The Best Photoshop Tutorials of 2009

By / Nov 18, 2009 / Tutorials

In our “Best of 2009″ series, we’ve already shown you the best free fonts and the best free icon sets. So as this year is getting closer to it’s end, we’re going to continue in this article and present to you our picks for the best Photoshop tutorials of 2009. There were so many amazing Photoshop tutorials written this year, but unfortunately we couldn’t pick all of them. Below you will find the tutorials that we felt stood out from the rest within several different categories.

Photo Manipulation

Creative Photoshop Animal King Photo Manipulation Tutorial

Photo Manipulation

How to Mold Paint Splatter to a Face in Photoshop

Photo Manipulation

Creating a Spy Fly Photo Manipulation

Creating a Spy Fly Photo Manipulation

How to Create a Fantasy Landscape Photo Manipulation

text effects

Photo Manipulate a Falling Angel

Photo Manipulate a Falling Angel

Text Effects

How to Create 3D Text Blocks in Photoshop

text effects

Awesome Milk Typography Effect in Photoshop

3D Text

Create Destructive Black and White Lettering with a Dramatic Splash Effect

Create Destructive Black and White Lettering with a Dramatic Splash Effect

How to Create Stunning and Bold 3D Text

3D Text

Web Design

How to Create a Clean Web 2.0 Style Web Design in Photoshop

web design

Design a Beautiful Website From Scratch

Design a Beautiful Website From Scratch

How to Create a Unique Colorful Site Layout

web design

Create a Magic Night Themed Web Design from Scratch in Photoshop

Create a Magic Night Themed Web Design from Scratch in Photoshop

Icon Design

Design a Stylish Mail Icon in Photoshop

icon design

Create a Leather-Textured, Realistic Briefcase Icon

icon design

How to Create a Basic House Icon in Photoshop

icon design

Create a Magnifying Glass Icon in Photoshop CS4

icon design

Retro and Vintage Effects

Create Vintage Traveler Diary in Photoshop

Vintage Photoshop Tutorials

Create A Retro Cosmic Design in Photoshop

retro effect

Super Cool Retro Poster in 10 Steps in Photoshop

Vintage Photoshop Tutorials

Lighting Effects

How to make a Typographic, Retro, Space Face

Lighting Effects

Very Easy Heroes Eclipse in Photoshop

Lighting Effects

Create a Trendy Galactic Poster Design in Photoshop

Lighting Effects

About the Author

Henry Jones is a web developer, designer, and entrepreneur with over 14 years of experience. He is the founder of WDL and ThemeTrust.

  • http://designrfix.com Tony

    Yup…i must agree, they are the best tuts of 2009. Keep up the good work.

  • Evi Loveres

    Awesome collection, Thank you.

  • Daniel Correia

    Nice roundup, thanks!

  • http://www.carlsmart.co.uk Carl Smart

    Great tuts, thanks for sharing

  • http://webdesignfan.com Tomas

    Amazing tutorials, my favorite – photo manipulations tutorials. Thanks.

  • http://www.designfollow.com/ designfollow

    great tutorials

    thank you

  • http://www.tutoriallounge.com Tutorial Lounge

    yeh you saying right greatest tutorials of 2009.

  • http://designwannabe.com LaDonna

    Very good round up.

  • http://www.w2point.com Web 2.0

    Excellent collection, great work! Bookmarked :)

  • http://cssah.blogspot.com/ cssah

    Awesome collection, Thank you. Keep going

  • http://www.314media.com Chris

    Fantastic thank you for these sweet web design tutorials

  • arun

    Awesome collection, This is why I love smashing magazine

  • http://www.sjlwebdesign.co.uk Sam Logan

    Very nice collection, has been a great year for tutorials!

  • http://www.psdfan.com Tom Ross

    Thanks so much for including my falling angel tutorial! This is a really great roundup, bookmarked! :)

  • http://www.papercraftcentral.net Fernanda Gomez

    Great work! thanks for sharing

  • http://logolitic.com logolitic

    very nice collection, thank you for sharing. Really appreciated

  • AnyMou~mazthrez

    excellent!!!

  • lieqy

    very nice

  • http://www.bloggerschmidt.de Bloggerschmidt

    Nice collection. Thank you for this great post.

  • http://photoshopdesk.blogspot.com Faham Usman

    Awsome post

  • navanath

    Excellent tutorials, I have no words to say just want to say ” Ye Dill Mange More…”

  • Circle L.

    Excellent collection n thanks for sharing!!!!!

  • http://www.gmail.com Frankenstine

    Thank you. Great post

  • http://www.heroesfitness.co.uk Spencer Jackson

    Absolutely spectacular collection. I wish I could get close to this kind of creativity. I’ll keep trying 😉

  • http://www.beverleyhall.co.uk/web_design Colin Hall

    Thanks for letting in on these great resources. It must have taken ages to compile and it saves us a load of research. My favourites are the retro and vintage looking tutorials, just what I’ve been searching around for.

  • http://focuspro.org Focus PRO

    very good effects!!!!!!!

  • Bernardo

    Thanx!!!

  • http://digitalharts.blogspot.com/ Shane Shaw

    Thanks for sharing these awesome tutorials.

  • http://www.hybriditservices.com/ John Morris

    Well This post remind my old days when i was just started these things as I was new one but now i fully understand this stuff and must appreciate how positive you write