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40 (NEW) High Quality Adobe Photoshop Tutorials

August 6th, 2009

Adobe Photoshop is probably one of the most popular graphic editing program used extensively. There is one simple reason for that. Photoshop is easy to learn and offer a variety of advanced tools to optimize and emphasize some impressive results.

In today’s post, you’ll find an assortment of new & high quality Photoshop tutorials that others have freely contributed to the design community for making your next photoshop effect.


How to Create a 3D Leaf from a Texture Photograph

In this beginners level tutorial, you will learn how to create a vibrant 3D leaf compilation from a single 2D photograph. You will be able to manipulate the object however you prefer.

Fresh Photoshop Tutorials

Firefish Photoshop Tutorial

In this Photoshop Tutorial, you’ll learn how to design a mascot based on the Firefox logo, and mimic the fire effect using the pen tool and gradients.

Fresh Photoshop Tutorials

Advanced Tutorial: Creating ‘Broken Link’

David Cousens explains how to create a stunningly professional work of art, in this advanced tutorial.

Fresh Photoshop Tutorials

Fantastic Digital Painting Image in Photoshop and Corel Painter

Jill will show us how to create an amazing digital painting design using Photoshop and Corel Painter.

Fresh Photoshop Tutorials

Creating an Abstract Watercolor Wallpaper

There are plenty of ways to create a Watercolor Effect in Photoshop. Some are very cheesy and you can easily tell that a simple filter has been used. 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.

Fresh Photoshop Tutorials

Create Smoke Effect on Grungy Wallpaper

This tutorial will teach you how to create simple smoke effect against a grungy background by using the Smudge and Warp tools.

Fresh Photoshop Tutorials

Create a 3D Text Scene Using Photoshop

This tutorial will teach you how tocreate a realistic 3D text scene using Photoshop with a little help from Illustrator for the 3D text.

Fresh Photoshop Tutorials

How to Create a Photo Manipulation of a Flooded City Scene

In this tutorial, we will learn how to manipulate a simple photo into a flooding torrent of a scene. You’ll use some relatively simple techniques to give this image a semi-realistic, stylized feel.

Fresh Photoshop Tutorials

Colorful Spirograph Poster

In this great tutorial we will be learning how to create a Spirograph effect in Photoshop. Then we’ll learn how to use the effect to create a very stylish poster design with some smart typography and wait for it… rainbow gradients! So give it a try and I’m sure you’ll learn a bit.

Fresh Photoshop Tutorials

80’s Style Design Using Photoshop

The 80’s have always had an iconic impact on Pop Culture. So, here’s a simple tutorial inspired by the 80’s.

Fresh Photoshop Tutorials

Create a Furious Pink Panther Poster

How to create a poster of this new and improved pink panther using some great online resources, from Bittbox and the Go Media Arsenal.

Fresh Photoshop Tutorials

Creating a Space-Helmeted Future Retro Illustration

I don’t know about you guys but I’m loving the work of Electrik Suicide and Sakke Soini at the moment. I’m going to call it Future Retro for the sake of this tutorial. I employed my take on the style in pitching a poster and overall look for a night at a local club. This tutorial goes over the meat and potatoes of it’s creation!

Creating a Space-Helmeted Future Retro Illustration

Create Smoke Text

A big thing that you see in graphic design at the moment is the use of smoke stphotography, these photos look really good but look a lot better when you mess about with them in Photoshop. Here we’ll be mixing type and a smoke image to create a really nice abstract wallpaper. This is just a quick tutorial but hopefully you’ll learn some new techniques so give it a go.

Create Smoke Text

Horror Theme Text Effect

Horror Theme Text Effect

Design a Golden Flame Text Effect

In this tutorial, we will learn the process involved in creating this amazing golden flame text effect with soft smoke texture in Photoshop.

Design a Golden Flame Text Effect

Create a Realistic Grunge Peeling Sticker

In this Photoshop tutorial, we will learn how to create a grunge peeling sticker effect in Photoshop. You will also be learning some basic to intermediate techniques which you can make use of in your future designs!

Create a Realistic Grunge Peeling Sticker

Create scorching Photoshop effects

Fake an image of a burning man in Photoshop with these flaming brilliant techniques from Fabio Sasso.

Create scorching Photoshop effects

Design a Super Sleek Text Effect with Water Drop Texture

The steps in this tutorial to create a Super Sleek, eye-catching text effect with Water Drop Texture. This effect is simple but effective, and would be suitable for any water/rainy/ocean themed designs you’re creating.

Design a Super Sleek Text Effect with Water Drop Texture

Create A Retro Cosmic Design

This tutorial will teach you how to recreate the Retro Cosmic designs made popular by James White of Signalnoise. All you need is a copy of Photoshop and some time on your hands. In this particular example we’re going to create a retro cosmic rainbow but the techniques explained can be used in combination with any shape and colour.

Create A Retro Cosmic Design in Photoshop

How to Make a Dark, Post-Apocalyptic City Illustration

In this tutorial, we’ll change a full of sunshine, ordinary photograph into a gloomy image of the world after destruction of mankind. Using simple tools, we’ll turn lively streets into abandoned ruins overgrown with weeds. A number of stock images and a few little tricks will let us optimize our work and make this job more interesting and spectacular.

How to Make a Dark, Post-Apocalyptic City Illustration

Letterpress Text Effect

A mini tutorial outlining how to create this effect in your own designs.

Letterpress Text Effect

How To Create a Retro Apple Wallpaper

Follow these simple steps in Photoshop to create a homage to Apple, combining the retro striped Apple logo with a range of soft grungy textures to produce a detailed design with subtle touches of colour and tone.

How To Create a Retro Apple Wallpaper

How To Setup A Layout Grid In Photoshop

The Grid feature in Photoshop is a great tool to assist you with your layout designs, whether its design for the web or print. Adding a “Snap” lets you align objects very precisely along the lines of the grid. And rather than make a new grid each time you’re designing, you can set up grid preference that can be reused.

How To Setup A Layout Grid In Photoshop

How To Correctly Use Bevels & Drop Shadows

People say it all the time, ‘If you want to be taken seriously as a designer, you cannot use the Bevel or Drop Shadow tools in Photoshop’. What most of these advice givers really mean to say, is that you should not use the default settings for these tools. Here I am going to show you a side-by-side comparison of the default settings and some custom settings after taking you through the tutorials to achieve the desired effects.

How To Correctly Use Bevels & Drop Shadows

How to Make an Old Western Wanted Poster

In this graphic design tutorial, you’ll learn how to create a stylish Old Western themed Wanted poster using some excellent Photoshop techniques such as how to weather paper, how to create realistic nail heads, and more.

How to Make an Old Western Wanted Poster

Create a Deep Grunge Text Effect

In this Tutorial we will learn how to create a deep grunge and cracked Text effect. We will also come across how to use textures for creating certain inspiring results in less than 10 steps!.

Create a Deep Grunge Text Effect

Making of Points of View

 Making of Points of View

You Will Stand Alone Photomanipulation

In the tutorial you’ll learn to create a dark and creepy effect by blending various images together and adjusting several settings.

You Will Stand Alone Photomanipulation

How to Create a Piece of Heaven in Photoshop

Learn how to create a piece of Heaven in Photoshop. This photo manipulation is inspired by the Metuzalem website.

How to Create a Piece of Heaven in Photoshop

Nice glow/fume effect coming from a cup

Learn how to make an awesome glowing light effect (along with sparkly bits) coming out of a cup.

 Nice glow/fume effect coming from a cup

Super Cool Watercolor Effect in 10 steps

Learn how to create another Watercolor effect using Masks and Watercolor brushes

Super Cool Watercolor Effect in 10 steps

Creating a Typographic Wallpaper

Learn how to create a stunning typographic wallpaper.

Creating a Typographic Wallpaper

Give a Car Photo Super Slick Lighting Effects

Learn how to combine photos and brush strokes to give a car photo slick dusky lighting effects.

Give a Car Photo Super Slick Lighting Effects

Create A Simple And Effective Retro Logo With a Soft Grunge Background

A super-simple way to create a nice retro logo with an appropriate background.

Create A Simple And Effective Retro Logo With a Soft Grunge Background

2 Ways To Create Realistic “Depth of Field”

In this tutorial we are going to learn how to create realistic “Depth of Field” in Photoshop. We are going to look at two different ways of doing it depending on what kind of picture you want to modify.

2 Ways To Create Realistic “Depth of Field”

Digital Painting a High Tech Deer Scene

Digital Painting a High Tech Deer Scene

Creating A Customized Product And Label

I recently finished a brochure for a client where I had to take a vector piece of stock art and customize the look and feel to match that of the company identity as well as the brochure’s monochromatic style. This tutorial is based on the process used to achieve the final result.

Creating A Customized Product And Label

Create a wood background

In this Photoshop tutorial, we are going to create a wood background. We are going to create the wood from scratch and turn it into a pattern. Then we will finish it off by adding some lighting and texture effects.

Create a wood background

Create Vintage Style Photos

How to keep the good qualities of vintage-effects and throw in some beautiful clouds of color by utilizing the adjustment layers in CS4.

Create Vintage Style Photos

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76 comments for „40 (NEW) High Quality Adobe Photoshop Tutorials
  1. shrikumar on August 6th, 2009 at 10:06 am

    dude…
    damn cool..

    thanks

  2. Peter Miranda on August 6th, 2009 at 10:22 am

    the moment at risk of not getting in as I was only 16! So lets start with my favorite and move down. In an iconic impact, though, you wont lose much.

  3. yasser on August 6th, 2009 at 10:29 am

    Great round-up of tutorials :)

    Thanks for this collection

  4. Rory on August 6th, 2009 at 10:29 am

    super slick set. sanks!

  5. Nintendo Wii Renders on August 6th, 2009 at 11:07 am

    There are some great pieces of art in there. The watercolor effect is my favorite tutorial posted so far.

  6. Steven on August 6th, 2009 at 1:00 pm

    Nice Photoshop-Tutorials, but check this out “Grunge-Photoshop-Tutorial – Welcome to the jungle”

  7. Rejis on August 6th, 2009 at 2:25 pm

    Splendid roundup. Thanks for including psdguides

  8. parweb on August 6th, 2009 at 2:54 pm

    i dont find “Letterpress Text Effect” tutorial can you repost the good link ?

  9. Mark Till on August 6th, 2009 at 2:55 pm

    Brilliant list, it is now stumbled!

  10. parweb on August 6th, 2009 at 2:58 pm

    oops i find this in the end of the link sorry

  11. joyoge designers' bookmark on August 6th, 2009 at 4:26 pm

    Great new list of ps tutorials, Thanks..

  12. barry manville on August 6th, 2009 at 5:01 pm

    Thanks for these, they are fantastic and allow me to expand my knowledge and skill with photoshop.
    I love the flood scenes

  13. Frank West on August 6th, 2009 at 5:09 pm

    Very impressive list, will spend many hours going over them. It’s always great to keep the imagination alive whilst expanding ones abilities.

    Thanks!

  14. Jonny Pioww on August 6th, 2009 at 5:18 pm

    That’s a really good collection, some better than others but most of them will be helpful for use in real, practical projects. Thanks!

  15. swo0sh.gt on August 6th, 2009 at 5:31 pm

    gr8 tutorial!… thanx for sharing…!

  16. k3vinD on August 6th, 2009 at 6:24 pm

    Very impressive!

  17. Sorine on August 6th, 2009 at 6:43 pm

    very nice collection of tuts !

    Thanks

    • chelvan on August 7th, 2009 at 5:30 pm

      yes you are right

  18. Andrew Houle on August 6th, 2009 at 6:44 pm

    Very nice compilation, many I hadn’t seen yet. Thanks for including one from MyInkBlog!

  19. Tim Ngwena on August 6th, 2009 at 6:57 pm

    Gd collection ! loads of fresh ones too.

  20. Tom Ross on August 6th, 2009 at 7:42 pm

    Great list! Thanks for including a couple of tuts from PSDFAN! Consider it Dugg :)

  21. Brant on August 6th, 2009 at 9:42 pm

    Very nice collection of tutorials.

  22. Jonny on August 6th, 2009 at 9:53 pm

    Oh gosh, thanks for putting my tutorial on your list. It makes me feel all special inside :)

  23. ade on August 6th, 2009 at 11:36 pm

    So many collections,so little time.. how should I focus then? Hopefully I will actually make some of these tutorials work for real to me, thanks a lot

  24. Ramiro Riox - rariox on August 7th, 2009 at 1:41 am

    Incredible! awesome post, I really appreciated!

    Thank you for sharing with us.

    Greetings

  25. PelFusion on August 7th, 2009 at 4:11 pm

    wow! excellent collection

  26. Raja on August 7th, 2009 at 7:36 pm

    Really Awesome Collection….

    Truly Inspirational and useful ones….

  27. Allie on August 7th, 2009 at 11:37 pm

    Wow, these are really great tutorials! Bookmarking for future reference :D

  28. Michael Wrigglesworth on August 8th, 2009 at 12:35 am

    Nice List, will be giving a few of these a go!

  29. photo effect on August 8th, 2009 at 12:51 am

    I think here is the tut for me better learning point

  30. MNeven on August 9th, 2009 at 4:58 am

    Nice list, I didn’t knew most of them. Thanks!

  31. Blogs that I blogged on August 9th, 2009 at 5:59 am

    Awesome compilation of Photoshop tuts!
    Thanks for sharing! :D

  32. Madhu Rao on August 9th, 2009 at 10:46 am

    This is an amazing collection ! Many thanks..

  33. Derek Tan on August 10th, 2009 at 8:59 pm

    Great list of interesting tutorials!

  34. chaitanya vrk on August 10th, 2009 at 11:24 pm

    Thank you for the useful list. I like 3d text tutorials. They can be used for many purposes like posters, wallpapers etc.

  35. tutorialslounge on August 18th, 2009 at 10:32 am

    i always love to play with new techniques and tips which you sharing here. thanks

  36. Kaplang on August 19th, 2009 at 4:51 pm

    really cool collection, thanks :)

  37. SIOSISM on August 21st, 2009 at 4:57 pm

    Pure awesomeness!

  38. Masud Rana on September 4th, 2009 at 2:57 pm

    very nice. well gathered.

  39. kiranbloger on September 24th, 2009 at 11:12 am

    Great tutorials. thanks

  40. ave maria on October 16th, 2009 at 11:37 am

    cool.very useful

  41. Block Paving on October 18th, 2009 at 5:59 am

    A very nice list of Photoshop Tutorials, thank you

  42. Lacnette on November 10th, 2009 at 7:31 pm

    I use Adobe Photoshop on my Webpage making business at home. Photoshop got all the features i need to make some really great graphics and banners, ****

  43. Sasukito on January 9th, 2010 at 3:23 pm

    Awesome muchas gracias!

  44. Zoltán on January 28th, 2010 at 2:23 pm

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  45. Cooledit on January 29th, 2010 at 4:19 am

    wonderfool collection!!

  46. vizhi on February 5th, 2010 at 3:31 am

    very nice tutorials.it is a great collections

  47. muskan on February 22nd, 2010 at 10:53 pm

    Very nice collection of tutorials.

  48. syed on March 9th, 2010 at 10:19 am

    nice work.

    good collection.

  49. Chris on March 15th, 2010 at 11:23 am

    Great collection! I have tried several of them and they are all very neat effects and fairly simple.

  50. chandan dutta on March 15th, 2010 at 11:40 pm

    i always love learn new techniques and tips which you sharing here. thanks

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  52. nan on May 6th, 2010 at 3:50 am

    Cool collections of tutorial..thanks

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  56. kral oyun on August 29th, 2010 at 11:44 pm

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  57. Kiran on August 31st, 2010 at 9:37 pm

    very nice tutorials.it is a great collections.i always love learn new techniques and tips which you sharing here.

    thanks

  58. thavamani on September 23rd, 2010 at 7:24 am

    i very very happy to use this is Very nice collection of tutorials

  59. thavamani on September 23rd, 2010 at 7:25 am

    Very nice collection of tutorials

  60. silence neel on September 23rd, 2010 at 3:09 pm

    fantabulous ! mind blowing !! awesome tutorials

  61. NAI'S 92 on October 6th, 2010 at 6:04 am

    good collection TUTORIALS.
    Thank for information…..!!!

  62. santho on November 10th, 2010 at 6:18 am

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  63. Abdul Ahad iftey on January 8th, 2011 at 3:01 pm

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  64. Raj Kumar on January 24th, 2011 at 12:13 pm

    Hopefully I will actually make some of these tutorials work for real to me, thanks you so much

  65. rejis on September 21st, 2011 at 8:17 am

    Wonderful collection of tuts. thanks for sharing

  66. George on September 29th, 2011 at 8:11 am

    Dah ! wonderful collection

  67. karthikeyan on January 5th, 2012 at 7:18 pm

    wonderful tutorials.. i loved almost everything.. it wud b appreciated if u include more Photoshop 3d tutorials. will b helpful for everyone who r eager to unravel the Photoshop mystery.

  68. malatya haber on April 3rd, 2012 at 9:51 pm

    super turtorials.. thanks

  69. Gobind on May 19th, 2012 at 7:15 pm

    cool designes

  70. Anu on June 10th, 2012 at 1:04 pm

    Wow!! Amazing collection!!
    just love it…:)

  71. Jes on August 16th, 2012 at 3:05 pm

    I like it very much :)

  72. kath on August 18th, 2012 at 4:49 pm

    cool..the effects are awesome..nice collection

  73. Umair on August 21st, 2012 at 4:16 pm

    Cool Effects :) really Enjoyed the sharings :)

  74. BABLU BAGHEL on September 5th, 2012 at 1:37 pm

    VERY NICE AND CREATIVE I LIKE FIRE EFFECT……..

  75. Web Design Philippines on December 20th, 2013 at 4:50 pm

    Thank you for posting these tutorials! They’ve been very helpful to my website! Hope to create my own tutorial too! :)