We’ve collected a good amount of tutorials, freebies and inspiration from year 2011 that you can look trough on your holiday vacation.
If you missed any of them, it’s now a good time to make up for it, brushen up your skills and get ready for new year with fresh ideas. Happy new year!
Create Custom Rims For Your Ride in Photoshop
Customizing your ride can be a lot of fun for those of you who are into that sort of thing. In today’s tutorial we will demonstrate how to create some custom rims for your ride and then show what they would look like if overlaid on top of an image of a car. Let’s get started!
How to create a packing box
Creating still life objects in Photoshop is often great practice for learning how to create other objects. In today’s tutorial we will demonstrate how to create a packing box using layer styles, dodge and burn Tool. Let’s get started!
How to Draw a Shopping Bag Icon in Photoshop
In this tutorial you will learn how to drawn a red shopping bag icon. This tutorial will cover the basic techniques of drawing such as creating the shape, shading, and adding shadows.
Draw a Realistic Steam Iron in Photoshop
This Photoshop tutorial will show you how to create a realistic Steam Iron from scratch. You’ll learn how to create realistic shadows & highlights on plastic and metal.
How to Create a Photo Realistic Camera
Photoshop is a great tool to work with both vector and pixel shapes. In this tutorial we will demonstrate a powerful combination of vector shapes, layer styles, and manual drawing to create a photorealistic camera. So realistic you’ll think it’s just an ordinary photo.
Create A Slow Motion Bullet Shot Effect
In this tutorial I’m going to show you how to make a nice bullet shot effect. I decided to use a technological object such as a remote control to show a lot of tiny parts flying off after the impact: the circuit board, the buttons, a few chips…
Create a Paint Brush in Photoshop
Creating still-life objects in Photoshop is often great practice for learning how to create other objects. In today’s tutorial we will demonstrate how to create a realistic-looking paint brush using layer styles, clipping masks, and the not-so-commonly-used blend if sliders. Let’s get started!
Colorize Lineart With Cell Style Technique
In this tutorial I will show you how to color a line art using minimum color and just brightness and contrast to achieve a clean, yet effective look…
This tutorial is meant for beginners who just started photoshopping… However, some knowledge of the pen tool is recommended… For those who never used the pen tool, I included a mini tutorial explaining the very basics.
Create a Realistic and Fancy Digital Photo Frame
How to use pen tool, layer styles and filter in photoshop, are the major things you will learn by reading this tutorial. We are going to create a digital frame.
I will describe clearly the use of pen tool, layer styles and filter so that it will not be painful for beginners to follow and will be inspiring for advanced users to use their creativity.
Easy 3D Globe in Photoshop
So in this tutorial I will show you how to create a nice 3D globe in Photoshop using basic tools and the Spherize filter. This whole tutorial won’t take more than 30 minutes but the technique is really useful especially for icons and logos.
Trap Your Friends in a Jar Using Photoshop
This tutorial is a lot of fun and is something that you can do with practically any digital camera and Photoshop. Let’s get started!
How to Make a Car Advertisement Poster Design
In this graphic design tutorial, we’ll cover the essential advertising workflow. By following along with this Photoshop ad tutorial, you’ll see how to take just a simple stock image and build a pixel perfect artwork around it, while also communicating valuable information about the brand to viewers.
This HDR Photoshop tutorial shows quite easy way to fake HDR photos in Photoshop. You don’t need to shoot into RAW or take multiple photos – one JPEG file is enough.
HDR Photoshop effect gives a cool painterly style to your photos.
During the course of this Photoshop tutorial we’re going through 9 major steps to create a glass ball.
Making Mini Cars
In this tutorial we will have fun making mini cars that still look realistic. It is fairly simple and only requires moderate skills in using layer masks. The tutorial is done using CS3 but can be done with most version of Photoshop. Shortcut keys are for PC users. If you can’t use layer masks (which I will not explain as I am assuming that you know how) then carefully use the eraser.
How To Create A Circle Polyorama
Circle Polyorama are cute, tiny ‘planets’ made of a photographic panorama.
In this tutorial we’re going to make such a polyorama with a bunch of photos. It is pretty basic and works for photoshop CS and over.
How To Create A Beautiful Indian Sunset Scenery
In this tutorial, I will guide you to create a beautiful sunset, in a rocky scene with teepees. We will use the pictures provided by Lelaina, member of pxleyes, and the picture of a teepee provided by pxleyes for a contest.
How to Create Fake Glossy 3D Typography
NOTE: ks is short for Key Stroke, the shortcut for making the process move faster by using your keyboard.
See how to create fake 3D glossy text in photoshop. This final result, when done right can be VERY convincing… I came across this technique while I was working on a current project and wanted a cool 3D type effect, so this is what I came up with, and thought it would be fun to share with Pxleyes…
Create a Jaguar Style Folder Icon
In this tutorial, we will show you how to cover an object in a Jaguar style fur texture. In this example, we’ll cover a computer folder, but this technique can be used with any other object, like a CD cover, a mouse, or even a computer.
Stars Candy Text Effect
This Photoshop tutorial will show you how to use a stars-candy texture to create a nice stars candy text effect.
Tron-Inspired 3D Text
Create futuristic 3D text with a hypnotizing blue glow in Photoshop CS5 Extended. This tutorial will show you how to use Photoshop’s repousse tool to create real 3D text, apply a blue glow, and finish it off with a grid background and bokeh effect. To follow this tutorial, you’ll need Photoshop CS5 Extended (Not the regular version).
Create a Minimalist Blog Layout in Photoshop
In this tutorial you will see how to create a minimal and clean blog layout using Photoshop. You will also learn some useful methods and practices for creating web layouts in Photoshop.
Vintage Typography Experiment in Illustrator and Photoshop
So in this tutorial I will show you how to create a nice vintage/retro typography based on an artwork from the book New Vintage Type: Classic Fonts for the Digital Age. The whole process will take you 2-3 hours, but it’s quite simple. However it requires time. I hope you enjoy it and keep practicing always.
Vintage Badge in Illustrator and Photoshop
I have received quite a few emails since I published that asking me how I did the effect, so in this tutorial I will show you how to create a vintage look badge using Illustrator and Photoshop.
Simple Golden Text Effect
Alright, here’s a quick and easy way how to make some nice golden text. I know this tutorial isn’t the most unique or special thing around, but I thought I’d make a nice, quick and easy tutorial for you.
15 Realistic Sky Photoshop Gradients
This set contains 15 precise gradients that mimic the sky from morning to night. These gradients can be used to change the sky in photos or to create your own.
Cup Stains Photoshop Brushes
Add realistic cup stains to your website templates, prints, and photos! This set of Photoshop brushes contains a variety of both thick and thin cup stains. Download this set of 105 high quality Photoshop brushes to add to your collection of Photoshop brushes.
100 Essential Brush Strokes
A hundred brush strokes created using a variety of paint brushes and acrylic paint. This set of Photoshop brushes contains everything from simple brush strokes to smiley faces. Add this essential set of Photoshop brushes to your collection.
19 Fantastic Vector Illustrations
For this post, I have collected a couple of vector illustrations to feast your eyes on for inspiration. The artistry in these vectors is amazing, and the artist’s vision is awe-inspiring.