In this fresh collection of Photoshop tutorials you will find some very new articles, created by some of the best artists from the Photoshop community, tutorials that not only allow you to discover new techniques but will also inspire and stimulate your creativity.

Photo Effects & Manipulation Tutorials

Black and White Abstract Text Effect

Black and White Abstract Text Effect

In this tutorial, you will be shown the steps to create the Black and White Abstract Text Effect you can see above. The main focus of this tutorial is the use of layer masking techniques, plus some interesting drawing skills.
Black and White Abstract Text Effect →

Abstract Heart Surreal Photoshop Tutorial

Abstract Heart Surreal Photoshop Tutorial

In this surreal Photoshop tutorial, you’ll learn the entire work-flow from start to finish of creating an incredible surreal abstract artwork. Starting with just a single photograph, you’ll learn how to apply adjustments to bring it into an easily workable color scheme, as well as then using the pen tool to create amazing surreal shapes.
Abstract Heart Surreal Photoshop Tutorial →

Surreal Bubbles

Surreal Bubbles

In this tutorial you will be shown how to create this beautiful composition and also be shown the technique to create those fantastic surreal bubbles and the realistic reflections on the water.
Surreal Bubbles →

Flowing Liquid Stream Metallic 3D Text Effect

Flowing Liquid Stream Metallic 3D Text EffectIn this tutorial, you’ll be shown the steps to create the above Flowing Water Stream Metallic 3D Text Effect in Photoshop. The main focus of this tutorial is the combination of water stream brushset and warp tool, plus some texturing practices.
Flowing Liquid Stream Metallic 3D Text Effect →

Colorful Light Text Effect

Colorful Light Text Effect
Colorful Light Text Effect →

Dark, Super-Natural Magic Figure with Fire Element

Dark, Super-Natural Magic Figure with Fire Element

This is an intermediate tutorial, were you will be shown how to create a Dark, Super-Natural Magic Figure with Fire Element using some tricky techniques such as masking and drawing vexel hair.
Dark, Super-Natural Magic Figure with Fire Element →

Stunning Product Shot Using Professional Lighting Effects

Stunning Product Shot Using Professional Lighting Effects

This tutorial is essentially a combination of gradients, textures, masking, brushes, and adjustment layers. However, you’ll see when following along with this tutorial how it’s the building up of these aspects which leads to the great results.
Stunning Product Shot Using Professional Lighting Effects →

Beautiful Surreal Night Photo Manipulation

Beautiful Surreal Night Photo Manipulation

This intermediate and detailed tutorial will guide you through all of the steps to meticulously create a surreal night photo manipulation. The tutorial may seem long (it can be completed within 1-2 hrs), but it does describe each and every tiny detail meticulously.
Beautiful Surreal Night Photo Manipulation →

Intricate Mythological Statue Photomanipulation

Intricate Mythological Statue Photomanipulation

In this Photoshop photo-manipulation tutorial, you’ll learn how to take a stock image of a person, turn them into a statue using various texture mapping methods, and then how to superimpose this statue into an incredible scene. You’ll see how to handle various stock images of various colors and lighting, as well as how to work with a variety of manipulation techniques.
Intricate Mythological Statue Photomanipulation →

Fictional Arctic Snow Frog in Photoshop

Fictional Arctic Snow Frog in Photoshop

In this tutorial you will combine several stock images and effects to create a fictional arctic snow frog in Photoshop.
Fictional Arctic Snow Frog in Photoshop →

Milk Monster and Chocolate Splash

Milk Monster and Chocolate Splash
Milk Monster and Chocolate Splash →

Painting with Photoshop

Painting Figures with Liquid

Painting Figures with Liquid

In this photo manipulation tutorial you will learn how to create a figure that appears made from water, working from a stock photograph, using basic blending tricks, including painting lighting and shadow, and setting up a focal point with a gradient.
Painting Figures with Liquid →

Making of the Rest

Making of the Rest
Making of the Rest →

Painting “The Nightmare” in Photoshop

Painting “The Nightmare” in Photoshop

Learn how to create this beautiful painting in Photoshop with this tutorial, you will be shown the full process from the sketching techniques to the shading techniques.
Painting “The Nightmare” in Photoshop →

Ancient Egyptian Tomb

Ancient Egyptian TombWith this tutorial you will learn how to create an ancient Egyptian scene using stock images, textures, and some basic knowledge of perspective.
Ancient Egyptian Tomb →

Photoshop Poster Design

Vintage Style Swissair Travel Poster

Vintage Style Swissair Travel Poster

Follow this step by step Photoshop tutorial to create a modern, clean, travel poster design for Swissair, and then learn how to transform into vintage poster design.
Vintage Style Swissair Travel Poster →

Enigma Typography Poster

Enigma Typography PosterIn this tutorial you will learn how to create this typography poster called “Enigma”, taking basic look into the 3D-Tool of Photoshop, how to texture and stylize your 3D Typography and how to make a shiny space background to create your own space-inspired text.
Enigma Typography Poster →

Vector Style Magazine Cover

Vector Style Magazine CoverThis is a detailed and step by step tutorial for creating the above Vector based cover page design. This tutorial demonstrates effective usage of Photoshop’s vector tools and techniques.
Vector Style Magazine Cover →

Superhero Movie Teaser Poster

Superhero Movie Teaser Poster

In this tutorial you will create a movie teaser poster. It will show you how to draw a mask for your character using the pen tool , blend modes and textures.
Superhero Movie Teaser Poster →

Dramatic Abstract Poster

Dramatic Abstract Poster

In this tutorial, you will be shown how to create a ticket stub for the imaginary Design Instruct Graphic Design World’s Fair, which was held in New York City in 1949, using fundamental Photoshop tools and techniques in the process of creating the ticket — brushes, using textures, the Burn Tool and the nifty Gradient Map adjustment layer, just to name a few.
Dramatic Abstract Poster →

Realistic Vintage Ticket Stub

Realistic Vintage Ticket Stub
Realistic Vintage Ticket Stub →

Good Enough to Eat Typography

Good Enough to Eat Typography
Good Enough to Eat Typography →

Honey Leaking Effect

Honey Leaking Effect

Honey Leaking Effect →

Ice Cream Type Treatment

Ice Cream Type Treatment

You will be shown how to realize an awesome text effect using ice cream with this tutorial. The process is simple enough for any level Photoshop lover, and you will be dealing with illustration techniques, and you will also explore the power of layer styles applied to custom brushes.
Ice Cream Type Treatment →





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  • Alphonso:

    Just saw your site, very beautiful examples, I will try the Painting figures with liquid one later. Will bookmark for future use.
    Thanks

  • Hifms:

    I love tuts and these are great! i’ve bookmarked this site for further reading – thanks for sharing!

  • Blagdon Manor:

    Great tutorials. These are going to keep me busy for a while. Keep up the good work.

  • Country H:

    Nice list … great work, man!

  • Good h.:

    Absolutely lovely. Excellent tutorials… Thank you for sharing.

  • Eversfield:

    Amazing post!! Great resource. Thanks!