35 Best Photoshop Tutorials of 2011

Whenever we talk about manipulating picture or photo effects, We always consider Photoshop as first priority. Yeahh!! Photoshop is a giant software that owns approx 70 to 80 percent of editing and manipulation market. Its true that so many substitute software are available but still they are not able to compete or serve the purpose as Photoshop do.

If you are looking for some fresh Photoshop tutorials, this article is for you.. Don’t matters either you are new to Photoshop or been using from long but the thing is every person have its own way of doing. You must check the tutorials to polish your skills and get to know how world do things. Here are some other interesting Photoshop effects.

You may also love these related articles: 25 Beautiful Photoshop Abstract Effect Tutorials and 20 Best Photoshop Web Layouts Tutorials and 35 Fresh and Useful Photoshop Tutorials.

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Photoshop Poster Designing

 1-iPhone Gift Ribbon

In this tutorial you will be creating a gift ribbon, consisting of various app icons, wrapped around an iPhone. This effect can be easily achieved with the Photoshop Warp transform tool.

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2-Avatar Movie Poster

This tutorial shows you how you can create a Navi image from the movie Avatar, with some impressive text and backgrounds, all in just 8 easy steps.

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3- Super Hero Movie Poster


Learn how to draw a mask for your character using the pen tool , blend modes and textures. About usage of color for your environment and about making images sharper.

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4- Create a Shampoo Advertisement

Here in this tutorial you will use the pen tool, some basic shape transformations, and color blending to create a fresh-looking shampoo bottle within the context of an advertisement.

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5- Luxury retro car poster with paint splashing effect

In this tutorial you will learn how to create Luxury retro car poster with paint splashing effect in Photoshop.

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6- Create a Distressed Vector Typographic Poster Design

Starting with custom made type in Illustrator, we’ll move our vector graphics into Photoshop for some serious distressing with Photoshop brushes, blending modes and more!

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7- Trendy Geometric Lines Design Tutorial

This design style works perfectly when accompanied with typography, add textual elements following the same angles and composition to create a trendy and modern poster.

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Photoshop Text Effects Tutorials

8- Jungle 3D text in Photoshop

This is a humourous Photoshop tutorial that explains how to realize a 3D jungle text effect. The text will be created in Xara3d and you will use Photoshop to texturize the letters using animals’ skin.

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9- Lost in Space Typography

You will learn how to create an easy and super quick text effect – abstract composition with light effects and apply that as a texture of a text, all with Photoshop.

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10- Creating Retro Folded Typography

In this Photoshop tutorial, we’re going to create retro-looking text that seems like it’s constructed using folded strips of paper. We’re going to step away from the computer a little bit and use a real model as a reference for our project.

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11- 3D Layered Text Effect

In this Photoshop tutorial, you’ll learn how to create a 3D text effect using actions, basic transform operations and filters.

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12- Creating Good Enough to Eat Typography

A nicely designed Photoshop text tutorial, made of burgers, ketchups and fries. A complete guide about designing smart effect.

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13- Create an awesome broken plate typography effect

Realize funny letters that look like broken plates. Also to deal with selection tools and simple methods to create 3d illusion always in Photoshop.

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14- Create a realistic folded paper text in Photoshop

This tutorial is very simple to follow, so I suggest to everyone to give a try. It includes working on the type treatment with the help of the pen tool, layer masks and other useful techniques related to dodge,burn and the transform tool.

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15- Easy Casino Style Sign in Photoshop

Create a very nice light effect using basic filters, layer style, blend modes and some stock photos. The whole process won’t take you more than 45 minutes and the level of this tutorial is in my opinion easy, but it require some attention to the details.

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16- Candy Cane Text Effect in Photoshop

In this tutorial Learn how to create a superb candy cane type design using Illustrator and Photoshop. Apply this effect to your own text and create cool and unique Christmas cards!

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17- 3D Typographic Effects in Photoshop

Through clever use of Photoshop’s masking tools and layers, Nik has created type with characters that weave in and out of each other. The characters’ faces also provide a handy canvas for further effects, such as patterns, gradients and lines.

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18- Create a Steam Powered Typographic Treatment

A quick search on the net about the movement will show a well defined style and a few dominant leitmotifs. Raging steam engines, whistling exhausts and shiny metals are the norm, so in keeping with the guidelines, I created this illustration.

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19- Blending Xara 3D Type into a Wallpaper Project

In this wallpaper, some simple  techniques to pull all my elements together, like 3D typography from Xara3D, and a few images. Inspiration is that Every living thing has a purpose in the circle of life, and we can’t help, but to give God the glory and honor!

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20- Make Illustrious Type Using Airbrushing Techniques

This Illustrator/Photoshop tutorial will walk you through the process of creating some unique type by combining the power of Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop. We will explore various techniques such as airbrushing, using blending modes, creating ambient lighting with the Gradient Tool, and more.

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Photoshop Web Design Tutorials

21- How To Create A Stunning Vista Inspired Menu

How to make a semi-transparent Vista-inspired menu using gradients, shadows, and blurring to produce a stunning modern effect.

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22- Paper Texture and Grungy Web Design

Tutorial on creating a simple paper texture from scratch in Photoshop then marrying it with a web layout to create a neat design. This is one of the better Photoshop Web Design Tutorials.

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23- Create a textured web layout

Learn how to use pixel textures in your web layout projects. Some small piece of pixel patterns can change the overall look of the website.

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24- Trendy Business and Finance Layout

Whether you are a single entrepreneur involved in financing and accounting or a member of school of business, you will definitely love the following layout.

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25- Creating A Professional Magazine Web Layout

In this tutorial you will learn how to create a portfolio styled layout for your design studio gallery. If you have any questions about this tutorial be sure to ask in the comments. Also, remember with all the tutorials, the psd is available for download.

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26- Design Studio Layout 

In this tutorial its shown to you how to create a sleek looking design studio layout.

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27- Photographer layout – Portfolio layout

A portfolio layout for a photographer.

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28- Create a web 2.0 business layout

In this tutorial i will show you how to create a web 2.0 business layout. For start you need to create a new document in Photoshop.

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Photo Manipulation Tutorials

29- How to Create a Dark Emotional Photo Manipulation

This is a tutorial with a simple idea: to create an emotional photo manipulation. Following this tutorial, you will learn how to blend different images to make a dark atmospheric background, modify the dress of the model, apply makeup, paint hair, blend different objects in the background, and more – all to create a moody illustration. So, let’s start!

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30- Torture a Man and Stitch himup

Transform a man into a torture victim with a couple tricks and some basic tools.

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31- How to Create a Severed Arm in Photoshop

In this tutorial we will be learning how to create a severed arm with fleshy stumps and strings of sinew. This will be created by using some basic Brushes and Layer Masks. Let’s get started!

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32- Adding Texture to the Skin

Add cool effects in skin and wow your friends. Easy and beautiful effect done in photoshop.

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33- How to Create a Flaming Photo Manipulation

In this tutorial, we’ll manipulate a picture so it looks like a woman burning in flames. The idea behind this manipulation was to create a nice looking illustration, only by using simple techniques and tools such as the Brush tool and Warp command. I hope you enjoy the tutorial and try it with your own stock imagery.

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34- How to Create a Photo Manipulation of a Flooded City Scene

In this tutorial, we will learn how to manipulate a simple photo into a flooding torrent of a scene. We’ll use some relatively simple techniques to give this image a semi-realistic, stylized feel. Let’s get started!

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35- Model riding Digital Volume Funky

This is a tutorial illustrating perspective techniques and how you can achieve the feeling of depth and motion. We will be doing this in a few steps, such as placing the main character, creating the volume fading away and adding foreground and background images. Let’s get started!

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