Top 42 Photoshop Tutorials of 2010

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My favorite aspect of graphic design tutorials has always been the combined value of learning new skills and creating something for fun. Adobe Photoshop is probably my favorite design program of choice, simply because this is the one that I need to use the most.

So much to my delight, some amazing Photoshop tutorials have come across the online graphic design scene this year. If you haven’t had a chance to complete all of the tutorials below, you really should consider doing so. Not only will these tuts provide hours of fun but I can guarantee that you will learn something new in the process, unless you are one of those uber-advanced Photoshop users. But for the majority of us, we can always learn something new from our fellow designers, so take a look at the top Photoshop tutorials below to advance your level of skills.

Photo Manipulation Tutorials

Dark Melancholic Scene

01_darkmelancholic

Paint with Fire

02_paintwithfire

Na’vi Avatar Photo Manipulation

03_naviavatar

Surreal Scenery

04_surrealscenery

Ghost in Old Room

05_ghostinoldroom

Golden Apple Tree

06_goldenappletree

The Creation of a Life of Aquatic Sounds

07_aquaticsounds

Cosmic Love Goddess

08_cosmiclovegoddess

Vibrant Colorful Alcohol Product Ad

09_alchoholproductad

Tropical iPhone Ad

10_tropicaliphone

Meteorite Impact Tutorial

11_meteoriteimpact

Show Me the Light

12_showmethelight

Forest Magical Scene

13_forestmagicalscene

Create a Plane Crash

14_planecrash

Brilliant Lighting Effects

15_brilliantlightingeffects

Cosmic Xbox

16_cosmicxbox


Text Tutorials

Elegant Typography

17_eleganttypography

Gold Ornamental Text

18_goldornamentaltext

Beautiful 3D Text Composition

19_beautiful3dtext

Blood and Milk Typography

20_bloodandmilk

Jungle 3D Text

21_jungle

Smashing Your Creative Block

22_creativeblock

3D Soil Typography

23_soiltypo

Work + Play

24_workplay

Lost in Space Typography

25_lostinspacetypography

Colorful 3D Text Effect

26_colorful3dtext

3D Type Repousse

27_3dtyperepousse

Mystical Text

28_mysticaltext


Poster Tutorials

Impactful Disco Party Poster

29_discopartyposter

Refreshing Beer Themed Poster

30_beerthemed

French Perfume Advert Poster

31_frenchperfume

Rockstar Poster

32_rockstarposter


Illustration and Artwork Tutorials

Distressed Surreal CityScape

33_distressedsurrealcitysca

3D Liquid Explosion Artwork

34_3dliquidexplosion

Egg Planet

35_eggplanet

Confused Pear

36_confusedpear

Vivid Themed Illustration

37_vividthemedillustration

Children’s Book Illustration

38_childookillustrati

Rihanna Digital Painting

39_rihannadigitalpainting

Spider Harp

40_spiderharp

Digital Oil Painting

41_digitaloilpainting

Hair Painting Tutorial

42_hairpainting


Tara Hornor writes about marketing, advertising, branding, graphic design and desktop publishing. Tara works for PrintPlace.com, an online printing company that offers brochures, posters, postcards, business cards and more printed marketing media.

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