Adobe Photoshop is the most popular, amazing and creative program for creating, editing and modifying images and videos. The best why to learn Photoshop is of course by watching lots of tutorials, and the best part is that there are thousands of them, not to mention that most of them are completely free.
Designers keep sharing their own techniques and experiences with the design community by writing Photoshop tutorials and every month we compile the best Photoshop tutorials for our readers. Here, you will find a showcase of useful Photoshop tutorials that released in 1st quarter of 2012. This article includes photo manipulations tutorials, graphic designing tutorials, typography tutorials and almost everything else.
1. Create Space Fantasy Composition
In this tutorial, you will learn how to create a space fantasy composition using some basic techniques in Photoshop.
2. Create an Awesome Wooden Fantasy Dragon
In this tutorial, you will learn some step by step process to turn a normal photo of a wood stock into a wooden dragon image.
3. Make a Surreal Loneliness Scene in Photoshop
In this tutorial, you will learn how to make a surreal loneliness scene in Photoshop.
4. Create a Colorful Abstract Photo Manipulation
In this tutorial, you will apply layer blending and masking, practice some drawing techniques with Pen Tool and Ellipse Tool.
5. Create a Beautiful Purple Syringa from Scratch
In this tutorial, you will use move tool, lasso tool, warp, transform and free transform, type tool, burn and dodge, color adjustments, brightness/contrast and more to create a Syringa.
6. The Fallen Angel – Photoshop Tutorial
In this tutorial, you will learn some body retouching techniques to create fallen angel in Photoshop.
7. Create a Clean Twitter App Interface in Photoshop
In this tutorial we will create a clean Twitter app interface in Photoshop using layer styles and basic vector shapes.
8. Create a Surreal Floating Stone Structure Scene
In this tutorial, you are going to create a surreal floating stone structure scene.
9. Design a Modern Style Ski Poster in Photoshop
In this step-by-step Photoshop tutorial, I will show you how to create a vintage style ski poster design.
10. Song For A Raven – Manipulation Tutorial
In this tutorial I’ll show you how to use Gaussian blur for backgrounds, apply textures for changing the tones,use the brushes and make your images sharpen without losing the quality of the image.
11. Dynamic Particle Explosion in Photoshop
In this tutorial, I’m going to explain my process for using our latest freebie brush set to create a particle explosion.
12. Clean Mobile Login Screen Tutorial
In this tutorial, you will learn how to create a simple mobile login screen.
13. Thing Called Love – Manipulation Tutorial
You will learn how to create a dark colorful manipulation using only two stock images. The skills that are tested and exercised in this manipulation are lighting and shading.
14. Create a Psychedelic Tiger Illustration in Photoshop
You’ll learn how to get neon colors using Gradient maps and learn some over-painting techniques to bring the whole image to life.
15. Wrath of the Titans in Photoshop CS6
In this tutorial we will show you how to create a nice text effect based on the Wrath of the Titans poster in Photoshop CS6.
16. Dark Fantasy Manipulation of a Broken Girl
In this Photoshop tutorial, we are going to create dark fantasy of a broken girl photo manipulation. We will learn essential techniques in manipulating images.
17. Mixed Media Style Design In Photoshop
18. Making Your First Photoshop Manipulation
In this tutorial I will try to give you some tips and directions when making a photo-manipulation in Photoshop.
19. Light Bulb Inspired Text Effect in Photoshop
In this tutorial, you will apply the layer styles to create a light bulb inspired text effect in Photoshop.
20. Create a Sci-Fi Giant Tortoise Shelter
Learn how to create this sci-fi giant tortoise shelter photo manipulation. In this surreal scene, the shell is a military base with spaceships flying around it.
21. Create a Chocolaty Valentine’s Day Card
This tutorial will show you how to create an easy swirling background and how to use layer styles to create a chocolaty text effect.
22. Eye Catching Energy Drink Advertisement
In this tutorial, you will be guided on how to design an eye catching energy drink advertisement.
23. Design Dramatic Planet Impact Scene
In this tutorial, you walk through the steps of designing this dramatic planet impact scene (inspired by mass effect 3) in Photoshop.
24. Create a Mini Planet Using Photoshop
In this tutorial we will demonstrate how to create a mini planet using Photoshop’s 3D capabilities.
25. Create this “Heaven & Hell” Photo Manipulation
In this tutorial, you will create reflections in moving water, ice cube with frost on it.
By applying these Photoshop tutorials on your own, you can be loaded with amazement by simply seeing the different effects which can be done with just a click of a Photoshop tool.