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65 brilliant Photoshop tutorials to try

47. Colourise greyscale work in Photoshop

Photoshop tutorials: colourise

(Image credit: Stephan McGowan)

In Colourise greyscale work in Photoshop, one of his Photoshop tutorials for Creative Bloq, Stephan McGowan walks you through the techniques and tools he uses to create full-colour images from a greyscale line-art starting point, using Photoshop's default tools. 

48. Create a glowing neon text effect

Photoshop tutorials: neon text

(Image credit: Mark White)

Learn how to create a glowing neon text effect: it’s much easier than you might think, says Mark White. This Photoshop tutorial shows you how to do so using just one background image.

49. Use the Pen tool and textures to add depth

Photoshop tutorials: pen tool

(Image credit: Charlie Davis)

Here's another example of the great Photoshop tutorials you'll find on Creative Bloq. Follow along as Illustrator Charlie Davis shows you how to use the Pen tool and textures to add depth. He offers a series of core techniques for creating a peaceful countryside scene; you’ll also learn how to apply masks, and how to use textures from Adobe Stock to add depth and warmth.

50. Paint colourful art in Photoshop

Photoshop tutorials: paint colourful art

(Image credit: Randy Bishop)

In Paint colourful art in Photoshop, Randy Bishop outlines several key techniques he uses as an illustrator in Photoshop: rough concepts, clean line work, colour, light and shadow, and some of the pitfalls that people tend to fall into while working through an illustration.

51. How to add 3D art to a Photoshop image

Photoshop tutorials: 3D art

(Image credit: James Paterson)

Adobe Fuse offers a simple way to create and customise 3D characters in a matter of minutes. This has been the subject of many recent Photoshop tutorials, and here's one of the best. How to add 3D art to a Photoshop image explains how Fuse works, and shows how to combine 3D creations with a 2D image for a dramatic composite.

52. Master the Mixer brush in Photoshop

Photoshop tutorials: mixer brush

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One of those advanced Photoshop tutorials that's actually pretty simple to follow. In Master the Mixer brush in Photoshop, Wangjie Li teaches you to quickly make brushstrokes in the style of a traditional artist. 

53. Seven essential Photoshop Blend mode tips and tricks

Photoshop tutorials: overlay

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In 7 essential Photoshop Blend mode tips and tricks, James Paterson explores the most useful Blend modes and how they can help you in your day to day work. Whether you’re dodging and burning, hand-painting or portrait‑toning, this is one of those Photoshop tutorials that aims to make your life easier. 

54. How to use control points in Photoshop

Photoshop tutorials: control points

(Image credit: James Paterson)

This tutorial explains how to use control points in Photoshop. Most Photoshop users will be familiar with making selections or using masks to isolate areas for selective adjustments, but control points are different. You simply click on a point, adjust the circular area to fit over whatever you want to target, and the software will work out what you want to adjust by seeking out similar tones.

55. How to transform a pencil sketch

Photoshop tutorials: sketches

(Image credit: Don Seegmiller)

Another one of those Photoshop tutorials that delivers exactly what it promises. In how to transform a pencil sketch, Don Seegmiller walks through how you can make your hand-drawn sketches easier to work with in Photoshop. 

56. How to use Photoshop's 'Match Font' feature

Photoshop tutorials: match font

(Image credit: Luke O'Neill)

This tutorial will teach you how to use Photoshop’s 'Match Font' feature. This helps take the legwork out of laborious tasks like scouring your font book, your type client, or online foundries to get the closest match to the typography sample you’ve seen. Luke O’Neill reveals how to get the best results from it.

57. Create painterly effects in Photoshop CC

Here are two video-based Photoshop tutorials from Adobe to help you take your Photoshop skills to the next level. Create painterly effects in Photoshop CC begins by Kyle T. Webster explain how to use the Mixer brush tool to add life to simple shapes. 

The second tutorial then shows you how to use Adobe Stock to add some context to your digital painting. You'll create painterly effects using Photoshop's range of Edvard Munch paintbrushes.

58. The ultimate guide to compositing images in Photoshop

Photoshop tutorials: compositing images

(Image credit: James Paterson)

Of all Photoshop projects, compositing images into one fantastic frame is perhaps the most enjoyable and creative pursuit. In this tutorial, The ultimate guide to compositing images in Photoshop, you'll discover how to shoot, build and finish off convincing  composites. 

59. Colour in Photoshop: top tricks

Photoshop tutorials: colour

(Image credit: Belinda Yeung)

Here's one of the most colourful Photoshops tutorials to raise your mood. Colour in Photoshop: top tricks teaches you how to paint with muted colours and create a festival scene tinged with nostalgia, featuring Hong Kong’s Lion Dancers, using various Photoshop effects. 

60. Turn photos into 3D animations with Photoshop

Photoshop tutorials: 3D animations

(Image credit: Rob Redman)

Want to truly breathe some fresh air into your old still albums, using its timeline capabilities? Then here's one of the best Photoshop tutorials we can suggest. Turn photos into 3D animations with Photoshop shows you how to extra add depth to photos, or even animate the results.

61. Get more from custom Photoshop brushes

Photoshop tutorials: brushes

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Get more from custom Photoshop brushes is a tutorial that shows you the endless things that can be done with custom brushes inside Photoshop's Natural Brush Media window. Learn how to manipulate your brush to create patterns, textures, hair, a painterly feel, happy accidents and so on.

62. Create a cinemagraph with Photoshop in 60 seconds

Cinemagraphs, which are basically a more sophisticated varient of the animated GIF, are all the rage at the moment. Another of Adobe's 'Make It Now' Photoshop tutorials, Create a cinemagraph with Photoshop in 60 seconds shows you how to do exactly that, in one minute flat. 

63. Depict light glowing through fur

When painting digital light in fur, Photoshop's strong light layer styles can help, and depict light glowing through fur shows you how to do it. By switching between Soft Light, Hard Light and Overlay, and seeing what works best, you can achieve that very particular kind of glowing light that appears when light is scattered through and between strands of hair. 

64. Photoshop tips: next-level lighting advice

Photoshop tutorials: light

(Image credit: Suzanne Helmigh)

Photoshop tips: next-level lighting advice is one of those Photoshop tutorials that does exactly what it says on the tin. Following these insights on lighting from Suzanne Helmigh will give your digital art an extra level of realism.

65. Turn day into night using Photoshop

Photoshop tutorials: day to night

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How to turn day into night using Photoshop teaches you how to convert a sunny landscape into an atmospheric night scene. The simple step-by-step guide makes this useful digital art technique a breeze to put into practice.

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