Each year, hundreds (if not more) Photoshop tutorials are released around the web, aimed at teaching techniques or demonstrating workflows and walkthroughs for a variety of projects. For beginning designers, these tutorials can be invaluable for learning new techniques.
But even for seasoned veterans, Photoshop tutorials can serve a key purpose. Exposure to new design trends, exploring and practicing new techniques as well as visual styles, and even critiquing tutorials can be helpful for improving your own design.
In this post, I’ve sorted out the wheat from the chaff so-to-speak, and selected some of the best Photoshop tutorials from 2012.
Create an Amazing Surreal-Style Treehouse in Photoshop
Create the Emotional Photo Manipulation Firing Heart
Create an Amplifier Interface From Scratch in Photoshop
Create a Mixed Media Style Design In Photoshop
Photoshop Tutorial: Create a Semi-Realistic MacBook Pro from Scratch
Create this Amazing Fashion Photo Manipulation with Abstract Smoke and Light Effects
How to Create a Dramatic Fisheye Spartan Scene with Photoshop
Create a Colorful Fantasy Digital Painting in Photoshop
Photoshop tutorial: Balance lighting perfectly when compositing elements
Photoshop tutorial: Create dynamic art using glows and lighting effects