10 PhotoShop Tutorials Teaching New Skills

Whether you’re a degree-holding designer working for an agency or a self-taught freelancer, or any combination thereof, brushing up on your graphic design skills and knowledge is critical to staying relevant and employed. Photoshop is one of the most popular and preferred graphic design tools, which is why dozens of outstanding new Photoshop tutorials are released every month. Here are 10 new Photoshop tutorials that will help you continue to craft cutting-edge designs.

  1. Make a beautiful landing page with Photoshop

Design Instruct’s Stelian Subotin walks you through the process of designing a beautiful landing page in Photoshop in this detailed tutorial.


  1. Make cinemagraphs in Photoshop

Cinemagraphs are the new gifs, and they combine video and photo elements to help you draw attention to a specific part of our image or simply to add artistic flair. This tutorial shows you how to make them in Photoshop.


  1. Create high-quality avatars

Want to design an awesome avatar for your social and Gravatar accounts? This tutorial shows you how to get the most out of your avatar design with Photoshop.


  1. Underwater Typography with Photoshop

Ever see those black “smoke” columns on the sea floor? You can emulate that style in typography by following the detailed steps in this Photoshop tutorial.


  1. 3-D gold text

The opposite of billowing plumes, this sharp and bold gold text can help you make your brochure and web headlines stand out. Learn how to make it in this Photoshop tutorial.


  1. Draw an electric guitar in Photoshop

Amp it up with this ultra-cool Photoshop tutorial from PSD Tuts Plus that shows you how to draw a realistic-looking guitar in Photoshop – from scratch.


  1. Guitar string typography

Rock out with this guitar string typography, achieved via Photoshop’s advanced editing features. Learn how to do it in this tutorial.


  1. Compass design tutorial

You don’t have to be a cartographer to chart a new course with this super-detailed compass design tutorial.


  1. Iron Man

Draw and color an awesome Iron Man mask with this step-by-step tutorial that uses both Photoshop and Illustrator to achieve the final effect.


  1. Compositing unruly hair

One of the biggest challenges of photo editing is hair. Unruly hair can ruin an otherwise great shot, but you can use Photoshop to tame it in this tutorial.



Author’s Bio: Brian Morris writes for the PsPrint Design & Printing Blog. PsPrint is an online commercial printing company. Follow PsPrint on Twitter @PsPrint and Facebook.


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One comment

  • Samir Khanal says:

    The Electric Guitar in any ways does not seems to be designed but photographed. Really awesome if that can be really created using a photoshop. But the news that photoshop will be piracy protected we may have to shed few bucks to make the guitar not 🙂