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Envato Tuts+ Community Challenge: Created by You, December 2019 Edition

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What You'll Be Creating

Hello, and welcome back to our monthly feature! Let's take a look at some of the wonderful results created by you, the Envato Tuts+ community! Each month, we'll take a look at some of the lovely works you created and shared with us.

These works are specifically from the Design & Illustration section of Envato Tuts+, where readers like you shared their work in the comments section. Let's check out some of the wonderful submissions this month!

And remember, you can join in on the fun too! Just comment below your favorite tutorial and attach your completed work, inspired by that tutorial. We'll be keeping an eye out—we love to see what you've created!

Vector Tutorial Results

Let's start things off with a look at some of the submissions we received, over the past month, that were vector works. Check out these lovely results, as well as the tutorials that inspired them.

How to Create a Boston Terrier Illustration in Adobe Illustrator

Yannie created this super cute vector illustration, based on a tutorial by Nataliya Dolotko. So glad to hear you learned a lot from this one, Yannie! I love your take on the glasses frames! How cute!

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Submission by Yannie

How to Create a Vintage Camera in Adobe Illustrator

Here's Joshua_red's take on this Adobe Illustrator tutorial by Hector Heredia. The dark blue is a lovely color choice! Really glad to hear that you thought this was a great way to get more familiar with Illustrator's tools! Thanks so much for sharing your results with us. This looks great!

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Submission by Joshua_red

How to Create a Scary Back Alley Scene in Adobe Illustrator

I was so impressed with this submission by Barnali Sarkar! Not only did they do an awesome job, creating their own take on this tutorial by Andrei Stefan—they animated it too! Wow! Check out their post, in the tutorial comments! Fantastic work!

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Submission by Barnali Sarkar

How to Create a Sleeping Cat on a Pile of Books and Indoor Plants in Adobe Illustrator

How cute is this illustration by Kylie Kessler? It's based on an Illustrator tutorial by Nataliya Dolotko—really loving your color choices here, Kylie! Good luck with the Adobe Illustrator class you're taking! Hope we see more wonderful work from you soon!

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Submission by Kylie Kessler

How to Create Vector Floral Typography in Adobe Illustrator

Svetlana Mraovic created this lovely take on this lovely floral type tutorial by Yulia Sokolova! I really like the small dots, as an alternative to the larger petals. Thank you for sharing your results with us—they look wonderful!

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Submission by Svetlana Mraovic

It's Guy Fawkes Night! Create a Bonfire With Blends in Adobe Illustrator

Check out Elena's bonfire illustration, created in Adobe Illustrator and inspired by a tutorial by Diana Toma! Love the smoke and the texture here, Elena! Thanks so much for sharing your results with us!

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Submission by Elena

Quick Tip: How to Create a Wicker Seamless Pattern in Adobe Illustrator

This submission is such a fun one—ajmaar created this lovely wicker pattern, inspired by a tutorial authored by Tatiana Sharanutsa. Then, ajmaar applied this pattern to some of their work! Awesome result here, ajmaar. Really happy to see it serving your project well!

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Submission by ajmaar

Adobe Photoshop Tutorial Results

Now, let's check out some of the submissions that had a specific focus on Adobe Photoshop! From photo manipulation to digital painting, it was such a pleasure checking out these fun submissions. Take a look!

How to Create a Wanted Poster Photo Manipulation in Adobe Photoshop

Here's Nursyahmah Saini's submission—a wanted poster, inspired by a tutorial written by Melody Nieves. I like where you opted to place the bullet holes! Thanks so much for sharing your lovely results with us. 

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Submission by nursyahmah saini

How to Paint a Realistic Ear in Adobe Photoshop

Check out Raffael Andrade's illustration! This is from another tutorial by the lovely Melody Nieves. Digital painting can be really tough, and human anatomy can be really tricky too! Awesome work here, Raffael! The values here seem really well placed. Hope to see more of your progress and practice soon!

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Submission by Raffael Andrade

How to Create a Stylized Chalk Text Effect in Adobe Photoshop

Olly (olandiano57) created this lovely (and thoughtful) take on a tutorial by Rose! How nice of you to extend your thanks this way—and it's really cool that you experimented with this tutorial and made it your own. Lovely work!

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Submission by olandiano57

Design and Illustration Tutorial Results

And finally, last but not least, let's check out some submissions that didn't fit into the two categories above—but are still part of the Design & Illustration section, here at Envato Tuts+! 

Fractal Art: How to Create Basic Fractal Flowers in Apophysis

This fractal flower tutorial by Stan Ragets is really lovely—as is this beautiful result by 李姗珊! Thank you so much for sharing your take on this tutorial. I really like your color choices. Very glad to hear you felt this was helpful for beginners! Keep up the lovely work!

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Submission by 李姗珊

7 Exercises to Improve Your Digital Painting Skills

This tutorial, by Monika Zagrobelna, is all about exercises to help you with your digital painting. This submission is from space boy—what a charming style! Thank you so much for giving us a sneak peek at your process. Glad to hear you found the tutorial helpful!

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Submission by space boy

How to Draw a Sugar Skull

Check out this beautiful sugar skull illustration by victori48! This illustration was inspired by a tutorial by the lovely Monika Zagrobelna once again—victori48 took this tutorial further, however, adding color and extra details too! Really wonderful work; thank you so much for sharing it with us!

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Submission by victori48

Tried Out a Tutorial? We Want to See Your Work!

Share your work with us—we absolutely love to see what you've created, inspired by our tutorials here on Envato Tuts+! From recreations to your own take on the tutorial content, we're so happy to see your work.

We'll be keeping an eye out for your submissions, and a selection of them will be showcased, each month, in our Community Showcase. Here's how to get involved:

  • Your artwork or design should be similar to a tutorial that you followed, here on Envato Tuts+. Again, we encourage you to have fun with it, but the relationship should still be visible.
  • To share your work, comment on the tutorial that you finished and make sure to attach your results. You don't have to be a pro to share either—all skill levels are welcomed and encouraged!
  • Sharing your work elsewhere, like Facebook or Behance? Please link back to the tutorial so others can check it out, as well! 

A big thank you to all of the wonderful artists, designers, and creatives who shared their work with us this month—we can't always feature everyone, but we love seeing what you made. Thank you for sharing your work with the community! We'll be on the lookout for more of your work next month—so keep on creating!

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