20 Useful Photoshop Illustration Tutorials & Techniques

Adobe Photoshop is the best tool available in the market to create beautiful and gorgeous illustrations. As of Adobe Photoshop CS6, this popular software is available in over 20 languages. Adobe Illustrator is another venture by Adobe Systems as it is a vector graphics editor, which can be imported in Adobe Photoshop easily. There are many kinds of Photoshop compatible plugins available of different types: such as parser plugins, selection plugins, automation plugins, file format plugins, export plugins, import plugins and filter plugins. In this post, you will find 20 useful Photoshop Illustration tutorials and techniques. Let’s find out the best Photoshop tutorials for beginners available.


Create a Ghostly Demonic Being in Photoshop


In this tutorial, you will learn how you can create a ghostly demonic being in Photoshop. Transformation tools and custom brushes are used in this tutorial.

Create a Futuristic Concept Car in Photoshop


This video tutorial will teach you how you can create a futuristic concept car in Photoshop. This is a step by step video follow up you should follow correctly.

How to Draw Realistic Eyes in Photoshop


The eyes are one of the most important elements in any portrait or character illustration. Within 10 easy steps you will be able to draw realistic eyes in Photoshop.

Turn a Pencil Sketch Into a Colorful and Dynamic Character Illustration


Sketching out a character illustration with pencil sketch in Photoshop can be a lot of fun for you. It might be a challenging task to sketch, but this tutorial will teach you step by step how to turn a pencil sketch into a colorful and dynamic character illustration.

How to Ink and Color an Illustration Using Traditional and Digital Techniques


Drawing a difficult digital illustration needs a lot of effort, time and patience. In this tutorial, Adam Caims will show you how to ink it, touch it up and finally color it with Photoshop. Very handy Photoshop tutorial for beginners.

Create an Adorable Children’s Illustration

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Everybody loves children. Why don’t you start to create an adorable children’s illustration with a teddy bear. Texture 1 was used during the production of this tutorial.

How to Create a Beautiful Mixed Media Illustration


Any kind of illustration begins with a great idea, a piece of paper and a pencil for many artists. In this tutorial, you will learn how you can create a beautiful mixed media illustration.

Create a Fantasy Storybook Illustration


Another Photoshop tutorial regarding children. With the help of this tutorial you can illustrate a fantasy storybook easily. The tutorial depicts a child riding a pet spider.

Create Action-Packed Zombie Apocalypse Concept Art in Photoshop


Have you watched the latest Zombie movie “World War Z”? So this tutorial is regarding zombies. Here you will learn how you can create action-packed zombie apocalypse concept art in Photoshop.

Create Epic “Man Of Steel” Fan Art in Photoshop


Man of Steel, a best Super Man movie in the production of Christopher Nolan. After watching the movie you might think to do some illustration in Photoshop for this movie. So this tutorial will teach you how to create epic “Man of Steel” fan art in Photoshop.

How to Make a Steampunk Illustration


Steampunk is popular style of artwork. In this artwork, artists create modern objects from things found during an earlier time. You will learn how to make a Streampunk Illustration using this tutorial.

Create a Cute Zombie Illustration in Photoshop


Another cute Photoshop tutorial to create a cute zombie illustration in Photoshop. You will also find a speed painting video that shows the entire process.

Create a Heart-Warming Wildlife Illustration in Photoshop


Whenever you are illustrating a scene, it is required to consider several things including color, depth of field and lighting.

Create a Clueless Racecar Driver Illustration in Photoshop


Creating a clueless and realistic racecar driver illustration in Photoshop can be enjoyable but extremely challenging task. You will learn how to control all the elements of a composition including textures, contrast, color balance etc.

Draw a Cartoon Monster Character in Photoshop


Draw a cartoon monster character in Photoshop by following up this tutorial.

How to Shade and Apply Texture to Line Art in Photoshop


Illustrator together with Photoshop work very well. Many Photoshop designers start their projects in illustrator and then import their projects into Photoshop to add textures and shade. Here you will learn how to shade and apply texture in Photoshop.

Create a Gingerbread Cookie Scene Using Smart Objects


Here you will learn how to create a gingerbread cookie scene using smart objects. You can easily update the shape of the cookie easily in order to create multiple cookies for a more complex final scene.

Create a Flying Sailboat Illustration With Photoshop


You might have remembered the city in the clouds from “The Empire Strikes Back” if you have seen Star Wars movie series. It was a nicely built futuristic flying city where people lived and worked as they would on the ground. You will create a flying sailboat illustration by following up this Photoshop tutorial.

Create a Futuristic Combat Robot in Photoshop


Robots are a piece of bent metal of the sci-fi media landscape. Whether it is video game, publishing or film, many concept designers are working in this field. With this tutorial you will be able to create a futuristic combat robot in Photoshop.

How to Paint a Furry Cartoon Character in Photoshop


With the Fur Image, Gravel Image and this tutorial you can learn how to paint a furry cartoon character in Photoshop.

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