Ultimate Adobe Photoshop Tutorials for Beginners
Photoshop Tutorials for Beginners

Ultimate Adobe Photoshop Tutorials for Beginners

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In this article, we have collected 22 best free step by step Adobe Photoshop tutorials for beginners.

These tutorials will help the beginners to learn photoshop, help designers to learn Photoshop basics, skills and tricks quickly.

Adobe Photoshop is a wonderful photo editing tool, is one of the essential tools for most professional designers and photographers.

For UI designers, Photoshop is one of the basic tools to help them create a brilliant web/app design.

However, as a UI design newbie or expert, learning and using Photoshop freely is not an easy task. This image editing tool is updated occasionally and users must keep them updated with completely new photo editing and photo manipulation skills.

Today, we have collected 22 of the best free step-by-step Adobe Photoshop tutorials for beginners to learn and master Photoshop skills, tricks and tips quickly from the very beginning.

Note that an article always has an ending and can display limited content. But, this does not mean that you have to be limited by it. These Photoshop tutorials will be introduced to offer you a useful clue or method to learn Photoshop and improve your Photoshop skills systematically.

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Photoshop CC 2019 – Full Tutorial for Beginners [General Overview]

Publication time: 18 Oct 2018
Views: 150,380

As its name indicates, this tutorial is a general overview of Photoshop CC 2019. You will learn basic toolbar/windows/option information as well as basic skills of Photoshop.

It is a good video tutorial that offers you a general overview of Adobe Photoshop and lays a solid foundation for further learning.

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Photoshop Photo Manipulation Tutorial for Beginners (Quick & Easy Method)


Publication time: 8 Nov 2018
Views: 50,027

This Photoshop tutorial will teach you how to merge or combine multiple photos into one and create a beautiful poster and visual effect in terms of photo manipulation.

It is a good video tutorial that teaches you in detail photo manipulation.

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Photoshop Tutorial For Beginners – QuickStart Guide – 10 Things Photoshop Beginners Want To Know

Publication time: 12 July 2016
Views: 216,874

This tutorial not only introduces the basics of Photoshop, but it also lists the top 10 things beginners want to know how to do in Photoshop. It is a nice choice if you don’t know where to start. I know this is a very old youtube video but some times you know old is always gold 🙂

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19 Amazing Photoshop Tips, Tricks, and Hacks (That You Probably DON’T Know)

Publication time: 14 Sep 2018
Views: 589,097

Even though this tutorial was published a year ago, it is still very useful. It introduces up to 19 amazing Photoshop CC tips, tricks and hacks, which will help optimize your photos and polish your UI design skills effectively.

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Beginner Photoshop Tutorial: 10 Easy Photo Effects & Techniques

Publication time: 14 November 2016
Views: 19,970

In this Adobe Photoshop CC 2017 Tutorial, you will learn 10 easy Photo effects and techniques that are essential and versatile for any beginner or regular photoshop user.

These include Split RGB color Glitch Effect, Soft Dreamy Glow Effect, Faded Matte Black Film Look, Duotone Apple Music Color Effect, Threshold Pop Art Effect, Color Half-Tone Dot Photo Effect, Dramatic Black and White Effect, Light Leak Effect, Vintage Retro Color Effect and How to Blend 2 Photos together.

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Dispersion Effect – Photoshop Tutorial

Publication time: 12 December 2017
Views: 695,574

In this smoke dispersion effect photoshop tutorial, you will learn how to create a dispersion effect and disintegration effect in photoshop.

This tutorial will show you step by step guide on how to make smoke dispersion effect in photoshop.

Dispersion effect, Disintegration effect, Smoke dispersion effect, particle dispersion effect, Pixel explosion effect, splatter effect and scatter effect are most popular in portrait photos & movie posters.

Follow this photoshop tutorial to easily make smoke dispersion effect and apply on any photo in photoshop.

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Photoshop Tutorial: How to Create a Powerful Text Portrait from a Photo

Publication time: 4 December 2017
Views: 2,429,205

Photoshop CC tutorial showing how to create a powerful text portrait from a photo.

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Electricity / Lightning Effect in Photoshop

Publication time: 25 Jan 2018
Views: 228,952

Through this tutorial, you will get step by step guide on how to create cool electricity/lightning effects in Photoshop to make your photos interesting and eye-catching.

This video tutorial is also very engaging and fun, which makes the learning process easier and more enjoyable for users.

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Photoshop Tutorials – Light Painting Text Effect

Publication time: 5 Dec 2017
Views: 361,995

In this tutorial, you will learn how to optimize your text or logo design with light painting effects in Photoshop with ease.

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How to Blend Multiple Images in Adobe Photoshop

Publication time: 26 Jun 2016
Views: 456,014

In this YouTube Photoshop tutorial, you will learn basic techniques to blend multiple images in Photoshop. So, Just follow along its step-by-step guide to learn how to blend modes and layer masks, as well as adjusting layers and gradient maps.

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10 Steps to Get Started with 3D Effects in Photoshop

Publication time: 13 Apr 2017
Views: 82,359

Good 3D effects can enhance a text/website/app/photo design.

In this tutorial, you will learn how to create original 3D objects or convert existing graphics to 3D objects in 10 steps using Photoshop. It is a great technique to improve your website/app/photo design dramatically.

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How to Make Logo in Photoshop

Publication time: 22 Sep 2015
Views: 3,953,071

Are you wondering to make your own logo in Photoshop even as a Photoshop beginner? This tutorial offers a very practical solution for creating professional logos in Photoshop.

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How to Make Vector Art Effect in Photoshop (Without Pen Tool)

Publication time: 1 Apr 2019
Views: 125,870

Through this PS tutorial, you will easily learn how to use pen tools in Photoshop to create cartoon effects.

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Smudge Oil Painting for Beginners – Smudge Photoshop Tutorial

Publication time: 1 Apr 2017
Views: 51,336

With this tutorial, you will learn about how to make a photo oil painting smudge effect in Photoshop. This effect is a good choice for creating elegant retro photos.

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Frost Effect in Photoshop

Publication time: 28 Dec 2017
Views: 965,561

Watch this tutorial and learn how to create a Frost effect for designing a gorgeous photo/UI design with a sci-fi design style. With this technique, you can easily “freeze” any object in your photo/design.

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Transparent Clothes Effect – Photoshop Tutorials for Beginners

Publication time: 17 Jun 2017
Views: 556,675

Transparent cloth or text effects are widely used in web/app UI design. This tutorial shows you how to create a transparent cloth effect for your photo/UI design. It is very simple and super good for beginners to learn some things.

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Photoshop Tutorials for Beginners: Face Slide Effect

Publication time: September 10, 2017
Views: 122,261

With this YouTube Photoshop tutorial, you will easily learn how to create unique face slide effects in Photoshop. You will learn to import two different images, adjust image layers and complete a few more simple steps to create this effect.

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How to Create Realistic Smoke Effect in Photoshop

Publication time: 17 Jul 2017
Views: 113,711

Smoke effects are very trendy in web/app UI design. Learn how to add gorgeous smoke effects to your photo/UI design with this tutorial.

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Chilling Decay Effect – Photoshop Tutorial

Publication time: 7 Oct 2017
Views: 1,134,279

Through this Photoshop tutorial, you can learn how to create a chilling, decay effect with masks, filters and free PS brushes quickly and easily.

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In short, no matter whether you are a UI design newbie or expert, the tutorials above will have something for everyone. We hope this curated list of Photoshop tutorials for beginners will help you improve your Photoshop skills.

By the way, regardless of UI design newbies or experts, always keep one more thing in mind tools are only tools. They are used to improve, not limit, your design.

With this in mind, choosing the most appropriate design tool at different design stages is very important. For example, while drawing and discussing UI design drafts, using Photoshop or Sketch is a good choice.

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Suresh Patel
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