Unique and Curious Photoshop Tutorial Showcase – March 2012

Hey guys, welcome to the March Edition of “Unique and Curious Photoshop Tutorial Showcase” here on psdvault.com! This is a series I run here and showcase some very interesting and high quality Photoshop Tutorials from around the web, especially some fresh ones that were recently posted.

The showcase will run at the end of each month,  and if you have any suggestion of great tutorials, please feel free to contact me.

In this March edition, I have collected 7 great Photoshop tutorials with unique and very interesting effect  for you, hope you enjoy it!

Making Of ‘Ibaloy Warrior’ Digital Painting in Photoshop

In this tutorial, author will explain how he was able to make this piece. It was a product of right and correct composition, color and lighting, with the exception of additional elements such as the usage of custom brush textures.

via 3dtotal.com

Painting with Fire Using Photoshop’s Liquify Filter

Recently I was searching for a way to shape flames and change the direction of fire in a Photoshop composition. After a little experimentation, I discovered that Photoshop’s Liquify Filter handles the task brilliantly. Below is the method I used to essentially paint with fire and change the direction of flames.

via wegraphics.net

How to paint digital a Cartoon Character

In this tutorial I’ll show you how I paint my drawing Prisoner (you can see it on this link, or under our portfolio). If you want to download this tutorial, then simply click on red link above (+Download tutorial (WinRaR file)+).

via http://tincek-marincek.com

Creating a Retro Sci-Fi Poster

I always start retro-style projects like these by looking at examples of the style and era of art I’m emulating. In this tutorial, author will show you how to create a Retro Sci-Fi Poster in Photoshop.

Via adamlevermore.com

Beer Text Photoshop Tutorial

We’re going to walk through the process of creating beer text! This design can go in many directions, so make sure to experiment with the Layer Styles to get the exact result that you’re looking for!

via http://iceflowstudios.com

Design a Retro Typography Poster in Photoshop

In this tutorial you will learn to create a cool poster using Photoshop & Illustrator. This tutorial demonstrates some useful techniques combining Illustrator and Photoshop to get the job done.

via photoshoptutorials.ws

Photoshop Tutorial: Create A Warm and Serene Portrait

Combining various source pictures to be manipulated into a single image is one of interesting things to do in photoshop. In this photoshop tutorial, we will learn how to do that. What we are going to create is a warm and serene portrait of panorama.

via pxleyes.com

That’s it for this March showcase! Hope you enjoy these tutorials and find them useful! If you would like to get the latest updates from us, you can simply follow us on Facebook or Twitter.

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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