Last June had some great tutorials. So many great one it took me a while to look through them and work on work those tutorials. After looking through them all, I found sixteen tutorials that I thought would be worth sharing with everyone.
This month’s Photoshop Tutorial Collection has a few entry level tutorials and one advanced tutorial that uses ZBrush to complete the tutorial. The rest are intermediate tutorials that use photo manipulation and other skills needed to be successful with Photoshop. Take a look at them, try them out and let us know what you thought on these great tutorials!
16 Photoshop Tutorial Created in June 2012
“In this episode of our Introduction to Photoshop CS6 series we will talk about the new Blur Gallery. The Blur Gallery includes 3 types of blurs that you can use to add special effects to your photos. These 3 blurs are: Field Blur, Iris Blur, and Tilt-Shift. Let’s take a look!” This is a beginner level tutorial.
“Vignetting can give your photos an artistic look and focus the viewer’s attention around a center of interest. In this tutorial we will explain how to add a non-destructive vignetting effect to your photos using vector shapes and masks in Photoshop CS6.” This an intermediate tutorial.
“In this tutorial, we will learn how to create a conceptual surreal photo-manipulation. We are going to learn the process of creating depth of field using a few advanced 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 Mask 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 an intermediate tutorial.
“This tutorial covers topics like, Concept sketching, Creating a landscape using multiple images, Creating flags using the Displacement Option, Importance of Depth Of Field in matte paintings, Complex extraction techniques Lighting, Cinematic Color Correction and more great techniques!” This an intermediate tutorial.
“In this tutorial, we will learn how to create a conceptual surreal photo-manipulation. We are going to learn the process of creating depth of field using a few advanced tools. We are going to learn how to blend images so seamlessly that it would look like a single image using the Brush tool, masking 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.”
“Learn how to create this surreal photo manipulation of a violin player in a grassy field. This tutorial will show you how to combine images together to create your own landscape and apply lighting effects.” This is an intermediate tutorial.
“In this tutorial we will learn to combine several stock images to create a frozen post-apocalyptic image inspired by the movie “The day after tomorrow”. The techniques explained in this tutorial can be easily used in different winter related photo manipulations.” This is an intermediate tutorial.
“In this tutorial, I will show you the steps I took to Create an Awesome Floating Face Manipulation with Fiery Hair in Photoshop. This is an intermediate level Photoshop tutorial and some steps can be a bit tricky” This tutorial also shows a great way to manipulate fire texture.
“In this tutorial, I will show you the steps I took to Create a Surreal Dark City with Meteorite Fall Scene in Photoshop.” This tutorial also teaches how to cloud warp, hair drawing, and photo manipulation.
“In this manipulation tutorial I’ll show you how you can use a few stock images to create a post-apocalyptic scene in Photoshop using manipulation techniques to change the lighting of a scene. Enjoy.“ Another intermediate level tutorial.
“The main objective for this manipulation tutorial is show you how to create a dramatic and artistic illumination effect. I’ll show you how to use the Brush tool and Dodge/Burn to paint shadows and change the lighting of the entire scene.” This is another intermediate tutorial.
“I’d like to show you how to work with perspectives so I’ll make an introduction to the Vanishing Point and especially how to compose stock images so that they look naturally lit, in other words how to combine stock images without them looking weird as far as lighting is concerned.” This is a great tutorial and you can learn a lot from it. This is intermediate tutorial. But it give it a try, its worth it.
“In this tutorial, we will turn a typical portrait image to a fantastic typographic design using Adobe Photoshop. Note that in this technique, we are not just adding some text over images, we will actually be creating typographic brushes to be applied to our portrait for a more creative and customized typographic effect. Just follow the steps itemized below and you should also be able to create your own effect like this.” This is an easy to follow tutorial and is a beginner to intermediate level tutorial.
“In the following Quick Tip tutorial you will learn how to use Custom shapes, Brush Tool, and Gradients in Adobe Photoshop CS5 to create smooth and colorful abstract background. You can use these techniques and elements to create your own fantasy poster! Layered PSD file included.” This is a beginner level tutorial.
“Everyone loves photo effects, especially those that are super easy to create and really transform your photos. Today we’re going to take a look at retouching a photo to create a cool cinematic movie effect with high contrast and blueish tones.” This is an easy tutorial if you know how to use the Photoshop tools.