Photoshop Tutorials For Beginners

  • Introduction To Selection Techniques
    Have you ever had difficulties making selections and thought there was a better way? Let's review both quick solutions, and on the other side, comprehensive and details techniques for making selections. Each approach has it’s place in your workflow. The more methods you know how to use, the faster and more effectively you’ll move in Photoshop.
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  • Photoshop CS4 Adjustment Layers
    Photoshop CS4 has a new Panel named Adjustments, based on the Adjustment Layers of previous versions. These adjustments can be used for non-destructive editing, can be masked to edit only a part of an image, it can be applied to several layers on a single document and even you can change the Adjustment Layer's Blending Mode to create outstanding results. This time we'll take a tour around this wonderful new feature.
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  • The Type Tool
    Who doesn't know the Type Tool? This is maybe one of the most powerful and useful tools of Photoshop. We've all used it at least once, but do you know all its potential? That's why I decided to write a comprehensive guide about Photoshop’s Type tool, including do’s and don’ts of the most important features of this tool.
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  • Photoshop Brush Tool
    In this guide, you'll learn how to use the brush presets, create your own brush from scratch and modify its properties, play with blend modes and pressure controls, besides some useful tricks. How much do you know about Photoshop's Brushes?
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  • A Basic Guide To Photoshop’s 3D Tools | Psdtuts+
    From opening a 3D file to rotating, scaling and moving it, working with meshes, creating textures or even materials, adding lights, and more, this tutorial covers most of the secrets of the useful feature 3D Tools of Photoshop CS4 Extended. If you have it, why don’t you try? I can assure you that you will discover a brand new world of infinite possibilities.
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  • How To Draw With Perspective
    In this tutorial, we will look at photographs as well as drawn examples to familiarize ourselves with the basic principles of perspective and how it can affect your drawings.
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  • The Liquefy Tool
    The Liquefy filter may be one of the most commonly used filters in Photoshop's arsenal. The Liquify filter allows us to distort the pixels in a given image without losing quality. Some designers are a bit intimidated by the Liquify filter, others may use in improperly. Today, we will explain the features of this very powerful filter in detail so you can use it in your work.
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  • Create A Simple 3D Logo
    In this tutorial you will receive a brief introduction to the 3D workspace in Photoshop and receive some great tips on how to incorporate 3D into your Photoshop workflow.
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  • Craft A Vintage Fifties Letter
    It seems everyone wants to learn how to make something look vintage or grungy. In this tutorial, I go over how to create a fifties love letter with stamps,
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  • Create Cool Watercolor Effects
    Here you can learn to create some cool watercooler effects in Photoshop.
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  • Design A Glossy Download Icon
    The difficulty in designing web graphics is not so much in the actual execution of the design, but more in the planning of it. At the same time you want the graphic to be eye-catching, yet smooth and small enough so it doesn't dominate your layout. This tutorial will teach you how to create a graphic that does just that.
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  • Dramatic Text On Fire Effect
    Flames are particularly hard to render in Photoshop, but in this tutorial I'll show you how to use a photograph of fire to set text to the match. We'll render the look on a nice dark background with a gorgeous text effect to complete the image.
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  • Create A Wavy Blackberry Style Wallpaper Design
    In this tutorial I will show you how to create an abstract background image using Photoshop only. The design has a cool wavy pattern with interesting lighting effects, like the Blackberry 9000 wallpaper. This is a tutorial you can sit down and complete in less than an hour. Let's get started.
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  • Mix Cool Retro Curves Into Your Photographs
    I'm a huge fan of James White's work. I love the way he plays with geometric elements and colors. It gives a retro feeling to the design, but at the same time he uses a modern approach. In an interview, he mentioned that he uses a Flash script to generate the vector shapes. Then he does the rest of the job in Illustrator and Photoshop. Well, inspired by James' designs, I decided to figure out my own way of creating that type of effect in Photoshop. In this tutorial, I show you how to mix cool retro geometric shapes into your photos.
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  • Create Your Own Leather Texture Using Filters
    In today's quick tip tutorial we will demonstrate how to create a leather texture from scratch using Photoshop filters.
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  • Create A Barcode Sticker
    In today's screencast we will revisit a quick tip tutorial by Alex Painsi that demonstrates how to create your own barcode sticker in Adobe Photoshop. This tutorial shows how to create custom brushes and apply custom settings to your brushes.
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Created by: 2 editors Views: 1125 Steps: 16 Learners: 10 Updated: October 30, 2011

Description: Basic skills needed for photoshop. These tutorials will help.

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Tom Downey

October 30, 2011

Wow so much information!

I was hoping to learn how to do a little photo shopping but didn't expect to have so much information all in one place.

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