1. Add Brilliant Light Effects to Your Work with Photoshop
In this tutorial, I’ll show you several super easy techniques for incorporating remarkable light effects to your work using Photoshop. You’ll need only 10 minutes to make your own set of abstract brushes (I’ll show you how) for use in enhancing your design projects. We will work with textures too—I’ll demonstrate how to give an interesting look to a human body using a grunge texture.
2. Creating a Mac-Type Background in Photoshop
This tutorial is about making a textured red background and using Photoshop’s Shape Tool to add a design element. You can download the sample PSD file from the link at the bottom of the tutorial.
3. Luminescent Lines
Here we will create some thin flowing lines that look as if they emit light. This technique is fairly simple and is a great way to create an abstract wallpaper or looks good integrated into another image. This tutorial will mainly explore the brush engine and you will also learn how to create custom brushes and use them effectively, combined with some interesting layer styles.
4. The Making of “Constant Slip”
Today I’ll take you through the creative process of making intriguing light effects and applying them in your work. This is more a process description of making this illustration, than a detailed step by step how to. I’ll give you some good guidance on how to deal with an illustration like this and cover the overall workflow. Let’s get started!
5. Create a Glowing Light Painting Effect”
In this tutorial I will show you an easy, and very fast way, to create a light painting in Photoshop.
6. Create A Futuristic Photo Illustration With Photoshop
Today I will be showing you how to take an image of a model and turn it into a futuristic composition that uses various Photoshop techniques. We will be doing some work with masks and implementing color and light effects to achieve the end result. If you are ready then start up Photoshop and let’s get started.
7. Create an Abstract Light Streaks poster in Photoshop CS5
In today’s tutorial you will learn how to create an abstract light streaks poster from scratch using Lighting effects, Noise, and Wave Photoshop CS5 filters. Layered PSD file included. Let’s get started!
8. Space Lighting Effects in 10 Steps – Photoshop Tutorial
Create a new document, I’m using my computer screen’s resolution (1440×900 pixels) so I can use it as a wallpaper later. Add a new Layer and fill it with any color then go to Layer>Layer Styles> Gradient Overlay. You can add a gradient layer as well, I simply prefer the Layer Styles.
9. Sparkling Hot Girl in Photoshop
Create a new document, mine is 800×600 pixels. After that double click on the background layer to open the Layer Style dialog box and add a Gradient Overaly. Select Radial for the Style and use a dark red to black for the colors
10. Create a Trendy Galactic Poster Design in Photoshop
Galactic space scenes are a popular theme for digital art, they’re packed full of texture and vibrant colour, which are two ingredients of an awesome design! Using Photoshop’s blending modes along with a mix of textures and brushes, let’s get lost in space and create an abstract cosmos poster design.
11. How to create amazing light effects in Photoshop
This tutorial will teach you how to easily create light effects in Photoshop. We will play with blending modes, adjustments layers and brushes. We will use smoke brushes, but I recommend you to experiment with any kind of brush set.
12. How to Create a Realistic IES Lighting Effect in Photoshop
In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to create a realistic IES (photometric) lighting effect. We’ll be using Photoshop CS4 as well as some free plugins and software. Let’s get started!
13. Create a Glowing Effect Scene in Photoshop
It’s been a while since I made a tutorial here in Naldz Graphics. For this month Im gonna focus more on creating tutorials for everyone. Today you will learn how to create a Glowing Effect Scene in Photoshop.
14. Fly High – Light Effects Tutorial + Video
In this tutorial I will show you how to create a beautiful abstract artwork using light effects, a few fractal images, a custom brush and some cool post editing techniques. Enjoy.
15. Aurora Borealis Wallpaper in Photoshop
Our reader Máté Tóth brings us something cool. “There are some phenomenons of the nature that are really beautiful. The Aurora Borealis is surely one of them. It is so awesome Apple has been using it for its wall for some time now, and today, I’ll show you how to create an awesome scene featuring an aurora, in photoshop.”
16. Make a Colorful Retro-themed Space Scene in Photoshop
In this Photoshop tutorial, we will create a retro-themed scene that utilizes different lighting effects and arrangements. We will discuss how to create various lighting effects, different techniques to gain depth, ways of putting together a composition, a cool “RGB split” effect and much, much more.
17. Stylish Light Effect in Photoshop
One of the most popular tutorials I have writen is the Sparkling Hot Girl in Photoshop. It was a very straightforward technique on how to create some nice light effects mixed with a hot girl. Everything over a dark background. Since then I have received emails asking me how to create light effects over white or light backgrounds. So I decided to try some ideas and create an image mixing a photo of a girl with some light effects.
18. Design The Cosmos: Create a Spiral Galaxy
A galaxy is a massive collection of stars, stellar remains, gas, dust, and planets. Galaxies can contain as few as 10 million stars, or as many as 100 trillion. Astronomers believe that there are about 170 billion galaxies in our universe, each varying in shape from spiral, elliptical, to irregular. In today’s tutorial, we will demonstrate how to create a spiral galaxy of your own and will depict a fleet of ships making its way through the universe to find a new home.
19. How to Create an Epic Portal Scene in Photoshop
In this Photoshop tutorial, Jenny Le will show you how to create a surreal portal photo manipulation with a leaking light effect. You will learn how to combine stock images and apply retouching, masking, and blending techniques to create this powerful scene.
20. Hydra – Advanced Photoshop Tutorial
This is the most advanced tutorial I ever written and also the longest. Since there are many important things to show, I will not entertain myself on showing how to crate a mask or how to make a clipping layer, I assume you already have a medium-advanced skill with Photoshop.