12 Essential and Quality Photoshop Tutorials for Everyone

Photoshop tutorials are always fun to look at. No matter your skill level, it always helps to get the creative juices flowing by seeing how other people create their artwork in Photoshop. It’s interesting to see how other people use color, shapes and shading. Looking at tutorials provides valuable insight into the artists headspace and how they perceive the world.  Not only that, Photoshop tutorials are a must for anybody and everybody wanting to improve their own Photoshop skills.

In this post, Michal from DesignTutr.com has rounded up some interesting Photoshop tutorials that teach essential skills for designers and artists.  Whether you’re a designer, developer or artist, beginner or expert, you’ll learn something from these tutorials and achieve a quality finished result.  Here’s a showcase showing some of the more interesting additions that we could find.

Create a Fantasy “Night & Day” Composition in Photoshop

Night And Day Compostition

This tutorial shows you how to make a surreal Gothic style composition sharing elements of night and day. The final result is quite beautiful.

Creating Flawless Skin in Photoshop

Flawless Skin

Ever take a beautiful photo only to realize the subjects have blemishes or pimples that ruin the image? With this tutorial you’ll learn a quick and easy fix to clearing and creating flawless skin tones.

Poster Design using Brushes and Blend Modes

Poster Design
This tutorial covers the basics of using brushes and blend modes to create a nice grungy style poster.

Create a Wooden Grunge Portfolio Web Layout in Photoshop

Grunge Template

This tutorial is a step by step guide to creating an entire website layout in photoshop. The final result is a wooden themed, grunge style layout that works quite well.

Manipulation Horror Effects in Photoshop

Horror themed composition

This tutorial shows how blending modes and custom textures can be used to create an eerie horror style composition.

Making a Sexy Humanoid

Humaniod Tutorial

Everybody loves a sexy robot. With this tutorial you can create your own. It covers brush techniques, using the burn and dodge tools as well as implementing 3D renders into Photoshop compositions.

Create a Clean and Professional Web Design Layout

Web Design Layout Tutorial

This tutorial is a step by step guide to creating a really professional looking website layout in Photoshop, it also has a ‘part 2’ which shows how to convert and code it into a HTML, CSS ready to publish website!

Create a Pixel Art Poster

Pixel Art Poster

This tutorial covers brush creation, curves manipulation and the use of the pen tool to create an interesting ‘Pixel’ themed poster.

Create a Colorful Space Scene in Photoshop

Colorful Space Scene

This tutorial teaches basics in drawing and painting in photoshop as well as neat little tricks on creating shadows and highlights.

Create an Explosive Flaming Poker Card

Explosive Poker Card

I love poker, and I love this tutorial! Using Clipping masks, patterns and layer modes you’ll learn how to create this stunning composition.

Making of Mech Dragon Battle

Mech Dragon

Now this tutorial isn’t as detailed as it could be, but it’s still worth the read to get insights on how this amazing photoshop artist creates his beautiful artwork.

How to Create an Original Pin-Up Girl in Photoshop

Pin Up Girl

This is a fairly detailed tutorial the explains how to go from conceptual sketches all the way through to a polished final image in photoshop. A very interesting tutorial for those of you who want to learn how to get your illustrations and sketches finalized in photoshop.

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