10 of the Best PhotoShop Tutorials Created In February
Its that time again for our monthly series that showcase the best PhotoShop Tutorials created each month. Instead of listing all tutorials created each month as some sites do, we only share those we feel are the best, our favorites, or will be useful for most of our readers. If you missed last month’s showcase, check it out here.
There were a lot of good tutorials created this month. This month, I tried to pick tutorials that were for beginners or advanced beginners with a couple of advanced level tutorials for those looking for more advanced tutorials. Next month, I plan on looking for tutorials that are for advanced users.
1. The Cosmos: Create a Red Giant Star in Photoshop
The cosmos tutorial is part of a 4-part series that shows us the journey of a dying world that travels to an unknown world to create a home for themselves. This is an advanced tutorial that uses a variety of tools and resources to create this image. Total time to create this is about 10 hours and there is also a one hour video on this tutorial.
2. Create Text Art With Wordle and Photoshop
Text Art has always been a favorite design theme of mine but I hate creating this type of design. Its takes a lot of time but the end results are well worth the time it takes to create it. Here is a quick an easy tutorial that uses Wordle, Abobe Illustrator, and PhotoShop to do this tutorial. It is very easy and I consider this to be a beginner level tutorial.
3. Vintage Badge in Illustrator and Photoshop
Creating vintage designs is a growing trend. Learning how to do it is a great tool to add to your design tool box. Here is a great little tutorial by Abduzeedo. This is an easy tutorial and can be done by advanced beginners.
4. Create a Super Easy Lightning from Scratch
Creating lightning without using PhotoShop brushes can be a little confusing. There several different ways to do it. In this lightning tutorial, its shows us how easy it really it is. This is a beginner level tutorial.
5. Create a Cool Liquid Text Effect With Feather Brush Decoration in PhotoShop
This tutorial shows us how to create a cool text effect in PhotoShop using brushes and a few other tools to create an interesting text effect for a logo or a banner. This tutorial is a beginner level tutorial that will teach you how to use brushes.
6. Typography, the Art of Text – Basix
This tutorial is part of beginner PhotoShop Video Tutorials on PSD Tuts and these tutorials are designed to teach new users the basics of PhotoShop. This tutorial explains how to work with type layers, kerning, and keyboard shortcuts.
7. Design a Clean Corporate Website Layout
Using PhotoShop to design a website is a great way to create a new design for a website or even build a WordPress theme. Even if you do not know how to design a site around WordPress, with a little research you can create a design using PhotoShop and use a service or tools to slice the PSD (PhotoShop files) and create the code needed to make your design work with WordPress. This tutorial is designed for beginners.
8. Create an Awesome Space Age Composition
This tutorial creates a space age look using a mixture of textures, PhotoShop brushes and other tools to create this look. This tutorial is for advanced beginners.
9. Creat a Surreal Fiery Burnt Wood Lady Figure with Vexel Hair in PhotoShop
This tutorial uses layers and blending modes along with textures and filters to create this surreal image. This tutorial is designed for advanced users.
10.Create a Speeding Car Scene with Light Effects in Photoshop
Creating a speeding car scene with lighting effects tutorial creates a composition by blending stock images, light effects and other PhotoShop tools together to create a modern and trendy composition. This tutorial is designed for advanced beginners.
This month’s PhotoShop tutorials were not as many as other months, but almost all them I consider high quality, but I couldn’t mention them all. As mentioned before, this just a sample of what the design community can create for us.