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10 Photoshop tutorials for creating movie style posters

This is a great post, which is a collection of Photoshop tutorials for creating authentic movie style poster designs. These tutorial compilation will teach you some great fundamental techniques for mastering how to create good poster design especially movie style poster. There’s a great range of tutorials featured in the round suited for all levels, weather your a beginner or experienced photoshop user. This is a great roundup of some great tutorial roundups you’ll really enjoy.

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1. How To Create a Grungy Star Wars Propaganda Poster in Photoshop

I’ve been wanting to have some fun with the low-fi poster style that’s usually associated with punk rock gigs and revolution propaganda, but I couldn’t decide what to base my fictional design on. Then I saw the trailer for the new Rogue One movie and I knew I had to produce a Star Wars themed design for this tutorial! Follow along to see how to create a grungy propaganda poster for the Rebel Alliance in Adobe Photoshop with dirty textures, spray paint effects and a low-cost, hand made feel.

2. How to Create an Epic Movie Poster Design in Photoshop

In this tutorial, we will be creating a cinematic movie poster design in Photoshop. To do this we will be using one style of the ‘Versus’ typeface from Latinotype which is part of The Essential, Versatile Font Collection. The fonts in this bundle are meticulously hand-crafted, so, whether you’re working on website design, branding, social media or a poster project, this collection has you covered. 

3. Create an “Inception” Inspired Movie Poster

In this tutorial will take inspiration from the Inception movie of a few years ago. The film used breathtaking special effects to create a world of impossible reality. This concept is by no means new, in fact the most well-known illusions of reality were created almost a century ago by the Dutch graphic artist Escher. His woodcuts and lithographs featured impossible constructions, explorations of infinity, architecture and tessellations.Read More:Create an “Inception” Inspired Movie Poster

4. How to Create a Catwoman Poster in Photoshop

In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to create a Catwoman artwork using a range of photo manipulation techniques. You’ll learn how to create a dark night city scene from several stock images, practice some retouching techniques as well as enhance the light and contrast of the scene.

5. Video Tutorial: Airbrushed Film Poster Photo Effect

In today’s Photoshop tutorial I’m going to show you a mix of filters and adjustments we can apply to a photograph to mimic the retro style airbrushed painted look associated with classic film posters. Imagine the poster art for original Star Wars trilogy, the Indiana Jones movies, and pretty much any action/adventure film from the 80s! They all feature incredibly life-like depictions of the the actors and characters, which are almost like photos, but they have a clear hand painted appearance with subtle brush strokes, outlining marks and quite high contrast with vibrant colours.

6. How to Make a Movie Poster in Photoshop

You will be learning how to make a movie poster in Adobe Photoshop, paired with Placeit’s poster maker!

7. Design a Retro Inspired Sci-Fi Film Poster

Oh how I love vintage film posters, especially sci-fi genre. The artwork and the typography are always fun to look at, and often times the posters are better than the actual films. Lets take a look at how we can create our own sci-fi inspired film poster in Photoshop.

8. How To Create an Abstract Space Scene Poster

In today’s Photoshop video tutorial we’re going to create a surreal photo-manipulation piece featuring a sci-fi space scene, using a free sample pack of the Ultimate Universe Creator product that’s exclusively available for Spoon Graphics viewers to download. We’ll compose the various space-themed graphics to make a fantasy cosmic art piece, with a starry universe background, a detailed render of the planet Venus, various dust and light flares and an already-clipped astronaut image.

9. How to Make a Movie Poster Online With a Poster Creator

If you want to learn how to create a movie poster, in this tutorial I’ll show you how to do it using a very simple poster creator. Placeit is an online editor with mockup templates, flyer templates, and, importantly for us, movie poster templates. These templates are easy to customize to make your poster look good with very little effort. Let me show you how to make a movie poster step by step!Read More:How to Make a Movie Poster Online With a Poster Creator

10. Create a Poster Inspired by the Movie “The Bourne Legacy”

Create a poster with a stripe pattern mask like the movie poster for The Bourne Legacy in Photoshop CS6. This is an easy tutorial suitable for beginners and will show you how to create this poster using only non-destructive editing techniques.

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