9 of the Best Photoshop Tutorials Created in April 2012

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It’s the start of a new month and that means it’s time for another article from the Best of Photoshop Tutorials series. April had some good tutorials and I have listed nine of my favorite Photoshop tutorials created throughout April.

April’s Photoshop Tutorials

The collection includes both intermediate and beginner level Photoshop tutorials. They are mostly photo manipulation tutorials and a poster design tutorial.

How to Create an Emotional Soft-Tone Photo Manipulation

Photoshop tutorials created in April

“Learn how to create your own emotional photo manipulation! This Photoshop tutorial will show you how to blend a beautify lady with a dreamy background. You will also learn how to make color, lighting, and contrast adjustments to fit everything into this beautiful artwork.” This is an intermediate tutorial.

Create a City Destruction Photo Manipulation in Photoshop

Photoshop tutorials created in April

“Learn how to create this photo manipulation of a city being destructed by robots and spaceships. This tutorial will show you how to composite a city using various stock photos then add smoke, fire, and explosions to it.” This is another great intermediate tutorial.

Create a Mixed Media Style Design In PhotoshopPhotoshop tutorials created in April

“Learn how to create this creative mixed-media composition in Photoshop! You will learn how to combine different graphic elements with extensive use of layer masks. This is a great tutorial for designers who want to experiment with a more modern approach to digital collages.” This is a beginner level tutorial. This tutorial was from March, but I didn’t share this one last month. So I thought I would share it with you.

Design a Unique Wooden Face with Fiery Eye and Tear in PhotoshopPhotoshop tutorials created in April

“In this Photoshop tutorial, I will show you the steps I took to Design a Unique Wooden Face with Fiery Eye and Tear in Photoshop. This is an intermediate level tutorial so some steps can be tricky, but why not have a try!”

Create an Artistic Metal Text Effect in PhotoshopPhotoshop tutorials created in April

“In this Photoshop tutorial, I will show you the steps I took to Create this Artistic Text Effect with Metal Texture in Photoshop. We will practice some basic brush painting and learn how to manipulate texture into different shapes and angles.”

Design Surreal Concept Manipulation with Alien Structures in PhotoshopPhotoshop tutorials created in April

“In this Photoshop tutorial, I will show you the steps I took to Design this Surreal Concept Manipulation with Alien Structures in Photoshop. This is an intermediate level tutorial so some steps can be tricky, but why not have a try!”

Create Sci-Fi Style Laser Light Special Effect in Photoshop

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“In this tutorial, I will show you the steps I took to Design this Sci-Fi Style Laser Special Effect in Photoshop. A beginner friendly tutorial, this effect can be widely used in a range of designs (not just sci-fi) to add extra effect, have a try.”

Photo Manipulate a Surreal, Gravity-Defying Desert Scenesurreal-photo-manipulate-tutorial

“In this tutorial, we will learn how to create an conceptual surreal photo-manipulation. We are going to learn the process of creating depth of field using a few advance tools. We are going to learn how to blend images so seamlessly that it would look like a single image using the Brush tool, the Eraser tool and several adjustment layers.We will learn how to create light and darkness to make the background look seamless. We are going to learn how to use textures and give life to our image, and we are going to learn how to create a moody, dreamy tone using a few adjustment layers and lighting effects.” This tutorial is a beginner level tutorial.”

How To Create a Grainy Abstract Lines Poster DesignPhotoshop tutorials created in April

“Follow this step by step tutorial to create a cool abstract lines design with awesome vibrant lighting effects. We’ll use Illustrator’s easy tools to create the vector linework then add a range of glows, colours and effects in Photoshop to finish the design with a cool grainy but luminous style.” This an intermediate level tutorial but it uses both Photoshop and Illustrator to complete. So you will need know and understand the tools for both Photoshop and Illustrator.

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  1. Ariana Lemarr says:

    Hi James!
    I have recently started learning Photoshop. My search for photoshop tutorials landed me here. I went through the beginner level tutorial which I feel is very useful. Do you think a person with no prior knowledge of working with photoshop can learn photoshop with this tutorial?

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