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40 Best free Photoshop tutorials from 2018

Photoshop tutorials are hand down the best method for sharping your skills, and becoming an even better designer. You can never stop learning.  The best way to learn is to be constantly seeking out the latest new techniques to sharpen your skills and improve your skill set.

The roundup includes a range of Photoshop tutorials from photo manipulations to unique text effects, so perfect for a broad range of tutorials regardless if you’re a beginner or an experienced user of Photoshop. The roundup is full of great tutorials, which we are more than certain you can pick up some new tricks from and acquire some great new skills to broaden your Photoshop knowledge.

1. How to Create Suspended Text Effect in Adobe Photoshop

In this tutorial you will learn how to create a nice colorfull suspended text effect using Adobe Photoshop.

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2. Create Photo Manipulation with “Alice in Wonderland” Theme in Photoshop

In this Photoshop tutorial, you will learn the processes of creating a “Alice in Wonderland” themed photo manipulation, by using smart filters, stock blending. The tutorial will show you how to mix stock, create lights, change weather on image, draw hair, eyes, make up and skin, and how to get depth of field on your manip.alice-wounderland

3. How To Create a Color Font in Photoshop Using Fontself

Unlike traditional fonts, Color Fonts contain full colour graphics for each character, which means creative text styles can now be typed out directly in Photoshop and Illustrator, without the need for any additional effects to be applied. The people behind Fontself reached out to me and asked if I’d like to try out their tool for creating custom Color Fonts, so in today’s tutorial I’ll take you through the process of how I created my first Color Font with ease, using the Fontself extension for Adobe Photoshop.light-bulb

4. How to Make a Halftone Roy Lichtenstein Style Poster in Adobe Photoshop

Unlike traditional fonts, Color Fonts contain full colour graphics for each character, which means creative text styles can now be typed out directly in Photoshop and Illustrator, without the need for any additional effects to be applied. The people behind Fontself reached out to me and asked if I’d like to try out their tool for creating custom Color Fonts, so in today’s tutorial I’ll take you through the process of how I created my first Color Font with ease, using the Fontself extension for Adobe Photoshop.firl-power

5.  How to Create a Futuristic Fashion Portrait in Adobe Photoshop

creating a futuristic fashion portrait in Adobe Photoshop! We’ll explore the concept of hand-painting smaller details as opposed to using filters, pre-mades, or presets. That may sound daunting, but I assure you that you don’t need to be a digital painter to start introducing some digital painting techniques into your photo manipulations!photo-manipulations

6.  Create Fresh Fruit 3D Text Effect in Photoshop

creating a futuristic fashion portrait in Adobe Photoshop! We’ll explore the concept of hand-painting smaller details as opposed to using filters, pre-mades, or presets. That may sound daunting, but I assure you that you don’t need to be a digital painter to start introducing some digital painting techniques into your photo manipulations!fresh-fruit

7.  Create A Retro Comic Book Effect In Photoshop

creating a futuristic fashion portrait in Adobe Photoshop! We’ll explore the concept of hand-painting smaller details as opposed to using filters, pre-mades, or presets. That may sound daunting, but I assure you that you don’t need to be a digital painter to start introducing some digital painting techniques into your photo manipulations!comic-book

8.  How to Create an Ornate Gold Text Effect in Adobe Photoshop

creating a futuristic fashion portrait in Adobe Photoshop! We’ll explore the concept of hand-painting smaller details as opposed to using filters, pre-mades, or presets. That may sound daunting, but I assure you that you don’t need to be a digital painter to start introducing some digital painting techniques into your photo manipulations!mula

9.  How to Make Cool Photoshop Text Effects Fast With Actions

Learn how to create Photoshop text effects in this beginner’s tutorial. You’ll be shown how to create a Photoshop action for your text effect and more.

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10.  How to Create an Instagram-Inspired Neon Text Effect: Photoshop in 60 Seconds

Create awesome text effects like your favorite Instagrammerskeep-going

11.  Introducing our newest Video Tutorial: Working with Photoshop’s Quick Mask Mode

Go Media’s Arsenal proudly announces the release of a brand new video tutorial, “Digitizing Your Illustrations with the Quick Mask Mode in Photoshop.”

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12.  How to Create a Frosted Glass Text Effect in Adobe Photoshop

This Photoshop tutorial will explain how to create a beautiful frosted-rolled glass inspired text effect, using Photoshop Filters and Layer Styles.

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13.  How To Add Heavy Rain to an Image in Adobe Photoshop

This Photoshop tutorial will explain how to create a beautiful frosted-rolled glass inspired text effect, using Photoshop Filters and Layer Styles.

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14.  How to Create a Trippy, Lenticular 3D Text Effect Illusion in Adobe Photoshop

This tutorial will show you how to use Photoshop’s 3D tools and settings to create a trippy, lenticular text effect pretty easily.

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15.  How to Create an Energy Effect Action in Adobe Photoshop

In this tutorial, you will learn how to create an amazing energy effect. I will explain everything in so much detail that everyone can create it, even those who have just opened Photoshop for the first time.

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16.  How to Create a Typography Photo Effect Action in Adobe Photoshop

In this tutorial you will learn how to create an amazing typography effect. I will explain everything in so much detail that everyone can create it, even those who have just opened Photoshop for the first time.

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17.  Create a Cool Unusual Text Effect in Adobe Photoshop

In this Photoshop tutorial, we will explain how to create an amazing 3D-like text effect using some gradient fills, lasso tools, and the Dodge and Burn Tools.

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18.  Create Cyborg Human Face Photo Manipulation in Photoshop

In this tutorial, I will show you the process of creating a cyborg human face photo manipulation in Photoshop. We will use a number of photo manipulation techniques to merge several objects into one piece, and apply image adjustments to fine-tune each of the objects to achieve the desired effect.

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19.  Dark Photo Manipulation – The Making of “Flower Dancer” in Photoshop

Dark photo manipulation in one of my favorite genres. In this tutorial, I will show you the steps for the making of the “Flower Dancer” dark photo manipulation in Photoshop. We will use a dancer stock image, plus flower & tree branch Photoshop brushes to construct the effect.dark

20.  Create Simple, Sparkling Gold Text Effect in Photoshop

In this tutorial, we will be creating a simple, sparkling gold text effect in Photoshop. We will use just one gold nugget stock image for all texturing effect over the text, with lots of layer blending applied along the way.

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21.  Create Typography Using Simple Geometric Shapes in Photoshop

In this Photoshop tutorial, I will show you how to Create Typography Using Simple Geometric Shapes in Photoshop. This is a simple and fun tutorial, aim to get you familiar with the Shape Tool in Photoshop. Have a try!

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22.  How to Create a 3D Black and Gold Text and Logo Mockup

This mockup is a part of the 3D Gold Text Mockups from my portfolio on Envato Market.

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23.  How to Create a Vintage Portrait Photo Manipulation in Adobe Photoshop

This mockup is a part of the 3D Gold Text Mockups from my portfolio on Envato Market.

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24.  How to Create a High-Contrast Skateboard Flyer in Adobe Photoshop

For this tutorial we will design a poster using Layer Masks, clipping masks and the Liquify Tool to create a poster that is literally outside of the box!

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25.  Photoshop tutorial: Design a decorative skull-themed repeating pattern

This Photoshop tutorial guides you through the process of creating a repeating pattern for a T-shirt print. We’ll focus on creating one main element that will function as the key character of the pattern. We’ll then create elements that will make up the linking imagery – or ‘glue’ – that holds it together.

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26.  Create a double exposure photo

A great way of getting creative with your photography is to combine two shots into a ‘double exposure’, replicating the old darkroom technique – but with much finer control using Photoshop. Bringing together two (or more) photos well creates a coherent image that can be dynamic, beautiful, nostalgic or unsettling – depending on what photos you use and how you combine them.

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27.  Create sci-fi graphics

Though you’ll be mainly working in Photoshop, you’ll also use a couple of other tools you get with your Creative Cloud subscription – After Effects and Illustrator – plus the Trapcode Form plug-in.

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28.  How to Create a Fantasy Scene with Adobe Photoshop

In this Photoshop tutorial, I’ll show you how to create a fantasy scene featuring a cat watching a magical fish.cat

29.  How to Create a Poster Using Layer Masks in Adobe Photoshop

For this tutorial we will design an empowering poster using typography interwoven into flowers using the Layer Mask tool in Adobe Photoshop.

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30.  Create Realistic Frozen Text Effect in Photoshop

In this tutorial, I will show the process I used to create this realistic frozen text effect in Photoshop. We will be using a number of ice textures and custom brush to achieve this effect. We will also be using adjustment layers and filters to perform the touch-ups.frozen

31.  Create Rusted Metal Text Effect Inspired by “Mad Max” Movie

In this Photoshop tutorial, I will show you the process of creating this Rusted Metal Text Effect Inspired by “Mad Max” Movie. Have a go!mad-max

32.  How to Create a Stars Candy Text Effect in Adobe Photoshop

This Photoshop tutorial will show you how to use a stars-candy texture to create a nice stars candy text Effect.

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33.  Create a 1980s look with photos and vectors

In this tutorial for Photoshop and Illustrator, Karan Singh shows how to add a 1980s twist to stock or specially taken model shots, to jazz up your photos.

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34.  How to Create a Composite Dreamscape using two photos in Photoshop

Fun tutorial from Adobe in collaboration with photographer named Jaxson Pohlman. It’s about creating a composite dreamscape using two photos in Photoshop. As most of us like photography, it’s always nice to add some spark to your pictures with a simple technique.dream

35.  Super Easy Neon Effect – Photoshop Tutorial Revisited

Looking back it’s crazy to think that we created and shared hundreds of tutorials on how to use Photoshop, Illustrator, Pixelmator and other tools. For this year I decided to revisit some of the most popular ones to see what could be improved. So to kick things off  I’d like to share a simple way to create a neon light effect in Photoshop. It’s very simple and the result is even better than the previous one. I hope you enjoy it and let me know what effect should we do next.alog

36.  Learn How to Create Paper Cut Effect with this Photoshop Tutorial

Lidia Lukianova shared a simple but quite awesome Photoshop tutorial. She shows us how to create a beautiful Paper Cut effect using the Pen Tool and Layer Styles in Photoshop. The result is quite realistic and below you can see a step-by-step. Lidia was also kind to share the source file, just in case you want to check it out.logocut

37.  How to Create a Furry, White Rabbit Inspired Text Effect in Adobe Photoshop

Lidia Lukianova shared a simple but quite awesome Photoshop tutorial. She shows us how to create a beautiful Paper Cut effect using the Pen Tool and Layer Styles in Photoshop. The result is quite realistic and below you can see a step-by-step. Lidia was also kind to share the source file, just in case you want to check it out.im-late

38.  How to Create a Furry Cheshire Cat Inspired Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator

Follow this tutorial and learn how to create a Cheshire Cat inspired text effect in Adobe Illustrator. You will learn a new way to create the appearance of fur and also use a Pattern brush to add extra fur for a more detailed look. And this tutorial would not be complete without a cheesy cat grin.

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39.  How to Create a Hookah Smoke Text Effect in Adobe Photoshop

This tutorial will show you how to use Photoshop’s work paths, brush settings, and layer styles to create a quick Alice in Wonderland shisha smoke text effect.

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40.  How to Create a Black History Month Collage in Adobe Photoshop & Lightroom

In this tutorial I’ll show you how to use Adobe Photoshop to create an intense, powerful collage for Black History Month featuring a beautiful woman, and how to retouch the artwork in Adobe Lightroom.blm

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