Welcome back to Best of the Design Web, where we feature some of the best design tutorials of this past month! Tackle new and exciting projects from across the web and let us know your favorites in the comments!
Best of the Design Web: February 2017
10 Amazing Tutorials From Across the Web
How to Create a Valentine’s Sweater Illustration in Adobe Illustrator
In this tutorial, our very own Ivan Petrusevski teaches you how to create a charming Valentine’s sweater. Learn how to create a lovely illustration using simple shapes, brushes, and colors.
Create a Wood Cut Text Treatment With Graphic Styles in Illustrator
In this tutorial, our very own Mary Winkler teaches you how to create an awesome wood-cut effect for your text in illustrator. Learn how to create a simple wood pattern first before turning it into an amazing graphic style.
How to Create a Big Bear Photo Manipulation in Photoshop
In this video, Rafy A shows you how to composite several images together to create a big bear photo manipulation. Learn how to use Layer Masks effectively as well as how to adjust colors using Adjustment Layers.
How to Create a Realistic Clock in Sketch
In this tutorial, Christian Krammer breaks down the steps of creating a realistic clock in Sketch. Achieve your own detailed clock with simple gradients and borders and add it to your forever growing icon collection.
How to Create an Editable Retro Text Style in Adobe Illustrator
In this tutorial, Chris Spooner shows you how to create an awesome retro text style to use in your designs. Learn some useful tricks using the Appearance panel to create a graphic style that works with live text.
How to Create the Orange and Teal Look in Adobe Lightroom Effect and Camera Raw
Learn how to create stunning photo effects with this Photoshop tutorial. In this tutorial, Denny Tang shows you how to create that popular orange and teal look in Adobe Lightroom and Camera Raw.
How to Create Manga-Style Hair in Motion
In this tutorial, learn how to draw, color, and detail fabulously colorful hair in the popular manga style. Michelle Hoefener teaches you how to lay down the basic shapes before finishing up with the final details and color.
Amazing 80s Airbrush Portrait Techniques
Create gorgeous portraits of your own with this Photoshop tutorial. In this tutorial, KittoZutto taps into the glory of 80s posters to show you how to create a beautiful airbrushed portrait.
How to Make Objects Look 3D in Illustrator
Step out of the norm of flat design graphics with this 3D Illustrator tutorial. In this tutorial, Thomas Burden teaches you how to use Illustrator’s 3D extrusions and Map Art function to create stunning illustrations.
How to Make Your Pictures Come to Life Using a Cinemagraph in Photoshop
In this video, learn how to create an awesome cinemagraph in Adobe Photoshop. Expert Peter McKinnon will walk you through the steps of creating a living photograph from video footage.
Top 5 Tutorials From ThemeKeeper Tuts+ Design & Illustration
Our experts have provided you with many great tutorials this month! Here are five of our most tried and tested tutorials from the Design and Illustration section here at ThemeKeeper Tuts+.
And see entries from our latest ThemeKeeper Tuts+ Community Challenge: Created By You, celebrating the incredible efforts of our talented community.
Photo ManipulationHow to Create a Dragon Landscape Photo Manipulation With Adobe PhotoshopJenny Le
IllustrationHow to Create a Vintage Doily Frame With Flowers in Adobe IllustratorNataliya Dolotko
Valentine’s DayHow to Create a Valentine’s Piglet Illustration in Adobe IllustratorNataliya Dolotko
FlowersHow to Create a Pot of Daffodils With Gradient Mesh in Adobe IllustratorVladimir Galantsev
Text EffectsHow to Create a Glossy, Puffy Text Effect in Adobe PhotoshopRose
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