35 Best Photoshop Tutorials For Beginners

Photoshop has long been considered the must have tool in the design community for good reason. No matter if you are just a hobbyist, an aspiring professional or just a casual user, Photoshop is a great tool for everyone to learn. However, despite it’s popularity, not everyone is quick to grasp the amazing tools and possibilities that the software provides. In truth, novice users can get a bit frustrated with it if they just dive in an start using it with out learning some of the basics first – it just isn’t that intuitive to use straight away as the sheer number of options and possibilities can confuse and overwhelm new users.  From its sleek interface to the plethora of tools and multiple windows, Photoshop can look daunting to use but in all honesty its learning curve isn’t that bad.

A beginner can learn the basics like using layers and masks within a few hours and if they spend a few days on it they will be able to produce some awesome effects that would be appreciated by any professional designers. However, they best way to spend your time learning photoshop is via tutorials rather than looking through the manual to master each tool, effect and filter one by one. It is for this reason that I have created this article – it is for anyone looking to get up to speed fast in the best and most commonly used Photoshop effects and tools.

Once you have mastered these you may want to check out the following  articles:

65 photoshop tutorials for more experienced users

85 photohop text effect tutorials

This particular article is a a roundup of 35 Photoshop tutorials geared towards beginners. Here you will find a bevy of how-to’s starting with the basics of the tools available and then moving into how to create cool effects such as performing basic skin retouches on your photos, adding cool lighting effects to make your pictures pop, creating your own custom typography and a whole lot more. Of course this is just the tip of the iceberg as far as design tutorials are concerned but this is a great place to start if you are looking to master Photoshop.

 Getting Started with Photoshop

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Using Pen Tablets in Photoshop

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Layer Styles in Photoshop

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Photoshop Image Navigation Tips, Tricks And Shortcuts

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Master Photoshops Selection Tools in Under 30 Minutes

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Basics of Photoshop: Color Correction, Touch Ups, and Enhancements

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Create Custom Patterns

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Installing And Managing Brushes And Other Presets

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How to Use Photoshop Actions

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5 Photoshop Tools to Remove Background from Image

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How to Retouch and Airbrush Skin in Photoshop

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How to Make Fake Miniature Scenes

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Create Better-than-Instagram Vintage Photos in Photoshop

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Amazing Video-Game Text Style in Photoshop

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Photoshop Watercolor Painting Effect

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How to Digitally Add Shallow Depth of Field

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How to Create Double Exposure Photographs in Photoshop

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Colour a Beautifully Feminine Portrait

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Add Quick Effects to Your Personal Photos

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Cloudy Text

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Meat Boy Vector Illustration Tutorial

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Swap Faces In Photoshop

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Creating the Piece ‘Remnants of Glory’

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Professional Photograph Restoration Workflow

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Create a Pixel-Perfect Social Icon Using Vectors

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Simple Edit Steps in Photoshop Elements

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Mix Cool Retro Curves Into Your Photographs

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Making of the Imaginary Paint Dancers

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Create a Retro Pop Art in Photoshop

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Design a Clean Launch Email for a Mobile App

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Quick HDR Effect in Photoshop

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Carbon Fibre Style Metallic Icon Design

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Create a “Transfarmers” Text Effect Using Layer Styles in Photoshop

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Create a Dark Knight Rises Style Wallpaper in 3 Easy Steps

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Creating a Spectrum Poster Design in Photoshop

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