30+ Design & Illustration Tutorials on Tuts+ for Creative Cat Lovers

It’s long been established that the human race is ran by furry overlords known as “cats”. I myself am a slave to two adorable, yet dominant felines who have manipulated my behaviour to overly share their images on social media and make them subjects of many vectors.

30+ Design & Illustration Tutorials on Tuts+ for Creative Cat Lovers

For International Cat Day, we at ThemeKeeper Tuts+ would like to celebrate the awesomeness of cats with a roundup of our favourite tutorials in the Design & Illustration section featuring our feline friends. In addition, our community has shared their own creations for you to check out!

Vector Tutorials for the Feline Fanatic

  • 30+ Design & Illustration Tutorials on Tuts+ for Creative Cat Lovers
    Tools & Tips
    Quick Tip: How to Make Longcat Truly Infinitely Long in Adobe Illustrator
    Sharon Milne

     

  • 30+ Design & Illustration Tutorials on Tuts+ for Creative Cat Lovers
    Illustration
    Create an Innocent Fluffy Kitten With Basic Shapes in Adobe Illustrator
    Monika Zagrobelna

     

  • 30+ Design & Illustration Tutorials on Tuts+ for Creative Cat Lovers
    Tools & Tips
    Quick Tip: How to Create a Simple Paw Print Scatter Brush in Adobe Illustrator
    Sharon Milne

     

  • 30+ Design & Illustration Tutorials on Tuts+ for Creative Cat Lovers
    Halloween
    Play With Blends and Image Trace to Create a Simple Cat Scene in Adobe Illustrator
    Sharon Milne

     

  • 30+ Design & Illustration Tutorials on Tuts+ for Creative Cat Lovers
    Illustration
    Create a Slam Dunk Cat With Textured Background in Illustrator
    Masha Goubar

     

  • 30+ Design & Illustration Tutorials on Tuts+ for Creative Cat Lovers
    Illustration
    Create a Large Face, Cat Illustration from Stock in Adobe Illustrator
    Sharon Milne

     

  • 30+ Design & Illustration Tutorials on Tuts+ for Creative Cat Lovers
    Promotion
    Using a Stock Base to Create a Playful Cat Illustration
    Sharon Milne

     

  • 30+ Design & Illustration Tutorials on Tuts+ for Creative Cat Lovers
    Illustration
    Create a Fluffy Halloween Cat using the Paintbrush Tool and Gradients
    Sharon Milne

     

  • 30+ Design & Illustration Tutorials on Tuts+ for Creative Cat Lovers
    Animals
    Creating an Adorable Strawberry Tiger in Adobe Illustrator
    Asher Benson

     

  • 30+ Design & Illustration Tutorials on Tuts+ for Creative Cat Lovers
    Adobe Photoshop
    Create an Illustrative Logo From a Photograph
    Cheryl Graham

     

  • 30+ Design & Illustration Tutorials on Tuts+ for Creative Cat Lovers
    Illustration
    How to Create a Sleeping Cat on a Pile of Books and Indoor Plants in Adobe Illustrator
    Nataliya Dolotko

     

  • 30+ Design & Illustration Tutorials on Tuts+ for Creative Cat Lovers
    Global Influences
    How to Create a Maneki Neko Lucky Charm in Adobe Illustrator
    Yulia Sokolova

     

  • 30+ Design & Illustration Tutorials on Tuts+ for Creative Cat Lovers
    Adobe Illustrator
    New Course: Vector Silhouettes for Beginners
    Andrew Blackman

     

  • 30+ Design & Illustration Tutorials on Tuts+ for Creative Cat Lovers
    Vector
    New Course: Vector Pet Portraits (Featuring Cats!)
    Andrew Blackman

     

  • 30+ Design & Illustration Tutorials on Tuts+ for Creative Cat Lovers
    Icon Design
    How to Create a Set of Flat Animal Icons in Adobe Illustrator
    Yulia Sokolova

     

  • 30+ Design & Illustration Tutorials on Tuts+ for Creative Cat Lovers
    Vector
    How to Create a Furry Cheshire Cat Inspired Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator
    Diana Toma

     

  • 30+ Design & Illustration Tutorials on Tuts+ for Creative Cat Lovers
    Animals
    How to Create a Soft, Furry Kitten in Adobe Illustrator
    Sharon Milne

     

  • 30+ Design & Illustration Tutorials on Tuts+ for Creative Cat Lovers
    Character Design
    How to Create a Cute Cat Character in Adobe Illustrator
    Andrei Marius

     

Photoshop Tutorials for the Crazy Cat Lady

  • 30+ Design & Illustration Tutorials on Tuts+ for Creative Cat Lovers
    Adobe Photoshop
    Create a Run Cycle Animation From Scratch in Adobe Photoshop
    Monika Zagrobelna

     

  • 30+ Design & Illustration Tutorials on Tuts+ for Creative Cat Lovers
    Digital Painting
    How to Paint a Dapper Victorian Cat in Adobe Photoshop
    Melody Nieves

     

  • 30+ Design & Illustration Tutorials on Tuts+ for Creative Cat Lovers
    Halloween
    From Speed Paint to Detail: Paint a Bat-Cat in Adobe Photoshop
    Monika Zagrobelna

     

  • 30+ Design & Illustration Tutorials on Tuts+ for Creative Cat Lovers
    Animation
    How to Create a Walking Kitten Animation In Adobe Photoshop
    Monika Zagrobelna

     

  • 30+ Design & Illustration Tutorials on Tuts+ for Creative Cat Lovers
    Photo Manipulation
    How to Create a Surreal Underwater Scene With Adobe Photoshop
    Jenny Le

     

  • 30+ Design & Illustration Tutorials on Tuts+ for Creative Cat Lovers
    Photo Manipulation
    How to Create a Photo Manipulation of a Cat and Flying Fish With Adobe Photoshop
    Jenny Le

     

  • 30+ Design & Illustration Tutorials on Tuts+ for Creative Cat Lovers
    CrazyTalk Animator
    How to Create an Animated Character with Photoshop and CrazyTalk Animator 3
    Monika Zagrobelna

     

Drawing Tutorials for the Kitty Devotee

  • 30+ Design & Illustration Tutorials on Tuts+ for Creative Cat Lovers
    Drawing
    How to Draw Animals: Cats and Their Anatomy
    Monika Zagrobelna

     

  • 30+ Design & Illustration Tutorials on Tuts+ for Creative Cat Lovers
    Drawing
    How to Draw Animals: Big Cats, Their Anatomy and Patterns – Part 2
    Monika Zagrobelna

     

  • 30+ Design & Illustration Tutorials on Tuts+ for Creative Cat Lovers
    Drawing
    How to Draw a Tattoo-Style Tiger With Colored Pencils
    Hellobaby

     

  • 30+ Design & Illustration Tutorials on Tuts+ for Creative Cat Lovers
    Illustration
    Realism, Photorealism, and Style in Drawing
    Monika Zagrobelna

     

  • 30+ Design & Illustration Tutorials on Tuts+ for Creative Cat Lovers
    Animals
    How to Draw a Roaring Lion Step by Step
    Monika Zagrobelna

     

  • 30+ Design & Illustration Tutorials on Tuts+ for Creative Cat Lovers
    Drawing Theory
    How to Use Gestures to Draw Creatures From Imagination
    Monika Zagrobelna

     

  • 30+ Design & Illustration Tutorials on Tuts+ for Creative Cat Lovers
    Animals
    How to Draw a Cheetah
    Monika Zagrobelna

     

  • 30+ Design & Illustration Tutorials on Tuts+ for Creative Cat Lovers
    Animals
    How to Draw a Tiger
    Monika Zagrobelna

     

Now I did notice something when I was putting together this list. Monika Zagrobelna and I appear to be the perpetrators of around 80% of cat education on Tuts+ in the Design & Illustration section. Hmmm, let’s side step that for now.

Submit to Our Feline Overlords!

An article on cat tutorials could not be complete without showing off the art work our community has created. So here’s some awesome work from some of our readers. Thank you to everyone who sent me work to show off for this article!

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30+ Design & Illustration Tutorials on Tuts+ for Creative Cat Lovers

Show Us Your Cats!

We’d love to see your felines, be it artwork or photographs of your feline friends. Upload them to the comments, and don’t forget to leave links to your social media and website for others to check out more of your work.