Photo Manipulations can be a lot of fun and can produce powerful effects when well executed.
Adobe Photoshop is the premier tool for digital artists when it comes to professionally enhancing images. Whether you’re a beginner just learning the ropes or an advanced user looking for unique techniques to add to your Photoshop arsenal, you’ll find some tutorials here that you’ll surely want to bookmark.
In this article, you’ll discover plenty of tutorials that deal with enhancing images, adding unique and impressive effects, and recreating digital replications of popular traditional photography techniques.
In this Photoshop tutorial you’ll learn how to create really natural forsaken street from very usual street photo.
This is more a process description of making this illustration, than a detailed step by step how to.
This tutorial will be a little different than all the other tutorials I wrote. Here I will teach you some basic things about Photomanipulation.
In this tutorial you’ll learn how to create a colorful photo manipulation using Photoshop brushes, different adjustment layers, and more.
In this photoshop tutorial, you’ll learn how to mash up a series of photos in a highly creative poster based on a famous painting from the 1800’s.
This is a tutorial with a simple idea: to create an emotional photo manipulation. Following this tutorial, you will learn how to blend different images to make a dark atmospheric background, modify the dress of the model, apply makeup, paint hair, blend different objects in the background, and more - all to create a moody illustration.
This photo manipulation tutorial will give you an idea of how you can turn any photo into a catastrophe. This tutorial is good as an inspiration for ideas about how to manipulate your own photo in Photoshop.
In this tutorial, we will learn how to manipulate a simple photo into a flooding torrent of a scene. We'll use some relatively simple techniques to give this image a semi-realistic, stylized feel.
In this tutorial,I`ll show you how to create your unique wallpapers using photo manipulation.
Using some images you’ll learn how to blend in different landscapes creating a surreal effect.
Learn how to combine several photos to create a dramatic ‘fallen angel’ scene.
In this tutorial, we're going to create a photo manipulation using different techniques. We'll be adjusting each layer and element to make a compact final image. We'll be using multiple photos and a handful of effects to create this work.
Turn a woman into an alien by combining two photos. This tutorial will teach you several photo manipulation techniques for creating scary photo manipulations.
In this tutorial, we'll manipulate a picture so it looks like a woman burning in flames. The idea behind this manipulation was to create a nice looking illustration, only by using simple techniques and tools such as the Brush tool and Warp command.
This tutorial will show you how to create your own glorious siren, reflecting the beauty and vigor of the beast, and bringing it firmly into the present digital age.
Create an elaborate photo manipulation, dealing with blending options, lighting and perspective.
The idea for this tutorial is to show a workflow from concept to finish, not just so you can copy this illustration, but so that you can take the ideas behind it and use them for any design you have.
In this Photoshop tutorial you will learn a neat grungy photo effect using a variety of Photoshop filters and image adjustments.
In this Photoshop tutorial we’ll be walking through the making of a digital photo manipulation called Color Combustion. You’ll use a few simple techniques, and combine a whole heap of images together to make a wonderful creative collage.
In this tutorial, I'll show you how to create a post apocalyptic manipulation using adjustment layers, vector masks, and some special effects.
Here we'll learn how to create an abstract photo manipulation that looks like you've just painted the subject, I've included lots of useful techniques for creating impressive abstract pieces. I've tried to keep this simple but if you don't understand any steps then just skip it as not all of them are compulsory.
In this Photoshop tutorial we will explore the basic technique and options for creating selective focus without the use of a macro lens or fast exposure and the Tilt-Shift effect created by large format cameras and 35mm cameras outfitted with a Tilt-Shift lens.
When comes to photo manipulation, the basics and most important parts are the illumination and coloration, these are the main things that if you know how to work around it pretty much will assure you of a good result at the end, so open up the photoshop and get ready to learn some tricks.
In this tutorial, we'll learn how to take splattered paint Photoshop brushes and apply them to the contours of a model's face. This is a relatively simple technique, which yields excellent artistic results.
Bring velocity and meltdown to your subjects with a little Photoshop magic. Doucin Pierre, aka Soemone, shows you how
In this tutorial you will learn how to create a digital illustration using just stock images, Photoshop and your design skills. This tutorial can get tricky and is a bit long so some good knowledge in Photosop is a plus.
In this detailed and lengthy Photoshop tutorial, you will learn how to combine photos and add special effects to turn a normal photograph into a stunning artwork. You will also learn several tricks to reduce your Photoshop document file size and number of layers and layer styles.
This is a tutorial illustrating perspective techniques and how you can achieve the feeling of depth and motion. We will be doing this in a few steps, such as placing the main character, creating the volume fading away and adding foreground and background images
In this tutorial, we're going to create a fantasy photo manipulation mixing different images and learning to use and modify the stock images in a creative way.
This Photoshop tutorial, you will learn how to use a variety of color, lighting, and cut and paste techniques to create a surreal photo manipulation. Combine your creativity with these Photoshop techniques to create your own photo manipulation artworks.
What better way to kickoff the summer spirit than with explosions, death rays, and a little stormy weather - thanks to our friend, Photoshop.
In this tutorial I am going to show you some cool tricks to get some awesome custom wallpaper or movie poster. First we need to find our subject, I chose X-MEN movie.
In this tutorial, you will learn how to combine digital painting and photo manipulation to create polished fantasy art. The process of combining digital painting and photo manipulation is a great mix. It truly allows you conquer the world with beautiful illustrations.
Create a breath taking scenery by combining two photos and applying several photo effects. When you follow this Photoshop tutorial, you’ll learn masking techniques and several photo effects.
Most people who uses Photoshop love doing a photo manipulation. Its really fun specially if your creativity are really working well and come up in some pretty good results. Talking about Photo Manipulation, Here is a tutorial where you will learn how Create a Cute Green Apple by manipulating some photos.
We came up with a cool illustration that incorporates patterns, coloring, as well as 3D shapes. The most important thing about this is that it is all extremely simple to create so it shouldn't be that difficult for anybody.
The idea behind this work was to create a fantasy world. You will learn how to work with a few images and create a really interesting photo manipulation.
In this tutorial, I will show you the processes I used to design this awesome space dancer scene with Nebula Texture in Photoshop.
This two part tutorial will be showing how to create some really cool elements for a photo-manipulation. We’ll start with an image of a person and use lots of useful techniques to transform it into a really interesting image that will stand out.
In this tutorial we are going to create a photo manipulation inspired by Valhalla, one of Mariusz Karasiewicz`s works. He is an amazing artist and his work is absolutly stunning.
In this Photoshop tutorial I'll show you how to create a cool old photo transfer edge effect using a piece of stock photography, an alpha channel and the burn and dodge tools.
In this tutorial, we're going to make a creative illustration in a style meant for a video game cover or sci-fi book cover. We'll create this with mostly photo manipulation techniques. With some cool Photoshop options you can turn all the photos you chose, into one stunning looking explosive cover.
Self-initiated work often means a lack of budget, but that doesn’t mean it can’t look good. It’s all left up to your imagination and creativity.
In this tutorial, we'll change a full of sunshine, ordinary photograph into a gloomy image of the world after destruction of mankind. Using simple tools, we'll turn lively streets into abandoned ruins overgrown with weeds.
Using vibrant colors is the best way to make an image stand out, although getting the right balance is not always easy. Here we learn how to use lots of vibrant color to create a slightly abstract photo manipulation using pencils and fruit. We will learn how to use the pen tool effectively and also some freehand brushing which looks good.
This tutorial will describe how to make a colorful photo manipulation using only four stock photos and a texture background. We'll look at using the Pen Tool, making colorful rainbow designs, and showing the correct way to pick out stocks to use in our photo manipulation.
In this Photoshop photo effects tutorial, we're going to learn how to colorize a photo using multiple colors. It's an effect I've seen used quite a bit in ads for photo printers and for color calibration software. The idea is simple. Take a single photo, divide it into multiple sections of equal size (usually four sections), then colorize each section using a different color, or a different shade of the same color, to create interesting results.
This piece was actually created for a contest and off course the first prize was the result. The concept of this illustration was to take a picture and be creative, use parts of that image and create something unique.
After googling for some time, I found this stunning wallpaper of Danielle Lloyd suitable for this tutorial.
This tutorial will teach you how to use advanced photo manipulation techniques to create a magical landscape!
In this tutorial, we will be using several basic tools and stock images to create a fantasy artwork where everything seems to come alive from what is being painted on an old piece of paper.
Why use a Pen tool to draw or make selection? Because it gives you better control and higher precision that other tools cannot give you.