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10 Best Alternatives to Photoshop in 2015

10 Best Alternatives to Photoshop in 2015


Many photographers need to retouch their images to give them that extra something and when retouching is the main concern, nothing beats PHOTOSHOP. However, Photoshop does come with a hefty price tag and can be complex and difficult to use. There are plenty of alternatives that produce the same results without the hefty price tag or the complexity. Here is a list of free or inexpensive alternatives to Photoshop which provide similar editing features.

1. Pixlr

Pixlr is probably one of the best free online image editors that offers effects close to what Photoshop can produce. It is free of charge but one drawback to Pixlr is when designers use too much layering which could create problems.

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2. SumoPaint

Available for free or just for $4/ month for the pro version, SumoPaint comes with some of the coolest effects like symmetry, brushes and gradient tool along with stickers like party hats and mustaches. Although it is not as popular as Photoshop, this the light weight photo editor is pretty easy to work with and yields good results.

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3. CinePaint

Although no Windows version of the editor is available, CinePaint is a pro image and video editing software which has been used to bring effects in Hollywood films in the past. The retouching and animation produced by this software is unparalleled. The tool is pretty multifaceted. The software runs smoothly on every UNIX based system.

4. Serif Photoplus X7

If you are looking for a cost effective alternative to Photoshop, Serif Photoplus X7 is perfect for you. At $125, Photoshop Serif Photoplus X7 is a high end photo editor meant for advanced designers. When you need solid editing to make quality images for a low price nothing works better than Serif Photoplus X7.

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5. GIMP

Among all the available alternatives to Photoshop found in the world today, GNU Image Manipulation Program or GIMP is supported well with a huge community and ample of tools which will allow designers to edit images like a pro. The best part is, it’s supported by most operating systems.

6. Seashore

Seashore is available with a user friendly interface and is pretty easy to use. It is equipped with brushes, layers, gradients and other major features and create the same effects as Photoshop. Although not as professional looking as Photoshop, Seashore does give good quality image editing and is available exclusively for Mac.

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7. PicMonkey

Not quite as stable as yet as some of the other choices, PicMonkey still offers some good quality editing effects which are close to those provided by Instagram. It has some cool tools like wrinkle and blemish removals, but overuse may lead to undesired results.

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8. Paint.NET

Power packed with all the basic editing tools that are required for transforming an image into a better version, Paint.NET is specifically meant for Windows 7 or higher. It was initially launched as an advanced version of Paint with similar user interface.

9. Krita

Krita has been promoted as one of the best available photo editing software supported by open source OS like Linux and UNIX. Although a tad bit less advanced than Photoshop, this alternative comes for free and offers editing tools which are in close comparison. Krita comes with KOffice suite which enhances its editing capabilities.

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10. GrafX2

Initially launched as pixel art and mainly meant for drawing, GrafX2 comes with a lot of basic editing tools and brushes that helps designers to edit images easily and swiftly. The best part about this software is that it’s supported by multiple OS including Mac, Linux, UNIX, AmigaOS and the like.

We hope that these alternatives of Photoshop will provide no or low cost solutions for photo editing.

Cool Photoshop Tutorials to Learn New Skills

Cool Photoshop Tutorials to Learn New Skills


Photoshop can be used to create cool effects on regular images to bring about magical transformations. We’ve gathered some of the best available tutorials which will help developers to create images that are bound to generate attention and make users look like a pro Photoshop editor.

1. How to Create a Fantasy Photo Manipulation

The tutorial deals with creating images which appear to come from a mystical world. The main trick is to use soft brushes and textures to give it a light sensation. The effect can be achieved by Photoshop fairy dust plug-in but it can also be done by the use of defined brushes.

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2. Create a Devastating Twister With Photo Manipulation Techniques

This technique is used for the creation of effects like twisters. It uses the layering of several images that are enhanced with the Selection tool and using the Lasso and Stamp tools to change the colors to give parts of images an elevating effect. Contrast and exposure brings the new image to life.

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3. Creating an Abstract Watercolor Wallpaper

This tutorial is classic Photoshop. It uses the basic tools of Photoshop to create images which look hand painted. It uses effects such as masking layers, brightness and exposure adjustment. Brushing effects are used to complete the image and give it a non-digital effect.

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4. Creating a Smoke Fading Effect

The smoke effect can be created by using a set of preloaded cloud brushes on a grunge background. The background is created with the help of the gradient tool. Then the distortion tool is used along with the transformation tool to produce the smokey layer.

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5. Alienize: Transform a Person into an Alien

This uses the erase tools along with the layering of the images to create a stunning image that appears  half alien and half human. The liquefaction tool is used in the editing along with brushing and transformation.

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6. Learn How to Create a Fiery Demon Montage

Superb utilization of the layering, resizing and brushing tool brings about this brilliant effect. The demonic background is created by playing with the RGB levels which gives it a reddish tinge and makes the image seem like it’s on fire. Superimposing images of blasts will help in enhancing the effects.

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Give these tutorials a try to enhance your Photoshop skills.

Top Nine YouTube Channels for Photoshop Training

Top Nine YouTube Channels for Photoshop Training


To be a successful designer, you need to have a high level of technical expertise in operating Abode Photoshop. In this article, we have featured the top nine YouTube channels that will help designers learn Photoshop. These Photoshop tutorials offer effective and instant training to people to are competent in image editing and photo reformatting.

1. Photoshop Tutorials

Photoshop Tutorials offers Cloud-based training infrastructure enabling trainees to export in the world of Photoshop. Get innovative facts and techniques to produce superb visual effects. The vibrant snapshots are natural, colorful and attractive. This channel teaches both beginner and experienced developers.

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2. EvanEckard

With EvanEckard viewers will gain free tips from host, Evan, and get training on Photoshop.

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3. Blue Lightning TV

Get detailed information on advanced Photoshop by viewing Blue Lightning TV, one of the best online tutorials for Photoshop.

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4. Photoshop Video Tutorials

This training portal online offers experienced faculties with hi-tech demo software for training purpose.

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5. Andrei Oprinca

Andrei Oprinca is the best tutorial center for Spanish and English speakers. With this tutorial, developers will learn how to restore the artistic glow and visual panorama of pictures.

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6. Terry White

Terry White has vast experience in Photoshop. He has tailored a compact training program on Photoshop.

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7. Tut Vid

TutVid gives innovative methods of image editing. Tut Vid also offers more advanced training.

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8. PhlearnLLC

With PhlearnLLC, developers can learn a few tricks and play with multimedia tools on advanced Photoshop.

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9. IceflowStudios

With IceflowStudios, developers will learn how to reframe large snapshots within a span of 60 seconds. IceflowStudios has launched upgraded Photoshop training program tailored by Howard Pinsky.

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180 Best Photoshop Tutorials of Year 2014

180 Best Photoshop Tutorials of Year 2014


Photoshop that is one of the most important tools to help them let their creative juices flow, shape their ideas and come up with amazing designs to leave people amazed. The cool features, tools, brushes and other things Photoshop comes endowed with enables users to handle different design projects. Now, we all know the answer to the question that is it easy to handle Photoshop at every level. At one point or the other, every designer needs a helping hand to overcome the problems one gets stuck with.

How can fellow designers lend a helping hand? Tutorials is the answer! Now a days, besides working on different design projects, designers are trying to take some out from their busy schedule and come up with useful tutorials providing the stepwise procedure to get the desired results. There are innumerable best Photoshop tutorials, floating all over the web. However, its not easy to go through each one and in this case one needs to be selective in making the choice of the best Photoshop tutorials 2014 one would want to try hand on.

TheNeoDesign team is making continuous efforts to help you all in narrowing down their search by preparing the monthly compilations of different Photoshop tutorials. Today, we thought of coming up with best Photoshop tutorials of the year 2014. You read it right. How about sneaking the peek at the compilation of the best Photoshop tutorials 2014? Enjoy the joyride!

Do not forget to check out our other article featuring 120 best Illustrator tutorials 2014 that has been most useful for beginners, intermediate and advance learners.

1. Create a Flight Animation From Scratch in Adobe Photoshop

Spotted at Design.TutsPlus.com, you can learn to create a flight animation from scratch using Photoshop. The tutorial will be well-detailed and explains the procedures step-wise.

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2. Making of : Tombstone

By Dhanad Islam, you will learn to create 3D creature called Tombstone using Photoshop, Maya and Zbrush.

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3. Compiling Complex Scenes

It is not an easy task to compile complex scenes in one tutorial but Andrew Averkin at 3DTotal explains the process of compiling complex scenes and create a masterpiece called Far Away from Home.

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Landing page is important part of any online business and if you are looking to get some inspiration or want to create your own, check out this tutorial by Tomas Laurinavicius at Design.TutsPlus.com.

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

Create symmetrical vector character art using Illustrator and Photoshop. A step-wise Photoshop tutorial combine shapes and textures to create below masterpiece. .

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

We found this Photoshop tutorial at DigitalArtsOnline.co.uk that explains how to bring a sparkle to a photo illustration using lightening effects and use of Photoshop’s Ellipse tools.

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7. Create a Sunset Landscape Photo Manipulation

A detailed tutorial that helps beginner learners to create a beautiful sunset landscape photo manipulation using different stock images. If you love such tutorials, you can also check our article showcasing best Photoshop Manipulation tutorials that our readers loved.

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8. Amazing Surreal Shark Photoshop Tutorial You Have to Try

Spotted at PhotoshopTutorials.ws, you will learn to create surreal shark with the help of textures, stock images and basic techniques.

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

Check out another tutorial from PhotoshopTutorials.ws that will help you to create a stone tiger with blue flames that gives an impression of intense composition.

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10. 22 Easy Steps to Create This Haunted House Scene

A 22 step procedure Photoshop tutorial that will help you create a spooky and haunted house scene using techniques like blending, masking, coloring and others.

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Personally, I love creating caricature in my free time and if you love too. Check this tutorial that will help you create funny looking photo caricature in Adobe Photoshop.

This tutorial from PhotoshopTutorials.ws will help you to create post-apocalyptic scene using stock photos.

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Spotted at PhotoshopStar.com, this tutorial will help you to create emotional autumn scene and learn retouching the model, skin and hairs.

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14. How To Create a Grainy B&W High Fashion Photo Effect

This tutorial from SpoonGraphics.co.uk will help you to create a grainy black and white high fashion photo effect easily without much of difficulty.

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15. Striped Fuzzy Text Effect

If you love fluffy things, this tutorial is appropriate for you. In this tutorial, you will learn to create striped fuzzy text effect.

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

Creating a concept art is not an easy task but Monika Zagrobelna explains how to create a crystal beast concept art work easily.

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17. Create an Emotional Abstract Photo Manipulation of a Rose

Create a abstract photo manipulation of a rose using basic manipulation techniques in Photoshop.

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 18. How to Add Realistic Falling Snow to a Photo in Photoshop

This tutorial will help you to convert any season into snow weather as this will help you to add realistic falling snow to a photo so that it looks like snow is falling.

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 19. Create a 3D Sports Graphics Illustration

By Mick Theisen, this tutorial will help you to create 3D sports graph illustration in which Illustrator will be used to create and export basic path, Cinema 4D to build the 3D and Photoshop for the post production.

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20. Glossy Candy Cane Text Effect + Free PSD Download

Spotted at TextTuts.com, this tutorial will help you create glossy candy cane text effect that is also available for free download.

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21. Making of “Cyrax vs Sektor”

Create this popular scene with the help of tutorial published at 3DTotal.com.

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22. Glam Gold Text Effect + Free PSD Download

Another awesome Photoshop text effect tutorial posted on TextTuts.com that will help you give glamourised golden effect to any text that you can download for free later in the article.

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23. The Flash 3D Logo Photoshop Tutorial

Everyone once in their lifetime reads comics and follow their favorite superhero. So, we are sure you’ll love to create a logo for a superhero in Photoshop. This tutorial will help you to create a 3D Flash logo that looks elegant.

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 24. How to Create a Marvellous Night Landscape with Waterfalls

Another photo manipulation tutorial from PhotoshopTutorials.ws that will help you to create a night landscape with beautiful waterfall in the background.

Haohmaru, a fictional character from the video game “Samurai Showdown” looks fiery and cool. This Adobe Photoshop tutorial by 3DTotal.com will help you to create one.

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This tutorial by Yu Sun will help you to create a complex masterpiece called “A cup of tea” with help of software such as Photoshop, 3D Max, ZBrush and V-Ray.

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By Kirk Nelson, this tutorial will explain how to create custom smoke brushes in easy way that you can use later in your design projects.

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28. Create a Vintage Design Using Stylish Halftone Effects

Use halftone effects to a create a vintage design poster with the help of Photoshop tutorial we found at DigitalArtsOnline.co.uk.

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29. Octupus Text Effect : Tentacle Syyle 3D Letters

Well, Photoshop tutorial is a great software and creating text effects in this software is easy. So, here’s one more text effect tutorial that will help you to give Octopus effects to any text and give it a 3d look.

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30. Adobe Illustrator & Photoshop Tutorial: Combine Photos and Vectors into a 1980s Look

Another tutorial that use Illustrator and Photoshop and help you to combine photos and vectors to give a vintage look to any stock image.

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A very detailed Photoshop tutorial for advanced learners to help you learn speed paint a bat-cat and take care of each and every detail.

32. How to Create an Awesome Fiery Grim Reaper by Combining Images

Another awesome Photoshop manipulation tutorial that will help you create a fiery grim reaper scene combining different images in Photoshop CS4 or later.

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33. Create a Children’s Picture Book Illustration

Another Photoshop tutorial from DigitalArtsOnline.co.uk in which Fabio Sasso uses Adjustments, Adjustment Layers, Blurs and Masks to create illustration that can used in children’s picture.

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 34. Photoshop tutorial: Stylise Photos using Colourful Shapes

This tutorial from DigitalArtsOnline.co.uk that will help you to create a stylish photo using colorful shapes in Photoshop.

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 35. How to Create a Flying Angel Photo Manipulation in Photoshop

Spotted at PhotoshopTutorials.ws, this tutorial will help beginners to create a scene of a flying angel in night.

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36. Create a Mystical Night Forest Scene with an Angel

Another tutorial from PhotoshopTutorials.ws that will again help you learn creating an angel but with different atmosphere. This tutorial will help you to create a mystical night forest scene.

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37. How To Create a Realistic Painted Effect in Photoshop

Want to give any portrait image a realistic painted effect, check out this Photoshop tutorial at SpoonGraphics.co.uk.

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38. Create Dark Text Effect Inspired by “Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor” Game in Photoshop

A beginner to intermediate level tutorial posted at PSDVault.com that will help you to create a dark text effect in Photoshop inspired by video game called Middle Earth : Shadow of Mordor.

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Vintage or retro-inspired designs are not going to be old and this is the reason you’ll find such tutorials often. In this tutorial, you will learn to create vintage style poster design in Photoshop. Do not forget to check our other article featuring best poster design Photoshop tutorials.

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40. Creating The Lone Ranger Movie Logo in Adobe Photoshop CC

Another Photoshop logo design tutorial that we found at PlanetPhotoshop.com in which you will learn to create a glossy, metallic movie logo called “The Lone Ranger”. By the way, if you want to create logos in Illustrator, here are some of the best Illustrator logo design tutorials.

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Using Gradient Tools and other techniques in Photoshop, Edvige Faini will help you to learn creating a destructive demolition mech.

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This tutorial will help you create a simple, elegant metal text effect in Adobe Photoshop and give it a texture feel in the end.

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 43. Create a Fantasy Fiery Portrait Photo-Manipulation

Now, this tutorial is from PhotoshopStart.com that will help you create a fantasy fiery portrait photo manipulation in Photoshop.

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44. Create Rocky Face Manipulation with Abstract Lighting Effect in Photoshop

Another Photoshop Manipulation tutorial we spotted at PSDVault.com that will help you create a rock face manipulation with abstract lightning effects in Photoshop.

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 45. Photo Manipulate a Surreal Underground Scene with a Sleeping, Frozen Beauty

One of the best Photo manipulation tutorial we have seen in the year 0f 2014 that will help you to learn creating a surreal underground scene with a sleeping, frozen beauty.

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 46. The Creation of ‘Thinker’ Photo Manipulation in Photoshop

Create a “Thinker” photo manipulation that use model image and combine it with various abstract lines and a few flying stones artwork.

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Creating custom brushes in Photoshop is one thing that designers love. In this tutorial, you will learn to create custom coffee ring brushes and you can use that in your designs later.

Spotted at PSDVault.com and it is my personal favorite as this tutorial will help users to create “Unleash the Dark Power” surreal scene in Photoshop.

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Want to create tattoos in Photoshop, go nowhere and check the Photoshop tutorial posted at PSD-Dude.com.

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This tutorial posted at Design.Tutsplus.com that will help you create a zombie dragon concept art and then later paint it digitally using layer masks and 3D modelling.

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There are many tutorials available for Photoshop that describes how to retouch skin but this one by Tigz Rice is different. Check yourself to know the reason.

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Create a digital painting of a zombie from scratch using the tutorial posted at Design.Tutsplus.com.

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53. Mixing 3D Elements and Photography to Create a Vibrant and Playful Photomontage

Spotted at DesignStacks.net, this Photoshop tutorial will help you create a bright and colorful photomontage by mixing 3D elements and digital photographs.

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54. Create Halloween Card, Creepy Skull With Pumpkin Brains Effect

This tutorial was posted at the time of Halloween that help designers to create a creepy skull with pumpkin brain effect.

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55. Create a Hauntingly Beautiful Cleopatra Mummy in Adobe Photoshop

Mummies are always a secret and this tutorial will also create a secret Cleopatra mummy that looks scary and haunting.

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 56. Surreal Comic Scene with Reptiles-Crocodile Promenade

Another useful Photoshop tutorial that will help you create a comic scene with reptiles and crocodiles.

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Another tutorial that will helps you to create “The Walking Dead” inspired grungy text effect in Adobe Photoshop in which you have to combine textures and brushes.

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Another horror inspired Photoshop tutorial that will help you create a scene of spooky forest setting in Adobe Illustrator.

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59. Create the Dragan Photo Effect in Photoshop

This tutorial will help you learn how to give dragan effect to any of your image and makes it looks interesting.

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60. Fake X-ray Effects

This tutorial by Mark Mayers will help you to create a realistic looking fake X-ray effects that will give a real feel to your images.

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61. Create an Unnerving Surreal 3D Room Scene in Photoshop

Using Photoshop basic features like Transform Tools, Masking, Blending and others, you will learn to create surreal 3D room scene and know how to add depth.

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62. “A Wizard and His Pupil” – How to Create This Fairy Tale Manipulations

We are sure you just loved the below manipulation. If yes, learn creating such a scene with the help of tutorial posted at PhotoshopTutorials.ws.

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63. Making of ‘Fatal Attraction”

This tutorial is from a Digital Artist that uses all 18 years of experience in creating the below masterpiece and called it “Fatal Attraction”. Check the tutorial that will help you understand the process and complex working behind this image.

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 64. Create a Mixed Martial Arts Event Flyer in Photoshop

This tutorial from PSD-Dude.coom will help you to create a mixed martial arts event flyer in Photoshop. By following this tutorial, you can create flyer template for any event easily.

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65. Create Unique Hair Style With leaves Texture In Photoshop

This Adobe Photoshop tutorial by PSDVault.com will help you create unique hair styles by combining few stocks images and use of custom color brushes.

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 66. Create an Emotional Moonlight Scene in Photoshop

It is not an easy job to show emotions in your designs but this tutorial will help you create a scene in which a lady is emotional in full moonlight.

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67. Create a Skull Out of Type

A very unique Photoshop tutorial by Sean Freeman that will help you create skull made of typography.

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68. Create a Fantasy Steampunk Castle in Photoshop

Another one from PSD-Dude.com that will help you create a fantasy steampunk caster added with superb cloud effects and sunrise treatment in Photoshop.

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69. Create a Sci-Fi Robot Cyborg in Photoshop

Create a sci-fi cyborg in Photoshop using Photoshop tutorial by Fabio Sasso that we found at DigitalArtsOnline.co.uk.

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70. How to Create an Epic Metal Text Effect From Scratch

Learn how to give metal text effect to any text by following some simple steps.

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71. The Making of ‘Distant Planet’

Another tutorial that we spotted at 3DTotal that need to be in the list of best Photoshop tutorials 2014. In this tutorial, you will learn to create a Distant Planet scene in Photoshop using various methods and techniques.

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72. How to Create a Magical Photo Manipulation: Post-Production

Spotted at Design.TutsPlus.com that will help you learn creating a magical photo manipulation and image post-production.

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73. Create Colorful Fiery Portrait in Photoshop

A beginner-intermediate level tutorial that will help you learn more about layer blending, selection and color techniques in Photoshop to create colorful fiery portrait.

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74. Create an Intense Fallen Angel Composition in Photoshop

This tutorial from PhotoshopTutorials.ws will help you create a beautiful but intense fallen angel composition in Photoshop.

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75. Photo Manipulate a Dark, Emotional Fallen Angel Scene

Another tutorial that will help you to create a emotional scene in Photoshop.

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76. Create a Deer Abstraction with Photoshop

Creating abstract arts in Photoshop is fun and this tutorial will help you learn making a abstraction art of a deer in Photoshop.

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77. How to Create a Chalk Logo Effect in Photoshop

Create a chalk logo effect in Photoshop using real life pencil and paper rather than giving an effect by plugin or other digital art technique.

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78. How to Add Dimension and Texture Using Lighting Effects in Photoshop

This tutorial will help you learn adding dimension and texture using lightning effects in Photoshop.

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79. The Making of ‘Lecter’

Remember “Hannibal Lecter” played by Anthony Hopkins? My personal favorite character is created by Hossein Afzali using Photoshop, 3Ds Max, ZBrush and other software.

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80. Create Powerful Lighting Effects with Clouds and Lightning

Add depth to a character by creating lighting effects using clouds and lighting in Photoshop.

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81. How to Add a Mermaid to a Dark Bleak Landscape

This tutorial will help you learn combining different stock photos, use lighting techniques to create a real-looking dramatic composition featuring mermaid.

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82. Draw a Realistic Retro Radio using Photoshop and illustrator

Use Photoshop and Illustrator to draw a realistic retro radio with the help of tutorial posted by PSDVault.com.

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83. Create Magic Photo Manipulation with Big Curly Cloud

A very useful Photoshop tutorial that will help designers to learn creating a scene of a landscape with big curly grounds. A perfect Photoshop tutorial to show winter season.

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84. How to Create an Out of Bounds, Pop Up Photo Effect in Photoshop

Learn how to give pop up effects to your photos in Photoshop using the tutorial posted at DesignPanoply.com.

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85. Create Unique Rust and Distress Effects in Adobe Photoshop

One more best Photoshop tutorial from Design.TutsPlus.com that will help you to create rust and distress effects in few steps.

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86. Learn How to Apply 2 Retro Effects to Your Photos

We already told you that retro style is not going anywhere and this tutorial will help you learn how to give retro effects to any of your photos with easy to follow steps.

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87. The Making of Bane

Remember Bane, a powerful villain from The Dark Knight movie. You can create the Bane character in Photoshop by following tutorial from Yoongkun Kim.

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88. Photoshop Tutorial: Advanced Collage Techniques

This tutorial by Mike Harrison will help you learn advance collage techniques that will look real and provides a visual treat to the viewers.

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89. Manipulating A Man Portrait Into Dark Wizard In Photoshop

This tutorial from PSDVault.com will help you to manipulate a man portrait into a gory dark wizard that you can easily do in Photoshop.

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90.  “Red Dream” Photo Manipulation Tutorial

Create a dream scene in Photoshop with the help of tutorial posted DesignStacks.net that uses different photo manipulation techniques.

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91. Create 3D Snow Text Effect Using Cinema4D And Photoshop

Use Cinema4D and Photoshop to create a 3D snow text effect that looks awesome.

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92. Create Fashion-inspired Digital Collage in Adobe Photosop CS6

In this tutorial that was posted by DesignStacks.net in September 2014 will help you create fashion-inspired digital collage using stock images and few manipulation techniques.

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93. Painting an Imaginary World

Learn digital painting in Photoshop using Rabie Rahau easy to learn tutorial published at 3DTotal.

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94. Create an Anti-Alcohol Concept Artwork with Photoshop

Alchohal is injurious to health but still designers need to create strong message to convey the message. This tutorial will follow the same thing by creating an anti-alcohal concept artwork in Photoshop using techniques like blending, masking, image extraction, lighting, coloring and more.

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95. Modeling Overview of 3D concept: ‘Battle March’

Chris di Paola helps to learn creating a futuristc “Battle March” scene using ZBrush, Photoshop and Maya.

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96. Create a Clean and Simple Portfolio Design in Photoshop

Portfolio designs is very essential these days for designers and creating one is an easy task if you follow this tutorial posted at PhotoshopStar.com

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97. How To Create a Double Exposure Effect in Photoshop

Want to create a double exposure effect easily, check out this tutorial by Chris Spooner who will help you to create such effects in a very easy manner.

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98. How to Create a Smoke Text Effect in Photoshop

Want to give smoke effect to your text, use this Photoshop tutorial by BuildTutorial.com

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99. Making of a Real-time Portrait

Create a real-time portrait with the help of Photoshop tutorial explained by Glauco Longhi.

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100. How to Create a Postal Themed Gig Poster in Photoshop

Creating gig poster design is a fun task and if you want to create one for upcoming event, check out this tutorial at MyDesignDeals.com.

101. Speed Paint Atmospheric Scenes

Learn speed painting a city scene in Photoshop using step-by-step tutorial published at 3DTotal.com

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102. How To Create a Realistic Aged Textured Logo Mockup

Logo mockups are the best way to showcase your logo designs. Want to create one logo mockup for your designs, check this tutorial that will help you to create a realistic aged textured logo mockup in Photoshop.

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This tutorial by Nicolas Brunet explains the whole procedure that he took to create artwork named “Why is a Raven like a Writing Desk”.

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Another beautiful composition “Born of the Dragon” scene that you can create in Photoshop using the tutorial published at PhotoshopTutorials.Ws.

105. Create Moody Fantasy Concepts in Photoshop

By Massimo Porcella, this tutorial will help designers learn moody fantasy concepts using photo manipulation techniques. enes.

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Another text effect tutorial in Photoshop that will help you create a retro gold leather text effect pretty easily in Adobe Photoshop CC.

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107. The Making of ‘The Blue Monkey’

Another cool Photoshop tutorial from 3DTotal.com that will help you create “The Blue Monkey” by checking Thales Simonato’s easy to follow tutorial.

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108. “Queen of Fungi” – How to Turn Baby Photo into a Fairy Tale Composite

Here’s one more awesome Photoshop photo manipulation tutorial that will help you turn a baby photo into a fairy tale composition.

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Give retro feel to your image by following this Photoshop tutorial by PhotoshopRoadMap.com.

110. Create a Person Made of Water from a Photo

In this tutorial, you will learn how to use rain droplets to create a human figure that will look awesome.

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111. Learn How to Illustrate a Realistic Rocketship in Photoshop

Create a realistic looking rocketship in Photoshop with excellent detailing with the help of tutorial published at PSD.FanExtra.com.

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112. How To Create A Dramatic Rock Formation

Create a dramatic rock formation from scratch in Photoshop using this tutorial.

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113. Quick BW Landscape Editing

A great tutorial that is perfect for photographers who want to enhace their landscape images by giving beautiful high contrast effects.

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Want to learn how to give text glass effect, check this tutorial that use Photoshop’s Layer styles to create a shiny glass effect.

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Spotted at Design.TutsPlus.com, Rose will help you learn using Layer styles, brushes and textures to create a effect that looks like you have written over sand.

116. How to Create a Dynamic Poster you can Use for Night Clubs

Designers always find part club flyer templates but how about creating one. This tutorial will help you create a dynamic poster that you can use as a flyer templates for your night clubs client.

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Want to change the mood of any landscape photo? Learn to composite a moon or planet in any photo with ease with the help of tutorial posted on DesignPanoply.com.

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118. Create a Photo Manipulation of an Emotional Dancer in a Forest

In this tutorial, you will learn how to a manipulate a scene that will look beautiful using different stock photos and techniques like blending, masking, etc.

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119. How To Create a Washed Out Vintage Matte Photo Effect

One Photoshop tutorial that I learned personally because I am a biker too. This tutorial posted at SpoonGraphics.co.uk will help you learn how to give a washed out vintage matte photo effect to your images with ease.

Well, in this article, we have come across many best Photoshop photo manipulation tutorials and this one is no difference. In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to create a dark fantasy scene and a loney child in Photoshop.

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This tutorial by James Suret that will help you create a futuristic cyborg character with weapons and other accessories in Photoshop.

122. Paint an 80s Airbrush Portrait

Another detailed Photoshop tutorial that will help beginner to intermediate level learners to create a Airbrush portrait that gives 1980’s feeling.

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123. How to Create a Beautiful Moonlight Angel Photo Composite

Create a beautiful scene of a moonlit dark angel composition using various photo manipulation techniques in Photoshop.

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124. Angel with Fire Wings Photoshop Manipulation Tutorial

Another awesome tutorial we found at PSD-Dude.com that will help you to learn combining fire and lightning effects to create a beautiful angel with fire winds in Photoshop.

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Godzilla is a iconic movie and this tutorial was posted at the time of remake in 2014. This tutorial will help you create a Godzilla-inspired movie posted in Adobe Photoshop.

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126. Playing with Glows and Blurs – Fairy in the Woods Photoshop Tutorial

Create a beautiful night scene in which fairy is playing with glows and blurs. A perfect photo manipulation tutorial that you could print and give it your girlfriend later.

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This tutorial will help you to create a textured grass and dirt text effect using layer masks, adjustment layers and some basic layer effects.

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Another photo manipulation tutorial that will help you create a dark night scene of a forest in which young witch is roaming.

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Learn to create a print-ready promotion flyer in Photoshop using tutorial explained by Robert Sarudy at Design.Tutsplus.com.

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Create a sweet sugary text effect in Photoshop by checking video tutorial posted at DesignPanoply.com.

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This tutorial will help you create a simple iPhone new app and later animate it with the help of basic tools and techniques in Photoshop.

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132. Create a Simple Pencil Icon in Adobe Photoshop

Creating icons in Photoshop is very popular and you will come across many such tutorial. Here’s one by PhotoshopStar.com that will help you create a simple pencil icon in Adobe Photoshop.

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133. Create a Wonderfully Colorful “Everlasting Dream” Fantasy Manipulation

Another dreamy scene composition in Photoshop that you can create with easy step-by-step tutorial published on PhotoshopTutorials.ws.

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134. The Making of ‘Garrosh Hellscream’

Mike Hong will explain how to create this scary looking creature who he named :Garrosh Hellscream.

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135. Outer Space Astronaut Photoshop Manipulation Tutorial

Doesn’t this Photoshop tutorial reminds you of a movie named “Interstellar”? Anyways, this tutorial will help you create a Astronaut in a space galaxy background and adding other elements like meteorites, comets, universe lights, star dust and more.

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136. Photoshop Tutorial: High-end Photo Compositing Techniques

Spotted at DigitalArtsOnline.co.uk, Kevin Roodhorst will explain all the details related to high-end photo compositing techniques that will help you create a Africa-inspired graphic design.

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137. Create A Snake Leather Skin Text In Photoshop

One of the best Photoshop text effect tutorial we had seen in the year of 2014 that will help you give snake leather text effect.

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138. Create An Engraved Wood Logo In Photoshop

Another real looking logo mockup that you can create with the help of Photoshop tutorial published at PSD-Dude.com.

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139. Photo Manipulate a Mystical Tribal Warrior

Create a mystical tribal warrior from a stock photo and combining various techniques like blending, masking, digital blending, lightning, sketching and more.

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140. How To Create Leafy Text Effect In Photoshop

In this tutorial, designers will learn to create a leafy text effects by applying leaf texture and using other techniques.

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141. Create a Fur Text Style in Photoshop

Spotted at PSD-Dude.com, this one is another cool text effect tutorial that will help you to give fur style to any text in Photoshop.

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142. How to Create this Stunningly Surreal Artwork of a Secret Temple Above the Sky

At PhotoshopTutorials.ws, there are many good Photoshop tutorials available and this one will help you to create a surreal artwork in which you’ll see a climber who discovers a secret temple above the sky.

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143. Create the Abstract Photo Manipulation “Imperfection”

Spotted at PhotoshopStar.com, this tutorial will help you learn creating an emotional, abstract photo manipulation.

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144. The Creation Of Motion Digital Art In Photoshop

Another cool Photoshop tutorial from PSDVault.com that will help you to create a digital art using splatter brushes for background painting and apply particles/break-apart effect with various textures.

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145. How to Create an Abstract Low-Poly Pattern in Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator

Polygon art has come a long way in the year 2014 where you have seen designers using this art in logo designs, websites designs, print flyers and more. If you too love this art, try creating low-poly patten using Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator.

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146. How to Create Distorted Lady Figure Effect In Photoshop

Use metal and rock texture over a female to create distorted lady figure artwork in Photoshop.

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147. Create a Fantasy Photo Manipulation of Valkyrie

This tutorial will help you create a mythological goddess named Valkyrie and also learn to create a dark themed background by combining two stocks photos.

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148. Create an Eerie Photoshop Manipulation of a Dark Queen in a Cemetery

Another Photoshop tutorial that will help you learn photo manipulation techniques and using it to create a dark queen in cemetery.

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149. Designing a Simple Instagram Based Portfolio in Photoshop

Here’s one another Photoshop tutorial that will learn you to create a instagram style portfolio in Photoshop.

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150. How to Draw a Cute Pirate Character in Photoshop

Pirates can be cute and if not, you can create one by following this Photoshop tutorial published at PhotoshopTutorials.ws.

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151. The Making of ‘Bear TV’

This one is cute too, check out how you can create “Bear TV” character in Photoshop by following the tutorial written by Leticia Reinaldo.

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152. Create a Conceptual Composition with Beautiful Effects in CS6

Spotted at PSDBox.com, this tutorial will help you create a conceptual composition with beautiful effects in Photoshop CS6.

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153. Making of ‘Alice in Wonderland’

Seems that month of May was of cutest Photoshop tutorials. Here’s another one in which designers will learn to create a scene called “Alice in Wonderland”. If you have seen the movie, I am sure you will recognise the pic easily.

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154. Create a Photo Manipulation of a Fisherman in a Lake

This is another photo manipulation tutorial from PhotoshopTutorials.ws that will help you create a dreamy landscape featuring fisherman in the lake.

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155. Create Leafy Face Photo Manipulation in Photoshop

Spotted at PSDVault.com, this tutorial will help you create a leafy face lady portrait that looks colorful and trendy.

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156. How to Create a Delicious Jelly Bean Text Effect in Photoshop

Give your text a jelly bean effect in Photoshop using this tutorial posted at Design.TutsPlus.com.

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157. How to Create a Smeared Ketchup Text Effect in Adobe Photoshop

Another text effect tutorial from Design.TutsPlus.com that will help you create ketchup text effect using Photoshop and Illustrator.

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158. Making a Nice Ubuntu Desktop Wallpaper in Adobe Photoshop CS6

Making wallpapers in Photoshop is another fun task and this tutorial will help you create one for Ubuntu in Photoshop CS6.

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159. How to Create a Stylish Black and Gold 3D Text Effect in Photoshop

Using simple vector shapes, 3D meshes and materials, this tutorial will help you create a stylish 3D black and gold text effect.

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160. Designing an Elegant Blog Layout in Photoshop

Create a elegant and minimal blog layout in Photoshop with the help of tutorial posted at Design.TutsPlus.com.

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161. How to Create a Cool Vintage Collage Design in Adobe Photoshop CS5

This tutorial will help you learn create a vintage collage design in simple steps.

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162. How to Combine Stock Photos into a Gif Animation

Learn to combine two stock photos and add Gif animation in Photoshop easily with the help of this tutorial.

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163. Adobe Illustrator & Photoshop Tutorial: Create an Amazing Abstract Artwork

Learn to create an amazing looking abstract artwork with the help of tutorial explained by Rob Shields and posted by DigitalArtsOnline.co.uk.

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164. Adobe Illustrator & Photoshop Tutorial: Create Vector Animal Type 

In this tutorial, Marcus Reed will help you to create a vector animal type such as L is from lion using Photoshop and Illustrator.

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165. Wonderful World Romantic Photoshop Manipulation Tutorial

Spotted at PSD-Dude.com that will help you create a romantic scene using various photo manipulating techniques.

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166. Create This Epic Manipulation of Ancient Scandinavians in Photoshop

Create a scene of Ancient Scandinavians in Photoshop in Photoshop using this tutorial. In this tutorial, you will also learn creating an atmosphere, learn to work with adjustments layers, work with the transformation of objects and more.

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167. The Easter Bunny Photoshop Manipulation Tutorial

Another cute tutorial that was published at the time of easter that will help you create a funny easter bunny in Photoshop.

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168. Making Of ‘Doctrich – Post Apocalyptic Scientist Mechanic’

Another futuristic character design in Photoshop that is perfectly explained by David Anastacio so that you can create one too.

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169. How to Create Geometric Low Poly Art the Easy Way

Chris Spooner came with another awesome tutorial that will help beginner level learners to create a geometric low-poly art portrait easily.

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170. How to Create This Amazing Artwork of a Great Enchantress in Photoshop

This tutorial from PhotoshopTutorials.ws will help users to learn many things in just one tutorial such as creating landscapes and model, add various items that perfectly blends with the scene, draw shadows and blends everything in the end to create a beautiful scene.

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171. Giraffe Neck Knot Photoshop Tutorial

This tutorial will help you how to knot the giraffe neck. Don’t take it literally, this Photoshop tutorial will help you create Giraffe neck knot that looks real.

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172. Create a Giraffe Leather and Fur Typography in Photoshop

Another tutorial inspired by Giraffe in which you can create a typography that is created with giraffe leather and fur details.

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173. Create an Intense “Blade Runner” Inspired Composition with Shattered Glass and Bullets

Personally, I love this tutorial very much that is posted by PhotoshopTutorials.ws that will help you create a scene in which girl is running at blazing speed making glass of a building shattered.

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174. Making Of ‘Doctrich – Post Apocalyptic Scientist Mechanic’

Another tutorial from 3DTotal.com that create a futuristic space-ship model named Vulture.

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175. Lost Princess in the Magic Forest

Another photo manipulation tutorial that will help you create a scene of a forest in which a princess is lost and playing with rabbits and talking with a tree.

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176. Create a low-poly Portrait

Another tutorial that is inspired by low-poly art that helps you to create a portrait in polygonal style using Illustrator and Photoshop.

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177. Playing with Type and Images in Photoshop

Spotted at Abduzeedo.com, this tutorial will help you create a beautiful wallpaper using some basic masking, photography and typography in Photoshop.

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178. Create a Dark Abstract Crow Photo Manipulation

Another tutorial that will help you create a dark abstract crow photo manipulation including a lady figure.

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179. Create a Photo Manipulation of Alice in Wonderland

Another Photoshop tutorial that is inspired by Alice in Wonderland that will help you create a scene that looks like the movie.

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180. Create a Fantasy Underwater Scene with Photoshop

This tutorial will help you learn creating a scene in which a beautiful woman floating underwater and looks dreamy.

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So, which one of the awesome Photoshop tutorials would you want to work on. I’m sure the list is not of one or two instead lot many of them. Do let us know your viewpoint and if you found these best Photoshop tutorials 2014 useful, easy to understand and follow!

Best Photoshop Tutorials of December 2014

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.

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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.

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3. Compiling Complex Scenes

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

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

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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.

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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.

Best Photoshop Tutorials of November 2014

Best Photoshop Tutorials of November 2014


Seeking help is not the sign of incompetence or lack of creative skills. Its just the smart way to deal with things that might unnecessarily effect your productivity as it might ask you to spare hours getting it right. Now a days, more and more number of how-to blogs/websites are showing up for the very reason that these help people by guiding them in the stepwise manner and ensure to ease their tasks. In the field of designing, tutorials are proving to be very helpful in understanding the things and getting them done the right way.

Best Photoshop Tutorials of November 2014

Yu Sun helps us learn how to create traditional artist-inspired image, made using 3ds Max, ZBrush, Photoshop and V-Ray.

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Here is a tutorial that will let you all recreate smoke in a digital environment. Kirk Nelson uses a smart trick and reveals it to help you all get the desired results in simple and quick way. 

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3. Create a vintage design using stylish halftone effects

Spotted at DigitalArtsOnline, this Photoshop tutorial by Fabio Sasso makes users learn how they can put a stylish spin on one of Photoshop’s most hackneyed effects, Color Halftones.

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4. Octupus Text Effect : Tentacle STyle 3D Letters

Learn how to create 3d octopus text effect with the help of this Adobe Photoshop tutorial that teaches how to apply octopus skin texture and light reflections to the 3d letters.

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5. Adobe Illustrator & Photoshop tutorial: Combine photos and vectors into a 1980s look

Karan Singh with the help of this tutorial makes users learn how to give a dynamic twist with gradients, Layer Styles, drop shadows, glows and more to simple pictures.

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This tutorial makes you all learn the speedy way of painting freely and spontaneously while keeping control over the process of painting a bat-cat in Adobe Photoshop.

7. How to Create an Awesome Fiery Grim Reaper by Combining Images

This tutorial helps in creating an intense fire manipulation with the help of Photoshop CS4 or newer to get the desired superb result.

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8. Create a Children’s Picture Book Illustration

Fabio Sasso gives a stepwise guide to make users learn how to give a soft edge to photomontages using adjustments, adjustment layers, blurs and masks.

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9. Create Delicious Donut Text That Will Make You Hungry

In this tutorial, you all will learn the process of making a yummy sweet text in Photoshop. In it basic tools and effects are made optimum use to get the desired results.

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Monika Zagrobelna designed a T-shirt for the Legnica Fantasy Association. This tutorial is prepared to help you all to understand how t go about creating one. Besides, you will learn how to create a two-color, ready-to-print vector out of it.

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11. How To Create a Realistic Painted Effect in Photoshop

In this tutorial, users will learn how to create a realistic painted effect in Photoshop in few simple steps that are quite easy to follow.

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12. Create Dark Text Effect Inspired by “Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor” Game in Photoshop

Spotted at psdvault, this tutorial makes users learn how to create dark text effect inspired by the action game Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor in Photoshop.

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Spotted at Photoshop Tutorials, this walkthrough is a demonstration of techniques to create a vintage style poster in Photoshop.

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14. Creating The Lone Ranger Movie Logo in Adobe Photoshop CC

Learn how to create a glossy, metallic effect is quite a bit easier than trying to achieve a worn, dull, pitted one. Here, this tutorial makes the users learn how to create The Lone Ranger movie logo in aged, weathered, metallic look.

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Edvige Faini is an environment concept artist who demonstrates the steps he took to create his destructive image, Demolition Mech in Photoshop to let the users understand the process and go about working on it in the right direction and get the superb results.

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This tutorial will make you all learn how to create a simple metal text effect using layer styles. Also, you all will learn how to make the text look interesting by adding a simple texture overlay to it.

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17. ABDZ Paper in Photoshop

In this tutorial, you will learn how to create a simple composition in Photoshop inspired by the Material Design style-guide.

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18. Create Rocky Face Manipulation with Abstract Lighting Effect in Photoshop

In this tutorial, user will learn to create Rocky Face Manipulation with Abstract Lighting Effect in Photoshop.

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19. How to Create a Snowflake Scatter Brush in Photoshop

Spotted at Design Panoply,  this tutorial will make you learn how to take a regular shape and automate it to create snowflakes with randomized size, rotation, spacing and opacity.

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20. Create Luminous Text Using Photoshop 3D Layers

This tutorial helps you learn how to create a super cool illuminated text effect using Photoshop’s 3D Layers.

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This tutorial explains how to create, capture, digitize and use coffee ring brushes to get the desired results.

This is an intermediate level Photoshop tutorial that ensures to help users in learning how to create a set of settings buttons in Adobe Photoshop.

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Mohammad Jeprie has come up with this cool tutorial to create a simple three-dimensional icon in Photoshop.  The stepwise guide will help you draw a map icon in Photoshop with ease. 

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If you have prepared any such useful cool Photoshop tutorial recently, why not share it with us and our readers. Drop in your comments to let us know of the same. We would include the same in our next month compilation of best Photoshop tutorials.

Best Photoshop Tutorials of October 2014

Best Photoshop Tutorials of October 2014


Photoshop is one reliable and handy tool majority of designers out there are using to come up with the creative designs, leaving an everlasting impression on the viewers. What makes them opt for Adobe Photoshop to enhance their skills and let their creative juices flow? Well, its the ease that Adobe Photoshop provides to the users and oodles of cool features that it comes endowed with.

Coming to the point what do you think designers out there do to enhance their designing skills? Enrol in a crash course, take classes on Adobe Photoshop? Yes, there are many who have chosen this medium of learning and enhancing their skills but then there are many who are short of time. Besides there are many who are into the field for over the years now and keep learning new techniques, enhance their skills thereby increasing their productivity.

What’s the smart way out then? Indeed, its through best Photoshop tutorials that are published on various websites prepared by professional designers are the great mode of learning. Each  month we list down some of the really awesome Photoshop tutorials that are carefully handpicked to make you all learn various techniques and how tot get desired results in Photoshop by going through steps listed in Photoshop tutorials and following the same.

Also, as we all know that Halloween is just around the corner, we have featured some of the best Halloween inspired Photoshop tutorials to make this festival more enjoyable. Here, is list of latest best Photoshop tutorials that we have prepared for the month of October 2014. Sneak a peek!

Best Photoshop Tutorials of September 2014

Best Photoshop Tutorials of August 2014

Best Adobe Photoshop Tutorials of July 2014

Best Adobe Photoshop Tutorials of June 2014

Best Adobe Photoshop Tutorials of May 2014

Best Photoshop Tutorials of October 2014

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This is a nice tutorial which will lead to a cute visually appealing result. With the combination of drawn elements and scanned pieces, users will be able to create a Halloween-inspired collage that looks as if it’s been sewn, and crocheted.

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Its Halloween time and what better way to enjoy than creating digital Zombie from scratch in Photoshop. This tutorial will help you create funky-looking cartoon zombie.

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4. Mixing 3D Elements and Photography to Create a Vibrant and Playful Photomontage

This tutorial explains the process of 3D elements and digital photography for creating a vibrant and playful photomontage in Adobe Photoshop CS5.

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5. Create Halloween Card, Creepy Skull With Pumpkin Brains Effect

This Photoshop tutorial will help users in designing a visually stunning Halloween Card, Creepy Skull With pumpkin Brains Effect.

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6. Create a Hauntingly Beautiful Cleopatra Mummy in Adobe Photoshop

In this tutorial, users will learn how to demonstrate the evolution of a digital painting from start to finish by creating a hauntingly beautiful Egyptian goddess.

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7. How To Draw A Halloween Pumpkin In Photoshop

Prepared exclusively for PSD Vault by Indonesian graphics designer Mohammad Jeprie, this Photoshop tutorial will let you all draw the famous icon of halloween, the pumpkin with scary face, Jack O’ Lantern.

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The Walking Dead inspired by grungy text effect in Adobe Photoshop looks cool. Layering textures and brushes can give detail and depth to simple designs and in this tutorial users will learn how to layer textures and brushes and use blur filters and simple layer styles to get the desired results.

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In this tutorial, users will learn how to create a spooky cottage in the woods using Adobe Photoshop. with it getting to know about photo manipulation tools and adding visual effects to convey a Halloween mood will go easy.

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10. Create the Dragan photo effect in Photoshop

This tutorial explains the process of creating the Dragam photo effect in Photoshop.

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11. Fake x-ray effects

Look beyond the surface and create intriguing X-ray images with the help of this tutorial prepared by Mark Mayers.

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12. Create an Unnerving Surreal 3D Room Scene in Photoshop

In this tutorial, users will learn how to create a perspective 3D scene and the illusion of depth with Photoshop’s basic features like transform tools, masking, blending, adjustment layers and more.

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13. “A Wizard and His Pupil” – How to Create This Fairy Tale Manipulations

Create floating island in a twilight atmosphere with magical details with the help if this tutorial which will help you get the visually appealing design.

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14. Speedy 1980s text effects

This tutorial by Tabor Robak helps designers in creating brilliant type-art effect rapidly by stacking layer styles by following few simple steps.

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15. Create gorgeous Photomontages

This tutorial will help you in creating an image that is based in photo manipulation with accents of airbrushing and digital paint.

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16. Create Unique Hair Style With leaves Texture In Photoshop

In this tutorial, users will get to see unique hair style with leaves texture in Photoshop. This can be done by combining several stock images and using a number of custom brushes along the way.

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 17. Create an Emotional Moonlight Scene in Photoshop

Spotted at PhotoshopTutorials.ws, this tutorial will make you learn how to create an emotional Photo Manipulation in Photoshop.

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18. Create a skull out of type

Sean Freeman with the help of this tutorial makes users understand how to create enigmatic skull made of type.

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19. Making of ‘Retro Space Common’

This tutorial by Devon Fay is sure to give you some guidance into creating sci-fi interior concepts such as the Retro Space Common featured here.

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20. How to Create Dramatic Light in Your Fantasy Photo Manipulation

Spotted at Photoshoptutorials, this tutorial makes you learn how to add interesting light to your photo manipulations.

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21. Create a sci-fi robot cyborg in Photoshop

In this tutorial, Fabio Sasso lets users understand how to create a cyborg from photographic sources in Photoshop, tapping into the movie heritage of the cyborg and much more in just few simple steps.

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22. How to Create an Epic Metal Text Effect From Scratch

Learn how to make epic text effect, by simple steps.This tutorial is a guide that will help you in giving the beautiful background to your typography by brushes and stock images.

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23. The making of ‘Distant Planet’

Written environment concept artist for Treyarch, Jason Louie, this Photoshop tutorial explains the process and techniques used in creating Distant Planet in Photoshop.

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24. Digitally Color a Pencil Sketch in Photoshop Using Watercolor Brushes

Spotted at MyDesignDeals, this is a fun tutorial that shows how to digitally color a pencil sketch using items easily.

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25. Photo Manipulate a Dark, Emotional Fallen Angel Scene

This tutorial will make you all learn how to create a dark and emotional fallen angel scene using a variety of photo manipulation techniques.

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26. Create a Deer Abstraction with Photoshop

In this tutorial users will get to learn how to create a deer abstraction with Photoshop. Besides one gets to learn how to combine abstract elements, work with textures and create lighting effect.

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27. The Ultimate Guide to Cutting Stuff Out in Photoshop

Spotted at Spoongraphics, this tutorial gives an overview of a range of cutting out techniques.

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28. How to Add Dimension and Texture Using Lighting Effects in Photoshop

This tutorial will make users learn how to add some depth and dimension to a flat texture with the help of lighting effects filter and a dash of Photoshop layer styles.

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29. The making of ‘Lecter’

Professional artist, Hossein Afzali has come up with a tutorial explaining how to create 3D likeness of Dr Hannibal Lecter using 3ds Max, ZBrush, Unfold3D, Photoshop and V-Ray.

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30. Create powerful lighting effects with clouds and lightning

This Photoshop tutorial will help you elarn how to create a complex background with a focal point that hints at a story behind a character.

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31. 3D Blocks Background Tutorial

This quick tutorial will help you create an abstract 3D block background using Photoshop CC 2014.

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32. Fresh Glossy Text Effect

This tutorial will make users learn how to create a cool, fresh, glossy text effect using layer styles and a couple of images.

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33. Create magic photo manipulation with big curly cloud

Learn how to create magic photo manipulation with big curly cloud, the crescent above the winter landscape and Christmas trees with this Photoshop tutorial.

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34. How to Create an Out of Bounds, Pop Up Photo Effect in Photoshop

This tutorial is written with the aim to help you create out of bounds photo effect and get the desired results.

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So, which one of the above listed Photoshop tutorial would you love to try your hand on? Have you lately come up with any such useful Photoshop tutorials? Why not share it with our designer friends and help them in improving on their designing skills. Drop in your comments below.

Best Photoshop Tutorials of September 2014

Best Photoshop Tutorials of September 2014


There are many renowned professional designers out there who besides creating masterpieces make sure to lend a helping hand to other designers and let them learn what they have learnt over the course of time or how they came up with the desired results. Tutorials are one of the best way to let others know the level of difficulty, time that is required and steps to be followed.

Each month, we try to come up with some of the really helpful Photoshop tutorials that we believe will prove worthwhile. With the anticipation that you all are liking our monthly compilations, here we are with yet another list for you all to check and make optimum use of the same in coming up with the designs of your own.

Also, before you check out this month’s list, sneak a peek at preceding months’ compilations.

Best Photoshop Tutorials of August 2014

Best Adobe Photoshop Tutorials of July 2014

Best Adobe Photoshop Tutorials of June 2014

Best Adobe Photoshop Tutorials of May 2014

Best Adobe Photoshop Tutorials of April 2014

Best Photoshop Tutorials of September 2014

1. Create Unique Rust and Distress Effects in Adobe Photoshop

Spotted at Tutsplus, this tutorial helps create custom rust and distress effects in steps that are easy to follow.

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 2. Learn How to Apply 2 Retro Effects to Your Photos

This Photoshop tutorial will make you all learn how to create two nice retro effects using adjustment layers, brush and texture by following just few simple steps.

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3. The making of Bane

Yoongkun Kim, the character artist from Korea makes us learn how to create the Dark Knight’s nemesis, Bane by following few simple steps.

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4. Photoshop tutorial: Advanced collage techniques

Mike Harrison with this tutorial published on digitalartsonline, has showed how blending a number of photos together to design a quite subtle picture that is nothing less than a visual treat in just few simple steps listed in the tutorial.

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5. Manipulating A Man Portrait Into Dark Wizard In Photoshop

Going through this tutorial, you will learn how to manipulate a man portrait into dark wizard in Photoshop by making optimum use of metal texture and fire stock images along with image adjustment techniques.

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 6. “Red Dream” photo manipulation tutorial

In this tutorial users will learn how to create a beautiful field scene using a variety of photo manipulation techniques by working with blending, retouching, adjusting color, creating lighting effect, working with group and more.

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7. Create 3D Snow Text Effect Using Cinema4D And Photoshop

Spotted at PSD Vault, this is one cool tutorial prepared by renowned South African Graphic Designer Kgaogelo Mphela in which he has explained how to create 3D Snowy Text Effect Using Cinema4D and Photoshop.

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8. Create fashion-inspired digital collage in Adobe Photosop CS6

This tutorial will make you all learn how to use a variety of tools in Adobe Photoshop CS6 for mixing fashion photography with abstract shapes, use adjustment layers and masks to unite the colour palette and composition of an illustration.

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9. Painting an Imaginary World

In this tutorial, Rabie Rahou makes us learn how to paint a fantasy world based on a story is in just nine steps.

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10. Photoshop tutorial: Composite organic smoke and textures

This tutorial will help you all to create stunning images and compositions filled with movement and realistic textures with simple tools and techniques.

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11. Create an Anti-Alcohol Concept Artwork with Photoshop

In this tutorial, users will learn how to create an anti-alcohol concept artwork using a range of photo manipulation techniques. Techniques like blending, masking, image extraction, lighting, coloring and more will be used to get the final result.

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12. Modeling overview of 3D concept: ‘Battle March’

In this tutorial, Chris di Paola helps users understand the process of creating his image which he named Battle March using Maya,
ZBrush and Photoshop.

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13. Create a Clean and Simple Portfolio Design in Photoshop

In this tutorial, users will get to learn how to create a clean and simple looking portfolio showcasing visual work.

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14. How To Create a Double Exposure Effect in Photoshop

This is a step by step tutorial that helps users in creating a double exposure effect by blending two existing photographs together with the help of simple clipping and masking techniques.

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15. Realistically Blend Typography with a Background in Photoshop

Spotted at Design Panoply, this tutorial ensures to make users learn how to realistically blend typography with a background image in Photoshop.

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16. How to Create a Smoke Text Effect in Photoshop

In this tutorial users will learn to create smoke text effect by applying Photoshop tools and tricks.

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17. Making of a real-time portrait

In this tutorial, Glauco Longhi makes users learn how to develop amazing portrait from a real-time scan, refining the details in ZBrush and sculpting the leather jacket.

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18. How to Create a Postal Themed Gig Poster in Photoshop

This tutorial which we found at MyDesignDeals is prepared with the aim to help you all in designing a postal themed gig poster in Photoshop, and add some flair and texture using items.

In this tutorial, users will learn how to design a UI kit besides explaining the decision-making that will keep UI kit consistent and reusable.

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20. Speed paint atmospheric scenes

This tutorial by Noely Ryan is a step-by-step guide of creating image City Cave.

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21. Illuminating Motherboard in Photoshop

Abduzeedo, one of the renowned design website has come up with this cool tutorial lately. In this tutorial, it is explained as to how users can get illuminating motherboard as final result using simple tools and following the listed steps.

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22. How To Create a Realistic Aged Textured Logo Mockup

In this tutorial, it is explained as to how one can create an aged weathered logo mockup in simple way.

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In this tutorial, Nicolas Brunet explains the entire process of creating his artwork ‘Why is a Raven like a Writing Desk‘. 

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In this tutorial users will get to learn how to make gothic and symbolic photo manipulation in simple way.

25. How to Create a Watercolor Painting Effect in Photoshop

Creating a water-color painting text effect in Photoshop making use of couple of filters and blending modes. The result as you all can see is simply amazing.

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26. Create moody fantasy concepts in Photoshop

This is a nice tutorial by Massimo Porcella. In this tutorial, he explains is techniques of creating quick atmospheric fantasy scenes.

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This tutorial, helps creating 3D text effect in a simple way of by using the shape attributes in Adobe Photoshop CC along with a couple of layer styles to create a retro leather-like, 3D text effect pretty easily and quickly.

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This tutorial is sure to make you learn how to create abstract and fantastic photo manipulation with a immersive, 3-D and Radiation effects!

How about creating a menu or interfaces that exist within a video game? This tutorial helps you do the needful in fun and simple way. The resultant will be RPG-inspired pixel art that harkens back to 16-bit menu screens.

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How to Avoid Common Photoshop Mistakes

How to Avoid Common Photoshop Mistakes


With the ever increasing craze of entering the creative world of designing, photography and likewise, Photoshop that is one powerful tool is being widely used and loved for miscellaneous good reasons. From print designers to photographers to app developers and others, Photoshop is being made optimum use of to give shape to the ideas that keep popping up in the minds of creative geniuses.

When we say, Photoshop comes with an amazing range of features it like a feel good factor but then the complexity it comes with for the use of right kind of tool at the right place. Designers, photographers and artists are aware of the Photoshop tools and features but sometimes make mistakes that make their entire efforts go down the drain.

That’s why it’s important for the users to learn the tools in Photoshop that are actually used for designing websites, software and likewise. Do you all know what are the mistakes that not only the beginners instead sometimes even professionals make unintentionally? We are going to list down the common Photoshop mistakes that many people commit along with the smart ways to avoid them.

1. Not Knowing The Shortcuts

Knowing the shortcuts ensure you get the work done the right way in comparatively lesser amount of time.  Not just for designers, knowing the shortcuts and using them is the key for anyone who is using the computers. There are so many keyboard shortcuts that I came to know little late but on knowing them and using them I love the ease they provide while working. The very first key to smart work is knowing the shortcuts in Photoshop as it helps say time and energy. Not knowing the shortcuts is one mistake that lot many designers make. To avoid this mistake simple thumbs up rule is to spend some time and learn these shortcuts. Believe me, you will feel good when you start using the shortcuts. commom-photoshop-mistakes

2. Overuse of Filters

Newbies tend to enjoy usage of filters to an extent that they don’t realise where to draw the line resulting in the overuse. Undoubtedly filters are fun and easy to use but then going over the board is not welcomed. Overuse of filters can produce the opposite effect giving the picture an amateurish look. commom-photoshop-mistakes

3. Underestimating The Use of Layers and Folders

All those of you who are well acquainted with layers know how important it is to use layers that make it easier to edit, copy and likewise. Beginners tend to miss out creating enough layers only to regret it later. Using the layers and folders help a great deal but then it is also important to organise the layers and structure them into folders properly.

4. Too Much of Retouching

One of my friend who is much acquainted with Photoshop now, I have seen him getting overzealous with retouching using airbrush. Be it removing clutter from a landscape or smoothening someone’s skin, users tend to get carried away with retouching. It is good once in a while but going over the board is one mistake that should be avoided. commom-photoshop-mistakes

5. Not Saving The Work

Initially when I started writing, I never understood how important it is to save the work done. It happened many a times when I had done all the hard work and in the end when I thought my work is done, due to power failure or net disconnection problem I lost all my work. Gosh it was such a weird situation! It was then that I realised how important it is to save the work in between. Same is the case with anyone who is working on Photoshop. Many people keep working and struggling hard to get the desired results and in the end for some reason loose their entire work. It is suggested to save your work in between not just once but each time you move a step further. commom-photoshop-mistakes

6. Overusing CMYK

Those who are well acquainted with Photoshop know what CMYK is. Many believe it to be always the best option for print work but its not. Designing in CMYK mode in Photoshop is not always the best way out instead it should be used only when needed. Avoid the over usage of CMYK mode while handling different projects. commom-photoshop-mistakes

7. Working in 72dpi

Designers well know that Photoshop’s default resolution is 72dpi which is good for web but for print design it shouldn’t be opted for. Users should make sure to check the dpi and set it correctly before starting off any design project.

8. Using Desaturate To Convert Images To Black and White

There is a normal tendency to use desaturate for converting images to black and white. It is suggested not to do this instead go for Channel Mixer that will help you get richer and brighter images comparative to the ones done using desaturate. I agree that it is bit complicated process to use channel mixer that lets you get the amazing results.

9. Overusing Stock Imagery

Relying too much on stock imagery is not the right thing to do. Its ok to go for stock photography at times but not always. It should be done only when there is some relevancy and is much needed

10. Not Trying Out Other Photo Editing Tools

Photoshop indeed is one of the most powerful editing tool but then there is no dearth of more tools. Apps such as Sketch can help you get the desired results. You every time don’t need to use Photoshop for everything. commom-photoshop-mistakes We have listed some of the really common mistakes that designers, photographers and artists commit unintentionally but should be avoided at any cost. So, now when you know what common Photoshop mistakes make your designs appear amateurish make sure you avoid them at any cost to get the desired results which are certain to be visually stunning. Hope this article will prove useful for you and we have many other useful Photoshop related articles that you can check out.

Best Photoshop Tutorials of August 2014

Best Photoshop Tutorials of August 2014


Photoshop is fast becoming the choice of creative designers to try their hand on and give shape to their creative ideas. The tools and features it comes loaded with makes it the best bet. Designers across the globe are making efforts to learn how to make optimum use of its features and learn new tricks. While on the other hand there are many designers who love lending a helping hand to their fellow designers. How? With the help of useful Photoshop tutorials!

Each month we select some of the really helpful and best Photoshop tutorials for our designer friends to eliminate the need to spend hours looking for the right one. Below are the previous months’ lists of best Photoshop tutorials which we published followed by this the list of Photoshop tutorials of the month of August 2014. Take a look!

Best Adobe Photoshop Tutorials of July 2014

Best Adobe Photoshop Tutorials of June 2014

Best Adobe Photoshop Tutorials of May 2014

Best Adobe Photoshop Tutorials of April 2014

Best Photoshop Tutorials of August 2014

1. The making of ‘The Blue Monkey’

Thales Simonato de Oliveira has ccome up with a very nice tutorial which he named The Blue Monkey. He describes the process he used to create his version of Goro Fujita’s The Blue Monkey which is not less than the cute one.

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2. “Queen of Fungi” – How to Turn Baby Photo into a Fairy Tale Composite

This tutorial will make you learn how to create magical photo manipulation by giving interesting effects in simple easy to follow steps. 

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This tutorial spotted at Alfoart will make you learn how to create glossy fabric texture and apply snake pattern and decorative elements to it.

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In this Photoshop tutorial you will learn to create vibrant fluoro colorful Pop duotone in simple and fun way making you go back to 80s.

In this tutorial, you will learn how to create a pixel art version of Kandi. Also, you will learn how to extend those skills to make a pixel art game sprite of your very own.

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6. Master ZBrush creature-design workflows

Alvaro Ribeiro with this tutorial makes us learn how to translate a Jerad S. Marantz 2D creature concept using ZBrush and Photoshop.

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7. Create a person made of water from a photo

In this photo manipulation tutorial, Jennifer Cirpici makes designers learn how to create a figure that appears made from water, working from a stock photograph.

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8. Create a photo and vector mash-up

In this tutorial, leading illustrator Neil Duerden makes you learn how to create stylish images, starting from a basic model shot.

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9. Guardians of the Galaxy Text Effect in Photoshop

This tutorial will make you learn how to make a golden metal text effect similar to the one you see on many Guardians of the Galaxy movie posters.

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10. Learn How to Illustrate a Realistic Rocketship in Photoshop

In this tutorial,  you will lean how to create a retro styled rocket in Photoshop by exploring the importance of details in creating a complex illustration besides creating realistic surfaces.

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11. How To Create A Dramatic Rock Formation

In this tutorial, you will learn how to create a rock formation from scratch using Photoshop.

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12. Create a Vivid Arabian Night Composite

With this tutorial you will learn how to create a beautiful Arabian night photo manipulation with Photoshop by following several blending tricks and composting tips to create a vivid vector-like landscape.

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13. How to create unique Lady Portait Manipulation With Flower Patterns

In this tutorial, you will learn how to create this awesome photo manipulation of a lady portrait shot with flower patterns in Photoshop.

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14. Giving Chrome Effect in Photoshop

In this tutorial which we spotted at Abduzeedo you will learn how to create a chrome effect in Photoshop using just layer styles.

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In this tutorial, we will learn how to create a nice clean looking design for a present voucher. Simply following the simple steps to learn new techniques and you will get the desired results.

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16. Quick BW Landscape Editing

This tutorial makes you learn how you can get beautiful high contrasty effects on landscape shots.

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This tutorial spotted at Design Panoply makes you learn how to composite a moon or planet into a photograph using nothing but layer styles and masks in Photoshop.

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This tutorial will make you learn how to create a layered, classy, and elegant glass text effect using Photoshop’s Layer Styles in just few simple steps.

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19. Stained Glass Peacock

In this tutorial, you will learn how to create a beautiful stained glass effect Photoshop style in few simple steps.

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The tutorial will make you learn how to combine the power of Layer Styles along with a couple of textures, brushes and selection options to create a realistic-looking sand writing text effect.

21. How to Create a Dynamic Poster You Can Use for Night Clubs

In this tutorial you will learn how to create abstract Dance night poster with Photoshop. Besides you will learn how to use dodge and burn tool to do basic and simple painting, smudging, masking, color adjustment, lightning and some more.

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This tutorial makes you learn how to digitally re-create a cross processed photo effect in Photoshop. The cross processed look comes from a old photography technique that helps creates color shifts and changes in contrast.

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Have you written any such tutorial lately? Why not share your best Photoshop tutorials with our readers? We would love to add the same in our upcoming listicles. Leave a comment to know what you think of the ones listed above.