13 of the Best Photoshop Tutorials Created in January

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It’s the beginning of March so its time to start sharing more monthly Photoshop tutorial collections. With the start of the year with vacations and just being busy, I haven’t had the time to work on the  monthly Photoshop Tutorial collections. So for the last few days of vacation, I’m hopping to write a few more articles for this site and few others.

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.

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Photoshop Tutorials Created in January

January  was a great month for Photoshop tutorials. There were a lot of beginner, intermediate, and a few advanced level tutorials created. Out of those created, I found 13 great tutorials to share. 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.

10 Things You Should Know About the Crop Tool

10 Things You Should Know About the Crop Tool

“While the Crop Tool is one of Photoshop’s most-basic tools, you might find that there is more to this tool than you might know. In this tutorial, we will explain 10 useful things about the Crop Tool that you might not already know.” This is a beginner level tutorial about the crop tool that is very useful that every Photoshop user needs.

Complete Guide to What’s New in Adobe Photoshop 14.2

“One of the biggest advantages of the Adobe Creative Cloud is the speed at which new features can be deployed. When the Adobe Creative Cloud was first announced, Adobe promised that their software would be updated much more frequently than in the past. Recently, Adobe made good on that promise and announced some new updates to Photoshop, as well as some of their other applications. In this article, we will explain everything you need to know about Photoshop’s new features including Perspective Warp, Linked Smart Objects, 3D Printing Support, as well as all the other minor improvements.” Not really a tutorial but a great guide to the new features of Photoshop.

Comprehensive Guide to Color Settings, Color Profiles and Proofing

Comprehensive Guide to Color Settings, Color Profiles and Proofing

“Photoshop offers us a vast array of options when it comes to color profiles, color management, and proofing. In this tutorial, we will explain everything you need to know about working with these settings and options in Photoshop.” This is a beginner level tutorial and it’s a great introduction to color profiles.

Create a Mystical Night Forest Scene with an Angel

Create a Mystical Night Forest Scene with an Angel

“Learn how to create this mystical forest scene with a beautiful angel reading a book. This fantasy photo manipulation tutorial will teach you how to turn a forest photo into a night forest scene with shafts of light, create an angle by adding really beautiful wings to a person, and finish it up with some final touches.” This is an intermediate tutorial.

Create an Alluring and Magical Forest Photo Manipulation

Create an Alluring and Magical Forest Photo Manipulation

“This tutorial will show you how to create a dark, mystic photo manipulation. Along the way you will learn some interesting tricks and techniques such as working with tree branches and ivies, advanced blending and coloring techniques.”  This is an intermediate tutorial.

Create a Vivid Winter Aurora Landscape

“Learn how to create this mystical forest scene with a beautiful angel reading a book. This fantasy photo manipulation tutorial will teach you how to turn a forest photo into a night forest scene with shafts of light, create an angle by adding really beautiful wings to a person, and finish it up with some final touches.” This is an intermediate tutorial.

How to Create a Marvellous Night Landscape with Waterfalls

“Create an atmospheric mountainous landscape with this Photoshop tutorial! You’ll learn how to create any own mountain scenes by combining several photos together, add a bridge with lanterns, color balance images, dodge & burn, and many other techniques.”  This is an intermediate tutorial.

CREATE “UNLEASH THE DARK POWER” SURREAL SCENE IN PHOTOSHOP

“In this tutorial, I will show you the steps I took to create this ”Unleash the Dark Power” surreal scene in Photoshop. You will have the opportunity to practice objects merging, image adjustments, selection techniques, as well as a number of filter effects.”  This is an intermediate tutorial.

LET’S LEARN PHOTOSHOP BASICS – VOL. 15 – SNOW PAINTING AND ICE TEXTURING

“Hey guys, welcome to the 15th volume of the “Let’s Learn Photoshop Basics” here on psdvault.com. In this video Photoshop tutorial, you will learn how to perform Snow Painting and Ice Texturing with a few simple Photoshop tools.”  This is a beginner video.

DRAW A REALISTIC RETRO RADIO USING PHOTOSHOP AND ILLUSTRATOR FROM SCRATCH

DRAW A REALISTIC RETRO RADIO USING PHOTOSHOP AND ILLUSTRATOR FROM SCRATCH

“In this tutorial, we will draw a retro radio from scratch in Photoshop and Illustrator. We will start by drawing its wireframe in Illustrator and then export the path to Photoshop where we will continue to polish it.” This is a very long tutorial and its an advanced tutorial.

BASICS OF PHOTOSHOP BRUSHES FOR BEGINNERS

BASICS OF PHOTOSHOP BRUSHES FOR BEGINNERS

”The digital brush is as effective as the physical one. When painted by an expert hand, Photoshop brushes can speak many words. It helps to connect with your audience which words can’t convey. Mastering it, however, is not an easy task by any means. In fact the going gets tough here. It takes superior precision and years of practice to create a connection between the monitor and your hand.”  This is tutorial for new users (or more advanced beginners) and is designed to get you familiar with the brush tool.

CREATE COLOURFUL FIERY PORTRAIT IN PHOTOSHOP

CREATE COLOURFUL FIERY PORTRAIT IN PHOTOSHOP

”In this tutorial, I will show you the steps I took to create this awesome fiery portrait in Photoshop.This is a beginner-intermediate level tutorial aiming to give some practices on layer blending, selection and coloring techniques in Photoshop.” This is an intermediate tutorial.

BASICS OF PHOTOSHOP TOOLBAR, PANES AND MENUS

BASICS OF PHOTOSHOP TOOLBAR, PANES AND MENUS

“The aim of this article is to explain a number of frequently-used tools in Photoshop Toolbar, as well as giving an overview of Photoshop Menus and Options Panes.” This is more of a guide than tutorial. It is a great intro to the toolbar, panes, and menus.

 

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