Graphic design tutorials, which are designed by experts, consist of drawings and pictures that an aspiring designer needs for presenting different works. A tutorial at first ensures to strengthen the base for a designer, and also introduces him to different lines, textures, shapes, color and mass. It makes him familiar with the function of each designing element. Here we collected Free Design Tutorials: 15 + Graphics Design Tutorials.
Create a Planetary Asteroid Impact – Psd Premium Tutorial
While asteroids don’t slam into the Earth all that often, movie producers sure act like they do. We can all think up a few movies with similar plots. An asteroid is about to hit the planet and a group of heroes comes to save the day. In this Psd Premium tutorial, author Ed Lopez will demonstrate how to create an asteroid impact, just like in the movies. If you would like to take your Photoshop skills to the next level, Log in or Join Now to get started!
Create Awesome Abstract Illustrations Using Stock Art From Visual Freaks
Some people might not realize how fun and easy it can be to create an awesome illustration with just a few pieces of stock art elements. In today’s tutorial we will demonstrate how to create an abstract illustration using a few pieces of stock art from Visual Freaks’ Organic CG Art Pack and just some basic knowledge of Photoshop. Let’s get started!
Design and Print a Skateboard Deck and T-Shirt – Psd Premium Tutorial
Today’s Psd Premium tutorial by author Mark Mayers will focus on creating a brand for a fictitious skate company and also applying graphics to a skate deck and T-shirt. We’ll demonstrate how to achieve professional results every time – both items were actually printed using the tutorial techniques. For screen-print fanatics, there’s an extra bonus; you’ll discover how the Apply Image command enables you to create knockouts and error-free spot colors without the need for expensive RIP software. Special thanks to Steve over at Advertees for printing the shirts and providing invaluable technical advice. This tutorial is available exclusively to Premium Members. If you are looking to take your print and t-shirt design skills to the next level then Log in or Join Now to get started!
Design Coffee Shop Menu Layout from Scratch with Photoshop and InDesign – Part 1
Hi everyone, this time I’ve got for you a practical tutorial about creating a ready to print booklet menu for an imaginary coffee shop named “Violet Coffee.” In this tutorial you’ll learn to mockup a ready to print background and a couple of additional objects, which will be imported later on in Adobe InDesign to finish the piece. Are you ready?
Use Photo Manipulation and 3D Layers to Design a Surreal Cover Art Illustration
My clients often ask me to create impossible scenarios, weird landscapes and surreal images for their projects; images that wouldn’t be possible in real life. It’s situations like these where photo manipulation becomes a powerful design tool. In today’s tutorial I will show you how to design a CD cover using several photo manipulation techniques, how to keep critical text layers editable for any future change and how to render a quick mockup using the Vanishing Point filter. Let’s get it started!
How to Create an Ice-cold Poster with 3D Text
In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to combine stock images and 3D text into a cool poster. We’ll use an icy theme for it and color it the way we want. You’ll see it’s not that hard to create a simple appealing poster with effective use of text and imagery.
Dynamic Recessed Watercolor Typography in Photoshop
In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to mix vector elements and watercolor effects with text to create a stunning design. It’s a quick process that depends heavily on good choices of images and colors.
Make a Turn of the Century Vaudeville Poster
In this tutorial, we’ll learn how create a turn-of-the-century Vaudeville poster. This uniquely appealing style of advertisement was popular in the late 1800s and early 1900s. You sir! You madam! Step right up and prepare to be amazed as we transport an image of two friends back in time to create a poster advertisement without compare!
Create a Realistic Blackberry Style Mobile Phone From Scratch
If you ever have to create a slick phone or Blackberry design, and you don’t feel like buying stock images, then this tutorial is for you. I will show you how to use Vector Shapes, Masks, and mostly Layer Effects to create this elegant design.
Create a Cool Music Logo on a Grunge Background
I really like the artwork that is used in Pitchfork’s Web site, so I decided to recreate something similar in Photoshop and make a tutorial on how I did it. These techniques can be used to make a logo and background for a cool grunge-style Web site.
Quick Grungy Poster
In this tutorial, I will show you how to create a sort of grunge poster. We will learn how to make some elements look a bit dirty, create textures, and add some depths to the elements using shadows and blend modes.
Create A Cool Vintage Collage Design In Photoshop
In this tutorial, I will show you how to create a retro-style design or vintage collage style. We will use images from old ads, handwritten texts, patterns, and other things to give to our design a vintage look.
Creating an Old-Collage Effect Poster
One of my favorite ‘looks’ is the sort of old-collage feel of old photos and old paper. It’s a favorite because it lets you work images and text together really easily. In this tutorial we’ll put together a poster where there is a main photograph and a lot of text using the old-collage feel.
Creating a Stunning Old-World Look in Photoshop
In this tutorial, we are going to create a sort of old-worldy composition featuring a compass and making use of some awesome vector artwork from Arsenal. As always there is a PSD file at the bottom of the tutorial. In this instance, I would highly recommend downloading it as this is quite a complex composition. Be warned this is a LONG tutorial!
Elements of Great Web Design: The Polish
When I put together designs, I usually do so in two phases – Layout and Polish. During the layout phase, I place the main objects on the page usually finishing with something that looks relatively complete. In the second stage – the Polish – I go over the design and adjust colors, type treatments, shadows, layers, and generally clean it all up. In this first of a series of tutorials on web design, we’ll be looking at the Polish.
How to create Neon Illustration Happy New Year 2012 in Photoshop CS5
In this tutorial, we are going to design a simple New Year illustration with neon digits in Photoshop CS5. I hope you enjoy this tutorial and that it inspires you to create your own illustration for New Year! Layered PSD file included. Let’s get started!
How to stylise model shoot using colourful shapes in Photoshop
Start working by creating a new document (Ctrl+N) in Adobe Photoshop with the size 1280px by 1024px (RGB color mode) at a resolution of 72 pixels/inch. Use the Paint Bucket Tool (G) to fill with black color the new background layer
How to design an abstract Christmas illustration with colorful shapes and glass baubles in Photoshop CS5
We have another great tutorial available for our readers today. If you want to learn how to design an abstract Christmas illustration with colorful shapes and glass baubles, using simple shapes and gradients in Adobe Photoshop CS5, then this tutorial is for you.
Mac – Colorful Design
For the beginning we need to create a new file of 1600×1200 px and 72 dpi. After that create another file of 4×4 px and 72 dpi too. Using the Pencil Tool (B), let’s represent a kind of block, like the next one. The color’s codes for the new elements are shown below.