Make a Colorful Gooey Typographic Design in Photoshop

Make a Colorful Gooey Typographic Design in Photoshop

In this design tutorial, we’re going to create a colorful and liquid-like typographic piece in Photoshop. We will be using the Pen Tool (P) quite a bit, as well as covering some useful digital airbrushing techniques to achieve the final result. Let’s fire up Photoshop and get started!

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Make an Eagle and Hand-Drawn Composition in Photoshop

Make an Eagle and Hand-Drawn Composition in Photoshop

In this Photoshop tutorial, we’re going create a dynamic and powerful design with an eagle as the centerpiece. We’ll use Photoshop to bring together our concept by combining various hand-drawn elements with stock photos. If you’re ready to rock, then fire up Photoshop and let’s go!

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Create a Vibrant Space-themed Poster in Photoshop

Create a Vibrant Space-themed Poster in Photoshop

In this graphic design tutorial, we are going to be making a dynamic digital creation using a combination of stock photos, textures and brushes. We will also incorporate blend mode techniques, coloring effects, and some cool light effects as well. If you are ready to get started, then grab some coffee (or your favorite caffeinated drink) and let’s get to it!

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Create a Surreal Ancient Egypt Scene in Photoshop

Create a Surreal Ancient Egypt Scene in Photoshop

In this Adobe Photoshop tutorial, we will be making a design that has an ancient feel to it. We will be using various stock photos and blending them together to create one cohesive scene. You will learn how to apply textures, create a gold text effect, add interesting design elements like golden globes and palm trees, use adjustment layers to manipulate colors, and a few more additional tricks along the way. What we will end up with can be used as a desktop wallpaper.

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Creating a Surreal Smoking Bird Composition in Photoshop

Creating a Surreal Smoking Bird Composition in Photoshop

In this Photoshop tutorial, we will be making a monochromatic scene with the subject being a bird in flight with smoke surrounding its body. We will be using a high contrast stock image that we will manipulate and combine with smoke brushes.

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How to Make Vibrant Cosmic Light Effects in Photoshop

How to Make Vibrant Cosmic Light Effects in Photoshop

This Photoshop tutorial features one of my favorite subjects: sneakers! We will take an awesome vector image created in Illustrator that was imported into Photoshop, and we will turn it into a fresh and modern design using layer styles, blend modes, and more. We will be exploring a few techniques for incorporating brilliant light effects into your artwork.

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Create a Centaur Photo Manipulation in Photoshop

Create a Centaur Photo Manipulation in Photoshop

In Greek Mythology, the Centaurs are a wild and barbaric race of creatures — half man, and half horse. They have been described as typifying the struggle between civilization and barbarism. In this tutorial, we will create one of these mythological creatures by blending several images together and adding some dramatic lighting and depth to the scene. Grab your shield and prepare to do battle as we set out to encounter one of the greatest beasts ever known!

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Create a Grungy Scene with Colorful Lights in Photoshop

Create a Grungy Scene with Colorful Lights in Photoshop

In this Photoshop design tutorial, we are going to be creating a striking, dark-themed piece with colorful highlights using stock photos, textures, and Photoshop brushes.  The scene is built around a raven and a clock that represents fate and waiting for your time to come. With this tutorial, however, we will be depicting this theme in a fresh and edgy way that will surely give you some new things to try in Photoshop!

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Create a Funky Urban-Inspired Scene in Photoshop

Create a Funky Urban-Inspired Scene in Photoshop

As an artist, I am always listening to, and being inspired by, music. I wanted to do a tutorial that pays tribute to this art form for what it has contributed to our culture. In this tutorial, we are going to create a colorful scene inspired by breakdancing and the urban lifestyle. We will be using some Photoshop brushes, photo-blending techniques, and advanced lighting techniques to achieve the final result. Throw on some tunes and fire up Photoshop — let’s get to it!

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Create a Vibrant and Spicy Vodka Bottle Composition

Create a Vibrant and Spicy Vodka Bottle Composition

For this design tutorial, I will show you how to use Illustrator and Photoshop together to design a colorful piece that can be used as an ad layout or desktop wallpaper. Our centerpiece will be a bottle of Absolut Vodka, but most of the work will be on developing a colorful and vibrant pattern that consists of pepper vector objects and retouching the bottle to make it look seamless with the background.

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Create a “Circular Fragments” Vector Shape in Illustrator

Create a “Circular Fragments” Vector Shape in Illustrator

This is an Illustrator tutorial that covers the process of drawing some unique circular fragments similar to the one found in my previous tutorial, Create a Scene with Retrofuturistic-Inspired Light Effects. We will be working exclusively in Illustrator and we’ll construct everything from scratch! This tutorial aims to show you basic drawing techniques as well as highlight Illustrator’s ability to produce fascinating objects that you can use (and reuse) flexibly in your design projects.

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Grunge Stone Woman Photo Manipulation in Photoshop

Grunge Stone Woman Photo Manipulation in Photoshop

In this design tutorial, we are going to perform a photo manipulation of a beautiful woman breaking free from the confines of her stone prison. We will be using Photoshop to blend various images together along with a bit of brushwork, adjustment layers, and layer styles to create a masterful and compelling image.

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