30 Eye-Catching Photoshop Tutorials for Designers

30 Eye-Catching Photoshop Tutorials for Designers

Adobe Photoshop is really excellent tool for creating amazing Photo Effects, Manipulations and doing Realistic Design with an ease..

In this post we’ll showcase 30 Eye-Catching Photoshop Tutorials for Designers, so you won’t have to spend searching for the newest photoshop tutorials around the net, coz its all here. :). This lists help you improve your creativity, thinking out of the box design and give more detailed in every part of your design.

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Photoshop Tutorials Best Of 2013 Year End

Photoshop Tutorials Best Of 2013 Year End

Woaa.. its been a loooong time since my last post here in our blog. ALright, So before the year ends lets go back to our Best of the Best Photoshop Tutorials that help us to learn photoshop from beginner to advance level. I hope you learn a lot from those tutorials. Our blog is 3 years old already and counting.

This 2014, we will do our best to make this blog to post great collections of photoshop that will help you start your career as good graphic/web designer.
Happy New Year Guys. Welcome 2014.

Enjoy our Photoshop Tutorials Best Of 2013 Year End.
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February 2013: Cool Photoshop Tutorials Collection

February 2013: Cool Photoshop Tutorials Collection

Today, we bring you our first post in the month of February 2013, it consist of good quality Photoshop Tutorials Collection. This collection will give you mixture of photo manipulation,text effects, creating vintage effects and other technique to improve your skill level using adobe photoshop.

We are very happy to showcase this great photoshop tutorials collection, have fun and keep practicing guys. There are lots of tutorials will come. Stay tuned.

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How to create a colorful typography poster in Photoshop – 20 Resplendent Photoshop Tutorial for December 2012

20 Resplendent Photoshop Tutorial for December 2012

Hello Guys, Christmas is Almost there but we are still here giving you more resplendent photoshop tutorials. For today’s post we are giving you 20 Resplendent Photoshop Tutorial for the twelve and the last month of 2012. Yes, this is it we are leaving the year of 2012, there are lots of things happened this year and we hope this coming 2013 will be good to us.

Alright, so here are the 20 Resplendent Photoshop Tutorial for December 2012 you shouldn’t miss.

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15 High Peculiarity Adobe Photoshop Tutorials

Hi Guys, Take a look our newest post for High Peculiarity Adobe Photoshop Tutorials that will give you continuous learning and enhancing your skills using photoshop. Always practice and try different technique so that you will come up with a new ideas.

One of my favorite quotes in life from Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

In the realm of ideas everything depends on enthusiasm… in the real world all rests on perseverance.

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Create a Spooky Halloween Pumpkin in Photoshop - Didactic Photoshop Tutorials Effects

15 Didactic Photoshop Tutorials Effects

Today’s post we will show you high end didactic photoshop tutorials that will rock your october. This will help you to enhance your knowledge and skills in designing,photo manipulation and text effects technique. We will provide you intermediate to advance technique using photoshop. You just need to start practicing and learn from our past tutorial.

Here are the 15 Didactic Photoshop Tutorials Effects that will keep your skill intensify. Have fun guys. Share it Guys!

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Advanced Lighting - Manipulation Tutorial - 20 Photoshop Tutorials to Sharpen your Skills

20 Photoshop Tutorials to Sharpen your Skills



Today’s post is a round up for the latest photoshop tutorials, some of this roundup is using the latest Adobe Photoshop CS6 Software. This roundup is a mixture of photo manipulation, lightning effect, creating montage and how to create a portrait. Even you just started using photoshop or a professional this 20 Photoshop Tutorials Roundup will help you to gain more knowledge and sharpen your skills to come up a new set of design base on what you experience and what you read. Always challenge yourself to do more and never stop doing design.

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Here are the 20 Photoshop Tutorials to Sharpen your Skills. I would love to hear your suggestions for this post, if you like this post please share it. thank you guys.


1). 3D Balloons Text Effect

This tutorial explains how to use the 3D Repoussé feature in Photoshop CS5 Extended to create an amazing balloon-like text effect without the need for any other 3D software.

3D Balloons Text Effect - 20 Photoshop Tutorials to Sharpen your Skills

3D Balloons Text Effect - 20 Photoshop Tutorials to Sharpen your Skills

2). How to Draw a Portrait in Photoshop

Another nice tutorial teaching you how to draw a portrait by using Photoshop. This technique is based on using Photoshop brushes and for people who may have some experience in art itâ??s a good technique but it takes time to achieve this result.

How to Draw a Portrait in Photoshop - 20 Photoshop Tutorials to Sharpen your Skills

How to Draw a Portrait in Photoshop - 20 Photoshop Tutorials to Sharpen your Skills

3). Create a Surreal Urban City Montage with Lightning Effect in Photoshop

In this tutorial, I will show you the steps I took to Create a Surreal Urban City Montage with Lightning Effect in Photoshop . This is an intermediate level Photoshop tutorial so some steps can be a bit tricky, but why not have a try!

Create a Surreal Urban City Montage with Lightning Effect in Photoshop - 20 Photoshop Tutorials to Sharpen your Skills

Create a Surreal Urban City Montage with Lightning Effect in Photoshop - 20 Photoshop Tutorials to Sharpen your Skills

4). Advanced Lighting – Manipulation Tutorial

This is a more advanced manipulation tutorial where you will learn advanced lighting techniques. I announced this tutorial on one of my newsletter and here it is.

Advanced Lighting - Manipulation Tutorial - 20 Photoshop Tutorials to Sharpen your Skills

Advanced Lighting – Manipulation Tutorial – 20 Photoshop Tutorials to Sharpen your Skills

5). How to Create a Grim Reaper Scene Artwork in Photoshop

Learn how to create this dark scene of a grim reaper in Photoshop. This tutorial will show you how to combine images, work with layer styles, and create a grunge color effect.

How to Create a Grim Reaper Scene Artwork in Photoshop - 20 Photoshop Tutorials to Sharpen your Skills

How to Create a Grim Reaper Scene Artwork in Photoshop - 20 Photoshop Tutorials to Sharpen your Skills

6). How to Create a Surreal Scene with an Invisible Man Inside a Mystic Cave

Learn how to create a surreal photo manipulation with an invisible man. This tutorial will teach you how to blend different images together, create realistic shadows, and paint light reflections in your image.

How to Create a Surreal Scene with an Invisible Man Inside a Mystic Cave - 20 Photoshop Tutorials to Sharpen your Skills

How to Create a Surreal Scene with an Invisible Man Inside a Mystic Cave - 20 Photoshop Tutorials to Sharpen your Skills

7). How to Create Typography Poster Enigma Using Photoshop

In this tutorial we will go through the process of making this typography poster called â??Enigmaâ?? only using Adobe Photoshop. You will have a basic look into the 3D-Tool of Photoshop, how to texture and stylize your 3D Typography and how to make a shin

How to Create Typography Poster Enigma Using Photoshop - 20 Photoshop Tutorials to Sharpen your Skills

How to Create Typography Poster Enigma Using Photoshop - 20 Photoshop Tutorials to Sharpen your Skills

8). How to Create a Stunning Winter Princess Artwork in Photoshop

Learn how to create this winter scene in Photoshop. You will learn how to blend photos and textures, create a cold blue photo effect, and more!

How to Create a Stunning Winter Princess Artwork in Photoshop - 20 Photoshop Tutorials to Sharpen your Skills

How to Create a Stunning Winter Princess Artwork in Photoshop - 20 Photoshop Tutorials to Sharpen your Skills

9). Quick and Simple Worn Out Psychedelic Poster in Photoshop

In this tutorial we are going to create a psychedelic poster with just an image, a gradient map and a texture.

Quick and Simple Worn Out Psychedelic Poster in Photoshop - 20 Photoshop Tutorials to Sharpen your Skills

Quick and Simple Worn Out Psychedelic Poster in Photoshop - 20 Photoshop Tutorials to Sharpen your Skills

10). Radial Zoom Enhanced Eyes Effect In Photoshop

In this Photoshop Effects tutorial, we’ll learn how to give someone’s eyes a fun, easy to create “zoom” effect, with blur streaks that appear to zoom out from the center of the eyes.

Radial Zoom Enhanced Eyes Effect In Photoshop - 20 Photoshop Tutorials to Sharpen your Skills

Radial Zoom Enhanced Eyes Effect In Photoshop - 20 Photoshop Tutorials to Sharpen your Skills

11). Painting Skills for a Lady Portrait

Carrying out digital painting for lady portrait is not easy. Different designers are working out new methods to do in order to save time. Here will show you step by step to carry out a lady portrait painting work.

Painting Skills for a Lady Portrait - 20 Photoshop Tutorials to Sharpen your Skills

Painting Skills for a Lady Portrait - 20 Photoshop Tutorials to Sharpen your Skills

12). Drawing a Female Cartoon Fighter

Drawing a nice cartoon character can be as difficult as drawing a human portrait. You also need to work out detailed color painting plus adding shadow and reflection effects. Here will show you the way to do.

Drawing a Female Cartoon Fighter - 20 Photoshop Tutorials to Sharpen your Skills

Drawing a Female Cartoon Fighter - 20 Photoshop Tutorials to Sharpen your Skills

13). Skills of Painting Animal Fur

Painting animal fur is like painting hairs. You need to use brushes to carry out. To start, you have to prepare a reference and understand how the fursâ?? direction, lighting angle & layers going to be. This tutorial takes a cat as an example to show you

Skills of Painting Animal Fur - 20 Photoshop Tutorials to Sharpen your Skills

Skills of Painting Animal Fur - 20 Photoshop Tutorials to Sharpen your Skills

14). Photo Manipulation Lady Down to the Water

Using photo manipulation, you can create a special scenery based on simple objects. You can use images of lady, sea, and a electric machine to create a combination of those images. The major skills in this tutorial are cutting image and color & lighting a

Photo Manipulation Lady Down to the Water - 20 Photoshop Tutorials to Sharpen your Skills

Photo Manipulation Lady Down to the Water - 20 Photoshop Tutorials to Sharpen your Skills

15). Develop a Smart Car in Photoshop

To design a smart car, you have to draft a layout first. To carry out painting works, you need to make the car shiny and glossy plus you can add a little object (e.g. gas tank and little lighting at the carâ??s end) to stand out your car.

Develop a Smart Car in Photoshop - 20 Photoshop Tutorials to Sharpen your Skills

Develop a Smart Car in Photoshop - 20 Photoshop Tutorials to Sharpen your Skills

16). Painting a Beautiful Lady in the Ocean

To process a nice painting, designers usually need to spend a long while to do that. Therefore, some great painting techniques are invented in order to speed it up as well as increase the quality of artworks.

Painting a Beautiful Lady in the Ocean - 20 Photoshop Tutorials to Sharpen your Skills

Painting a Beautiful Lady in the Ocean - 20 Photoshop Tutorials to Sharpen your Skills

17). Drawing a Portrait for a Pretty Woman

Drawing a portrait definitely needs to set up appropriate Photoshop brushes. Here will show you to work on the portrait layer by layer until the whole portrait are done.

Drawing a Portrait for a Pretty Woman - 20 Photoshop Tutorials to Sharpen your Skills

Drawing a Portrait for a Pretty Woman - 20 Photoshop Tutorials to Sharpen your Skills

18). Wonderful Background Scenery Creation

If you want to prepare a nice background such as street or interior design, this tutorial will show you to refer a realistic objects and generate it as your artwork. You need to use Sketchup to initiate and use Photoshop for your painting work.

Wonderful Background Scenery Creation - 20 Photoshop Tutorials to Sharpen your Skills

Wonderful Background Scenery Creation - 20 Photoshop Tutorials to Sharpen your Skills

19). Transform a Lady Image into Cartoon

Do you want to create a cartoon image for yourself? You can use your photo to transform your image into a cartoon character mainly by Photoshop blending options. You can also design your character with different styles such as changing its hair and skin c

Transform a Lady Image into Cartoon - 20 Photoshop Tutorials to Sharpen your Skills

Transform a Lady Image into Cartoon - 20 Photoshop Tutorials to Sharpen your Skills

20). Making a Hopeless Scenery in Photoshop

To make a hopeless scenery, you can use light and shadow effects to focus your object under a dark background. Another element is greens such as grass or trees. These objects are always good for emphasis of this kind of topic.

Making a Hopeless Scenery in Photoshop - 20 Photoshop Tutorials to Sharpen your Skills

Making a Hopeless Scenery in Photoshop - 20 Photoshop Tutorials to Sharpen your Skills

Collection of Latest Photoshop Tutorials for 2011

Collection of Latest Photoshop Tutorials for 2011



This january 2011, i collect the newest photoshop tutorials that will help you to start this year with a new learning, new techniques to master the adobe photoshop. I hope it helps you to gather more knowledge and design skills from this tutorials.

If you like my post you can share it to everyone. Just push the facebook share or twitter. Thank you guys!
Here are my Collection of Latest Photoshop Tutorials for 2011.

1).The Mad Hatter from Alice in Wonderland

Collection of Latest Photoshop Tutorials for 2011

Collection of Latest Photoshop Tutorials for 2011

2).How to Create a Delicious Green Apple Illustration

Collection of Latest Photoshop Tutorials for 2011

Collection of Latest Photoshop Tutorials for 2011

3). Balance complex abstract image

Collection of Latest Photoshop Tutorials for 2011

Collection of Latest Photoshop Tutorials for 2011

4).Give your art that cosmic look

Collection of Latest Photoshop Tutorials for 2011

Collection of Latest Photoshop Tutorials for 2011

5).Stylise photos using colourful shapes

Collection of Latest Photoshop Tutorials for 2011

Collection of Latest Photoshop Tutorials for 2011

6).Undress a Giraffe in Photoshop

Collection of Latest Photoshop Tutorials for 2011

Collection of Latest Photoshop Tutorials for 2011

7).Create a “Minion” Character From the Despicable Me Movie

Collection of Latest Photoshop Tutorials for 2011

Collection of Latest Photoshop Tutorials for 2011

8).Create a Spherical 3D Puzzle With Photoshop

Collection of Latest Photoshop Tutorials for 2011

Collection of Latest Photoshop Tutorials for 2011

9).Create a Scenic Castle Hallway in Photoshop

Collection of Latest Photoshop Tutorials for 2011

Collection of Latest Photoshop Tutorials for 2011

10).Master custom brushes

Collection of Latest Photoshop Tutorials for 2011

Collection of Latest Photoshop Tutorials for 2011

11).How to Design a Video Game Interface Window in Photoshop

Collection of Latest Photoshop Tutorials for 2011

Collection of Latest Photoshop Tutorials for 2011

12).Create an Imaginative Species Alive Scenery

Collection of Latest Photoshop Tutorials for 2011

Collection of Latest Photoshop Tutorials for 2011

13).Create Dramatic Meteor and Burning City Effect in Photoshop

Collection of Latest Photoshop Tutorials for 2011

Collection of Latest Photoshop Tutorials for 2011

14).Radar Icon in Photoshop

Collection of Latest Photoshop Tutorials for 2011

Collection of Latest Photoshop Tutorials for 2011

15).Create an Amazing Abstract Heart Surreal Photoshop Tutorial

Collection of Latest Photoshop Tutorials for 2011

Collection of Latest Photoshop Tutorials for 2011

16).Create a Chrome 4×4 Vehicle Emblem

Collection of Latest Photoshop Tutorials for 2011

Collection of Latest Photoshop Tutorials for 2011

17).Age Progression – Photoshop Tutorials

Collection of Latest Photoshop Tutorials for 2011

Collection of Latest Photoshop Tutorials for 2011

Creating Retro Photo Effects Tutorial by Anthony Pillos

Creating Retro Photo Effects Tutorial by Anthony Pillos



Today, I’m writing my second tutorial in iapdesign. I’m kinda busy in my work to write a tutorial but right now I will teach you on how to create a retro photo effects for your favorite Korean Drama – Boys over Flower. :)

 





FINAL IMAGE – Creating Retro Photo Effects Tutorial by Anthony Pillos

Creating Retro Photo Effects Tutorial by Anthony Pillos

Creating Retro Photo Effects Tutorial by Anthony Pillos

So Lets Start!

 

Preparations

You can use any photos that you want to edit or if you like the photo that I use you can visit the website from here Boys Over Flower Photo.



STEP 1
Create a new Document with a size of 800×600 pixels and Place your image above the background image see the image below.

Note: Always group your work using in a Folder to easily edit your work and looks professional :). Shortcut key (CTRL+G)

Creating Retro Photo Effects Tutorial by Anthony Pillos

Creating Retro Photo Effects Tutorial by Anthony Pillos

STEP 2

Create a New Layer above your Layer 1 and name it retro color. Then Select your rectangular marquee tool and draw a rectangle shape in the retrocolor layer. See the
image below.

Creating Retro Photo Effects Tutorial by Anthony Pillos

Creating Retro Photo Effects Tutorial by Anthony Pillos

Creating Retro Photo Effects Tutorial by Anthony Pillos

Creating Retro Photo Effects Tutorial by Anthony Pillos

STEP 3

And now select the foreground use this color code #90ff00 and fill it up using paint bucket tool. While the Retrocolor is selected go to Select and choose Inverse or (Ctrl + Shift + i) in your keyboard. And fill it up again using your paint bucket tool using this color #ff401a. You can now Deselect the retrocolor layer by pressing Ctrl+D. And now Drag the retrocolor layer below the layer1.

Creating Retro Photo Effects Tutorial by Anthony Pillos

Creating Retro Photo Effects Tutorial by Anthony Pillos

Creating Retro Photo Effects Tutorial by Anthony Pillos

Creating Retro Photo Effects Tutorial by Anthony Pillos

STEP 4

In this part, we are going to change now the color of our image to make a Retro Effects. Now See the Source Below select in the dropdown the the .psd that you are working. In my case my source is iAPDesign psd file. And in the Layer select the retrocolor. And start to edit The Image Options Above. I leave the Luminance to its default,if your going to edit the luminance it will just set to dark or light color. My Color Intensity is 91 and the fade is 71 then select Ok.
Note: You can select your own settings that fits to your image.
In this Part you can now hide your retro color layer by clicking the eye in the left side of the layers panel.

Creating Retro Photo Effects Tutorial by Anthony Pillos

Creating Retro Photo Effects Tutorial by Anthony Pillos

Creating Retro Photo Effects Tutorial by Anthony Pillos

Creating Retro Photo Effects Tutorial by Anthony Pillos

STEP 5

Create now a new layer place it below of the group folder name photo. And Name the new Layer with BG and fill it using paint bucket tool using this color #feb3a1. After that select your brush I use basic brush tool and use the number 60 Brush and set the size to 442px and the Hardness to 0%. And now click on the top of the BG layer to make a nice lightning at the top.

Creating Retro Photo Effects Tutorial by Anthony Pillos

Creating Retro Photo Effects Tutorial by Anthony Pillos

Creating Retro Photo Effects Tutorial by Anthony Pillos

Creating Retro Photo Effects Tutorial by Anthony Pillos

STEP 6

Apply Gaussian Blur to the brush that you apply and set the settings below like in the image. Your Layer Panel it should be like this now.

Creating Retro Photo Effects Tutorial by Anthony Pillos

Creating Retro Photo Effects Tutorial by Anthony Pillos

Creating Retro Photo Effects Tutorial by Anthony Pillos

Creating Retro Photo Effects Tutorial by Anthony Pillos

STEP 7

We are almost done.:) I hope you can catch up in my tutorial.

Anyway, Select your Elliptical Marquee Tool set the Feather To 25px and select the Layer 1 in the group name photo. And create a circle around of your image like in this below.

Creating Retro Photo Effects Tutorial by Anthony Pillos

Creating Retro Photo Effects Tutorial by Anthony Pillos

STEP 8

While the layer 1 is selected with your elliptical marquee tool press Ctrl + x. You will see that it will cut the image inside of the elliptical marquee tool and delete the outside part. Now create new layer and press Ctrl + v. it will paste the selected part of the image.

Creating Retro Photo Effects Tutorial by Anthony Pillos

Creating Retro Photo Effects Tutorial by Anthony Pillos


STEP 10

We are going to add some highlights in our image. To do that, create a new layer and name it spotlight,place it above of all the layer and set the layer to Screen.

Creating Retro Photo Effects Tutorial by Anthony Pillos

Creating Retro Photo Effects Tutorial by Anthony Pillos

STEP 11
Grab your Brush Tool now and add some bright colors to your image I use different colors like violet,green,red,orange,yellow something like that. You can experiment in this part of our tutorial. See the image below.

Creating Retro Photo Effects Tutorial by Anthony Pillos

Creating Retro Photo Effects Tutorial by Anthony Pillos

And you can add some text and flower in the background to make it cool. :))
That’s all guys. I hope you like my tutorial

FINAL IMAGE – Creating Retro Photo Effects Tutorial by Anthony Pillos

Creating Retro Photo Effects Tutorial by Anthony Pillos

Creating Retro Photo Effects Tutorial by Anthony Pillos