20 Best Mind Blowing Photoshop Tutorials From 2010

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This is the best compilation for finding the best high quality design tutorials with the end outcome simply spectacular which most certainly will blow your mind. I hope you enjoy the end of year Photoshop Wrap let us know which is your favourite tutorial from the compilation.

1. Create a Fantastic Abstract Fan Posterabstractfanposter 20 Best Mind Blowing Photoshop Tutorials From 2010

In this tutorial, you are going to get creative with layering, lighting, and texture to build fantastic abstract piece. More specifically, we’re going to employ some unusual techniques to make a fan poster for the band Omega Code, but you’ll quickly see many different applications for what is taught here.

2. Make A Vivid Flaming Skull

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In this Photoshop tutorial, it will show you how to combine stock images and typography into a beautiful conceptual composition. The aim is to explain the creative process and motivations behind design decisions made while creating a digital art piece. Also, It will try to drive you through powerful Photoshop tools and commands that allow you to control color balance and image vividness.

3. The Revolution Artwork by Aoiro Studioimage thumb 20 Best Mind Blowing Photoshop Tutorials From 2010

This was an artwork for a cover album named: “The Revolution”. The idea behind this artwork was to combine the colors of Trance music and the evolution.

4. Create Beautiful Abstract Female Art in Photoshop

bokehdesign 20 Best Mind Blowing Photoshop Tutorials From 2010

Sometimes, all it takes to create a stunning piece of art is a stock photo, a bit of creativity, a great idea, and some time. Today, It will demonstrate how to create a piece of art that I created titled, “Beauty of Gold.” Let’s get started!

5. Create a Flowery Natural Peace and Harmony Composition

flowerpower 20 Best Mind Blowing Photoshop Tutorials From 2010

In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to combine a nature peace and harmony feel with an urban and cosmic lighting style to create Flower Power, a digital artwork by Polish designer Wojciech Magierski.  You’ll see how to start with base colors to establish the feel and mood of a piece, and then how to build it up using a variety of techniques.

6. Make a Soft Grunge Product Ad Design in Photoshop

trainerposter 20 Best Mind Blowing Photoshop Tutorials From 2010

In this graphic design tutorial, you’ll create a poster with light grunge features centered around a Nike shoe. Graphics designers are often asked to work on advertisement campaigns. Great projects are realized in collaboration with several creative minds specialized in different matters, all under the direction of an art director. Small firms, on the other hand, generally contract out a single graphic designer and give them detailed instructions on how create their ad poster design.

7. Make a Soft Grunge Product Ad Design in Photoshop

galaticattack 20 Best Mind Blowing Photoshop Tutorials From 2010

In this graphic design tutorial, you’ll create a poster with light grunge features centered around a Nike shoe. Graphics designers are often asked to work on advertisement campaigns. Great projects are realized in collaboration with several creative minds specialized in different matters, all under the direction of an art director. Small firms, on the other hand, generally contract out a single graphic designer and give them detailed instructions on how create their ad poster design.

8. Create a Textured Female Robot in Photoshop

robot 20 Best Mind Blowing Photoshop Tutorials From 2010

Photoshop is great for creating resizable, realistic, characters. Thanks to its basic support of vector shapes, its amazing layer styles and the endless possibilities offered by textures we can create compelling vector characters with complex shading while keeping file size to a minimum and performance to a snappy level. In this tutorial we will create a female robot made of simple vector shapes, we will use layer styles to lay down convincing metal shades and a few textures to add a final layer of realism.

9. Achieve Brilliant Lighting Effects in Photoshop

lightingeffect 20 Best Mind Blowing Photoshop Tutorials From 2010

Lighting effects can make or break any digital artwork.  When done properly, lighting can add visual impact, draw the viewer’s eye, convey depth and emotion, and tie together all the elements of the piece for a quality finished result.  However, achieving brilliant lighting is not always an easy task, particularly for newer digital artists.  Perfecting contrast, color variation, sharpness and depth will help make your digital art more enticing.

10. Create a Detailed Ornate Heraldic Design in Photoshop

ornate1 20 Best Mind Blowing Photoshop Tutorials From 2010

Follow this step by step design process of my latest photo manipulation piece of a detailed ornate heraldic style emblem. The design features a range of flowing ornamental elements that surround a mean looking steer skull. you’ll use various photo manipulation techniques along with some useful Photoshop tips to create a realistic and impactful design.

11. Make a TRON-Inspired Photo Manipulation in Photoshop

tron 20 Best Mind Blowing Photoshop Tutorials From 2010

This Photoshop tutorial goes over the creation of an action scene inspired by the movie, TRON. We will discuss surreal photo manipulation techniques that give the illusion that the subject’s arm and other parts of his body are disintegrating into light. The techniques in this tutorial use different transform tools, filters and adjustment layers to give phenomenal results. Great lighting techniques and atmospheric effects will also be demonstrated in this tutorial.

12. Create an Unbelievable Surreal Abstract Artwork with Photoshop

manface 20 Best Mind Blowing Photoshop Tutorials From 2010

In this Surreal Photoshop tutorial, you’ll see how to create an incredible surreal abstract artwork with stylistic influences from traditional artistic masters combined with modern, digital and 3D techniques.  You’ll see how to analyze a light source and identify where to place highlights and shadows, as well as how to use the pen tool, burn tool, dodge tool, liquify tool and others.

13. Design a Beautiful Cosmic Space Scene in Photoshop

planetdesign 20 Best Mind Blowing Photoshop Tutorials From 2010

Ever since I saw the recent Star Trek movie I’ve been itching to create a gorgeous sci-fi inspired cosmic space scene. I eventually found the time to do so and created a piece of artwork named ‘First Light’. Follow this step by step walkthrough of its creation in Photoshop, from the making of the planets, to the vibrant nebula and bright lens flares.

14. Tron Legacy Tutorial

tronlegacy 20 Best Mind Blowing Photoshop Tutorials From 2010

For this tutorial It uses Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop and Cinema 4D. Pretty much all the light effects and composition are done in Photoshop, the other apps were used just to create some shapes and elements, so if you want to do just the Photoshop part, in the of the tutorial there is a ZIP file with all the resource files used for this image.

15. Create a Falling Fantasy Photomanipulation using Painting Techniques

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In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to create a falling fantasy photomanipulation using stock images and some digital painting techniques.  You’ll learn how to extract, preserve and recreate flowing hair, and you’ll learn how to manipulate twirling vines.

16. Recreate the Epic 80′s Metal Text Effect in Photoshop

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It’s funny how trends reappear through the years. The bright and shiny chrome text effect could be found everywhere in the 80s, then it disappeared altogether when people realised how hideous and gaudy it was.

17. Create “Take a Break” 3D Text Compositiontakeabreak 20 Best Mind Blowing Photoshop Tutorials From 2010

In this tutorial, it will show you how to easily create a 3D text in just a few steps then use it in a photo manipulation with some splatters and grunge textures.

18. Use custom brushes in Photoshop to create energy and light effects

thundergirl 20 Best Mind Blowing Photoshop Tutorials From 2010

In this tutorial I’ll show you how to create from scratch abstract light effects in Photoshop, how to turn them in a custom Photoshop brushes and finally how to use them to add lights and vividness to your images just with few clicks. You will learn some useful techniques related to brushes, and you will understand how they can make your (graphic design) life easier.

19. Use custom brushes in Photoshop to create energy and light effects

manyellow 20 Best Mind Blowing Photoshop Tutorials From 2010

Today’s tutorial was inspirited by digital artist Rob Shields who graciously granted permission for us to use his work as inspiration. I chose his work titled “Keep me in the dark.” In this illustration it is essential that you use a tablet; especially for the doodles and the white strokes that will give the portrait a more detailed effect. Let’s get started!

20. How To Create The Expendables Winged Skull Poster Art

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When I saw the bad-ass poster design for the upcoming movie The Expendables, I just had to open up Photoshop and have a go at recreating it. Follow this step by step guide on how to create the menacing winged skull design for yourself, complete with an overkill of weaponry surrounding a sinister looking skull face.

  • http://www.anythinggraphic.net Anything Graphic

    I LOVE TUTORIALS! Thanks for the sweet compilation :-)

  • http://www.twitter.com Dinesh Prajapati

    Excellent post. Keep up the working!

    Very nice collection, thank you very much for sharing!

  • http://www.brettwidmann.com Brett Widmann

    These are awesome tutorials. I can see why you included them in this list. Thanks!