Photoshop has given new pinnacles to creativity of designers all around the globe. They are free to create astounding effects that can accomplish almost anything one can imagine. Many artists have shared their creation process through quite a number of tutorials and articles. Today we present to you the best Photoshop tutorials from categories of abstract, animatation, automation, photo retouching, digital painting, poster design, brushes and buttons (and the list goes on!) to help you increase your knowledge and skills.
Photo Effects & Color
Abstract Photo Manipulation
Here we’ll learn how to create an abstract photo manipulation that looks like you’ve just painted the subject; the artist has included lots of useful techniques for creating impressive abstract pieces.
Playing with custom brushes to create magical scenes
In this tutorial the artist will show you some powerful features of brushes. Start with a musical note shape to create a custom brush and deal with some options like shape dynamics and scattering.
Apply a Vintage Effect to Several Images Using Actions
In this tutorial the artist will demonstrate how to create an action and apply it to several images using Photoshop’s batch process function.
Giving your Photograph an Antique Look
In this tutorial the artist will show you how to make a photograph look aged.
Create Beautiful Mystery Grunge Effect in Photoshop
In this Photoshop tutorial, the artist would like to tell how to make a beautiful mystery grunge artwork, using some stock images and brushes.
How to Simulate X-Ray Photography in Photoshop
In this tutorial, the artist will show you how to simulate an x-ray image in Photoshop.
The creation of “A Life Of Aquatic Sounds”
In this tutorial the artist will show you how to create “A Life Of Aquatic Sounds”. They realize it using a variety of blending mode tricks, photo filters and other useful Photoshop techniquetext
How to Smooth Skin Without Losing Texture in Photoshop
In this tutorial the artist will demonstrate a straightforward technique to help you smooth skin fairly quickly while preserving the texture of the pores.
Create an Adrenaline Filled Car Chase Scene
In this tutorial the artist uses many techniques to turn several stock photos into an action packed car chase scene with explosions and weapons fire.
Create a Cosmic Love Goddess With Photoshop CS5
In this tutorial the artist will demonstrate how to create a cosmic love goddess using some of Photoshop CS5’s new tools including the Refine Edge Feature which really helps to streamline the process of masking and removing objects from their background.
Combine Stock Photography to Create a Sleepy Japanese Village in Photoshop
In this tutorial, the artist will create a sleepy Japanese village in Photoshop by combining several stock photos.
Different Ways to Remove Color Cast in Photoshop
Color cast is a very common problem in digital photography. This detailed tutorial will take you through six different ways to remove color casting in your images using Adobe Photoshop.
Colorize Black and White Photos in Photoshop
In this tutorial, you’ll learn two helpful techniques for adding hues to grayscale photos using Adobe Photoshop. One technique works well when you’re adding a uniform color across an area, while the second, more subtle, method lets you paint varying color within the same area.
Fill Command Quicktip in Photoshop (Video)
Learn how to use blend mode options to fill an object with a new color while retaining shading and texture of the object.
Return colors to black and white photo
Returning colors back to black and white photo in Photoshop is very easy to do, but mant peoples don’t know how this can be done. This is a tutorial about basics of returning colors but you can learn a lot from it and it is realy easy to follow
How to give a retro-look to your photos
In this tutorial the artist will use Photoshop to give a retro look style to our photos in 7 easy steps. The tutorial will help Photoshop beginners to understand better how to manage colors using Photoshop adjustment layers and filters.
Add Ultra Realistic Colors to Any Gray-Scale Photo
In this tutorial the artist will explore one of many ways to colorize a photo. You’ll be shown all the steps necessary to give the outfit nice realistic colors.
Create rich tints using a Gradient Map adjustment layer
In this Photoshop Elements 8 video, learn how to create rich tints using a Gradient Map adjustment layer.
How to Change Hair color in Adobe Photoshop CS5
In this video tutorial, you can learn How to Change Hair color in Adobe Photoshop CS5.
Brilliant Matte Dispersion Effects in Photoshop
In this tutorial, you’ll be taken through, step by step, the creation of some custom brushes, and application of them to a stock image to create a matte dispersion effect.
In this tutorial, the artist will create a dove like spirit bursting out of a woman’s body amidst the cloudy sky. This tutorial uses a basic filter of glowing edge to create those shiny outlines engulfing the objects.
Create an Incredible Avatar Inspired Matte Painting of Pandora
In this tutorial, the artist will walk you through his creation of “Pandora Afterdark”, a digital matte painting that received a Golden Award and 2nd place in a pre-release competition hosted by CGTalk.ru.
Making Of ‘Flower Concept’
Check out this tutorial to know Making Of ‘Flower Concept’
How to Draw a Cute Story Book Character in Photoshop
Learn how to paint a cute portrait from sketch to Photoshop. This tutorial will teach you how to color, shade, and create a gorgeous summer day scene.
Draw a Pirate Character in Photoshop
Character design might be one of the most fun things that you can do in Photoshop. Here, the artist will demonstrate how to draw a pirate character in Photoshop.
How to Paint a Digital Oil Portrait
This tutorial shows how to paint a digital oil portrait in Photoshop. Learn how to paint hair, skin, eyes, flowers, and more.
Create A Realistic Moon With Photoshop
We are going to learn how to make a Realistic Moon using Photoshop, in an easy and quick way.
Create a Fantasy Girlbird Illustration in Photoshop
In this tutorial, the artist will demonstrate how to create a fantasy bird girl illustration using digital painting and photo manipulation techniques.
Create Artistic Abstract Shapes via the Powerful Warp Tool in Photoshop
In this tutorial, the artist will show you how you can use Warp tool plus to create great looking abstract shapes to decorate your design.
Create Spectacular Sci-Fi Concept Art using Digital Painting Techniques
In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to create spectacular science fiction concept art from one of the digital painting masters, Grzegorz Rutkowski.
Create a Vibrant Conceptual Photo Manipulation in Photoshop
In this tutorial we will create a unique digital art piece that easily can be used for high-quality printing purposes.
Create Custom Shapes for an Amazing Asian Inspired Abstract Artwork
Creating custom shapes can be a powerful way to add a personal touch to an artwork, and they can allow you to control the composition completely.
Digital Art Techniques – Painting Skin
Probably the most difficult part of any painting is the persons skin. It is quite a complicated subject which you could probably write a book on. Check out the artist’s technique in it.
Roses Bouquet Splash Effect
This is a step-by-step Photoshop tutorial that teaches you how to create blurred, bokeh effect background and beautiful splash effect for Roses bouquet.
Design an Underwater Omega Code Poster (Requires 3D Max)
In this tutorial, you’ll learn step by step how to create a brilliant 3D shatter triangle effect, and then combine it with underwater elements to create a brilliant finished work.
Create a Distressed Vector Typographic Poster Design
Follow this step-by-step walkthrough for the ‘Spectrum’ poster. Starting with custom made type in Illustrator, the artist will move vector graphics into Photoshop for some serious distressing with Photoshop brushes, blending modes and more!
Create abstract poster effects
Make your mark with strong but simple shapes and bold, read-my-lips colours: the artist shows you how.
The Making of 3 – A Limited Edition Poster Design
In this tutorial, the artist will take you through detailed walkthrough of the design process, showing how the design of “3” is conceptualised as a sketch, constructed in Illustrator and given some digital polishing with a range of final touches in Photoshop.
Create Rockstar Poster in Photoshop
In this tutorial, the artist will show you how to make a Rockstar poster with vibrant colors.
Create a Retro Urban Gig Poster in Photoshop
In this tutorial you will learn how to create an atmospheric poster for a dance party using the textured, retro look.
Design a Brilliant Product Advertisement
In this tutorial, you’ll learn the steps and techniques involved in creating a brilliant product advertisement.
Create Blood and Milk Typography Poster in Photoshop
The artistshows how (with few basics steps) you can create awesome typographic poster. With this technique you can create interesting flyers for dance clubs or you can use it for advertisements.
Create a Vibrant Colorful Alcohol Product Ad in Photoshop
In this tutorial, inspired from the movie “Sin City”, the artist will show you how to create a movie poster.
Saffari Poto Effects: Design your Poster-V2
With this tutorial, you can design a safari-style fragrance poster / commercial. This Photoshop tutorial is easy to follow and will suit all users, from beginners to advanced.
How To Create a Vintage Style Zombie Movie Poster
Follow this step-by-step process of designing your own retro/vintage style horror movie poster.
Create a Flowery Natural Peace and Harmony Composition
In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to combine a nature peace and harmony feel with an urban and cosmic lighting style to create Flower Power, a digital artwork by Polish designer Wojciech Magierski. You’ll see how to start with base colors to establish the feel and mood of a piece, and then how to build it up using a variety of techniques.
How to create Christmas background with snowflakes and stars in Photoshop CS5
In this tutorial, you will learn how to use brushes and custom shapes in Photoshop CS5 to create Christmas illustration in a few simple steps.
How to create abstract Photoshop shapes Tutorial
In this tutorial, you will learn how to make some abstract custom shapes and save them so that you can use in your future designs.
Create a Pulsar Star Inspired Digital Abstract Artwork
In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to create a pulsar star inspired digital abstract artwork using Cinema4D and Photoshop, although these techniques are easily applicable to any 3D program.
Create a Magical Flaming Heart Illustration in Photoshop
The Warp feature in Photoshop can be a powerful tool if you know how to use it correctly. In today’s tutorial the artist will demonstrate how to combine a few stock images to create a magical flaming heart illustration.
Create amazing portal effect
The technique of making an appealing portal in Photoshop borrows some aspects from other tutorials, but the end result is awesome. You can follow the tutorial’s steps to get a similar result.
Create Abstract Colorful Balls illustration in Photoshop CS5
In this tutorial, you will learn how to create abstract colorful illustration using simple tools and techniques like Ellipse Tool, Brush Tool, Gradient Tool, Layer Style, etc. in Adobe Photoshop CS5.
Develop animated image via photoshop
This tutorial will teach how develop a normal image to an animated image.
TUTORIAL-Add video to your Photoshop images and graphics! (Video)
Learn how to use a little Photoshop and little Imageready to add video to a file in a normal graphic file.
Create gif animation using puppet warp
In this video tutorial, the artist will show you how to create a gif animation using the new puppet warp tool in photoshop CS5.
Create Animated GIF From a Movie
In this video tutorial, you will learn how to Create animated gif from a movie.
Exposure Blur Using Photoshop
Create Exposure Blur animated light streaks using special Photoshop techniques.
How to Create a Simple Snowman GIF Animation
This is a simple tutorial in the spirit of winter which will explain how to create an animation in Photoshop.
Basics of Using 3D Objects: Photoshop Tutorial
In this video tutorial, you will learn Basics of Using 3D Objects.
How To Make 3D Text In Photoshop
In this video tutorial, you will learn How To Make 3D Text In Photoshop.
Photoshop Tutorial Automate Tasks
In this video tutorial, you will learn how to Automate Tasks in photoshop. This will help you create thumbnails to multiple pictures at a time.
Photoshop for beginners: important first steps
Most people want to do special effects with Photoshop but like all tools capable of advanced work, it pays to get the essential basics under your belt first. Here is the artist’s recommended list of the 6 basic essentials any Photoshop beginner should learn
Get Started With Photoshop – 15 Basic Detailed Guides
Some Basic detailed guides to brush up our skills and thus making you confident enough to jump to advanced level with ease.
Achieving Visual Sharpness in Design and Art with Photoshop
In this tutorial, you’ll learn what a sharp image should look like and the many ways of sharpening one of your designs to achieve the maximum visual appeal.
Understanding Layer Masks
Here, the artist will explain in depth those features that can result difficult to understand for a newbie.
Carbon Fibre Style Inset Navigation
Here you can learn how to create a carbon fibre style inset menu.
Top 15 Must See Photoshop Tips & Tricks (2010)
Time to learn a few tips & tricks that will help save you a lot of time and make your design work flow much more efficient. From shortcuts to speeding up the performance of Photoshop, these will help allow for more time to be creative and less doing the mundane tasks that can be associated with using Photoshop.
Reducing Noise In Images With Photoshop
In this Photoshop tutorial, we’ll learn how to reduce the appearance of noise in an image, including luminance noise, color noise and even jpeg artifacts, all using the Reduce Noise filter.
For Photoshop Beginners: 5 Good Photoshop Habits You Must Form Right from the Start
The artist will show you 5 Good Photoshop Habits You Must Form Right from the Start.
Important Lessons Photoshop Users Can Learn From Motion Graphic Artists
In this post the artist will discuss some things Photoshop users can learn from motion graphic artists and their unique work flow.
Learn the Basics of Compositing in photoshop cs5
We can learn the basics of compositing based on a photo in my flickr photostream titled Collide.
6 ways to change an object color in photoshop.
The artist will show you six methods of changing an object color inside an image.
How to create a droplet in Photoshop
A droplet is an executable file generated by Photoshop that allows you to apply a set of actions just by dragging and dropping files or folders on to it. Learn how to create it.
Turn a Single Image into a Photo Collage
In this simple and quick tutorial the artist will show you the easiest way to make one of those images you see where there is a picture of an object but looks like it is split up into multiple pictures.
How To Make Your Own Brushes
In this Tutorial the artist will be showing you how to create your own brushes so you don’t have to worry about all the copyright laws about using them in your work.
Themed Girl Composition in Photoshop
In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to have some fun with vectors, custom brushes, and stock images to create a colorful and eye-catching nature themed girl composition in Photoshop.
Use custom brushes in Photoshop to create energy and light effects
In this tutorial the artist will show you how to create from scratch abstract light effects in Photoshop, how to turn them in a custom Photoshop brushes and finally how to use them to add lights and vividness to your images just with few clicks.
How To Create Stunning Smoke Brushes in Photoshop
It’s a tutorial on how to create your very own smoke brushes.
Creating Custom Photoshop Shapes
Custom shapes has always been a popular trend in graphic design, especially when it comes to using them in Photoshop. The artist will show you how to make some abstract custom shapes and save them so that you can use in your future designs.
Make Your Own Grunge Brushes
In this tutorial you will learn how to make your own set of grunge brushes for Photoshop using After Effects.
Create an abr Brush Set in Adobe Photoshop Using Preset Manager
In this tutorial, you will learn how to create an abr Brush Set in Adobe Photoshop using Preset Manager
How To Create A Grungy And “Sticky” Icon With Photoshop – Free Icon Set Available!
This tutorial will teach you how to create a grungy icon and save it as a transparent png file.
Piggy Button Photoshop Tutorial
In this tutorial, the artist designs a Piggy Button completely made in Adobe’s Photoshop.
Metal RSS Button in Photoshop
Create a sharp Metallic RSS Button for your blog in this Photoshop tutorial, inspired ever so slightly by the Mac Pro’s power button.
Refreshing web2.0 buttons with photoshop
In this tutorial, the artist will design Refreshing web2.0 buttons with Adobe Photoshop.
Simplistic Interface Design
In this tutorial the artist will show you how to create a simplistic dark interface.
Create a crumbled paper effect in Photoshop
In this tutorial, we will be learning about the GRID LINES in Photoshop and how to use them to create perfectly aligned objects. We will also learn about the advantages of Clipping masks.
Create A Beautiful 3D Text Composition
In this tutorial, Joe Moore will teach you step by step how to render beautiful and visually sharp 3d text in 3D Studio Max, render it using Mental Ray, and then combine it with additional visual elements to create an atmospheric, nature inspired 3D text composition using Photoshop.
Making of a historical styled typography in photoshop
The artist has used this tutorial to demonstrate, how to make a historical styled typography in 9 simple steps.
Morbid Text Effects
In this useful tutorial, you will learn how to create Morbid Text Effects.
How to create a New Year 2011 colorful card in Photoshop CS5
In this quick and easy graphic design tutorial, The artist will show you the steps to create a New Year 2011 colorful card using simple techniques from Adobe Photoshop CS5.
Colorful Candy 3D Text Effect in Photoshop and 3D Studio Max Tutorial
In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to create colorful candy 3D text using Photoshop and 3D Studio Max, and how to incorporate a few other 3D elements into a final Photoshop artwork.
Colorful light burst text effect
In this Photoshop tutorial, we’re going to see how to create a light burst text effect with very simple techniques.
Create a Mystical Text Effect with Smoke and Ocean Texture in Photoshop
In this tutorial, the artist will show you the steps to create a Mystical Text Effect with Smoke and Ocean Texture in Photoshop.
ECG TExt Effects
Learn how can you give ECG effects to simple text.
Create an awesome broken plate typography effect
In this tutorial the artist will explain how to realize funny letters that look like broken plates.
Create A Bold Nature Styled Text Effect
In this tutorial, the artist has designed a tutorial to help you create a cool Text effect using multiple techniques
Create a realistic folded paper text in Photoshop
In this tutorial, We will learn how to realize a folded paper text effect from scratch in Photoshop.
Photoshop Web Design Layouts
How to Create a Trendy Colorful WordPress Layout in Photoshop
In this tutorial the artist will create a trendy and colorful wordpress layout in Photoshop. If you’re thinking to redesign your blog, you can follow this tutorial.
How to create a distinguishable textured web layout in Photoshop
In this tutorial the artist will show you how to create a textured web layout, starting from the concept on paper to Photoshop design. The artist will discuss about site structure and will use the 960 grid to organize our contents.
Make an Elegant and Simple Blog Web Layout Using Photoshop
This web design tutorial will show you the process of developing a PSD mockup of a clean and simple blog layout. The artist will be creating the design of the front page of the blog.
Create a minimalist web site design in Photoshop
In this tutorial, the artist will create a minimalist web site design in Photoshop.
Create a Clean and Professional Web Design in Photoshop
In this Photoshop web design tutorial the artist will design a smashing, clean, and professional website layout in Photoshop which can be used as personal or corporate website design.
Create a Clean and Modern Web Design in Photoshop
In this web design tutorial, the artist will tell how to create a clean-looking and modern website layout with the help of some fundamental techniques and tools — such as custom shape tools, selection tools, and clipping masks
How to Create a Nice Brown Layout in Photoshop
In this tutorial the artist will show you how to create a nice – brown – website layout using Photoshop.
Create an Elegant Photography Web Layout in Photoshop
This simple tutorial aims to illustrate some great techniques to adapt into your current web design workflow by creating an Elegant Photography Web Layout in Photoshop.
Create a Bright and Sleek Web Design in Photoshop
In this web design tutorial the artist will create a clean, professional, and modern web layout in Photoshop using the 960 Grid System as our layout guide by using light and bright colors, subtle gradients, thin lines.
Underwater Content Box Design in Photoshop
In this tutorial the artist will teach you how to create an underwater content box. It will appear as if the content box fell into the water using stock photos and different techniques.