Photoshop is what makes the virtual world seem alive. Its nothing less than a blessing for designers. The Internet is full of Photoshop Tutorials and you will find a tutorial on each and every tool.
With that being said, we understand that these tutorials require time and effort to find so we’ve saved you both. How? Well, basically, we compiled a collection of easy to understand Photoshop tutorials that will aid you with just about every aspect of Photoshop and teach you the essentials of the software. It will require some time and practice but will be well worth it in the end.
Who knows, after going through these tutorials, you may end up being the next big thing in the world of Graphic Design. Now, as you can see below, the content is divided up into 14 separate sections which will allow easier navigation mainly because we know that not everyone will need each tutorial that we have to offer. However, for those of you that do, you’re in luck! They’re all here!
How many times we look at a montage and instinctively we detect there something wrong; the subject clearly looks superimposed. There is a very simple rule that applies in every image and it can make your subjects really appear like they were originally in the shot.
Ever wanted to learn how to use Adobe Photoshop, but had no idea where to start? The wall of icons and menus can be intimidating. Most Photoshop tutorials for beginners are really for people who are already familiar with the program. This tutorial goes right back to the DAWN OF TIME!
A very detailed tutorial where author will show you how to create a greeting card for Christmas and New Year Holidays to impress your relatives and friends. This Photoshop tutorial is very simple but the result looks so amazing
Design Awesome Grungy Text Effect with Stone Texture in Photoshop
Author will show you the steps he took to Design Awesome Grungy Text Effect with Stone Texture in Photoshop. The main focus of this tutorial is how you quickly apply textures and stock images to create great text effect.
How to realize an awesome text effect using ice cream! The process is simple enough for any level Photoshop lover. We will be dealing with illustration techniques, and will explore the power of layer styles applied to custom brushes.
How to Create an Incredible Typographic Illustration
All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. In this tutorial, weâ€™re going to learn how to bring a simple proverb into a complex typographic illustration that achieves a level of realism without actually using any photos.
In this Photoshop text tutorial, we are going to go over different digital-image-editing techniques in order to create a beautiful grungy and grainy composition that has 3D text (that we will make in Illustrator) as its centerpiece.
Use Google Sketchup and Photoshop to Create 3D Typography
Photoshop is a powerful application on its own merits. Its power, however, can be significantly increased by using it in tandem with another application like Illustrator, Cinema 4D, or in this case, Google Sketchup. Today, we will create some cool 3D text using this free architectural application.
Design a Shattered, Scrappy Metal Text Effect in Photoshop
In this tutorial, author will show you the steps I took to Design a Shattered, Scrappy Metal Text Effect in Photoshop. You will learn how you utilise a range of selection and transformation techniques to manipulate textures in order to form certain effect.
Create a 3D Text Effect Using Photoshop Layer Styles
In this tutorial author will show you how powerful and flexible this tool is. We will go beyond the overused gradient overlay and 1px stroke effects. We will use patterns and some useful tricks to create a 3D text effect!
Create Awesome Black and White Abstract Text Effect in Photoshop
In this tutorial, author will show you the steps he took to Create Awesome Black and White Abstract Text Effect in Photoshop. The main focus of this tutorial is the use of layer masking techniques, plus some interesting drawing skills.
In Photoshop CS5 New Features, author introduces new features and productivity enhancements that include reshaping images with Puppet Warp, turning photographs into paintings, and content-aware fill options.
If you never changed the default performance settings in your Photoshop or you just want to double check them to improve the Photoshop performance, here are 10 important and useful points that you may want to consider.
This guide starts right at the very bottom, assuming no knowledge at all, and walks you through all basic aspects of the application. The guide even comes with three full pages of shortcuts, cheat sheets covering all the applicationâ€™s possibilities!
20 Time-Saving Tips to Improve Designerâ€™s Workflow
Regardless of your experience level, there are ways to speed up the common design tasks. You should find some of these not-so-well-known tips and strategies listed below very helpful for your workflow.
Adjustments can be used for non-destructive editing, can be masked to edit only a part of an image, it can be applied to several layers on a single document and even you can change the Adjustment Layerâ€™s Blending Mode to create outstanding results.
Create A Speeding Car Scene With Light Effects In Photoshop
We will be creating a composition that blends together various stock images to create a cohesive scene. In addition, we will be using some cool Photoshop tricks to add light effects to the design. Many of these techniques can be applied to your own unique designs.
Create a Crystallized Water Girl Figure with Disintegration Effect in Photoshop
In this tutorial, author will show you the steps he took to Create a Crystallized Water Girl Figure with Disintegration Effect in Photoshop. Author will introduce a few tricks with quickly combine texture with stock image to create great looking effect, plus a few lighting techniques to give your work a great finishing touch.
How to Duplicate Professional Camera Filter in Photoshop
Professional photographers who makes pictures of the night the city can use different filters in their professional camera to achieve certain effect on the photo. What to do when there is no professional equipment? In this way Photoshop can help us!
Create A Futuristic Photo Illustration With Photoshop
Today author will be showing you how to take an image of a model and turn it into a futuristic composition that uses various Photoshop techniques. We will be doing some work with masks and implementing color and light effects to achieve the end result.
In this tutorial, Fabio Sasso will show you how you can create retro lighting effects in Photoshop without resorting to plug-ins â€“ and with a degree of control that means you get the look you want without the trial-and-error aspect of the iPhone apps.
Create Awesome Abstract Nebula Circle Shape in Photoshop
In this tutorial, author will show the steps he took to create this Create Awesome Abstract Nebula Circle Shape in Photoshop. This is an intermediate level tutorial so some steps can be a little tricky for beginners.
We will explore the cosmos from the perspective of this fictional civilization making their way through the universe and will demonstrate the techniques that you can use in Photoshop to depict your own cosmic scenery.
In this tutorial we are gonna create some really sharp looking glowing text effect in Photoshop, step by step explained.
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Create a euphoric abstract haze
The techniques in this tutorial will teach you how to subtly use Overlay effects and Selective Color to change the mood of your image. Youâ€™ll also learn how to place shapes to aid visual abstract design, how to use brushes to aid movement through the composition, and how to add depth to the foreground. Weâ€™ll also throw in a great trick to mask hair.
In this Adobe Photoshop tutorial, we’re going to learn how to add beams of sunlight through trees, which is not only a great way to make an image look more interesting, it’s also a lot easier to do than you might think, as we’ll see.
Planets Colliding in Our Galaxy Photoshop Tutorial
In this tutorial author will show you a simple way to create a fantasy photo manipulation with two planets almost colliding. This tutorial needs intermediate Photoshop skills. Author will show you useful things like how to create a galaxy effect using stars, nebula, light brushes. You will also learn how to shape and texture a planet and much more.
Create a Surreal Apocalypse Photomanipulation Photoshop Tutorial
In this Photoshop tutorial, youâ€™ll learn how to create a surreal photomanipulation, and then add a touch of apocalyptic destruction to it. Youâ€™ll see how to balance colors, integrate stock images, and also how to create realistic looking smoke trails.
Design Abstract Human Manipulation with Milk/Liquid Texture in Photoshop
In this tutorial, author will show you the steps he took to design this Abstract Human Manipulation with Milk Texture and Custom Brushes in Photoshop. You will learn how you utilise a range of photo techniques to manipulate textures in order to form certain effect, mixing with some basic photo retouch skills.
Create a Mysterious Fashion Photo Manipulation in Photoshop
In this tutorial you’ll learn how to use different custom brushes to create stormy weather, save your masks to save your time, work with different adjustment layers, and make adjustments only on small parts of the image to achieve the exact result you want.
In this tutorial you will master a multitude of powerful new features and techniques in Photoshop cs5 to create a striking fantasy photo-manipulation. This is an intermediate level tutorial, however beginners are encouraged to give it a try as well, because there is a lot that can be learned here.
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Creating Different Elemental Effects
Learn how to create different elemental effects using this Photoshop tutorial.
Learn how to create this surreal photo manipulation in Photoshop. Youâ€™ll learn the basics of combining stock photos, how to blend them in by adding light and shadows, and complete it with a vintage photo effect.
In this manipulation tutorial author will show you how to create a really nice sunrise scene. Author will show you how to transform a day picture into a sunrise using some adjustment layers and gradient maps.
In this tutorial author will show you how to create a nature inspired design that is both organic and visually arresting. He will be covering some useful tips as we work through the process of creating a striking image that will show a helpless being pulled into the powerful grasp of nature.
Create A Light Effect Photomanipulation Using Photoshop
In this tutorial author will teach you how to create a Lighting Photomainpulation using Photoshop. You will learn how to use different settings to fill out your canvas with nice lightnings and blending modes using different stock images to create good lighting effects. Following the steps of this tutorial you will easily learn how to use different tools and tips to create good lighting effects.
In this Photoshop tutorial, youâ€™ll learn how to create an incredible horror photomanipulation. Starting with a bright and sunny day stock image, youâ€™ll see how to turn it into a scary scene straight out of a scary movie.
How to Create a Chilling Photo Manipulation in Photoshop
In this tutorial author will show you how he created a fantasy photo manipulation called “You Can Not Frost The Time” with using several Photoshop tools such as Color Range, different blending modes, and more.
Create An Extravagant Illustration In Photoshop CS5
In this tutorial, we will be re-creating a piece author did called Extravagant Worship, the image was inspired by the worship song, ‘Til I See Your Face by Miriam Webster’. We will start out by compositing multiple images, then use some custom brushes to paint in some details, then finish up by adding color and lighting to bring everything together.
The Creation of â€œLost in Memoryâ€ Epic Fantasy Artwork in Photoshop
In this tutorial, author will show you the steps he took to create this epic Fantasy Style artwork â€œLost in Memoryâ€ in Photoshop. I combined the meteor effect, some matte-painting tricks plus lighting effect in this tutorial.
Create a Stunning Product Shot Using Professional Lighting Effects
How to create some truly awesome lighting effects. The techniques themselves arenâ€™t overly complex. Itâ€™s essentially a combination of gradients, textures, masking, brushes, and adjustment layers. However, youâ€™ll see in this tutorial how itâ€™s the building up of these aspects which leads to great results. Itâ€™s not good slapping on a few lighting brushes and expecting your piece to really pop. You need to build up lots and lots of layers of effects, and make sure they these compliment each other, and are never overdone.
Create an Incredible Story Coming Alive Fantasy Photomanipulation
In this fantasy photomanipulation tutorial, youâ€™ll learn how to start with just a few stock images and quickly build up an incredible story-based artwork. Youâ€™ll see how to manipulate images, add effects and build an amazing artwork in this Photoshop photomanipulation tutorial.
In this tutorial author will walk you through the steps needed to create the cosmic lady opposite, complete with overlay effects, colour treatments and elements that you can easily create in Photoshop.
Apply a Fantastic Lighting and Coloring Effect on Images with Photoshop CS5
How to take a stock image and turn it into a futuristic composition that uses various Photoshop techniques. We will be doing some work with Brush tool and implementing color and light effects to achieve the end result.
We are going to create some interesting effects using a photo and wide range of brushes and texture as well. So the first thing we need is a photo.
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Create a Natural Theme, Abstract Human Photo Manipulation in Photoshop
The author will show you the steps he took to Design a Create a Natural Theme, Abstract Human Photo Manipulation in Photoshop. You will see some interesting techniques about how to combine multiple objects into one image and form a surreal effect.
Have you ever wanted to know what a Giraffe looks like without its spots? Today, we will demonstrate how to undress a giraffe by removing its spots. We will then show how to turn its spots into an outfit that will be draped over an ironing board. Pretty cool!
How to Create a Steampunk Style Illustration in Photoshop
Go simultaneously backward and forward in time with this Steampunk tutorial. The main focus, aside from the style of course, is fusing elements from different sources together to create a cohesive whole.
Here we learn how to use lots of vibrant color to create a slightly abstract photo manipulation using pencils and fruit. We will learn how to use the pen tool effectively and also some freehand brushing which looks good.
In this tutorial we’ll see how is it possible to create wallpapers by combining several pictures, we’ll learn also several methods of correcting the colors, use the layers, the filters and see how to create unusual lightness effects.
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Patek Philippe Watch Wallpaper
Tips on how author made the Patek Philippe Watch wallpaper.
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Spring Planks Wallpaper
The new topic we’ll learn to make the corrections on the distorts, imitate a cut out ornament on the wood and color out decolorized surfaces already.
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Creating an Abstract Watercolor Wallpaper
In this tutorial, we will be using Layer Masking. It is one of the most fascinating and powerful Photoshop method, to use layer masks in your designs.
You probably asked yourself many times how to make an attractive wallpaper with one of yours favourite celebrity. In this tutorial you’ll find out that this task is not as complicated as you may think it is.
How to Make a Dark, Post-Apocalyptic City Illustration
In this tutorial, weâ€™ll change a full of sunshine, ordinary photograph into a gloomy image of the world after destruction of mankind. Using simple tools, weâ€™ll turn lively streets into abandoned ruins overgrown with weeds.
In this tutorial author will show you how to design grunge girl wallpaper in Photoshop using some grunge textures and brushes. We will use different techniques such as image adjustments, layer blending options and filter effects.
Author would like to show you how to design an elegant and clean photography portfolio website in Photoshop. You will see how to implement a photo into full design layout, how to play with typography to achieve clean and elegant look.
Author will be showing you how to create a design business layout in Adobe Photoshop, which you will be able to use in your own design projects. This layout uses the 960 Grid system in order to keep everything aligned and clean.
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Travel Agency layout â€“ CSS/HTML available
Letâ€™s see how we create a cool, blue travel agency site.
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How to create a colorful business web layout
This step by step tutorial will teach you how to create a very nice colorful business layout.
Design Simple and Elegant Business Web Template in Photoshop
In this tutorial author give you the basic steps in designing a business website in Photoshop, a simple layout but elegant design. Here he uses Adobe Photoshop CS5 and use standard style effects, mostly using the Drop Shadow. Not much use outside sources and little icons.
In this web design tutorial author will show you how to create a web layout with a sleek and modern look using Adobe Photoshop. We will go from finding sources of inspiration to setting up the document in Photoshop and creating design elements that fit with the theme of the web layout. Author will also give you some practical examples of how using smart objects in a web design project can improve your workflow and save you some time.
In todayâ€™s tutorial author would like to show you how to design a clean and solid fictional business layout. Following the steps in this tutorial you will learn how to use guides, how to create a detailed background using patterns and filters, how to create transparent buttons, 3D elements and how to stylize web typography.
In this tutorial author will show you how to create an elegant WordPress PSD theme. You can use this web template also for consulting agency templates, services websites, marketing website templates, business website templates, finance website templates. The design is very clean and can be modified very easy into a great template.
How To Build a Stylish Portfolio Web Design Concept
This tutorial covers part one of a multi-part series where weâ€™ll go through the process of building a stylish design portfolio website. In this particular article weâ€™ll create the visual concept and overall design concept in Photoshop, using various effects, blending modes and layer styles to create all the detailed elements of the design.
In this tutorial weâ€™re going to show you how to design an icon from our popular freebie, the Incredibly Detailed Drinks Icon Pack. Weâ€™ll walk you through the process of creating the takeout coffee cup from start to finish, exploring a wide variety of techniques in Photoshop that can be applied to almost any type of design and drawing.
How to realize an awesome small icon of a graphic tablet. We will start by studying a real tablet, we will understand which are the fundamental details and shapes to re-create into the small icon, and finally author will drive you through the Photoshop steps necessary to realize the icon.
We will create a workshop by demonstrating a creation of a realistic iMac icon 3D using Photoshop application, including Keyboard and a mouse. In this Tutorial you will Observe how to create 3D designs.
The new â€œOffice for Mac 2011â€ icons are stunning and sophisticated.Microsoft has engaged the help of company called Frog Design to help them create a new line of icons for their 2011 version of the Office for Mac.With the help of grids and pen tool, it is really not that hard to come up with a similar design. This tutorial will capture the essence of the icons.
We are going to create a pretty ribbon; We will be using Rounded Rectangle Tool, Gradient Tool. You will also know more on how to Convert Layers To Smart Filters. You can use this pretty Ribbon for youâ€™re projects and designs.
In this detailed tutorial author will walk you through the process of creating a realistic looking new imac mini, youâ€™ll be able to use the imac as an illustration or an icon. In this tutorial youâ€™ll be getting to grips with photoshop’s shapes and smart objects.
Design a Skin-Textured Typography Scene in Photoshop
How to create a 3D-looking textured text effect in Photoshop without the need for any 3D tools or applications. All we need to be able to create our text effect is a good idea of perspective so that we can modify light distribution with the help of color correction tools.
Design a Stylish Poster mixed with displacement effect in Photoshop CS5
Youâ€™ll learn how to combine layer masks with custom brushes and adjustment layers to create eye catching poster mixed with displacement effect, using simple but effective techniques in Adobe Photoshop CS5.
Use Puppet Warp in Photoshop CS5 to Tweak Your Images
Photoshop CS5’s new Puppet Warp feature can be extremely useful if you need to make minor adjustments to your photos. In this quick tip tutorial we will demonstrate how to correct a Photo with this new tool in minutes.
This technique will make the bright portions of the image darker, and dark portions of the image lighter. This also gives the image a lot more realistic look.
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Playing with Displace Filter in Photoshop
How to create a curtain made of bricks or how to deform a brick wall as it was a curtain. To do that we wil use a few stock photos, layer adjustments and the Displace filter in Photoshop CS5. The technique is pretty simple and the tutorial won’t take you more than 30 minutes to go through it.
How to create a realistic star field in Photoshop CS5. To get into the right frame of mind to create these works of art, you have to think completely abstract, put aside any thoughts of maintaining any order.
Animated Gif files have been the butt of many jokes within the design community. That is because animated gifs are famous for being a bit cheesy and notorious for cluttering up a page. We will demonstrate how to use Photoshop to create an animated gif in Photoshop CS5.
How to Create Typography Poster Enigma Using Photoshop
In this tutorial we will go through the process of making this typography poster called â€œEnigmaâ€ only using Adobe Photoshop. You will have a basic look into the 3D-Tool of Photoshop, how to texture and stylize your 3D Typography and how to make a shiny space background to create your own space-inspired text.
In this tutorial author will show you how to piece together a simple, but great looking signature in Photoshop. We will be making use of the smudge tools and some image adjustments filters as well. You donâ€™t have to be pro to follow this simple tutorial.
This great Adobe Photoshop tutorial demonstrates how to build a great forum signature using a tricky filter technique. He shows you how to brilliantly blend a machine onto a human body. A perfect forum signature tutorial for the slightly more advanced Adobe Photoshop users.
In order to practice and improve on certain aspects of painting author often do quick sketches with a specific theme or subject matter. The drawing “Pitch” was one of these ‘test-paintings’; author started working on it with the intention of creating a very complex scene, but not over detailing it. Detail in the wrong place can hurt the overall picture, as it distracts the viewer from where he should be looking instead.
Period matte paintings are used frequently in movies, videogame trailers, TV shows and even in print ads. Being able to adjust your reference images to match a given theme or time period is one of the key skills for any matte painter.
How to Combine Digital Painting and Photo Manipulation to Create a Platform Environment
In this tutorial, you will learn how to combine digital painting and photo manipulation to create polished fantasy art. The process of combining digital painting and photo manipulation is a great mix. It truly allows you conquer the world with beautiful illustrations.
This is a matte painting that I have realized for the â€œBarbarossaâ€ movie directed by Renzo Martinelli in 2009. The request of the director was for a singular version of the High Middle Ages Rome set in a river with a church in the background.
In this Adobe Photoshop tutorial, we are going to go over a method for composing a beautiful matte painting style scene. Matte paintings are typically used in movies to create expensive or surreal landscapes and scenes that are stitched together with regular footage.
Getting Started With Digital Matte Painting â€“ Workflow, Techniques and Walkthrough
Welcome to this tutorial on the basic work?ow for a general matte painting, hope you like it and learn something from it. This is not an extremely advanced tutorial yet the author assume you have knowledge of Photoshop masks, adjustment layers and custom brush creation, if not there are several tutorials online that cover all these techniques.
Create a Realistic Panoramic Matte Painting in Photoshop
Matte paintings are images commonly used in the film industry to create the illusion of an environment that would otherwise be too expensive or impossible to build. In this tutorial author will show you how to turn a single stock photo into a realistic panoramic scene.
Using Lighting, Atmospherics and Digital Illustration Techniques for Matte Painting â€“ The Making of Golden Sunrise in a Fairy Land by Stas Lobachev
In this tutorial, youâ€™ll learn how to take a concept, develop it using linear perspective, then add in value and color perspectives, and then apply photographic references to achieve a realistic matte painting. Youâ€™ll then learn how to apply adjustments to achieve realistic scale, and understand the properties of light and atmospherics for realism. Lastly, youâ€™ll learn some great compositional techniques.
This is step by step Photoshop tutorial that teaches you how to create blurred, bokeh effect background and beautiful splash effect for Roses bouquet. You will use milk splashes, filters and layer style effects.
In this tutorial you will learn different photomanipulation techniques such as how to implement stock photos in your picture, how to combine them together to create a surreal image and how to use the 3D tool of Photoshop to give your piece a better look.
In this Photoshop photo effects tutorial, we’re going to learn how to easily add a realistic water reflection to any photo. It’s a very easy effect to create and you can add it to any photo you like, although it tends to work best with images that don’t already contain water in them.
How to Create an Outstanding Wallpaper Design in Photoshop
Here author will create a textured abstract design in Photoshop using stock photos, brushes and a few guidelines regarding the composition.
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Powerful Task Automation with Photoshop Scripting
Actions are very popular. Theyâ€™re easy to use and can save you a lot of time, but at the end of the day, they arenâ€™t very powerful and offer very low versatility. Thatâ€™s where Photoshopâ€™s scripting features go into action. Weâ€™re going to show you the almost endless possibilities that Photoshop scripting offers.
Scripting in Photoshop is something rarely touched upon in regular Photoshop tutorials, but is something definitely worth learning. Scripts are a much more powerful way to automate tasks than actions and can be used to do things which normally aren’t possible in Photoshop. Here we create a script which will edit any image, giving a stylish way to show your photographs.
Learn how to write a script that creates text blocks using the photo-letters you put into a folder. Throughout this tutorial youâ€™ll download some images of signs and crop and resize them to create the letters. Then youâ€™ll write the script asking for a text input, then tiling the letter images accordingly.
In this tutorial author will introduce Adobe ExtendScript Toolkit, reference documents that you will need when writing scripts and in the end author will guide you through a hello world program for Photoshop scripts.
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Get Better Output with Photoshop’s Automate and Scripts Menus
Learn how to automatically output multiple copies of an image in different formats (resizing along the way); print one page with multiple versions of an image; and create diptychs and triptychs.
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How to Create Actions in Photoshop
This video tutorial will make your photography workflow more efficient and less time-consuming. This could be in post processing, lighting, pre-shoot.
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