Welcome to the annual roundup of our best posts within the Design & Illustration section here on Envato Tuts+. Before we jump into our top 50, let me share with you some of our victories of the year!
- Celebrated 10 years of Envato Tuts+! The first tutorial was created back in September 2007 for our site which was then known as PSDTuts+—were you around then?
- We hit over 25,000 free to view tutorials & articles!
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- Published more content deconstructing items from Envato Market, so you can learn how to create many items which are sold for a premium!
The 50 Most Awesome Design & Illustration Tutorials & Articles of 2017!
It's my pleasure to share with you our 50 most awesome Design & Illustration tutorials and articles of 2017.
- Photoshop ActionsHow to Create a Fur Action Text Effect in Adobe PhotoshopAnderson Luiz
- Human AnatomyHow to Draw a Realistic EyeMonika Zagrobelna
- Text EffectsHow to Create a 3D Paper Cut Text Effect in Adobe PhotoshopRose
- RetouchingHow to Realistically Change Hair and Fur Color in Adobe PhotoshopMonika Zagrobelna
- Photo ManipulationHow to Create an Emotional, Molten, Shattered Statue in PhotoshopMario Sanchez Nevado
- Text EffectsHow to Create a Copper Foil Texture Text Effect in Adobe PhotoshopRose
- Photo ManipulationHow to Create a Beautiful Abstract Portrait in PhotoshopWojciech Pijecki
- WinterHow to Draw a SnowflakeMonika Zagrobelna
- Text EffectsHow to Create Stylized Hay Bale Typography in Adobe PhotoshopTomasz Lechocinski
- PortraitHow to Create a Vector Portrait With Curly Hair in Adobe IllustratorSharon Archer-Thomas
- SceneryHow to Create a Mysterious Forest Scene With Adobe PhotoshopJenny Le
- Photoshop ActionsHow to Create an Ashes & Embers Dispersion Action in Adobe PhotoshopIndranil Saha
- Text EffectsHow to Create a Tasty 3D Typographic Illustration in PhotoshopMark Mayers
- Global InfluencesHow to Create a Retro-Style Airline Destination Travel PosterBen Mounsey
- Digital PaintingCreate a Mountain Fortress Using Matte Painting Techniques in PhotoshopEric Dima-ala
- Text EffectsHow to Create a Bold Floral Text Effect Quickly in Adobe PhotoshopRose
- IllustrationHow to Create a Detailed Isometric Building in Adobe IllustratorDiego Barrionuevo
- Photo EffectsHow to Create a Rubber Stamp Effect in Adobe PhotoshopJohn Negoita
- Photoshop ActionsHow to Create a Vintage Photo Filter With Photoshop in 60 SecondsMelody Nieves
- Photo Manipulation10 Tips for Improving Your Photo Manipulation SkillsKirk Nelson
- Digital PaintingTurn a Pencil Sketch Into a Colorful and Dynamic Character IllustrationKen Barthelmey
- CareersHow to Become an Art DirectorMary Winkler
- Photoshop ActionsHow to Create a Sketch Effect Action in Adobe PhotoshopMarko Kožokar
- Adobe PhotoshopHow to Create a Money Engraving Action: Photoshop in 60 SecondsMelody Nieves
- Photo ManipulationHow to Create a Floral Portrait Photo Manipulation in Adobe PhotoshopJenny Le
- Flat DesignHow to Create a Mountain Landscape in Flat Style in Adobe IllustratorAliaksei Kruhlenia
- Hand LetteringHand Lettering: How to Vector Your LetterformsScott Biersack
- Text EffectsHow to Create an Easy Digital Glitch Text Effect in Adobe PhotoshopRose
- PortraitHow to Draw Hair Step by StepMonika Zagrobelna
- Text EffectsHow to Create a Colorful Explosion Text Effect in Adobe PhotoshopRose
- SummerHow to Create a Subtle Summer Sunset Textured Illustration in Adobe IllustratorAndrei Stefan
- Icon DesignHow to Create a Set of Flat Animal Icons in Adobe IllustratorYulia Sokolova
- Flat DesignHow to Draw a Flat Designer Character in Adobe IllustratorYulia Sokolova
- Text EffectsHow to Create 10 Different Useful Layer Style Text Effects in Adobe PhotoshopRose
- AnimalsHow to Create 10 Mini Pug Illustrations in Adobe IllustratorNataliya Dolotko
- Text EffectsHow to Create a Peeled Text Effect in Adobe IllustratorAndrei Marius
- Gradient Mesh ToolHow to Draw an Abstract Gold Background in Adobe Illustrator Using Gradient MeshVladimir Galantsev
- Digital Painting10 Basic Mistakes in Digital Painting and How to Fix ThemMonika Zagrobelna
- Global InfluencesHow to Create a Tunisian-Inspired Motif in Adobe IllustratorMiss Chatz
- Photoshop ActionsHow to Create a Colored Pencil Sketch Effect Action in Adobe PhotoshopMarko Kožokar
- Icon DesignHow to Create a Set of Superhero Emoji in Adobe IllustratorAndrei Stefan
- Adobe PhotoshopHow to Create a Dripping Paint Photoshop Effect ActionMarko Kožokar
- Text EffectsHow to Create a Flame Text Effect in Adobe PhotoshopRose
- Text EffectsHow to Create a 'Stranger Things' Inspired Text Effect in Adobe PhotoshopRose
- Day of the DeadHow to Create a Day of the Dead Inspired Text Effect in Adobe PhotoshopRose
- Text EffectsHow to Create a Retro Long Shadow Text Effect in Adobe IllustratorAndrei Marius
- Icon DesignHow to Create Flat Profession Avatars in Adobe IllustratorYulia Sokolova
- Gradient Mesh ToolHow to Draw a Festive Winter Landscape With Glowing Lamps in Adobe IllustratorVladimir Galantsev
- Photoshop ActionsHow to Create an Enchanted Photoshop ActionMarko Kožokar
- Character DesignHow to Create a Cozy Winter Character in Adobe IllustratorOlga Davydova
Happy New Year From Everyone at Envato Tuts+!
I can't wait to share with you all the fab content we've got coming your way in 2018. However, if you're feeling a little nostalgic, why not go back over the years to find out what other content you may have missed which went down well with our readers.
- RoundupsThe Top 25 Vector Tutorials on Tuts+ in 2013Sharon Archer-Thomas
- Adobe PhotoshopThe Top 40 Design & Illustration Posts of 2014Sharon Archer-Thomas
- InspirationThe Top 40 Design & Illustration Posts of 2015Sharon Archer-Thomas
- InspirationThe 50 Best Design Tutorials & Articles of 2016Sharon Archer-Thomas
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