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! 10 Amazing Tutorials From Across the Web How to Create a Flat Astronaut in Adobe Illustrator Send your designs into space! In this tutorial, our very own Yulia Sokolova teaches you how to create an awesome flat astronaut design. Learn how to build this incredible design using basic shapes, colors, and gradients in Adobe Illustrator
What You’ll Be Creating In this tutorial, we’ll be creating a hand-drawn lettering poster that will make our home cozy and add a warmer atmosphere to any interior. We’ll be using various drawing tools and functions of Adobe Photoshop to create fancy letters from scratch and digitize our handwriting, transferring it from paper into Photoshop and editing it to make it fit our poster.
What You’ll Be Creating Drawing freely from imagination is cool, but not everything can be drawn using free, intuitive movement of the hand. Man-made objects, like vehicles and buildings, are created according to certain rules, and these rules bind our freedom. You can’t draw a building by guessing the lines—you must follow the rules, and these rules are defined by perspective
What You’ll Be Creating You may have noticed that there is a craze for iMessage stickers since they were introduced with iOS 10. Today, you can now create and sell your very own digital stickers, instead of using the pre-installed emojis. iMessage stickers are a cool and fun way to express your ideas and thoughts because you can peel, place, and stick them into your chats!! If you’ve ever wondered what goes into making a sticker pack for iOS, in this tutorial, we will work from a sketch to design simple iMessage stickers in Adobe Illustrator using lines, shapes, and colors
What You’ll Be Creating In today’s tutorial, we’re going to take a close look at the process of creating a particularly interesting icon pack, since we’re going to illustrate some Romanian traditional objects that are the living definition of what “home” was back before the digital age. As always, we’re going to use and abuse Illustrator’s geometric shapes, in combination with some basic tools such as the Align panel and Pathfinder. That being said, grab a fresh batch of coffee and let’s dive in! Also, if you’re looking to expand the project, you can do so by heading over to GraphicRiver and checking out some of their home-themed icons .
What You’ll Be Creating This tutorial will show you how to use Adobe Photoshop’s 3D tools and settings, along with a couple of patterns and stock images, to create a lovely stuffed letters text effect.