10 New Graphic Design Tutorials

June 5, 2013

If you’re like me, you’re always on the lookout for fantastic new graphic design tutorials. Not only can tutorials teach you new skills and techniques, they can lend insight into what other contemporary designers are doing. Each month, I like to showcase the latest and greatest graphic design tutorials on our blog; here’s this month’s roundup of 10 new graphic design tutorials you can add to your to-do list.

1.  'Breaking Bad' Poster Tutorial

"Breaking Bad" is one of the most popular shows on TV (and Netflix!) right now. It seems I can’t attend a social engagement without someone bringing up Walter White or Heisenberg, which is totally cool by me. Here’s a Photoshop tutorial that shows you how to create your own "Breaking Bad"-style poster. “Breaking Bad” Style Poster – Photoshop CS6 Tutorial Tutvid.com - Google Chrom_2013-05-20_11-05-53-Optimized  

2. Trendy Vintage Barber Shop Logo

This tutorial demonstrates how to create a trendy, vintage barber shop logo with Illustrator. You can then apply these same techniques to other logos and design elements. Create a Trendy Vintage Style Barber Logo in Illustrator - Google Chrome_2013-05-20_11-09-52-Optimized  

3.  Combine Real and Digital Brushes

This unique tutorial walks you through the process of turning your sketch into a digital masterpiece with Photoshop. Photoshop tutorial Combine real and digital brushes - Digital Arts - Google Chr_2013-05-20_11-11-49-Optimized  

4.  Frocodile

What’s more fun than a great photomanipulation? This Photoshop tutorial teaches you how to convincingly combine a frog with a crocodile. Combine a Crocodile and a Frog in Photoshop Psdtuts - Google Chrome_2013-05-20_11-13-08-Optimized  

5.  Futuristic Jumping Whale

"The Terminator" series deals with land-bound cyborgs, but what about the deep blue sea? This futuristic robo-whale might be the weapon of the future on the high seas, but you can create it now with Photoshop. How to Create a Futuristic Jumping Whale in Photoshop - Google Chrome_2013-05-20_11-14-48-Optimized  

6.  Easy Matte Painting

Learn how to use Photoshop’s tools to craft matte paintings easily with this comprehensive, step-by-step tutorial. Photoshop Matte Painting in Easy Steps Photoshop Tutorials - Google Chrome_2013-05-20_11-16-25-Optimized  

7.  Flaming Textured Portrait

This tutorial focuses on textures and light effects, both highly useful skills and techniques for creating realistic artwork in Photoshop. Create a Fantastically Textured Flaming Portrait PSDFan - Google Chrome_2013-05-20_11-17-26-Optimized  

8.  Surreal Goth

Want to add a bit of creepiness to your designs? Start with this Photoshop tutorial that teaches you how to create a surreal, gothic portrait. How to Create a Surreal Gothic Artwork in Photoshop Photoshop Tutorials - Goog_2013-05-20_11-18-39-Optimized  

9.  Day Into Night

Ever capture the perfect snapshot, but need to use it in a twilight scene? This Photoshop tutorial shows you how to transform a daytime photograph into a nighttime scene. Turn Day into Night in Photoshop • Graphic Design Tutorials Photoshop Tips & T_2013-05-20_11-19-45-Optimized  

10.  Stone Eagle

Recreate this stone eagle with the blends, textures, effects and enhancements covered in this tutorial. The Creation of Stone Eagle Photo Manipulation in Photoshop - Extra Unique Ado_2013-05-20_11-21-07-Optimized

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