Photoshop Tutorials - Photoshop Essentials
Welcome to Photoshop Essentials.com, where anyone can learn Photoshop! We offer tutorials you won't find anywhere else, with easy to follow, step-by-step training on everything from Photoshop Basics to photo editing and retouching, photo effects, text effects, and more, and it's all written with beginners in mind. You'll be amazed at what you can do with Photoshop in no time at all! Our latest tutorials are listed below. Enjoy learning Photoshop!
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Learn how to flip nature upside down and turn a forest’s natural greens and browns into something a bit more mystical.
Turning a photo into a collage of squares in Photoshop is not only fun, it’s also incredibly easy, since most of the work is just simple repetition.
Create a more interesting black & white version of an image with some dramatic lighting effects that help bring attention to your main subject.
Learn how to give any photo an old-fashioned, hand-tinted look in just a few simple steps.
Turn a living, breathing person into a ghost and let Photoshop take the rap for it in this photo effects tutorial.
Create an all-time classic effect in Photoshop in a way that is both easy and flexible, then add the same effect to other photos instantly.
Before showing a client your work or displaying your portfolio on the web, make sure everyone knows whose work it is with an easy to create copyright watermark.
Learn how to use light to bring focus to your images with Photoshop’s Lighting Effects filter and multiple light sources.
Learn how to use Photoshop to turn a photo into a simple pop art effect from the 50s and 60s using nothing more than a basic selection tool, an easy image adjustment, and lots of solid colors.
Making text appear to be painted on the wall behind it is easy thanks to Photoshop’s advanced blending options and the Blend If sliders.
Make your standard Photoshop drop shadows go from fake to photo realistic by learning how to map them to the natural textures and depths in your image with displacement maps.
Turn a digital photo into an oil painting and then apply the effect to any other photos instantly with your “Instant Photo To Oil Painting” action!
Infrared photography captures light our eyes can’t see and uses it to create mysterious, otherworldly images. It’s a unique effect, and one that we can create ourselves in Photoshop.
Learn how to add a painted edges photo border to your images with Photoshop and how to make it look like it was painted on canvas! When we’re done, we’ll use the file as a template to quickly add the same effect to other photos!
Bring more focus and attention to the subject of your photo and add excitement to your image by creating the illusion of a photo within the same photo.