Top 10 PSD Vault Photoshop Tutorials 2017

With only 2 days left for 2017, I feel it’s time that I conclude this year’s work on PSD Vault with a summary of the “Top 10 PSD Vault Photoshop Tutorials 2017“!

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Here is a list of the top 10 Photoshop Tutorials 2017 on PSD Vault:

Photo Effect

How to Make Disintegrating Human Effect in Photoshop

In this tutorial, you will learn how to make disintegrating human effect in Photoshop. We will turn a stand female model photo into a dark, mysterious disintegrating portrait of a witch. Custom Photoshop brushes will be the main tool of this tutorial.

Create Mysterious Angel Artwork in Photoshop

Learn how to create this beautiful photo manipulation of appearance of a mysterious angel in Photoshop. In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to create amazing atmosphere with realistic effects and a unique effect for the angel. We will study the limitless possibilities of adjustment layers and blending modes. Create effects, use a lot of interesting tricks and techniques, tools and much more!

How to Create Beautiful Alien Landscape with Floating Rocks in Photoshop

In this tutorial, I will show you the process of making a beautiful alien landscape with floating rocks in Photoshop (similar to the movie “Avatar”). We will use several interesting object blending techniques to combine several stock images, in order to form the final effect. Have a try!

Create “Rage Planet” Photo Manipulation in Photoshop

In this tutorial, you will learn how to create “Rage Planet” photo manipulation in Photoshop. This tutorial is suitable for intermediate skill Photoshop users.

How to Use Tree Brushes to Paint Human Hair in Photoshop

In this tutorial, you will learn how to use tree brushes to paint human hair in Photoshop by working through an interesting human photo manipulation project. The tutorial is suitable for beginner – intermediate skill Photoshop users.

Text Effect

Design Red Hot Chili Pepper Text Effect in Photoshop

In this tutorial, I will show you how to design red hot chili pepper text effect in Photoshop. Along the way, we will be able to practice lots of layer mask, blending and image adjustment techniques. Have a try!

Make a “Rock Riding the Wave” Text Effect in Photoshop

In this tutorial, I will show you the process of making an interesting “Rock Riding the Wave” text effect in Photoshop. We will build the text using a rock stock image, add it to an ocean background, and finish off the effect with a custom water splash brushset. Have a try!

How to Easily Apply Texture to Your Text in Photoshop with Clipping Masks

In this tutorial, I will show you how to easily apply texture to your text in Photoshop with clipping masks. This method can be used to apply any texture to your text and it is easy to learn.


Draw Realistic Motorbike Helmet with Photoshop and Illustrator

Photoshop is a powerful software. It gives you full control on manipulating pixels. It’s younger brother, Illustrator, has same quality in handling vector. In this tutorial, we are going to use both software to draw a realistic motorbike helmet from scratch.

Photoshop Basics

10 Great Ways of Improving Photoshop CC Performance

In this article, I will talk about 10 great ways of improving Photoshop CC performance. These tricks have worked for me and I’m sure they will help boosting your Photoshop performance.

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.