Tutorials of the week is a weekly roundup of the most bookmarked tutorials on photoshop, illustrator and web design that brings you the best of the tutorials from the popular design blogs. In this week’s collection we have tutorials from PSDTuts, Abduzeedo, VectorTuts, CreativeFan, Bluebots and ClippingDesign.

The Sunburst effect, one of the most celebrated background designs of the retro style artworks, is a design or figure commonly used in architectural ornaments and design patterns. It consists of rays or “beams” radiating out from a central disk in the manner of sunbeams. This roundup presents you some of the most popular Photoshop and Illustrator tutorials to create that kind of effect.