Interesting techniques used in these 20 tutorials, interesting and useful. With a logo tutorial there would have been a complete collection, but hey… they don’t appear like mushrooms after rain.
Design the Mac OS X Leopard Folder
Learn how to create the popular Mac OS X Leopard Folder icon using Photoshop in just Ten Easy steps. Comes with a PSD, useful brushes and custom shapes!
Design a Chilling and Icy Text Effect in Photoshop
n this tutorial, I will show you the steps I took to design this chilling and icy text effect in Photoshop. Yesterday and today are both really hot in my city (suppose to be winter right now here!!), so I though I can make something to cool myself down :)
Along the way, we will be practicing a lot of layer blending technques, applying texture, selection technique, and an interesting method to create snowy/foggy effect
How to Create a Cute and Adorable Twitter Icon in Photoshop
Today I will show you how I made the Cute Twitter Icons which I released a day ago. It’s really simple actually. In this tutorial, you will learn how to create a Cute and Adorable Twitter Icon. Throughout this tutorial, you will use some of the basic tools like Ellipse Tool, Pen Tool and Gradient Tool.
How to Create a Fantasy Landscape Photo Manipulation
In this tutorial, you will learn how to create a fantasy landscape using some simple and easy techniques. Everyone with basic Photoshop skills can succeed to recreate this simple image using the most important thing in this kind of photo manipulation – the right stock
Create A Forum Layout Using Photoshop
In this tutorial I am going to show you how to design a forum layout in Photoshop. The color scheme is black, orange and light blue which work very well together, but of course you can change the colors. There are 38 steps in total and will probably take around an hour to create.
How to Use Texture and Lighting to Create Rounded Artwork
Using stock photography is not always necessary or desired, but we can reference images of real objects to learn techniques for perspective and lighting. In this tutorial, we will be creating an abstract orb. In order to get the highlights, shadows, and perspective as accurate as possible we will study real images to create our own interpretation.
Typographic Portrait like Grammy’s Posters
In this tutorial, we’re going to make a typographic poster (like Grammy’s Typographic Posters) from a simple portrait using Photoshop techniques.
Create an Abstract Style, Vibrant Jumping Man Scene in Photoshop
In this tutorial, I will show you how you can utilise the amazing power of image adjustment layers to make colour, contrast and lighting change for any chosen image in Photoshop, by walking you through the design process of this man jumping scene.
The reason I put up this basic tutorial is that lately I have receive some requests from people wishing to learn some techniques involved in using adjustment layers.
Along the way, not only I will be using image adjustment layers techniques, but also I will show you some skills I use to create break-apart effects, pen tool and layer blendings.
Making a Beautiful Pair of Fantasy Eyes
How to Create a Severed Arm in Photoshop
In this tutorial we will be learning how to create a severed arm with fleshy stumps and strings of sinew. This will be created by using some basic Brushes and Layer Masks
Create ice-cold image effects
The arctic freshness of this image is familiar enough from countless drink and toothpaste commercials – and in this tutorial, Photoshop master Fabio Sasso shows you how to reliably fake the effect from the warmth of your studio.
Sasso is a master at making miniscule tweaks to layer styles, and in this tutorial you’ll give the entire Layer Styles palette a good workout to create amazing effects, such as the apparently 3D water droplets that stud the outside of the bottle.
You’ll also develop your own custom brushes and make use of an amazing free smoke brush – both of which will stand you in good stead with your future Photoshop projects.
Create a Realistic Landscape from Scratch with a Graphic Tablet
In this tutorial we’re going to learn how to make a landscape from scratch in photoshop CS3…
The use of a graphic tablet is required. Skill level is medium.
The main tools used in this tutorial are the gradient tool and the smudge tool. Using the smudge tool you can achieve amazing realistic results.
Design a Stylish Retro Game Boy Poster in Photoshop
This tutorial will walk you through the process of creating a vector Nintendo Gameboy in Illustrator and then using it to produce a cool retro poster in Photoshop.
How to Create A Swanky Coffee Table Icon in Photoshop
What would your icon collection be without a swanky piece of contemporary furniture? In this simple, yet effective tutorial we will learn to incorporate the power of subtlety into icon design. We’ll be creating an icon similar to the design of Isamu Noguchi’s 1944 classic coffee table
How to Make a Light and Sleek Web Layout in Photoshop
In this web design tutorial, we’ll create a light and sleek layout in Photoshop. We will use the 960 Grid System, and if you haven’t used it before, no problem, I will show you how it works and how it can help you design better layouts.
3D Text Shatter Effect – Tutorial
I’m going to show you how to make a 3D text shatter effect. This effect is made in two programs, Cinema 4D and Photoshop.If you haven’t heard of Cinema 4D before it is a relatively easy to use 3d application, it is quite similar to 3dsMax or Maya. I will go pretty in depth with the Cinema 4D part, for all the inexperienced users, so bare with me if I go too slow
Design a Colorful Illustration Using Patterns and Shapes
A good friend and amazing artist Bram Vanhaeren and I decided to collaborate on an illustration to then create a tutorial for all the readers at Psdtuts+. We came up with a cool illustration that incorporates patterns, coloring, as well as 3D shapes. The most important thing about this is that it is all extremely simple to create so it shouldn’t be that difficult for anybody
Add Fantastic Color to 3D Text – Part I
This is the first part of a two part series. Part two will be released tomorrow. In this piece you will learn how to bring a simple text to life and place everything in fantastic, colored and glowing 3D space. Some neat techniques covered here will allow you to bring your art to the next level.
Make smashing glass effects
In this tutorial, Mark Mayers reveals how to create a realistic shattering glass effect using displacement maps. You’ll learn how to prepare a suitable image for displacement, and discover how Alpha channels work in conjunction with the Glass filter to distort and push out the hidden lighting and edge detail.
Create an Intense Movie Poster in Photoshop
Designers love to be critical about movie posters, and while you may think you have better ideas about how to sell a movie to an audience, how many times have you actually tried doing it? In this tutorial, we’re going to create a poster for a fictional movie called “Fugitive.” The movie is meant to be a suspenseful thriller that features one’s escape under the cover of darkness, despite man’s attempt to capture the lone hero.