So you are getting started with Photoshop or you’ve already got some skills. Then these tutorials will help you learn photo manipulation, photography, photo effects, retouching, illustration, digital painting, graphic design, text effects, and much more.
Needless to say that Photoshop is one of the best design software and used by all design enthusiasts around the world. It lets you create amazing art and design, but understanding how Photoshop work or how you can use it, can be difficult if you just getting started. If you’ve already got some skills, then you should be looking to improve it. In this post, I’ve collected best Photoshop tutorials from those sites which provide Photoshop related stuffs. All tutorials are perfectly suitable for beginner and expert level of Photoshop users.
I categorized the tutorials to help you choose the category which you want to learn. Just click on your favorite category to jump right in it. After following all below listed tutorials, you’ll able to master Photoshop. Let’s dive into the post!!
Note: You can follow these tutorials with any Photoshop version, but I recommend at least use CS5 or higher (if you desire to learn about 3D features).
Photoshop Tutorial’s Categories
- Basics (this page)
- Photo Manipulation
- Text Effects
- Photo Effects
- Drawing & Painting
- Web & Graphic Design
Basic tutorials are for beginners who are just exploring the way how Photoshop work. The section starts with Photoshop workspace and it will make you comfortable with Photoshop interface and panels like tools, layers, menus, adjustment layers, layer mask, colors and much more. Then you’ll learn about each of them with a comprehensive guide. Often beginners found making selection is difficult, that is why we added some selection tutorials as well. Apart from the adding basic tutorials, we’ve also included tutorials for the latest Photoshop CC.
Photoshop tutorial: Use Face Aware Liquify to add smiles and change expressions realistically in Photoshop
Photo manipulation is an advanced way of manipulating photos and then coming up with a unique artwork that people never seen before. Since photo manipulation is advanced skill, but with these step by step tutorials you can create amazing artworks with Photoshop. Not only you can create compositions, but you can use this technique in the creation of concept art for movies and games. With below listed tutorials you can create abstract, dark, surreal, matte painting, emotional and other amazing compositions.
With retouching techniques you can retouch photos in many ways that make images looks good like you can reduce wrinkles from a photo, you can even restore an old photo and then make a new one and how about filling an old black/white photo with colors. Retouching techniques can greatly enhance your photos all you need to learn how to use them. These tutorials cover all kinds of retouching techniques used by professional retouchers.
Wondering how a text has a fire over it or it’s freezing or you have seen the text in 3D as well. This is all because of Photoshop and you can replicate these text effects using layer styles. You can also create 3D text effects by utilizing the power of Photoshop 3D capabilities. Although, you can achieve many text effects using only Photoshop’s layer styles, but with the use of photos you can achieve unbelievable results. Scroll down to see how you can create text effects in Photoshop.
Photo effects are one of the easy things to do in Photoshop and it’s a fun as well. With the use of fewer adjustment layers you can replicate many effects like vintage, retro, Lomography, double exposure, dispersion and many more. Apart from just adding effects to your photos, these tutorials will help you to improve your photography skills as well. Learn more with these tutorials and create amazing effects for your photos.
This category is for those who have advanced Photoshop knowledge. The section has mostly digital painting tutorials which is not an easy task to paint. Painting can be very difficult if you don’t how stuff works in Photoshop. Mostly in painting there is an extensive use of Brush Tool and a graphic tablet. Apart from painting, the section also has drawing tutorials like creating icon, objects and much more.
With the help of web and graphic design tutorials you can create resources with Photoshop like you can create mockups, flyers, PSDs, app designs, web layouts, icons, badges, mobile designs, website designs, and much more. I included this section only for web and graphic designers so they can also learn how to create designs for your project in Photoshop.
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