40 Best Photoshop Tutorials That Will Make You A Photoshop Wizard

Adobe Photoshop is one of the most powerful and popular photo editing software in the world. However, Photoshop has so many features and a steep learning curve. It would take ages to figure out all the ins and outs by yourself.

That’s why we’ve put together 40 best Photoshop tutorials for you to try today.

These Photoshop tutorials are separated into three sections:

  1. Beginners level tutorials
  2. Intermediate level tutorials
  3. Advanced level tutorials

Let’s get ready to explore the wonderful world of PhotoShop!

Photoshop Tutorials for Beginners

1. Full Photoshop Tutorial for Beginners

This is one of the best Photoshop tutorials for anyone who is opening Photoshop for the first time. Here you’ll find some simple tips on how to use layers, brush tool, transformation, text, and more.

Date of publication: Oct 28, 2017

Number of views: 411,255 views

2. Photoshop Refine Edge Tutorial For Beginners

A refine edge tutorial for newbies created by one of our favorite Youtube channels “Photos in Color”. Knowing how to use this technique will help you to cut any object from the image and place it on the white or transparent background that is a useful tool for online stores.

Date of publication: Mar 17, 2017

Number of views: 185,721 views

3. Get to Know Photoshop CC

This short 3-minute video by Adobe Creative Cloud is a professional presentation of the new Photoshop CC. You will learn how to create a new document in Photoshop and start working with it.

Date of publication: Jan 19, 2018

Number of views: 22,017 views

4. Photoshop Layers and Layer Masks for beginners

Another useful video from Ed Gregory that explains layers and layer masks.

Date of publication: Aug 10, 2016

Number of views: 108,919 views

5. Crop Images in a Circle Shape Using Photoshop

Learn how to crop the image in a circle with this easy 5 minutes video. It was published a while ago. However, the technique of cropping image stays the same.

Date of publication: May 3, 2014

Number of views: 1,026,826 views

6. How To Make DIFFICULT Selections EASY in Photoshop

This quick video tutorial by tutvid will introduce you a useful technique that allows you to cut people or any other object from a photo.

Date of publication: Jul 13, 2018

Number of views: 43,655 views

7. How to Remove Anything from a Photo using Photoshop

Have you ever made a photo in a crowded place and wanted to cut out all these people from the background? With this basic Photoshop tutorial, you will be able to cut out anything from a photo.

Date of publication: Jun 12, 2014

Number of views: 4,475,496 views

8. How to Resize Images Without Losing Quality

Resizing images in Photoshop is another essential skill you need to possess to use this software. You might need to resize the image for your blog, website, or photography business card so watch this video to learn this trick. If you are looking for an online tool, try this image resizer.

Date of publication: May 27, 2017

Number of views: 584,744 views

9. How to use the Text tool in Photoshop CC Tutorial

Use Text tool in several ways after using this step-by-step video from Guru99. After watching this tutorial, you will learn how to type text, change fonts, put text on a shape and much more.

Date of publication: May 6, 2014

Number of views: 286,633 views

10. The EASY Background Remover Hidden in Photoshop!

This Photoshop tutorial teaches you how to erase the background without any selections or masks. With over one million views, this video tutorial will come in handy to you.

Date of publication: Sep 20, 2018

Number of views: 1,527,951 views

11. How to Make Colors Pop with Photoshop

If you have an image that looks dull, you can make the colors pop with this simple video guide. This trick will be handy for portraits and headshots but could also be applied to landscape images. Download source files for free using the link below the video.

Date of publication: Nov 30, 2016

Number of views: 2,333,797 views

12. How to use Brush Tool in Photoshop CC

For those of you who are just starting to use Photoshop, this video tutorial can teach you how to use the Brush tool. You can find and download different brushes on the web and use them in various ways for your photos and designs.

Related Article: How to install Photoshop brushes

Date of publication: May 6, 2014

Number of views: 173,706 views

Intermediate Photoshop Tutorials

13. Double Exposure: Creative Photography Challenge

Here is a simple video guide by Casey Cosley that will walk you through the process of creating a stunning double-exposure image. This technique combines two images into one. Don’t forget about three critical elements of an excellent double exposure photo: the subject, background, and post-processing.

Date of publication: Jun 29, 2016

Number of views: 109,050 views

14. Basic Skin Retouching For Beginners

Jessica Kobeissi is a famous photographer and Youtuber with over 1 million subscribers. In this Photoshop tutorial, she is going to teach you basic skin retouching techniques that look natural and beautiful.

Date of publication: Feb 26, 2017

Number of views: 289,830 views

15. Milk And Chocolate Skin Color in Photoshop

Basically, this video tutorial tells you how to change the skin color in Photoshop. It could be used for beach or boudoir photographs that feature a lot of skin.

Date of publication: Jul 6, 2017

Number of views: 300,492 views

16. How to Get the Duotone Photo Effect

A brief Photoshop tutorial about the duotone photo effect that looks stylish and modern. This photo effect can be applied to images for social media, for example, Instagram or Facebook.

Date of publication: Oct 4, 2017

Number of views: 15,192 views

17. Amazing Photoshop CC Tips, Tricks, & Hacks (28 of them!)

This video tutorial will come in handy for both Photoshop beginners and professionals. It combines 28 Photoshop tips and tricks, including finding the center point, changing colors of a car, and much more.

Date of publication: Sep 30, 2015

Number of views: 1,199,071 views

18. How to Sharpen & Export for Web in Photoshop

This video will walk you through the process of sharpening and saving an image for the web, so it looks perfect every time. The guide is created by PHLEARN, a favorite Youtube channel with over 1.7 million followers and tons of useful Photoshop tutorials.

Date of publication: Mar 7, 2019

Number of views: 23,108 views

19. How to make a Snapchat filter in Photoshop

Have you ever heard of Snapchat geofilters? They are applied when you visit some location, event, or country. Geofilters help you to spice up your images and let people know where you are. Create your own Snapchat geofiler with this quick tutorial.

Date of publication: Mar 28, 2016

Number of views: 66,144 views

20. How to Make Logo in Photoshop

Create a flat modern logo with shadows using this simple video tutorial by
Avnish Parker. You will learn how to use the Text tool to create text and shadows, and also apply a gradient to the text.

Date of publication: Jan 27, 2017

Number of views: 890,049 views

21. How to Create an Animated GIF in Photoshop

Did you know that you can create GIFs and videos using Photoshop? This tutorial by Adobe Creative Cloud that will teach you how to make an animated GIF in Photoshop.

Date of publication: Mar, 8 2016

Number of views: 1,753,482 views

22. Create Outrun Retro-Futuristic Pixel Text Effect Photoshop Tutorial

Retro nostalgic fonts and designs becoming trendy again. This tutorial will walk you through the process of creating a vintage 80s logo with pink, blue, and yellow colors.

Date of publication: Apr 10, 2017

Number of views: 72,501 views

23. How to Replace a Sky in Photoshop

In this video tutorial, you’ll find out how to replace the sky and match colors and tones. So that it would look like the new sky was there before.

Date of publication: Feb 17, 2014

Number of views: 233,945 views

24. Simple Dodge & Burn in Photoshop

Dodge & Burn is a non-destructive method that uses the lights and darks of the image to determine where to dodge and burn. You can download the sample photo on the blog Phlearn by following the link below the video.

Date of publication: Jan 1, 2019

Number of views: 90,842 views

25. Realistic Neon Light Effect in Photoshop

Create a stunning vintage neon light logo following this simple Photoshop tutorial. You will learn how to use text tool along with Camera RAW and much more.

Date of publication: Mar 29, 2018

Number of views: 190,705 views

26. How To Create a Pencil Drawing From a Photo In Photoshop

Do you know that you can turn any of your photos into beautiful pencil arts using Photoshop? Watch this video tutorial to find out how to do it.

Date of publication: Feb 10, 2015

Number of views: 837,977 views

27. How to Blur Backgrounds in Photoshop

A blurred background gives the photo a professional look. Actually, you can blur the background on any image you have using Photoshop.

Date of publication: Jun 11, 2018

Number of views: 90,264 views

Advanced Photoshop Tutorials

28. The Amazing Power of Frequency Separation Retouching in Photoshop

Frequency Separation is a complicated retouching technique for advanced Photoshop users. It takes the texture of one layer, but the tones and colors of another layer. This way you can work separately on textures and tones.

With over 2 million views, this is one of the most popular Photoshop tutorials on retouching.

Date of publication: Jun 18, 2014

Number of views: 2,538,130 views

29. Design Strawberry

Design a beautiful, tasty strawberry with color splashes using this guide. You can use kiwi or any other fruit for this.

Date of publication: May 26, 2018

Number of views: 96,050 views

30. How to Add Patterns to Clothing in Photoshop

With this tutorial, you’ll get to know how to add texture or pattern on clothing in Photoshop.

Date of publication: Jun 28, 2016

Number of views: 517,397 views

31. How to Create Letter Portrait

Create a letter portrait using this quick tutorial. You can use such a logo for your personal brand, website, or social media.

Date of publication: Nov 27, 2017

Number of views: 543,888 views

32. MakeSmoke Effects in Photoshop

This tutorial shows you how to create a smoke effect. You can use any portrait you like for this guide.

Date of publication: Feb 20, 2016

Number of views: 719,343 views

33. How to Creatively Blend Two images in Photoshop

Learn how to blend two images to create stunning photo manipulation. You will be using the selection tool, layer mask, and gradient overlay.

Date of publication: Dec 5, 2018

Number of views: 230,446 views

34. Flying Photo Manipulation

Here is another tutorial from Nathaniel Dodson from tutvid. In this video, you will learn how to create a levitation photo manipulation

Date of publication: Oct 26, 2018

Number of views: 283,673 views

35. How to Design a Product Mockup in Photoshop

Learn how to create a mockup of a paper coffee cup in Photoshop. This technique can be applied to create any other mockup too.

Date of publication: Nov 14, 2017

Number of views: 397,022 views

36. How to Create 5 Amazing Glitch Effects in Photoshop

Glitch effect looks vintage and nostalgic. In this video, you will see five great glitch effect techniques that you can use for your images.

Date of publication: Jan 9, 2017

Number of views: 354,608 view

37. Transparent Clothes Effect | Photoshop Tutorial

Transparent clothing on the image looks fantastic and magical. This technique is widely used in web design and online stores. Follow this simple tutorial to learn how to make a transparent t-shirt on a photo.

Date of publication: Jun 17, 2017

Number of views: 500,313 views

38. How to Colorize Black and White Images in Photoshop

Do you have some old black and white portraits at home that you want to colorize? Follow this tutorial to learn how to colorize a monochrome photo.

Date of publication: Feb 8, 2018

Number of views: 418,694 views

39. How to Change HAIRSTYLES in Photoshop

Here is a great tutorial that will teach you how to change hairstyle in Photoshop.

Date of publication: Sep 6, 2017

Number of views: 244,634 views

40. How to Edit Video in Photoshop

As you already know, Photoshop can be used not only for editing still images but also for editing videos. Here you will see the process of getting started with video in Photoshop and get to know some fantastic features it offers for video.

Date of publication: May 12, 2015

Number of views: 442,973 views

Over to You

We hope this list of Photoshop tutorials were of use to you. If you were looking for something that is not listed, please let us know in the comments section below. We would gladly find and add it for you.

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