41 More Photoshop tutorials, tips and techniques

41 More Photoshop tutorials, tips and techniques

A month passed since the last Photoshop tutorial bundle and a few interesting ones appeared. I bet you’ll like them. They will surely get you excited and eager to start photoshopping so embrace these 41 Photoshop tutorials.

Create a Cardboard Box Filled With Glossy Icons

Create a Cardboard Box Filled With Glossy Icons Photoshop tutorial

Icon design can be both fun and challenging. In today’s tutorial we will demonstrate how to create two types of icons. The first type of icon we will learn how to create is a grungy cardboard box. We will then create three glossy Adobe style icons and place them inside the box.

Photo Manipulate a Stunning Underworld Scene

Photo Manipulate a Stunning Underworld Scene Photoshop tutorial

Learn how to use complex layer masks, adjustment layers and photo manipulation techniques to blend two separate photos in a highly creative way

Create a Chalkboard Icon Using Photoshop and IconBuilder

Create a Chalkboard Icon Using Photoshop and IconBuilder Photoshop tutorial

Understanding the fundamental process of creating an icon in Photoshop can become a valuable skill to learn. Today we will be creating a chalkboard icon inspired the Icon Resource website by Sebastiaan de With, whom has given permission to make a tutorial inspired by his work. In this tutorial you will learn some important concepts as well as how to work with some third-party apps.

Create a Futuristic Glowing Text Effect

Create a Futuristic Glowing Text Effect Photoshop tutorial

Learn how to give your text a futuristic glowing effect by combining various layer styles, overlays and cool lighting effects.

How to create Imaginary Photo Manipulation

How to create Imaginary Photo Manipulation Photoshop tutorial

Photo Manipulation is being used in all kinds of fields like Advertising, Poster designing in order to express a theme or an emotion. This tutorial covers some basic concepts of image manipulation and also about depth of field using Adobe Photoshop.

Create a Colorful Composition using Brushes in Photoshop

Create a Colorful Composition using Brushes Photoshop tutorial

In today’s tutorial, you’ll learn how to create a colorful composition by combining several brushes on top of the photo and applying different Blending modes. Layered PSD file included.

Create a Devastating Twister With Photo Manipulation Techniques

Create a Devastating Twister With Photo Manipulation Techniques Photoshop tutorial

If you’re looking to create a really nice photo manipulation, often you will have to combine several photos and apply a few effects to get your desired look. In today’s tutorial I decided to combine a few photos that I took while I was traveling to create a devastating tornado consuming everything in its path

How to Draw A Very Detailed RadioTape

How to Draw A Very Detailed RadioTape Photoshop tutorial

Remember the old days where cassette tape and FM radio still rules? The Rolling Stones, Beatles, and Ozzy Osborne was the king! Great memory isn’t it? And of course you’ll remember the gadget we use at that time. It’s much bigger than iPad, but no one complains! Radio tape. In this tutorial, we’ll recreate a radio tape from the 80’s using only Photoshop.

Create a Slick External Hard Disk in Photoshop

Create a Slick External Hard Disk Photoshop tutorial

In this tutorial I will show you how to create a modern, slick external hard disk only using Photoshop. This tutorial is not intended for beginners, but however I will try to explain every step as clearly as possible. So, if you have no idea about what a path and a vector shape is, I suggest you to read some basic principles on how to use path and then come back here

Give a Photo a Complete Glamour Makeover With Stunning Light and 3D Effects

Give a Photo a Complete Glamour Makeover With Stunning Light and 3D Effects Photoshop tutorial

Have you ever wanted to see what you would look like after a complete makeover? Today, I’m going to show you how to transform a regular, every day photo into a real glamour shot. In this tutorial, you will learn how to retouch a model’s face and subtly manipulate her hair. In addition, we will enhance the canvas by adding attractive lighting and 3D effects. This tutorial requires considerable Pen Tool skills, but with perseverance and a passion for design, you will certainly be able to achieve great results.

Create a Cosmic Sci-fi Poster Design in Photoshop

Create a Cosmic Sci-fi Poster Design in Photoshop tutorial

I’m a great fan of sci-fi art. Have you ever seen a Metallica cd cover? Simply amazing. This kind of design inspired me to create a cosmic sci-fi scene. Today I want to show you how to create this image in Photoshop. This tutorial is for intermediate users who know how mask and selection tools work. We will use also a bit of Illustrator and Cinema4D.

Design an Abstract Colourful, Artistic Feeling Text Effect in Photoshop

Design an Abstract Colourful, Artistic Feeling Text Effect Photoshop tutorial

In this tutorial, I will show the processes I took to create this Abstract Colourful, Artistic Feeling Text Effect in Photoshop. The steps are really simple but I think the end result looks good

Create an Angelic Sculpture Made of Ice in Photoshop

Create an Angelic Sculpture Made of Ice Photoshop tutorial

Sometimes all you need to create an incredible photo manipulation in Photoshop is a rough sketch, some nice imagery, and some knowledge of how to use Photoshop’s transformation tools. In today’s tutorial we will demonstrate how assemble an angelic ice sculpture from a rough sketch and some beautiful scenic photos.

The Mad Hatter Makeover

Alice in wonderland Photomanipulation Photoshop tutorial

When we think Alice in Wonderland, most likely the image of the Mad Hatter comes to mind. In this tutorial/case study we’ll try to turn a regular Joe into the Mad Hatter himself. And, hopefully, we’ll pull it off. Now, I’m sure just about everyone is familiar with the story of Alice in Wonderland. And just about everyone has seen Tim Burton’s latest movie, a sequel of sorts to Lewis Carroll’s original book. As the Mad Hatter, Johnny Depp certainly delivers the kind of performance the world has come to expect of him.

How to create Pink Lady Photo Manipulation in Photoshop

How to create Pink Lady Photo Manipulation Photoshop tutorial

Today, I’m going to show you how to transform a simple lady photo into a pink lady photo manipulation using Photoshop techniques. In this tutorial, you will learn how to retouch a face and create a pink background from different shapes. Layered PSD file included

How to Draw a Watch in Photoshop

How to Draw a Watch Photoshop tutorial

You might be surprised how many people use Photoshop to mockup their industrial designs. In fact, Photoshop is a very popular tool among fashion and jewelry designers. In today’s tutorial we will use layer styles and shading to produce a really nice rendering of an analog watch in Photoshop.

Build type with flair

Build type with flair Photoshop tutorial

Who says type has to be plain to be bold? Tom Lane demonstrates how to draw on pattern work to add intricate detail to your type designs

How to create a distinguishable textured web layout in Photoshop

How to create a distinguishable textured web layout Photoshop tutorial

In this tutorial I’ll show you how to create a textured web layout, starting from the concept on paper to Photoshop design. We will discuss about site structure and will use the 960 grid to organize our contents. Also you will learn how to use layer styles to create an engraved text effect

Design a 3D Floor Plan with Photoshop

Design a 3D Floor Plan Photoshop tutorial

In this tutorial you will tackle how to create a 3D effect looking plan from a simple 2D plan. This effect works fairly great in highlighting a significant interior space in a presentation. Apart from this, this tutorial will teach you how to define a pattern for applying materials.

Create Dynamic and Textured 3D Text

Create Dynamic and Textured 3D Text Photoshop tutorial

In this design tutorial you will be taken through an extensive step by step on how to create detailed 3D text that sits in created environment. We will map graphics onto our artwork, add lighting, texture and more utilizing Illustrator, Photoshop and a bit of patience. This tutorial assumes an Intermediate to Advanced level of knowledge in Photoshop and a Beginner to Intermediate level of knowledge in Illustrator.

How to Create an Incredible Typographic Illustration – Part 1

How to Create an Incredible Typographic Illustration – Part 1 Photoshop tutorial

All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. In this two-part tutorial, we’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. Yes, we’re going to build this idea from the bottom up. In the first part, learn how to model your own objects in Cinema 4D and prepare them for isolation in Photoshop.

How to Create an Incredible Typographic Illustration – Part 2

How to Create an Incredible Typographic Illustration – Part 2 Photoshop tutorial

Today we’re back with the second part of our 3D typography illustration tutorial; this time we’re going to take all the pieces of the puzzle and finalize them. It’s all about realism here as we explore seamless integration of separate 3D objects into a single document. Learn how to add color, match luminosity, and add beautiful contrast to your renders.

How to Create a Retro Hippy Van Poster in Photoshop

How to Create a Retro Hippy Van Poster Photoshop tutorial

In this tutorial you’ll be learning several Photoshop tools and techniques, as well as a couple of Illustrator techniques to create a trendy, retro/abstract style Hippy Van poster from scratch.

How to do a fancy layout for a graphic design blog using Photoshop

How to do a fancy layout for a graphic design blog Photoshop tutorial

Welcome in this new Photoshop tutorial on 2expertsdesign.com. Today you can learn how to create a fancy graphic blog webdesign

Create a Dark and Surreal Poster Using Your Own Portrait

Create a Dark and Surreal Poster Using Your Own Portrait Photoshop tutorial

In college, my instructors often give me projects where I reproduce the works of classic artists like Da Vinci and Goya. Trying to recreate classic works of art is a fantastic way to improve your skills, discover new ways of applying effects, and expand your artistic knowledge. However, when deriving influence from contemporary illustrators for professional work, it’s something to be careful about. Ultimately, working toward developing your own style should be your goal.

Today’s tutorial was inspirited by digital artist Rob Shields who graciously granted permission for us to use his work as inspiration. I chose his work titled “Keep me in the dark.” In this illustration it is essential that you use a tablet; especially for the doodles and the white strokes that will give the portrait a more detailed effect.

Create a Sweet Chocolate-Coated Text Effect

Create a Sweet Chocolate-Coated Text Effect Photoshop tutorial

This Photoshop tutorial is thought for greedy people (like me!). Today we will create a delicious chocolate-covered text effect. We will create some details on paper, then we will work with layer styles to achieve the nice result.

Design a Delicious “Contact Me” Button in Photoshop

Design a Delicious “Contact Me” Button Photoshop tutorial

In this tutorial, Iwill show you the steps I took to create this (delicious?!) “Contact Me” button in Photoshop. This is really simple tutorial, great for beginner to learn a few tricks

Compositing 3D Render into Real Photo Scene

Compositing 3D Render into Real Photo Scene Photoshop tutorial

This tutorial will show how we can composite 3D rendered images into a real photograph environment. We will be using the layer masking technique very often and also explore some simple brush settings.

Underwater Content Box Design in Photoshop

Underwater Content Box Design Photoshop tutorial

In this tutorial I will teach you how to create an underwater content box. We will make it appear as if the content box fell into the water using stock photos and different techniques. If you have any questions about this tutorial be sure to ask in the comments. Also, remember with all the tutorials, the psd is available for download.

Master Photoshop’s Liquify filter

Master Photoshop's Liquify filter Photoshop tutorial

The Liquify palette offers all sorts of ways to distort an image: you can twist and pull specific sections through the Warp tool, expand them so that they look like they’ve been inflated using the Bloat tool, or squish up sections using Pucker.

Terrifying Horror Photo Manipulation

Terrifying Horror Photo Manipulation Photoshop tutorial

In this tutorial I will show you how to create photo manipulation with using of different textures and blending modes. I will also show you different ways how to set lights and shadows and how to adjust colors in your work to everything fix together.

Create a Funny Wooden Type Treatment in Photoshop

Create a Funny Wooden Type Treatment Photoshop tutorial

In this tutorial I’ll show you how to easily create a wooden text effect. We will start from a polygon, then we will play with wood textures and with layer styles to achieve a really funny result. I’ll go in depth with each step so that Photoshop beginners will find the process easy to follow.

Use a Tablet to Create Stunning Comic Book Fan Art Illustrations

Use a Tablet to Create Stunning Comic Book Fan Art Illustrations Photoshop tutorial

The best digital drawings or paintings in Photoshop are often a result of a well though out sketch, a talented artist, and a strong understanding of Photoshop and the tools that it provides. In today’s tutorial we will review some tips and tricks when working with a digital tablet and Photoshop. The artwork we will use is a fan art illustration of the Knights of the Zodiac character, Capricorn Shura (Masami Kurumada) that I drew.

Design an Awesome Fantasy Floating Mountain Scene in Photoshop

Design an Awesome Fantasy Floating Mountain Scene Photoshop tutorial

In this tutorial, I will show you the processes I used to create this really cool, fantasy style floating Mountain Scene in Photoshop. This is an intermediate level tutorial and some steps can be tricky, but why not have a try!

Creating an Impactful Disco Party Poster

Creating an Impactful Disco Party Poster Photoshop tutorial

This tutorial will show how we can create an impactful disco party poster. There are some new methods in making lighting burst and streak effects. We will also touch a little on using the settings in Brushes Panel

Steampunk golden car

Steampunk golden car Photoshop tutorial

Create a Spiral Galaxy in 5 Easy Steps

Create a Spiral Galaxy in 5 Easy Steps Photoshop tutorial

This tutorial will teach you how to create a Spiral Galaxy in Photoshop using nothing but filters and simple transformation tools. The tutorial is aimed at beginners and you’ll learn techniques involving different transformation modes, the clouds filter, selection option and using blending modes. Should you run into any trouble feel free to leave a comment to enquire about it.

Broken Glass Photoshop Photo Effect

Broken Glass Photoshop Photo Effect Photoshop tutorial

This is a tutorial that will help you achieve a dynamic glass shatter effect. In this tutorial we will use some broken glass brushes and also on of my own glass texture. As you can see, we will use 3d model. With this photoshop photo effect, you can make your photo look like it was ripped or broken into pieces.

Burnt Wood Text Effect

Burnt Wood Text Effect  Photoshop Photo Effect Photoshop tutorial

In this photoshop text effect tutorial we’ll be creating a grungy, burnt wood text treatment. We’ll go over some basic blending modes and use some filters and layer styles to create a look that would be perfect for a Hollywood movie poster .

Create an Ultra-Realistic Tea Cup From Scratch

Create an Ultra-Realistic Tea Cup From Scratch Photoshop tutorial

In this tutorial, I am going to design a realistic looking tea cup, filled with black tea.
I made it by only using very simple techniques in Photoshop:
1. Basic shapes, Pen tool; 2. Brushes, Burn/dodge tools; 3. Gaussian blur.
We will be starting from scratch on a simple white canvas!

Fantastic Water Landscape

Fantastic Water Landscape Photoshop tutorial

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