20 Brilliant Photoshop Video Tutorials to Improve Your Skills

Avatar Navi Effect - Photoshop tutorial
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There are lots of Photoshop tutorials on the web, and most of them are created in a step-by-step manner. Usually, the instructions are pretty easy to follow and the techniques are easy to understand , but sometimes, if you are looking for a more complicated and complex effect, you may find that a step-by-step regular tutorial is not be enough. That is why, today we selected 20 brilliant Photoshop video tutorials to help you improve your PS techniques and skills!

Hope you’ll find them useful!

Avatar Navi Effect 

Creating an Avatar Navi character from a photograph the designer shot a few years ago is a great tutorial. No intro can prepare you for this fun video tutorial, just find a sharp photo with nice light and jump right in.

Avatar Navi Effect - Photoshop tutorial

Birth of an AVATAR 

After watching James Cameron’s AVATAR, the designer really wanted to have an avatar of his own. Here is the result, after working in Photoshop for a couple of hours.

Birth of an AVATAR - Photoshop Tutorial

How to add Poster effect for Obama photo

President Obama’s ‘Hope’ poster is one of the most recognisable pieces of street art of all time, and is being called a cultural phenomenon. Created by Shepard Fairey, this poster became instantly viral and played a huge part in the success of Barack Obama’s Presidential campaign. In this tutorial you’ll learn how to apply the same effect to your own photo using nothing but Photoshop.

How to add Poster effect for Obama photo - Photoshop

Porcelain Doll Effect Retouching 

In today’s Photoshop tutorial, learn how to give your models a ‘porcelain doll’ look, using Adjustment Layers, Layer Masks, and the Liquify Filter.

Porcelain Doll Effect Retouching - Photoshop tutorial

Blending Images Together Seamlessly

This is a tutorial explaining a quick and effective image blending technique to merge together multiple images seamlessly.

Blending Images Together Seamlessly - Photoshop tutorial

Beautiful woman with glowing light effects 

This great Photoshpo vide tutorial will help you create an image with a beautiful woman with glowing light effects.

Beautiful woman with glowing light effects - Photoshop Tutorial

Portrait Photoshop Digital Painting Tutorial

This is an awesome video tutorial showing the digital speedpainting technique in Photoshop. Purely amazing!

Portrait - Photoshop Digital Painting Tutorial

Dispersion Effect 

This Photoshop CC tutorial shows you how to create a dispersion effect using Photoshop.

Dispersion Effect - Photoshop tutorial

Masking 

This is a video Photoshop CC Video Tutorial demonstrating how to easily and effectively mask complex objects like hair on a model.

Masking - Photoshop tutorial

Tiger with human Face morph collage 

This is an awesome photo manipulation video tutorial in Photoshop that will teach you how to morph together an animal face, in this case a tiger, with  human face.

Tiger with human Face morph collage

Hard Light Effects

This tutorial shows how to get a high contrast hard light effect in Photoshop, almost HDR looking. The designer kept things realistic so he used the contrast masking technique to keep the original shadows of the model.

Hard Light Effects - Photoshop tutorial

3D Gold Typography

In this Photoshop tutorial, you will how to create striking 3D gold text, add reflections with image-based lighting, create a drywall background from scratch, and position your lights using an easy method that feel like you’re playing a 1st person shooter game.

3D Gold Typography - Photoshop Tutorial

Neon Glow Effect 

In this vide Photoshop tutorial the designer will show you how to create this really awesome Neon Glow effect for your images.

Neon Glow Effect Photoshop tutorial

Lighting Manipulation

In this tutorial, the designer shows you how to create simple manipulations with lightning effects.The result is mystical and beautiful!

Lighting Manipulation

Convert black and white photo to color using Photoshop CS5

This tutorial teaches you ow to convert a black and white photo into color photo. This is a step by step guide, video Photoshop tutorial.

Convert black and white photo to color using Photoshop CS5

10 Min Photoshop Facelift: How To Remove 30 years with CS4

This Photoshop Facelift tutorial will teach you how to remove 30 years from an old person’s face. In this tutorial, the designer took a picture of a 70 year old woman and used 4 tools Patch Blur Brush Smudge to create the effect.

10 Min Photoshop Facelift How To Remove 30 years with CS4

Make Up & Lashes

This is  a very useful Photoshop video tutorial, especially for photographers, as it shows you how to create awesome makeup and beauty enhancement effects.

Photoshop - Make Up & Lashes

How to Quickly Select Images – Cut Out Detailed Images in Photoshop CS5

This video covers details on how to effectively select/cut out parts of an image in Photoshop without using the pen tool. It shows how you can select detailed portions of an image (such as hair) without losing detail and without taking 4 hours to do it.

How to Quickly Select Images - Cut Out Detailed Images in Photoshop CS5

Create an Out of Bounds Fantasy Illustration

In this tutorial, you’ll go through the process of creating a fantasy scene, make water pour out of a painting, make some sort of a absorption effect and end up with a really nice looking color.

Create an Out of Bounds Fantasy Illustration

How to Apply Textures to Uneven Surfaces

Applying texture to a flat surface is simple stuff. Realistically applying a texture to an uneven surface is much more complicated. Learn how with this Photoshop video tutorial.

How to Apply Textures to Uneven Surfaces

 

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  1. monpetit

    Thanks for the tutorials. I have learned a lot.
    Happy holidays,

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