95 top Photoshop tutorials

If you have mastered the basic tools and techniques of Photoshop and are after some creative inspiration and more advanced Photoshop projects, then try these professional-level tutorials.

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69. Create painterly effects in Photoshop CC

Learn how to create a realistic antique effect

Adobe's two video tutorials help you take your Photoshop CC skills to the next level, and create painterly effects using its range of Edvard Munch paintbrushes.

70. The ultimate guide to compositing images in Photoshop

Master the art of convincing Photoshop composites with this comprehensive guide

Of all Photoshop projects, compositing images into one fantastic frame is perhaps the most enjoyable and creative pursuit. In this Photoshop tutorial we’ll show you how to shoot, build and finish off convincing Photoshop composites like this image of a dog crossed with a human tennis player.

71. Colour in Photoshop: top tricks

Discover how to paint with muted colours

Discover how to paint with muted colours and create a festival scene tinged with nostalgia, featuring Hong Kong’s Lion Dancers, using various Photoshop effects.

72. Turn photos into 3D animations with Photoshop

Photoshop allows us to add depth to photos, even animating the results, to truly breathe some fresh air into our old still albums, using its timeline capabilities.

73. Get more from custom Photoshop brushes

Discover how custom brushes can enhance your workflow and boost creativity

The things that can be done with custom brushes inside Photoshop's Natural Brush Media window are almost endless! It's amazing how you can manipulate your brush to create patterns, textures, hair, skin, that painterly feel, happy accidents and so on.

74. Create a cinemagraph with Photoshop in 60 seconds

Adobe's Make It Now series video shows you how to create a cinemagraph – an eye-catching moving image – in a minute.

75. Depict light glowing through fur

When painting digital light in fur, Photoshop's strong light layer styles can help. 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.

76. Make interesting vector shapes in Photoshop CS6

The introduction of vector shape layers in Photoshop CS6 has opened up a wealth of new possibilities. In this Photoshop tutorial you'll find some tips so you can make the most of them...

77. How to merge vectors with photographic imagery

Learn how to merge a few basic images and then mix them in with vector shapes to create a unique editorial illustration. Sound difficult? Actually no.

78. How to design a photorealistic app icon in Photoshop

Roman Jusdado explains how to use light and shadow plus layer styles and masks to make realistic artwork - in this case, a stylish record player app icon.

79. How to design an iPad app UI

Want to get involved in app development? It's certainly where all the action is. In this Photoshop tutorial we create two basic user interfaces for an iPad app and develop them to a prototyping level.

80. Create a 3D typographic illustration

Modern artists often use more than one application to create their work. This often means working outside of Photoshop much of the time. In this tutorial, João Oliveira will create a 3D typographic illustration using Cinema 4D to build the 3D and Photoshop for the post-production.

81. Create a summer-inspired 3D text effect

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Discover how to create this summer-inspired 3D text in this easy-to-follow tutorial

In this Photoshop tutorial, discover how to create a summer-inspired 3D text effect, using the image editing software's 3D features.

82. Dramatic shadows in Photoshop CC

Ditch the default drop shadow! Here Abduzeedo shows you how to create a design with beautiful and dramatic shadows using the 3D tools in Photoshop CC.

83. Create amazing polygon illustrations in Photoshop

Using a classic image from Jaws, Rob Redman shows you how to utilise Photoshop CS6 to create awesome polygon art.

84. How to create a fantasy fairy

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How to create this beautiful fairy from a single source image

Use this detailed tutorial to create a beautiful fairy from a single image. Training includes lessons on how to create a fantasy background, feathers, grass and mountains.

85. Create a fantasy landscape using digital painting techniques

This extensive tutorial will take you through everything you need to know to create a fantasy landscape using Photoshop CS6. Different stages include sketching, colour, defining the background, detailing, cloud creations, themes and textures.

86. Design a mixed media portrait in Photoshop and Illustrator

Anthony Neil Dart reveals how to produce creative portraiture with a mixed-media approach.

87. Create a Middle Earth-inspired landscape

Calling all Lord of the Rings and Hobbit fans! This in-depth tutorial will show you how to create a lush and vibrant Middle-Earth-inspired landscape in Photoshop.

88. Design a portrait collage

Create a Hockney-inspired abstract photo collage in Photoshop

Our sister site, Digital Camera World, shows you how to create a photo collage inspired by artist David Hockney's 'joiners'.

89. Create a dark, vintage style motorcycle poster design

Follow this step-by-step Photoshop and Illustrator tutorial to combine photography and typography and create a dark vintage style motorcycle poster design.

90. Create a comic book image

Turn your portrait into pop art

One way to create an eye-catching image is to give a photograph a stylized artistic makeover. A portrait shot against a plain background is perfect for this. By using Photoshop’s filters you can simplify the colours and tones in the picture to make them look as though they were drawn and inked by a comic book artist.

91. Combine words and portraits

Make striking designs in minutes

Should you be looking for interesting ways to combine text and images, why not give this Photoshop technique a go? Blending a word, phrase or quote with an image could have all sorts of uses, from stylish poster designs to internet memes.

92. Create your own lightsaber

Thrill the kids with this project

In this Digital Camera World tutorial, you'll learn how to add the perfect glow effect with the Brush tool and a few layers and filters in Photoshop.

93. Create a magical shot of a person floating in mid-air

Create an incredible levitating person in two shots

This is one of those photo tricks that makes viewers think, ‘How did they do that?’ The answer is surprisingly simple and, like all the best Photoshop techniques, the real skill begins in-camera.

94. How to bend text to portraits

Warp text to the shape of a portrait in photoshop

Text and images are sometimes hard to pair together well. We’ve all seen the typical work of novice designers, where a black box is simply laid over the image and white or coloured text placed on top. But there’s another way to team the two, using Photoshop.

95. Get creative with Photoshop Blend Modes

Photoshop Blend Modes give you the power to combine layers and images for a huge variety of effects

With 26 Blend Modes on offer, there are plenty of effects to experiment with. Here we explore what each mode does.

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