to your photography. Great for Instagram lovers too!
Bring out your inner artist with this Konstuct Photoshop action. Create high-end visuals in seconds! Just brush over your image with paint and hit play! Also included is an extensive video tutorial to help you customize this effect fast.
Burst your photos into a million molecules with this cool effect! This Moleculum action features four different directions with various color presets and options. Customize your photos easily using the fully editable layers.
Paint stunning vector paintings with this set of watercolor brushes. This set includes 11 handmade brushes with bonus vector wood backgrounds and paper textures. Change your brush to any size and color and get started on your own masterpiece!
Or add this remarkable set of oil pastel brushes to your design arsenal! This package comes with 47 vector brushes featuring various styles, from pattern brushes to scatter brushes. Enjoy high-quality results with detailed textures we're sure you'll love.
Kick-start your dreams of running your own magazine with this gorgeous template. This template features 50 unique pages with three premade covers. Perfect for beginners to design, this template can be easily customized in Adobe InDesign.
Upgrade your boring menus with a fresh design! This food menu template features a clean, professional layout with vector food elements and easily editable text. Simply insert your menu items to enjoy this template today!
Any project you design is destined to be sweet and lovely with this Cobully font. A modern font with a fresh take on calligraphy, this typeface features elegant lines perfect for any greeting card or poster. Download this font to get access to 315 characters and more!
Create a powerful brand with the Raidand font. This font features a simple brush style with clean lines and subtle curves. Great for logotypes, t-shirts, and more, this font is perfect for many creative projects.