Best Photoshop Tutorials of December 2014

Photoshop is one tool that has been serving designers the best way to let them give shape to their ideas, enhance their creative skills and come up with amazing designs to leave the spectators dazed. It is the creative ideas of designers, amazing tools, brushes and whatever features Photoshop comes endowed with altogether contribute in making superb visually appealing creative designs.

As you all can make out from the title, we are not here to talk about Photoshop in detail instead the best Photoshop tutorials that help designers come up with nice designs following the steps listed in each of them. This is not the first time that we have come up with the Photoshop tutorials to make your job easier, instead if you recall or search there are lot many number of tutorials we have listed in previous compilations. Here is the latest list of best Photoshop tutorials well prepared by professionals to help you all. Check them out and do not forget to check previous month’s compilations :

Best Photoshop Tutorials of November 2014

Best Photoshop Tutorials of October 2014

Best Photoshop Tutorials of September 2014

Best Photoshop Tutorials of December 2014

1. Create a Flight Animation From Scratch in Adobe Photoshop

Lovely this flight animation appears to be, isn’t it? Wish to learn how this result can be achieved? Here is your step-wise guide to create this animation of a flying creature with flapping wings, feathers in rhythm.


2. Making of : Tombstone

Dhanad Islam is a 3D creature and creative artist who reveals the masterful modelling techniques of creating his fantasy beast which he named Tombstone.


3. Compiling Complex Scenes

Andrew Averkin gives a detailed walk through the processes of creating this masterpiece that he named Far Away from Home.


Tomas Laurinavicius has come up with a helpful tutorial for users to create an elegant ‘Gratitude Log’ landing page in Photoshop.


5. Adobe Illustrator & Photoshop Tutorial: Create Symmetrical Vector Character Art

This tutorial is prepared by renowned illustrator, Jonny Wan. In it, he explains how to combine shapes and textures with vectors and symmetry to radical effect in this tutorial.


6. Photoshop Tutorial: Use Lighting Effects to Bring a Sparkle to a Photo Illustration

Mart Biemans has come up with this tutorial for users to get the desired results. Following this tutorial helps users to make the stock image vibrant with some clever use of Photoshop’s Ellipse tools.


7. Create a Sunset Landscape Photo Manipulation

In this tutorial users will learn how to create a beautiful sunset landscape. Following this tutorial makes it easier to learn how to combine different stocks into a cohesive scene using adjustment layers, masking and brush . Besides you get to learn how to use lighting, practice retouching and matte painting techniques.


8. Amazing Surreal Shark Photoshop Tutorial You Have to Try

This tutorial is all about creating a fantasy photo-manipulation with the help of basic adjustments and some stocks and how to add some textures and make it look like a fantasy fire and show.


9. How to Create an Intense Composite of a Stone Tiger with Blue Flames

Here you get to witness the easy stepwise procedure to get the desired result which is an intense composite of stone tiger with blue flames.


10. 22 Easy Steps to Create This Haunted House Scene

In this tutorial, you will learn how to create a haunted house scene with the help of photo manipulation techniques. From blending, masking, coloring for dark and eerie atmosphere there are various steps involved to get the desired result.


Here is a tutorial that is prepared with the aim to help you all comically exaggerate particular features to create a humorous representation of a person in Adobe Photoshop.

12. Girl on Fire Photoshop Tutorial

This is an easy intermediate/Beginner tutorial with the help of which users get to understand the technique of creating a Girl on Fire effect in Photoshop using a stock image of a smoke and turning it into a flame.



14. The Making of “Who We Really Are”

Doesn’t this image takes you back to the childhood days? Claudio Rodriguez Valdes with his image Who We Really Are explains the entire process of creating this design with this tutorial. Believe me, you all will be recalling all your childhood days while working on this design.


15. Create a Crystal Beast Concept Art Work in Adobe Photoshop

Monika Zagrobelna with the help of this tutorial shows the steps one need to follow to paint a fantastic creature quickly and as easily as one could do it. 


16. Create an Emotional Abstract Photo Manipulation of a Rose

Learn how to make this abstract and very emotional composite in Adobe Photoshop with the help of technical things like masks, loading brushes and basic manipulation principles to get the end result.


17. Photoshop Tutorial: How to Cut Out People in Photoshop, Using the Refine Edge Tool

Tigz Rice helps users learn how to save time when cutting people out from images using Photoshop’s Refine Edge tool with the help of this tutorial.


18. How to Create an Isometric Pixel Art Neighborhood Block in Adobe Photoshop

Written by René Alejandro Hernandez, this tutorial is all about creating an isometric piel art nighborhood block in Adobe Photoshop in a simple and refined way. 


19. Glossy Candy Cane Text Effect + Free PSD Download

Spotted at Textuts, this tutorial will make you all learn how to create a glossy candy cane inspired text effect using a bunch of Layer Styles.


20. How to Create a Vivid Ombré Text Effect in Adobe Photoshop

This tutorial is written with the aim to help you all get a different version of the Ombre effect using two layers of Bevel and Emboss.


21. Glam Gold Text Effect + Free PSD Download

This tutorial will show you how to create a fully editable, glam gold text effect using layer styles and create a nice shadow using a couple of blur filters in simple way.


22. The Flash 3D Logo Photoshop Tutorial

In this Photoshop tutorial users get to learn how to create the The Flash Logo in 3D Photoshop Extended. Besides, with it one get to know how to create a 3D object from a Path and to  apply and modify textures and materials.


23. How to Create a iPad Mockup in Photoshop

Maria Wendt in this Photoshop tutorial shows how to create a realistic-looking iPad mockup from scratch.


Megan Eckman with this tutorial makes it easier for users to create a nice tonal portrait with the pencils easier.


25. How to Create an Icon Set using Adobe Photoshop

From sun icon, an ice flake icon, and an RSS icon, this tutorial makes users learn how to create nice icons with the same background and theme.


This is the last compilation of best Photoshop tutorials of the year 2014. The new year will indeed have much more in store which we will be unfurling slowly and steadily to keep you all posted with latest stuff. Till then enjoy working on these tutorials.

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Rajni Setia

Rajni is a Mass Communication Post Graduate who loves reading and talking about new development in the field of technology and designs. Anything related to communication, technology, creative web designs and freelancing tips are her topics of interest.

1 Comment to Best Photoshop Tutorials of December 2014

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