11 of the Best Photoshop Tutorials Created in April

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TopazLabs - Tools for Photoshop and Lightroom It’s the end of May, so its time for Evolutionary Designs’ monthly Photoshop Tutorial collection. As with previous collections, we look for only the best Photoshop tutorials created each month. Not just a large collection of all the tutorials created during the month. There are plenty of other design sites doing that. At Evolutionary Designs, we choose to share only articles that are helpful to our readers or just plain cool. If you are Photoshop tutorial writer, start commenting on these articles so we can find your awesome tutorials, if they are what our readers are looking for, then we will share your articles. If you are looking for a place to create killer tutorials, we are excepting guest writers and staff writers to submit articles for publications. Please contact us for details!

Photoshop Tutorials Created in April

April was a great month for Photoshop tutorials. There were a lot of beginner and advanced level photo manipulation tutorials created. Out those created, I found 11 great tutorials for this month’s collection. They are mostly advanced level tutorials with a few beginner tutorials for those still learning Photoshop. Check them out, give them a try, and let us know what you thought in the comment section.

Note: Images used throughout this collection are previews from each tutorial. If you are the owner of these images or if you do not want your tutorial listed on any of our collections, please contact us and we can remove them.

How to Create an Amazing Mixed Media Poster in PhotoshopHow to Create an Amazing Mixed Media Poster in Photoshop

“Learn how to create this creative composition using a variety of graphical elements. This tutorial will show you how to easily create futuristic shapes with the Path tools and combine them with photos and brushes to create this mixed media poster.” This is a straight forward easy to follow tutorial. This is an intermediate tutorial.

Create a Retro and Futuristic Design in PhotoshopCreate a Retro and Futuristic Design in Photoshop

“Learn how to utilize the Repousse feature in Photoshop Extended to create a poster that has a mix of retro and modern effects. This tutorial will teach you many subjects such as how to work with shapes, apply patterns, brushes, create 3D objects, and apply photo effects. To follow this tutorial, you’ll need Photoshop CS5 Extended or newer.” This is a straight forward easy to follow tutorial. This is an intermediate tutorial.

How to Create a Surreal Gothic Artwork in Photoshop

How to Create a Surreal Gothic Artwork in Photoshop

“Learn how to create this creepy gothic artwork in Photoshop! In this tutorial, you will learn how to create create a symmetrical background, add reflections, and warp a face so that it looks like a child.” This is a straight forward easy to follow tutorial. This is an intermediate tutorial.

Learn How to Use the Blur Tool in Photoshop to Create Selective Focusblur-tool

“In this tutorial we will use all kinds of blur effects to create an illusion of motion and to add focus to a picture in Adobe Photoshop.“ This is an easy tutorial and a beginner level tutorial.

A Look at Various Sharpening Techniques in PhotoshopA Look at Various Sharpening Techniques in Photoshop

“In this episode, Martin Perhiniak will take a look at various sharpening techniques in Photoshop. While Photoshop includes some great tools for local and global sharpening, it is also important to use these tools non-destructively. Martin will show you how.” This a beginner level tutorial.

Create an Earth Shattering Disaster Scene in PhotoshopCreate an Earth Shattering Disaster Scene in Photoshop

“If you saw the movie “2012″ you may remember that scene where the California coast begins to break apart and fall into the sea. In this tutorial, we will show you how to re-create that scene using a selection of stock photographs.”  This is an advanced tutorial.

Create a StarCraft-Inspired Firestorm in PhotoshopCreate a StarCraft-Inspired Firestorm in Photoshop

“We were recently inspired by imagery from StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm. In this tutorial, we will show you how to create a massive spiral firestorm as seen from space. While we will use some stock photography during the course of this tutorial, most of the techniques that we will show will rely heavily on manual painting; so a tablet will be essential. This tutorial also includes several videos to help explain each step, as well as a speed painting video that shows the entire process form beginning to end.” This is an advanced tutorial.

Useful Tips For ManipulationsUseful Tips For Manipulations

“Today we’ll learn how to use some techniques that you might love after this tutorial.Some of them you might know  but some are just new in town or you just need to practice more with them. So let’s start to play with Liquify Filter,Hue/Saturation and enhace eyes in  your photos or manipulation.”  This is a beginner level tutorial.

 

Speed up your workflow in Photoshop

“In this short tutorial episode I’ll show you some of the shortcuts and photoshop tricks I use everyday. I’ll how you multiple zooming options without using the zooming tool, how to select layers without using the layers palette and a keyboard shortcut to create a layer mask in Photoshop.Making use of Photoshop shortcuts will not only save you time and make you more efficient, but it will also make you look more professional. Working more efficiently in Photoshop it’s important because you can work faster and you can put your ideas on the canvas a lot quicker.”

Abstract Sci-fi Style Energy Laser Beam Creation in Photoshop

Abstract Sci-fi Style Energy Laser Beam Creation in Photoshop

“In this tutorial, I will show you the steps to create Abstract Sci-fi Style Energy Laser Beam in Photoshop. We will go through some interesting techniques to create these beams, on top of a space background, such as lighting effect, colour overlay and image adjustment.” This is a beginner level tutorial.” This is a beginner level tutorial.

The Creation of “Dragon Mountain” Digital Art in PhotoshopThe Creation of “Dragon Mountain” Digital Art in Photoshop

“In this tutorial, I will show you the steps to Design “Dragon Mountain” Digital Art in Photoshop. This is a good example to show you a few simple methods to blending objects together in Photoshop, and edit them with various image adjustment tools.” This is an intermediate level tutorial.

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