How To Learn Photoshop Basics for Beginners?

The main idea behind this massive collection is to learn Photoshop basic for beginners others sources are also available on internet but this collection is a mixture of some important and valuable material.We have many collection of Photoshop tutorials but this tutorial is all about basics and intended for designers or aspiring designers who either want to get started with Photoshop or have limited experience.

In this collection every single method is linked with its source to make my users to access easily and all methods are divided in some sections to remind you from which topic you have to start again.

 

 

 

Amazing 3D Text

In this advanced tutorial you will learn how to create very 3D text (using 3d software) and give it life in Photoshop. The final result is amazing.


Portable Gaming Device Poster

In this Photoshop tutorial you will be walking through the making of an interesting, creative advertisement poster.


Intro to Photoshop’s Tools and UI:

The resources in this section will serve as an introduction for those who are new to Photoshop. They will help you to learn your way around the interface and with some of the basics of Photoshop.

Getting Started with Photoshop

Getting Started with Photoshop

Getting Started with Photoshop


Getting Started in Photoshop


Photoshop’s Toolbox


Using Palettes in Photoshop


War Movie Poster

In this tutorial you will create a great movie poster, using some simple but efficient techniques.

War Movie Poster

War Movie Poster


Combining Two Photos for New Effect 

We’ll start with something basic. In this tutorial you will learn how to use the Marquee Tool, how to adjust the Opacity, working with Layers, creating Paths from a Selection and using the Text Tool. Let’s get your feet wet.


The Pen Tool:


Photoshop’s pen tool can be used for impressive results, but it can be very difficult to use if you don’t understand how it works. The following resources will provide helpful guides to explain the pen tool and how you can use it in your own work.

Photoshop’s Pen Tool: The Comprehensive Guide

 


Photoshop Pen Tool Guide


Making Selections with the Pen Tool


Become a Master of the Pen Tool in Under 30 Minutes

 


Type Tool:


 

The type tool is a little more straightforward than some of the others for beginners, but it still helps to have a firm grasp of how the tool works and what you can do with text in Photoshop.

A Comprehensive Introduction to the Type Tool

Tip: How to Change Text Orientation


Photoshop 101: The Type Tool

 


Brushes and Other Presets:


Brushes, patterns, shapes, and the other presets are an essential part of Photoshop. Whether you are using the presets that come with the software, downloading those created by other designers, or creating your own, learning the potential of these presets and how to work with them should be a priority.

Beginner’s Guide to Photoshop Brushes


 Photoshop’s Brush Tool – Basic Guide


Installing and Managing Brushes and Other Presets


How to Create Your Own Photoshop Brushes


Guide to Patterns in Photoshop


Creating a stylized male portrait

In this advanced tutorial you will learn how to create a stylized portrait.


Recycle Vintage Images to Create a Photoshop Collage

Learn all about how to assemble a collage in Photoshop and give it a unique retro feel.


Amazing Photo montages

This tutorial provides step-by-step guidance on how to make a stunning, dynamic effect that recreates the look of a figure dissolving in water.


Digital Illustration Using Birds

This tutorial is your first step into illustration.


Grass Texture

In this tutorial, you will learn how to create a nice-looking grass texture. This tut covers Filters, Rotating an image, Brightness and Contrast and working with Hue and Saturation.


Cubite Logo

Cubite logo design, similar in concept as Tutorial 12, but having a more realistic finish.


Underwater Effect

In this tutorial, you will learn how to create an underwater scene from scratch, using Gradients, Transform and Filters. As well as getting started with Brushes.


MP3 Digital Player Icon

Create a Photoshop MP3 digital player logo icon, using intermediate drawing


Spectacular Grass Text Effect

This tutorial is made up of three parts — the background, the text itself, and some final extra effects.


Graffiti Wall II

If you felt comfortable with Tutorial 6, then this will be easy for you. Slightly more difficult, but the effect is far better .


 Star Explosion Wallpaper

Create your first wallpaper using textures, glows, and blurs.


Google Chrome Logo Design

Similar in concept as Tutorial 5, as in you are creating a logo, but a little more difficult using trickier techniques.


Transform:


With Photoshop’s transform capabilities you can edit and manipulate objects in a variety of different ways. The links provided below with get you started.

Using Transform in Photoshop


Photoshop 101: How to Use the Free Transform Tool


Photoshop Free Transform Tutorial


2d Mirror Effect

In this tutorial you will learn how to Duplicate, Flip Horizontally/Vertically, Feathering and Blending. Simple, yet effective.


Team Fortress 2 Sprays with Transparency

This tutorial will show you how to create quality Team Fortress 2 Sprays with transparency using Photoshop.


Paint Graffiti on Wall

You will be using custom brushes to recreate the graffiti wall, and working with multiple layers.


Selections:


The are several different ways to make selections in Photoshop, and each technique has certain situations where it works better than others. Here you’ll learn about the basic selection tools and when to use them.

The Selection Tools


A Comprehensive Introduction to Photoshop Selection Techniques


Master Photoshop’s Selection Tools in Under 30 Minutes


The Magnetic Lasso Tool


The Polygonal Lasso Tool


The Lasso Tool


How to Cut an Object in Photoshop Using the Polygonal Lasso Tool


The Elliptical Marquee Tool


The Rectangular Marquee Tool


Five Secrets of the Marquee Tools in Photoshop


Sony Ericsson Logo

This is your first tricky tut. You will learn how to save your time, changing layer styles and using the copies of your initial effect or form. Shapes, Layer Styles, Drop Shadows, Filters, Color Overlay are used very well in this tut.


Layers, Layer Styles, Layer Masks and Adjustment Layers:

 

In order to be able to efficiently and effectively work with Photoshop you will need a solid understanding of layers. The resources in this section provide guides for working with layers in Photoshop, as well as layer styles, layer masks and adjustment layers.

Working with Layers in Photoshop

 


Photoshop Layers Essential Power Shortcuts


Layer Styles in Photoshop


Saving, Loading and Reusing Layer Styles in Photoshop


Understanding Layer Masks in Photoshop


Getting to Know Clipping Masks and Layer Masks in Photoshop


 A Basic Guide to Photoshop CS4 Adjustment Layers


Photoshop 101: Adjustment Layers


Blend Modes:


Photoshop’s various blend modes give users a lot of potential to create different results quickly and easily. The links in this section will explain how you can play with the blend modes of your layers and what types of changes it will have.

Photoshop’s Five Essential Blend Modes for Photo Editing


An Explanation of Photoshop Blend Modes

 


Clone Stamp Tool:


The clone stamp tool allows you to duplicate, or clone, an area. The resources below will explain how to tool works and how you can use it.

How to Manipulate Images with the Photoshop Clone Stamp Tool

 


Useful Applications for the Clone Stamp Tool


Filters


Photoshop has a number of different filters that you can use, and each has its own purpose and use. These links will explain some of the different filters, how they work, and when you should use them.

Photoshop’s Filters


Getting to Grips with the Vanishing Point Filter


10 Photoshop Filters You Should Definitely Know


Channels:


Earlier we provided some links to tutorials on selection methods. Channels can also be used to select and extract, as well as to edit photos in other ways.

Digging into Channels as an Extraction Tool


Photoshop 101: Working with Alpha Channels


Saving Images:


These links will show you how you can save and optimize images that are going to be used on websites, for maximum performance.

Saving Images for the Web 


Save for Web, Simply


Optimizing Images for the Web with Photoshop


Working with Colors in Photoshop:


Colors are, of course, an essential part of any design. These resources will explain the basics of working with color in Photoshop.

Photoshop Color: Custom Photoshop Color Swatches and Sets


Photoshop Color Replacement Tool


Design for Print:


Designing for print is different than designing for the web. These links will explain some of the intricacies of designing for print and how it should be handled.

Spot UVs, Proofs, Roll Folds and Other Printing Terminology Explained


Designing for Print – Setting Up Crops and Bleeds


Smart Objects:


Photoshop smart objects can help you to save time on repetitive tasks, and these links will show you how to use them.

Genius Ways to Use Photoshop Smart Objects


Photoshop Smart Objects, Smart but not Always that Smart


Efficiency and Performance:


If you use Photoshop a lot you will want to make the most of your time with it. The resources here will help you to work smarter with as little wasted time as possible.

Professional Tips for Improving Photoshop’s Performance


20 Photoshop Tips for a Faster Workflow


Create Your Own Custom Photoshop Keyboard Shortcuts


Batch Editing and Automated Processing in Photoshop

 

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