Colorful Spirograph Poster

Remember spirographs? well learn how to get the same effect in Photoshop!

Dance Photo Manipulation Part 1

Some awesome Photoshop techniques to throw straight into your projects!

Stylish Floral Typography

This tutorial should get you experimenting with typography!

Snowboard Design

Create a tech styled snowboard design!

Grunge Portrait

Ever wanted to learn how to use grunge and splatter brushes effectively?


Creating an Abstract 3D Design

September 14, 2008

Abstract 3D objects is something that we are seeing more and more in graphic design so I thought it would be good to learn how to create a cool looking design using an abstract render and let you see how simple it is to create a full piece of art in this way. I’ll be using lots of simple techniques so anyone should be able to follow it.
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25 Brilliant Wallpaper Tutorials

September 11, 2008

I’ve compiled a list of the best Photoshop tutorials that teach you how to make really great backgrounds. All the tutorials here give a top quality final result and teach you some nice techniques. This should give you enough tutorials and wallpapers to last a while so give them all a shot and make sure you share the list if you like it!
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Painted Photo Manipulation

September 11, 2008

Here we’ll learn how to create an abstract photo manipulation that looks like you’ve just painted the subject. I’ve included lots of useful techniques for creating impressive abstract pieces, like using brushes, patterns and textures. I’ve tried to keep this simple but if you don’t understand any steps then just skip it as not all of them are compulsory.
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Snowboard Design

September 9, 2008

Yesterday I wrote a tutorial on creating a Snowboarding poster design, so today I’m carrying on that theme and showing you how to design a snowboard deck. We’re going to start with a template then use tech styles and 3D renders to make a design that really stands out. If you’re into snowboarding you can even make this into a full size design and get it printed.
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Awesome Snowboard Poster

September 8, 2008

It’s fair enough learning some good Photoshop skills but putting them into practice to create good designs is what is important. Through this tutorial I’ll be teaching you how to create this cool looking poster design using some real simple techniques. We’ll be learning how to use different types of brushes effectively and also stock images.
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Spray Paint Text

September 6, 2008

It was time I wrote more of a beginner aimed tutorial so here you go, this tutorial will teach you how to make this spray paint style text effect which really stands out and would make a great wallpaper. The inspiration for this one comes from an image by Aleks Maksimow which you can check out here. The techniques here are pretty simple so give it a go.
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PSDlearning Flickr Group

September 4, 2008

I thought a great way to expand this community would be to create a Flickr group where anyone can add their art and photos to. I’ve set it up so the nine newest images show in the sidebar; this means there will always be something new to look at when you visit. I’ll also give a quick roundup regularly of some of the best peices in the group.
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Vibrant Photo Manipulation

September 3, 2008

Using vibrant colors is the best way to make an image stand out, although getting the right balance is not always easy. Here we learn how to use lots of vibrant color to create a slightly abstract photo manipulation using pencils and fruit. We will learn how to use the pen tool effectively and also some freehand brushing which looks good.
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Carbon Fiber Layout

August 31, 2008

It’s about time I write a web layout tutorial so here it is, you’ll learn how to make this sleek layout with a carbon fiber background that would look great as a landing page for a website. Most of the techniques are quite simple; I’ll be covering things like creating and using patterns, using layer styles to match CSS properties and also a few layer masks.
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25 Brilliant Glow Effects

August 29, 2008

Glowing effects are getting used more and more now and they look awesome when done well so I’ve compiled a list of the best tutorials showing you how to achieve these effects. All these Photoshop tutorials give you great results and a good explanation of how to get there. I’ve included 25 so it should keep you busy for a while anyway!
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