42 Fresh PS Tutorials In Early 2011

42 Fresh PS Tuts In Early 2011

Now you didn’t think that 2011 is coming without some Photoshop tutorials, did you? Cause you would have been wrong. A collection of 42 fresh Photoshop tutorials is here for you to help you enhance your PS skills and techniques. Enjoy them all!

Create a Shampoo Advertisement in Photoshop

Create a Shampoo Advertisement in Photoshop

Today we will use the pen tool, some basic shape transformations, and color blending to create a fresh-looking shampoo bottle within the context of an advertisement.

How to Create a Flaming Manipulation

How to Create a Flaming Manipulation Photoshop tutorial

Learn how to create this photo manipulation of a flying man similar to Iron Man. This Photoshop tutorial will show you how to apply cinematic lighting effects and manipulate fire to create this composite.

Earth Day. Green Planet

Earth Day. Green Planet Photoshop tutorial

Make a TRON-Inspired Photo Manipulation in Photoshop

Make a TRON-Inspired Photo Manipulation Photoshop tutorial

This Photoshop tutorial goes over the creation of an action scene inspired by the movie, TRON. We will discuss surreal photo manipulation techniques that give the illusion that the subject’s arm and other parts of his body are disintegrating into light. The techniques in this tutorial use different transform tools, filters and adjustment layers to give phenomenal results. Great lighting techniques and atmospheric effects will also be demonstrated in this tutorial.

How to Create a Beautiful Printer Icon in Photoshop

How to Create a Beautiful Printer Icon Photoshop tutorial

Learn how to create this beautiful printer icon with reflections and shadows all within Photoshop. A detailed PSD is included with this tutorial.

Create Awesome Abstract Nebula Circle Shape in Photoshop

Create Awesome Abstract Nebula Circle Shape Photoshop tutorial

In this tutorial, I will show the steps I 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, but why not have a try!

Along the way, I will show you how you can combine the liquify filter with nebula texture and cloud to render some very interesting effect :)

Create Liquid Filled Glass Text in Photoshop

Create Liquid Filled Glass Text in Photoshop tutorial

Layer styles are a powerful tool in Photoshop that allow you to quickly create effects that you can then apply to additional objects. Today, we will demonstrate how to use layer styles to create a liquid filled text effect in Photoshop

Design a Textured Coming Soon Web Page in Photoshop

Design a Textured Coming Soon Web Page in Photoshop tutorial

This web design tutorial will show you how to make a simple “coming soon” web page that has a nice background texture and a slick web form that you can easily adapt into contact forms, newsletter signup pages, and more. You will witness several web design techniques such as creating textured backgrounds, creating light rays, making illustrative clouds, and more.

Draw a 3D Mailbox With Photoshop

Draw a 3D Mailbox With Photoshop tutorial

You don’t always need 3D software to create a 3 dimensional graphic. Today we will create a 3D mailbox using several of Photoshop’s tools and techniques.

Radar Icon in Photoshop

Radar Icon in Photoshop tutorial

In this tutorial I will show you how to create a Mac style radar icon in Photoshop. This could be done easily in Fireworks and in Illustrator, I am also thinking about doing that to practice more.

Create a Dark & Grungy Digital Art Piece in Photoshop

Create a Dark & Grungy Digital Art Piece in Photoshop tutorial

Follow this step by step design process for my recent digital art piece, Vogue. The design combines textures and distressed elements to create a dark and beautiful theme. Learn how a range of Photoshop techniques pull together the various elements to create the final design.

Undress a Giraffe in Photoshop

Undress a Giraffe in Photoshop tutorial

Have you ever wanted to know what a Giraffe looks like without its spots? If so, this tutorial is for you, you pervert! 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.

Create an Extremely Simple Dark Web Design in Photoshop

Create an Extremely Simple Dark Web Design in Photoshop tutorial

This Photoshop web design tutorial will walk you through the process of making a clean, modern, dark-themed website layout from scratch. The layout features an almost pitch-black color theme with some bright, glowing elements for contrast.

How to Make Amazing Outer Space

How to Make Amazing Outer Space Photoshop tutorial

This two part tutorial will teach you how to create a image of outer space. In this Part 1 (of two) you will create the galaxy and the nebula.

Create an Electric Feel in Photoshop

Create an Electric Feel in Photoshop tutorial

Today we will be looking at how to go about creating a image with a electrifying, capturing feel. I will show you how to use simple colors and basic Photoshop effects to create an intensifying image that will certainly make your friends jealous. Download the resources located below and let’s get started with the large piece.

Hand-drawn tricks for hip graphics styles

Hand-drawn tricks for hip graphics styles Photoshop tutorial

In this tutorial, artist Ollie Munden takes you through the process of creating his three-colour painting, Chasing The Dragon, through a mix of Photoshop and pencil techniques. First off you’ll mock up what you want to create using photography, then create a pencil drawing from that. Taking your drawing, you’ll retrace this by hand with a Brush Pen, then transform it into a slick-looking, three-colour digital artwork.

The tutorial also shows you how to colour your finished artwork using a mixture of digital and hand-drawn techniques. These skills can be used to produce your own unique pieces of artwork with a fluid, yet bold graphic style.

Break Dancer

Break Dancer Photoshop tutorial

I didn’t publish an abstract tutorial for a long time but today I’m bringing you a really cool tutorial written by Ricardo a Brazilian graphic artist who has a passion for abstract designs. He was featured on the Advanced Photoshop magazine and he wrote this tutorial exclusively for PSD Box.

Create a Chrome 4×4 Vehicle Emblem

Create a Chrome 4×4 Vehicle Emblem Photoshop tutorial

In today’s quick tip tutorial we will demonstrate how to create a chrome 4×4 vehicle emblem using editable text and layer styles

Dry World – Photoshop Manipulation Tutorial

Dry World Photoshop tutorial

Before you start reading this tutorial let me show you the final result that I got. Take a look at the preview image below. I will try to make a detailed explanation of how to achieve the same result or at least something similar.

Design the Pirates of the Caribbean Movie Poster

Design the Pirates of the Caribbean Movie Poster tutorial

Movie posters and films are great sources of inspiration for graphic designers. With the success of Tron Legacy and its awesome light effects, we have seen several tutorials on how to realize these effects in Photoshop. Today I decided to reproduce the logo of one of my favorite film series: Pirates of the Caribbean. We are going to see the 4th chapter to the cinema, so let’s celebrate captain Jack Sparrow and his friends with this cool photo manipulation!

Create a Nature Inspired Photo Manipulation in Photoshop

Create a Nature Inspired Photo Manipulation in Photoshop tutorial

Today, we will demonstrate how to combine several images to create a nature inspired photo manipulation.

Creating a Cloudy Dream Scene in Photoshop

Creating a Cloudy Dream Scene in Photoshop tutorial

Sometimes real life can be boring so artists extend their imaginations and designs to extreme limits through dream scenes, fictional world, or surrealistic images. Today we’ll be creating a cloudy dream scene using Photoshop’s different tools and techniques.

Design a futuristic 2011 wallpaper

Design a futuristic 2011 wallpaper Photoshop tutorial

We couldn’t start the new year without a Photoshop tutorial on how to realize a high-style 2011 wallpaper! Let’s create together a futuristic type treatment in 16 easy-to-follow steps. We will deal in particular with layer masks and light effects. Also I will show you the power of layer styles and how they can be used to realize awesome text effects.

Create a Harry Potter Style Text Effect in Photoshop

Create a Harry Potter Style Text Effect in Photoshop tutorial

Just watched Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. It was an awesome movie and I was inspired to create the typical Harry Potter text effect. This tutorial will show how to use bevel effect and lens blur to create a depth to your artwork.

Create a realistic folded paper text in Photoshop

Create a realistic folded paper text in Photoshop tutorial

Today we will learn how to realize a folded paper text effect from scratch in Photoshop. We will firstly create the background using a couple of patterns, then we will work on the type treatment with the help of the pen tool, layer masks and other useful techniques related to dodge,burn and the transform tool. This tutorial is very simple to follow, so I suggest to everyone to give a try.

A Photo Manipulator’s Guide to Blending

A Photo Manipulator's Guide to Blending Photoshop tutorial

Blending is the essential skill for every photo manipulator and it´s one of the first things to learn. Without proper blending your images won’t look believable. There are several ways how to blend images together. In this article I’d like to cover basic techniques which are essential for every manipulation.

Create a Stylish Coffee Cup With Smart Objects

Create a Stylish Coffee Cup With Smart Objects Photoshop tutorial

In today’s tutorial we will demonstrate how to create a realistic coffee cup with a customizable label using smart objects in Photoshop.

The Babel Tower Photo Manipulation

The Babel Tower Photo Manipulation Photoshop tutorial

In this tutorial we will learn how to create one big construction from many architectural parts. In the steps below I will show you how to combine the traditional photo manipulation with matte painting resulting in a renaissance piece. A PSD is included with this Photoshop tutorial.

Solo – Photoshop Manipulation Tutorial

Manipulation Photoshop tutorial

In this tutorial I will show you a few techniques that you can use in your fantasy photo manipulations. You will use the Dodge/Burn to create nice effects by enhancing the highlights and shadows of your stock images. I will also show you how to create realistic shadows using the brush tool. I’m using the same techniques mentioned in my Secrets of Manipulation series.

Create an awesome broken plate typography effect

Create an awesome broken plate typography effect Photoshop tutorial

In this tutorial I will explain how to realize funny letters that look like broken plates. We will start in Illustrator modifying the original font, then we will switch to Photoshop in order to play with textures and layer styles. Also we will deal with selection tools and simple methods to create 3d illusion always in Photoshop.

Serene Fantasy Photo Manipulation

Serene Fantasy Photo Manipulation Photoshop tutorial

This tutorial shows you how to combine different stock photos to create calm landscape manipulation. You will learn different techniques of blending, changing lights and shadows and color adjustments

Create a Pseudo HDR Image from One Photo in Photoshop

Create a Pseudo HDR Image from One Photo in Photoshop tutorial

Last month we learned how to create a High Dynamic Range Image (HDR) from three different exposures ranging from light to dark, this tutorial will bring us through the steps in creating the HDR look from a single image in Photoshop, it takes just a few minutes to complete

Learn to Create Collage Typography

Learn to Create Collage Typography Photoshop tutorial

Ever been asked to come up with a type driven design but still wanted to use imagery? Creating text through collage can be an awesome solution.

Sleek Portfolio Layout

Sleek Portfolio Layout Photoshop tutorial

Hello everybody hope you all had a good Christmas and new year. In this tutorial I’ll be walking you through the process of creating a sleek portfolio layout.

Ghost Love Story – Photoshop Manipulation Tutorial

Ghost Love Story Photoshop tutorial

Continuing with the manipulation lessons, in this tutorial Amalia will show you how she made a really beautiful and emotional artwork. You will learn how to create light effects using photoshop brushes and how to add color to your artworks

Design a spectral photo-manipulation

Design a spectral photo-manipulation Photoshop tutorial

Today I gonna show you how to realize from scratch a ghostly scene in few steps. We will use a couple of stock photos and modify them so they will look harmoniously combined. In particular we will deal with the burn tool, layer masks and some Photoshop filters often overlooked.

Draw a Sound Dock System With Photoshop

Draw a Sound Dock System With Photoshop tutorial

In today’s tutorial we will demonstrate how to draw a Sound Dock System with Photoshop

Paint Concept Art Styled Headlights in Photoshop

Paint Concept Art Styled Headlights in Photoshop tutorial

Learn how to paint this headlight that can be used for concept car illustrations. This tutorial will show you techniques such as shading, creating reflections, etc. A high detail PSD download is included with this tutorial.

Create Stunning 3D Text in a Grungy Landscape

Create Stunning 3D Text in a Grungy Landscape Photoshop tutorial

The more you can learn about blending images and different elements together in Photoshop, the more freedom you will have in creating whatever pops up in your imagination. In this Photoshop 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.

Lost Treasure – Manipulation Tutorial

Lost Treasure – Manipulation Tutorial Photoshop tutorial

In this tutorial I’ll show you how to create a fantasy montage.

Create a Vibrant Conceptual Photo Manipulation in Photoshop

Create a Vibrant Conceptual Photo Manipulation in Photoshop tutorial

In this tutorial we will create a unique digital art piece that easily can be used for high-quality printing purposes. There is water, balloons, fish, vegetation, a gloomy passage and a fashion nerd — this can not be nothing but awesome together!

So, in this tutorial we are going to create a poster design. This means you should be able to print it in the end and to be able to do so we have to work with high quality graphics and photos.

 
 
 
 
 

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