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 Blend Digital Paintings Learn how to blend colors together for gorgeous digital portraits. In this tutorial, Sara Tepes walks you through her process of blending digital paintings.
What You’ll Be Creating In this tutorial, you will learn how to create a summer barbecue illustration in flat design using the most basic shapes and tools of Adobe Illustrator. If you would like to skip the tutorial, you can just purchase the result as a part of
What You’ll Be Creating Use a texture image and a gradient map, with some adjustment layers and filters, to create a super quick and easy duotone text effect. Let’s get started! This text effect was inspired by the many Layer Styles available on GraphicRiver . Tutorial Assets The following assets were used during the production of this tutorial: Sofia Pro Black
What You’ll Be Creating In this tutorial we’ll be creating a colorful character of a mermaid, imitating a watercolor painting technique in Adobe Illustrator. One of the most beautiful and touching characters from the fairytale The Little Mermaid will serve as an inspiration to us
What You’ll Be Creating Fantastic creatures may not be real, but it doesn’t mean they can’t be drawn in a realistic way. If you want to learn how to draw a dragon, in this tutorial I will lead you step by step. You can also use the tutorial to create a base for your own dragon, with the details of your own choosing