10 Fantastic Icon Design Photoshop Tutorials to Perfect Your Drawing Skills

Apart from creating beautiful photo effect and text art, Photoshop is also well-known for its ability to allow web/graphic designers to make sleek icon design. However, it takes a lot of effect and skills to render something that is attractive and eye-pleasing, and it can be hard for beginner to get a start on it.

In this post, I will showcase 11 Fantastic Icon Design Photoshop Tutorials that I have in my bookmarks over the years -they helped me a lot and are definitely worth reading. Hopefully this collection would help some of you to understand the skills behind creating nice user interface and icon in Photoshop.

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Here goes the list, enjoy!

Create a Custom Mac OSX Style Ring Binder Address Book Icon

Create a Glossy Volt Icon in Photoshop

How To Design a Realistic Takeout Coffee

Shiny Lock Icon Design Tutorial

How to Draw a Classic Electric Guitar in Photoshop

How to Create a Highly Detailed Hi-Tech Power Button

Radar Icon in Photoshop

Create a 3D Industrial-style Download Icon in Photoshop

How to Create a Replacement iTunes 10 Icon

The Oxygen Orb – Icon Design in Photoshop

That’s it for this list! Hope you enjoy those tutorials and find them useful. Till next time, have a great day!


  • My name is James and I have been using Photoshop since version 5.0 (long time ago!). PSD Vault is my spare time hobby and I write majority of the Photoshop tutorials and articles here. I hope you enjoy my blog, and feel free to leave a comment or contact me if you have any questions.

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  • thank you so much verynice psd

  • jenni_swam

    That’s really a nice sharing. Its not only for beginners but the mediocre like I in using this Photoshop tool can get benefit from it. I give a look to these tutorials and the best thing I see in  these tutorial is that every step is clearly mentioned and nicely elaborated . So it  not help out the beginners but also to the people who are in design industry. This will help me out in this project of http://www.templatemagician.com/category/Joomla-templates

  • 2food4kids

    This is great lesson ,,, Thank you for sharing 

  • Web Hosting

    the Shiny Lock design tutorial is pretty  useful, can apply it for rendering other objects as well. thanks!

  • awesome icon’s….. need to try this…