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56 Absolutely Brilliant and Intriguing Photoshop Video Tutorials

September 4th, 2009

We see a lot of Photoshop tutorials on the net, but most of what we come across are tutorials written in a step-by-step manner. In most cases, the instructions are clear-cut and easy to follow, but few would argue against an even more effective kind of tutorial: Video tutorials.

photoshop video tutorials 56 Absolutely Brilliant and Intriguing Photoshop Video Tutorials

With the emergence of video sharing websites such as Youtube and Metacafe over the recent years, we see an ever-increasing number of user-generated videos from all over the net. Some of these videos came from avid Photoshop fans sharing their tips, while others originates from websites dedicated to Photoshop techniques sharing their video tutorials on a regular basis. These videos give the most direct demonstration of how to achieve certain image effects via Adobe Photoshop. With such boundless video resources on Photoshop tips and tricks, it will be quite a waste not to utilize them to sharpen our Photoshop skills. It is for this reason we combed the internet to find some of the most intriguing Photoshop manipulation techniques captured on video. Here are 50 plus video tutorials to inspire you.

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1. Tutsplus (PSDTuts)

How to Digitally Illustrate a Camera with Light Streaks
Create a digital illustration of a digital camera using light streaks.

full 56 Absolutely Brilliant and Intriguing Photoshop Video Tutorials

High Flying Snowboard Illustration
Using wavy lines that suggest motion and paint splatters for snow to illustrate high flying snowboard.

fulll 56 Absolutely Brilliant and Intriguing Photoshop Video Tutorials

How to Create a Dark Surreal Illustration in Photoshop
Create a dark surreal illustration using a few techniques and a handful of images. Also, apply stylish color settings and give the illustration that extra polish it needs to give it that finished look.

final large 56 Absolutely Brilliant and Intriguing Photoshop Video Tutorials

How to Create a Richly Ornate Typographic Illustration
Create an ornate typographic illustration using the Ayosmonika typeface.

final large2 56 Absolutely Brilliant and Intriguing Photoshop Video Tutorials

How to Turn Humdrum Photos into Cinematic Portraits
Adding drama or a cinematic quality to a regular, humdrum portrait, along with a little bit of faking HDR.

Final Large3 56 Absolutely Brilliant and Intriguing Photoshop Video Tutorials

How to Apply Textures to Uneven Surfaces
Applying texture to a flat surface, or flatly applying a texture across a whole image is simple stuff. Here, we realistically apply a texture to an uneven surface, which is much more hands-on.

final large4 56 Absolutely Brilliant and Intriguing Photoshop Video Tutorials

How to Create Super-Malleable Effects with Colorful Lines
Colorful lines are one of the most malleable effects you can easily create in Photoshop. Create these fantastic colorful effects using only Photoshop and compose illustration with these effects.

final large9 56 Absolutely Brilliant and Intriguing Photoshop Video Tutorials

How to Create a Fantasy Photo Manipulation
Work with a few images and create a really interesting photo manipulation to create a fantasy world.

final large5 56 Absolutely Brilliant and Intriguing Photoshop Video Tutorials

Create an Out of Bounds Fantasy Illustration
This takes you 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 for the surreal illustration.

final large6 56 Absolutely Brilliant and Intriguing Photoshop Video Tutorials

Create a Feathered Crow Illustration
Create this crow illustration using just a few tools and resources.

final large7 56 Absolutely Brilliant and Intriguing Photoshop Video Tutorials

Creating a Touching Story Scene in Photoshop
Create a story scene using photo manipulation and a lot of color adjustments.

final large8 56 Absolutely Brilliant and Intriguing Photoshop Video Tutorials

2. Planet Photoshop

Gritty Photo Effect
Give a gritty and dramatic feel to your photos.

gritty 56 Absolutely Brilliant and Intriguing Photoshop Video Tutorials

The Davinci Design
Create this eye-catching effect using just a single layer style and applying it to all the different elements of your design. This tutorial touches on alpha channels, blur filters, and layer styles.

davinci 56 Absolutely Brilliant and Intriguing Photoshop Video Tutorials

Folds and Creases
Adding folds and creases to an age old map.

creases 56 Absolutely Brilliant and Intriguing Photoshop Video Tutorials

Light Through Window
Create an effect that will give a room the appearance of rays of light coming through the windows.

windows 56 Absolutely Brilliant and Intriguing Photoshop Video Tutorials

Graphic Texture
Make a graphic appear as though it has the texture of a brick wall.

walltexture 56 Absolutely Brilliant and Intriguing Photoshop Video Tutorials

Painting Motion
Using custom brushes and the smudge tool to create an interesting motion blur effect.

paintingmotion 56 Absolutely Brilliant and Intriguing Photoshop Video Tutorials

Stage Lights
Learn how to make these smoky stage lights by creating a gradient selection in quick mask mode and applying some filters and layer styles.

stagelights 56 Absolutely Brilliant and Intriguing Photoshop Video Tutorials

Vanishing Point
The Vanishing Point filter is a very powerful feature in Photoshop CS3, especially once you know a couple tricks for drawing grids, and then placing and blending images to them.

vanishingpt 56 Absolutely Brilliant and Intriguing Photoshop Video Tutorials

Graphic on Mug
Applying illustrated artwork to a photo realistically.

mug 56 Absolutely Brilliant and Intriguing Photoshop Video Tutorials

Custom Coins
Create a realistic-looking coin effect using the channels palette and the lighting effects filter.

customcoin 56 Absolutely Brilliant and Intriguing Photoshop Video Tutorials

Got a Light?
Create a realistic effect of a burning cigar.

light 56 Absolutely Brilliant and Intriguing Photoshop Video Tutorials

Reflection Revisited
Here a quick way to achieve a convincing reflection on a vehicle at a 3/4 view.

reflections 56 Absolutely Brilliant and Intriguing Photoshop Video Tutorials

Water Drops
How to simulate the look of water drops on your photo.

waterdrops 56 Absolutely Brilliant and Intriguing Photoshop Video Tutorials

New Planet
Create a new & unique planet from scratch.

planet 56 Absolutely Brilliant and Intriguing Photoshop Video Tutorials

Sci-Fi Text Effect
Make a pretty Sci-Fi text effect using smudge tool and its finger painting feature.

scifi 56 Absolutely Brilliant and Intriguing Photoshop Video Tutorials

Give Your Photo an Antique Look
Convert your current photos into antique-looking ones.

antique 56 Absolutely Brilliant and Intriguing Photoshop Video Tutorials

Beads of Sweat Effect
Creating a beaded sweat effect.

bead 56 Absolutely Brilliant and Intriguing Photoshop Video Tutorials

Stylized Comic Book Effect
Using this effect, you can transform anyone into a comic book character with a halftone, saturated look.

comic 56 Absolutely Brilliant and Intriguing Photoshop Video Tutorials

Need for Speed
Adding motion to static objects.

needforspeed 56 Absolutely Brilliant and Intriguing Photoshop Video Tutorials

3. Tutorial Champ

Creating Stunningly Realistic Planets
Create amazingly realistic planets with stunning textures and colors, all from scratch.

planet2 56 Absolutely Brilliant and Intriguing Photoshop Video Tutorials

Isolate One Color
Emphasize a certain color and make it stand out by completely isolating it. In this case, leave one color while converting the rest of the picture in to greyscale.

onecolor 56 Absolutely Brilliant and Intriguing Photoshop Video Tutorials

4. Youtube, Metacafe and Vimeo

Create Liquid Metal Chrome Mercury Blobs Using Adobe Photoshop
How to create liquid metal chrome blobs like in the Terminator movies.

chrome 56 Absolutely Brilliant and Intriguing Photoshop Video Tutorials

Old Burnt Treasure Map Effect
Create a old burnt treasure map effect.

treasure 56 Absolutely Brilliant and Intriguing Photoshop Video Tutorials

Human to Statue
Convert your normal pictures of people into photos of statues.

statue 56 Absolutely Brilliant and Intriguing Photoshop Video Tutorials

Exploding Planet
Create an awesome exploding planet effect.

explode 56 Absolutely Brilliant and Intriguing Photoshop Video Tutorials

Skin Smoothing
Learn how to soften skin tones and gives models a much smoother skin in your digital images.

skinsmoothing 56 Absolutely Brilliant and Intriguing Photoshop Video Tutorials

Sin City Style
Get the Sin City comic art style in your images.

sincity 56 Absolutely Brilliant and Intriguing Photoshop Video Tutorials

Starry Eyes
Easy way to make starry eyes in photoshop.

starry 56 Absolutely Brilliant and Intriguing Photoshop Video Tutorials

GlassBall
Create a glass ball apply it onto your images.

glassball 56 Absolutely Brilliant and Intriguing Photoshop Video Tutorials

Graffiti
Make some cool background behind a graffiti.

graffiti 56 Absolutely Brilliant and Intriguing Photoshop Video Tutorials

Vanishing Objects with Clone Tool
Vanishing objects with clone tool in a few simple steps.

vanishing 56 Absolutely Brilliant and Intriguing Photoshop Video Tutorials

Fiery Explosions
Create big fiery explosions in your images in a quick and simple manner.

fieryexplosion 56 Absolutely Brilliant and Intriguing Photoshop Video Tutorials

Create a Glass Sphere or Gel Button
Make a glass Photoshop button set into a metallic base using three flat shape layers with layer styles applied.

glasssphere 56 Absolutely Brilliant and Intriguing Photoshop Video Tutorials

Toning & Burning
Use and create custom Gradient Maps and burning to render a more dramatic image.

burning 56 Absolutely Brilliant and Intriguing Photoshop Video Tutorials

Photo Manipulation: Mix Two Creatures Into One
Mixing two creatures into one through photo manipulation.

mani 56 Absolutely Brilliant and Intriguing Photoshop Video Tutorials

Digital Smoke
Easily create a very customizable digital abstract smoke.

digitalsmoke 56 Absolutely Brilliant and Intriguing Photoshop Video Tutorials

Satin Cloth
Create a crumbled stain cloth look from scratch.

satin 56 Absolutely Brilliant and Intriguing Photoshop Video Tutorials

De-Aging
Make someone look younger!

deagin 56 Absolutely Brilliant and Intriguing Photoshop Video Tutorials

Effective Eyes
Creating stunning eyes using various tools.

effectiveeyes 56 Absolutely Brilliant and Intriguing Photoshop Video Tutorials

Create an iPhone
Produce an image of the popular iPhone using Photoshop tools.

iphone 56 Absolutely Brilliant and Intriguing Photoshop Video Tutorials

Fairy dust
A quick example on how to create fairy dust for your photos.

fairydust 56 Absolutely Brilliant and Intriguing Photoshop Video Tutorials

Cool Dark Night
Create a cool night background for the Taj Mahal.

darknight 56 Absolutely Brilliant and Intriguing Photoshop Video Tutorials

Photo Manipulation
Blend two objects together seamlessly. In this case, a mouth is added to an apple.

photomani 56 Absolutely Brilliant and Intriguing Photoshop Video Tutorials

Mystical Moonlight Effect Photoshop Tutorial
Effectively turn a day time image to a night time one and create a mystical moonlight effect.

moonlight 56 Absolutely Brilliant and Intriguing Photoshop Video Tutorials

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