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Envato Tuts+ Community Challenge: Created by You, December 2016 Edition

Welcome to our monthly feature of fantastic tutorial results created by you, the Envato Tuts+ community! Every day, visitors like you take the time not only to read our tutorials but also to try them out. This is an assortment of those comment submissions found throughout the Design & Illustration section. Check out this month's festive collection of incredible designs by you! And join in for the next roundup, published next month!

Vector Tutorial Results

Taken from the comments section of your favorite tutorials, these first pieces are an assortment of results created with vector drawing programs. Check out these amazing results!

Create a Detailed, Festive Christmas Wreath in Adobe Illustrator

Piq Design created this lovely Christmas Wreath from a tutorial inspired by author . She said:

I love your tutorials! I learn so much from them. Thank you!
Vector Christmas Wreath by Piq Design

How to Create a Star Wars BB8 Illustration in Adobe Illustrator

User Cricket creating this charming Star Wars BB8 with the help of a tutorial from . He commented:

Thank you so much for your detailed tutorial. I have learned a lot of new techniques.
Vector Star Wars BB8 by Cricket

Create a Cute Winter Seamless Pattern in Adobe Illustrator

Inspired by this wonderful Winter Seamless Pattern tutorial by , user Tacticianjenro created a near perfect recreation, commenting:

Thanks for this awesome tutorial! Happy holidays everyone!
Vector Winter Seamless Pattern by tacticianjenro

Create a Vector Bamboo Forest with Blends, Brushes and Profiles

Reader Ears Burning created this Vector Bamboo Forest with the help of a tutorial from .

I started this one in 2013 and got bogged down. Lately I have been learning a lot and it has paid off. Here is my bamboo.
Vector Bamboo Forest by Ears Burning

Create a Detailed Christmas Lights Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator

Inspired by this amazing Christmas Lights Text Effect tutorial by , user
Illiterate Awan recreated it with his very own text.

Christmas Lights Text Illustration by Illiterate Awan

How to Create a Set of Productivity Icons in Adobe Illustrator

Jane Lomas created this beautiful set of Productivity Icons from instructor . She commented:

Thanks so much for this. I've learned a lot about Illustrator! Here are my finished icons!
Illustrator Productivity Icons by Jane Lomas

Create a Vintage-Style Christmas Card in Adobe Illustrator

Gi recreated this adorable Vintage Christmas Card from instructor . She commented:

Thanks for this lovely Christmas card, I have spent many happy hours making it.
Vintage Illustrator Christmas Card by Gi

How to Create a Boombox Illustration in Adobe Illustrator

User Nobby created this amazing Boombox Illustration inspired by a great tutorial from instructor .

Vector Boombox Illustration by Nobby

How to Create a Vector Cross Stitch Effect in Adobe Illustrator

Enjoy this lovely Vector Cross Stitch Effect from Sasha, who used a tutorial from . She noted:

Thanks Sharon for your tutorials and your intelligible descriptions for every step! Here's my result.
Vector Cross Stitch Effect by Sasha

Create a Punk Queen of Hearts, With a Sleeve Tattoo in Illustrator

Ann Fedenko created this gorgeous Punk Queen of Hearts Illustration inspired by a tutorial from . She simply commented:

Thank you very much for your tutorial!
Punk Woman with Tattoo Illustration by Ann Fedenko

Adobe Photoshop Tutorial Results

Let's take a look at this next set of results inspired by Adobe Photoshop tutorials published here on Envato Tuts+. Contributions range from photo effects to patterns and more! Check out these wicked results below!

How to Create a Fantasy Photo Manipulation in Adobe Photoshop

Kathy Macchiato created this gorgeous recreation of this Fantasy Photo Manipulation from . She mentioned:

Thank you very much for this wonderful tutorial. Here I've done my own mystic forest.
Fantasy Forest Photo Manipulation by Kathy Macchiato

How to Create That Last-Minute Holiday e-Card in Photoshop

Akira created this awesome Holiday E-Card with the help of a tutorial from , commenting:

Cool tutorial. Here's my result!
Christmas Tree E Card by Akira

Make a Trendy Double Exposure Effect in Adobe Photoshop

Inspired by this awesome Double Exposure tutorial from , Laura Miele created her own amazing result. She commented:

Here's my take with some typography added.
Photoshop Double Exposure Effect by Laura Miele

How to Create a Double Exposure Illustration in Adobe Photoshop

Misaki created this lovely Double Exposure Illustration inspired by a tutorial from instructor . She simply noted:

Double Exposure Deer Illustration by Misaki

Create an Elephant Sundae Using Photo Manipulation Techniques

Jessica created this awesome interpretation of this Elephant Sundae Photo Manipulation tutorial from . She commented:

Wow, amazing tutorial! Here's my attempt. I did mine with my cat.
Elephant Sundae Photo Manipulation by Jessica

Create a Natural Composition With Light Shining Through a Rustic Fence

Pagnha Nick created this wonderful Natural Light Composition using a fun tutorial from instructor .

Photoshop Fence and Light Composition by Pagnha Nick

Quick Tip: Create a Candy Flavored Text Effect in Photoshop

User Yeuit141 recreated this delicious Candy Text Effect inspired by a tutorial by . He simply said:

Great, thanks!
Candy Photoshop Text Effect yeuit141

Design Tutorial Results

These final pieces are inspired by an assortment of design tutorials that don't quite fit the previous categories. They include everything from print design to drawing and more! Enjoy these beautiful pieces created by the community below!

How to Design a Retro Christmas Postcard in Adobe Illustrator

Sophie Huang created this festive Retro Christmas Postcard by instructor . She commented:

Thank you for the tutorial! I enjoyed it!
Retro Christmas Postcard by Sophie Huang

How to Create a Holiday-Themed Vector Pattern in Adobe Illustrator

Alicia Hermelibus used this Holiday-Themed Vector Pattern tutorial from to create a wonderful pattern for this mug. She said:

Thanks for the tutorial, and happy New Year!
Holiday Themed Pattern Mug Design by Alicia Hermelibus

Create a Super Simple Infographic Template in Adobe InDesign

Kwesi Jnr created his own version of this amazingly Simple Infographic Template inspired by instructor . He said:

This is my version. I am new to InDesign and this tutorial helped me familiarize myself with the tools. Thank you so much!
Simple InDesign Infographic Template by Kwesi Jnr

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 Envato 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.

Thanks to everyone who was highlighted above for sharing your results with the Envato Tuts+ community. We 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.

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