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Tuts+ Community Challenge: Created by You, October Edition

Welcome to our monthly feature of fantastic tutorial results created by you, the 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 set 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!

Create a Thanksgiving Illustration With Basic Shapes Using Illustrator

Sherry Lauren shared her festive version of a Thanksgiving illustration from a tutorial by . She commented:

"So late to see and try. But that's an awesome tutorial and with help I have made this. Thank you Nataliya. I am your great fan."
Sherry Lauren shared her festive version of a Thanksgiving illustration from a tutorial by Nataliya Dolotko

How to Create a Rainbow Colored Portrait From a Stock Image in Illustrator

Aaron shared his beautiful adaptation of techniques from a rainbow portrait tutorial created by . He added:

"Thank you so much this tutorial helped me a ton."
Aaron shared his beautiful adaptation of techniques from a rainbow portrait tutorial created by Sharon Milne

Create a Sweet Honeycomb Pattern in Adobe Illustrator

User Krpenko Y commented with their result from a sweet honeycomb pattern tutorial by .

User Krpenko Y commented with their result from a sweet honeycomb pattern tutorial by Mary Winkler

Create a Skating Girl With Basic Shapes in Adobe Illustrator

User paulamoserdrew took a skating girl tutorial for a spin with help from creator . They added:

"Thank you for this great tutorial! I'm a newbie and am really getting the hang of the tools by following tutorials. I had a little trouble with the arc tool and the star tool. I improvised and think it came out pretty well."
User paulamoserdrew took a skating girl tutorial for a spin with help from creator Nataliya Dolotko

Learn More About Art and Scatter Brushes While Drawing Abstract Trees

User lukovka created some fantastic renditions of art and scatter brushes thanks to a tutorial by .

User lukovka created some fantastic renditions of art and scatter brushes thanks to a tutorial by  Diana Toma

Working With Irregular Shapes in Gradient Mesh in Adobe Illustrator

User asdasd shared their excellent result from an irregular mesh shape tutorial by .

User asdasd shared their excellent result from an irregular mesh shape tutorial Cheryl Graham

CorelDRAW: Shape Building Basics

MeOlusola shared their wonderful result from a basic shape tutorial in CorelDRAW x7 by .

MeOlusola shared their wonderful result from a basic shape tutorial in CorelDRAW x7 a quick tip by Mary Winkler

Create a Set of "Almost Flat" Modern Icons in Adobe Illustrator

Krpenko Y shared their version of some nearly flat icons from a tutorial by .

Krpenko Y shared their version of some nearly flat icons from a tutorial by Chris Carey

Create a Retro Phone Illustration in Adobe Illustrator

Vera Raziote shared her take on a retro phone illustration tutorial by .

Vera Raziote shared her tale on a retro phone illustration tutorial by Mary Winkler

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.

Create an Easy Glitter Glue Inspired, Text Effect in Adobe Photoshop

Juan Pacheco Cancino shared his personalized version of a glittery text effect from a tutorial by .

Juan Pacheco Cancino shard his personalized version of a glittery text effect from a tutorial by Rose

How to Create a Pixel Game UI in Adobe Photoshop

User Do You Wumbo shared their take on a pixel game user interface from a tutorial by .

Polina Chugunova shared her fantastic rendition of an ice cream shop logo design from a tutorial by Mary Winkler

Comparing the Logo Creation Process Between Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator

Polina Chugunova shared her fantastic rendition of an ice cream shop logo design from a tutorial by .

Polina Chugunova shared her fantastic rendition of an ice cream shop logo design from a tutorial by Mary Winkler

Create a Pulsing Poster with a Vinyl Record and Grunge Type

Teodora shared their version of a poster design created in Adobe Illustrator thanks to a tutorial by .

"Nice and easy tut. Great way to learn the opacity mask and blend tool. Thanks!"

Teodora shared their version of a poster design created in Adobe Illustrator thanks to a tutorial by Simona Pfreundner

Icey Styles in Photoshop

User Mac_witch shared their own take on a fun ice-inspired text effect tutorial by .

User Mac_witch shared their own take on a fun ice-inspired text effect tutorial by Collis Taeed

Create a Magma Hot Text Effect in Photoshop

Ineta Grigaityte shared their own version of a magma hot text effect from a tutorial by .

Ineta Grigaityte shared their own version of a magma hot text effect from a tutorial by Gianluca Giacoppo

Quick Tip: Create an “IronHero” Text Effect in Photoshop

User MeOlusola shared their superb result from a super hero inspired text effect tutorial by .

User MeOlusola shared their superb result from a super hero inspired text effect tutorial by Erasmo DOnorio De Meo

Design Results

The final set of results are taken from assorted design tutorials that don't fit in the two previous categories, such as print design, drawing, and more. Check out the pieces users created below!

How to Create an Indie Movie Poster in Adobe InDesign

Narcisa Didoaca shared her own textured version of an indie movie poster design from a tutorial by . She added:

"I had some hard time with the vector plane, since I didn't know how to draw it in Illustrator. But finally it worked, except the bay leaves... Thanks for the tutorial, Grace!"
Narcisa Didoaca shared her own textured version of an indie movie poster design from a tutorial by Grace Fussell

Create a 3D, Fruit-Textured, Text Effect

User Xed shared their deliciously personalized result from a citrus inspired 3D text effect tutorial by .

User Xed shared their deliciously personalized result from a citrus inspired 3D text effect tutorial by Tomasz Lechocinski

Cartoon Fundamentals: How to Draw a Cartoon Face Correctly

User Nemosia shared their portrait sketches after following a cartoon face tutorial by .

User Nemosia shared their portrait sketches after following a cartoon face tutorial by Carlos Gomes Cabral

How to Design a Cool Contents Page in Adobe InDesign

Narcisa Didoaca shared her version of a cool contents page from a tutorial by . She added:

"Thank you, Grace, for this tutorial!! I adapted my content page design to a local magazine. Hope you will like it :)"
Narcisa Didoaca shared her version of a cool content page from a tutorial by Grace Fussell

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.

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