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