It’s almost June and we are only posting February’s Photoshop tutorials, so its time to start sharing more monthly Photoshop tutorial collections. With work, personal stuff, and spending more time in gym, I have been putting off these Photoshop collections.
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Photoshop Tutorials Created in February
February was a great month for Photoshop tutorials. There were a lot of beginner and intermediate level tutorials created. Out of those created, I found 12 great tutorials to share. Check them out, give them a try, and let us know what you thought in the comment section.
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The Ultimate Guide to Adjustment Layers – Invert, Posterize, and Threshold
“The Invert, Posterize, and Threshold adjustments in Photoshop, may be some of the least used and understood adjustments in the application. With that said, these adjustments can still be used to create some interesting effects. In this tutorial, we will explain in detail how these adjustments work, and how you can incorporate them in to your workflow.” This is a beginner level Photoshop video tutorial.
Create an Illustrated Watercolor and Ink Photo Effect in Photoshop
“Artists often ask how to apply watercolor and splattered ink effects to their images. While there may be some filters and effects out there that can automate this task, illustrating this by hand will give you the highest quality final result, as well as the most flexibility. In this tutorial, we will show you how to create a watercolor and splattered ink effect, in Photoshop, and apply it to a photo.” This is a Photoshop video tutorial that is an intermediate tutorial.
Create a Mixed Martial Arts Event Flyer in Photoshop
“Most of you have probably seen event posters displayed in your area promoting a boxing, mixed martial arts (MMA), Ultimate Fighter, or wrestling match. In this tutorial, I will show you how to create a similar event poster in Photoshop using several techniques including photo manipulation, retouching, and typography.” This is a intermediate tutorial but can be attempted by beginner Photoshop users that know how use this tool.
Create a Mobile Shopping App Design in Photoshop
“In this tutorial, I will show you the techniques used to create a modern and flat user interface (UI) design for an iPad app.” This is a beginner level tutorial.
The Ultimate Guide to Adjustment Layers – Color Balance and Selective Color
“In this tutorial, we are going to have a look at the Color Balance and Selective Color adjustment layers in Photoshop. They work by balancing the percentage of primary and secondary colors in your images and can be used to fine-tune your colors. Although Color Balance and Selective Color are not used as often as the Hue/Saturation adjustment, for instance, they are still very useful once you know how and when to use them.” This is a beginner level Photoshop video tutorial.
10 Ways to Make Photoshop Run Faster on Your Machine
“Optimizing the performance of Photoshop can be crucial if you work with large images, or if you use features like HDR, Photomerge, or 3D and Video layers. In this tutorial, I will give you a couple of tips to improve the performance of Photoshop and make it run faster on your machine.” These Photoshop tips and tricks are a great way to speed up Photoshop.
How to Composite a Destroyed City Scene and Retouch Characters in Photoshop
“Here is a great way to create post-apocalyptic environment. This tutorial will show you how to composite your own scene with multiple photos and retouch characters by adding hair extensions and more.” This is an beginner tutorial.
How to Create a Flying Angel Photo Manipulation in Photoshop
“Create this angelic photo manipulation using Smart Filters and drawing techniques! This tutorial will show you how to create a dramatic cloud background, add glowing wings to an angel, and add some particles.” This is a beginner level tutorial.
Create an Intense Fallen Angel Composition in Photoshop
“Read this tutorial to learn how to create this dramatic fallen angel scene. This tutorial will cover essential photo manipulation techniques such as painting, complex masking lighting effects, and more!” This is a intermediate level tutorial.
How to Add a Mermaid to a Dark Bleak Landscape
“Have you ever wanted to create those stark and dramatic landscapes? In this tutorial you’ll learn how to combine different stock photos and lighting styles to create dramatic, movie like photo manipulation” This is a intermediate level tutorial.
Create “Cold Winter Night” Text Effect In Photoshop
“In this tutorial, I will show you the steps I took to create this interesting cold winter night text effect in Photoshop. We will go through some texturing techniques, as well as an interesting method of creating break-apart effect. We will also use image adjustment layers to fine-tune the final effect.” This is a intermediate level tutorial.
The Creation of “Thinker” Photo Manipulation in Photoshop
“In this tutorial, I will show you the processes of creating this “Thinker” photo manipulation in Photoshop. We will use a model image and combine with abstract lines and a few flying stones to form this artwork. We will also be using several adjustment layers to perform the final touches.” This is a intermediate level tutorial.