Collages done in Photoshop are truly inspiring! A few days ago, while browsing the web, I discovered some really amazing collage Photoshop tutorials and decided to share them with you. These collages are incredible and very eye-catching! You’ll learn lots of new tricks from these tutorials and hopefully, you’ll improve your Photoshop skills.
Here they are!
In this collage tutorial, you will learn how to combine various photos, all inspired by nature, into a collective and unified illustration. The design will use coloring and lighting effects along with advanced masking techniques. Don’t worry if it seems a bit difficult at the beginning, this step by step tutorial is full of useful explanation.
In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to create a photo manipulation that looks realistic by using loth of ‘handmade’ textures. This is a great example of how you can achieve stunning results that can lead to more complex compositions. You’ll also learn how to use masks and you need access to a digital camera and some paper.
Give your photos a unique look by using this retro effect that’s super easy and fun. You will learn how to create this effect with just one layer and three colors. You will learn a lot of things about using textures, layer masks, brush hardness and splatter brushes. The final effect is a colorful, eye-catching image.
In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to incorporate multiple elements into one image and get a dreamy, surreal atmosphere inspired by nature. This is an awesome tutorial that teaches you a lot of useful information. With a bit of attention and exercise, you can then use your newly-gained knowledge for other projects!
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This is a different kind of a promo photo that looks more like a kind of a lobby card with a mixture of painted touch and filthy film grain look. This step by step tutorial is inspiring and really easy to follow. It also teaches you a great deal about how to properly use the dodge & burn tool.
This is a case study of an Ad for the Discovery Channel most popular show “Deadliest Catch”, created by the Polish Master Designer Peter Jaworowski. You will be able to see the step by step process of how he got such an unbelievable result. This is a really great tutorial if you want to learn the basics of combining multiple photos into a single one. It’s also good for experimenting with watercolor brushes.
In this tutorial, you will learn how to turn a photo into a collage of polaroids. The cool thing about this is that you can use this effect for all kind of different types of images. This is an easy tutorial with a lot of repeating actions. The tutorial is very clean and easy to follow and it only takes a couple of minutes to achieve striking results.
In this Photoshop tutorial, you’ll be walking through the making of a digital photo manipulation with a retro look. You’ll use a few simple techniques, and combine a whole heap of images together to make a wonderful creative collage. You’ll also learn how to use brushes in order to recreate clouds, dust and grime, how to add foreground blur and you’ll be able to see how the Warp tool works!
You might already know a thing or two about collage, but can you produce a look out of a 1970s poster? In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to achieve this by using multiple photographs, the lasso tool, curve adjustments, hue and saturation and more! Even though it will most likely take between 2 to 3 hours to complete, the end result will be worth it!
This is another great example of a simple yet very effective Photoshop tutorial for collages. You’ll be using various methods & techniques to create this mixed media collage artwork that will catch the viewer’s attention in an instance. You’ll be manipulating and combining a few different photographs and you’ll be using the Clone Stamp tool, Color Overlay, Clipping Masks and more!
This tutorial reveals how to combine handmade and digital elements to create a kaleidoscope effect in Photoshop. This is not a hard tutorial because it includes a lot of repetitive steps. With a little bit of exercise you’ll be able to achieve this kaleidoscope effect by yourself!
In this tutorial you will learn how to create a Wonderland inspired photomanipulation using masks, blending modes and adjustments. This is a great tutorial because it will teach you a lot of notions and information that will be useful for your future projects.
This tutorial demonstrates how to control the placement of patterns to blend an image into the background, as camouflage. You will be using vector masks and the Burn tool to achieve a big part of this final result. It also shouldn’t take you longer than a whole hour to get to an end result similar to this one.
This tutorial shows you how to mix vector imagery with papercraft photography to create a textured collage with real depth. The first step of this tutorial requires you to use your good old scalpel and card. You’ll also be using lots of textures, layer masks, vector shapes, bespoke brush and more!
This tutorial walks you through how to inject life into your work by manipulating found imagery and natural elements. The central theme of this tutorial is ‘be free’ but you can also use the information you’ll be learning here for future projects.
This great collage Photoshop tutorial reveals how to increase the depth of your images with handmade brush strokes in Photoshop. This is a time-consuming tutorial that requires Adobe Photoshop CS6 or CC but trust us when we say that the end result is all worth it! The colorful final image and the handmade brush strokes will feel like a real adventure.
This tutorial will show you how to combine some stock images in Photoshop to create a fantasy photomanipulation. You will play in particular with colors, mask and adjustment layers. This tutorial requires you to combine multiple different black and white photographs in order to achieve a surreal effect. You’ll also be using vectors and pen tool.
This great tutorial shows how embarking on an abstract design doesn’t mean you have to leave clear communication at the door. Cut and paste the most interesting parts of your world to make a whole new one, in this collage Photoshop tutorial. This is a tutorial that you can download for free. The end result is a classy, retro image that will stand out from the crowd!
In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to build a new landscape using things you might come across in your day-to-day routine. By completing this tutorial you’ll learn a lot of things that you’ll be able to later use in other projects and collages.
This tutorial can be used to create absolutely any flyers (the time of year doesn’t really matter). The tutorial was originally created not for the beginners, but for those who are already savvy with Photoshop. You’ll be working with different photographs, fonts, retro brushes, sky brushes and web icons.