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32 Brilliant Poster Design Tutorials In Photoshop

by . December 1st, 2014

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UPDATE: This post was originally published on August 1, 2011. We’ve updated the list and replaced the outdated ones. Enjoy, Creatives!

Posters play an integral role in advertising; they’re arguably the best form of advertisement in outdoor settings.

They’re an effective way of attracting people and conveying your message clearly in the midst of a chaotic scenario where everyone is in a hurry. It can also help boost your brand recall because posters are great agents for brand visibility.

On the other hand, posters are also a great medium to showcase one’s creativity. They provide possibilities for designers to express their ideas in countless ways. Though one must remember that posters should convey its message as quickly as possible; your audience is constantly moving and you only have seconds to catch their attention or else you lose a potential customer.

In today’s post, we rounded up 32 brilliant poster design tutorials we’ve found online — each showcasing their unique style and methods. We’re pretty certain you’ll learn new techniques that might be useful for your future projects. Now open that Photoshop and turn on the music. It’s gonna be a long but fruitful day today. Enjoy, Creatives!


Make a Retro Space Themed Poster in Photoshop


 

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Making a Superhero Movie Teaser Poster


 

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Design the Pirates of the Caribbean Movie Poster


 

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Creating a Spectrum Poster Design in Photoshop


 

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Design a Swiss Style Music Festival Poster in Photoshop


 

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Create a Black Swan-Inspired Movie Poster


 

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Design a Vintage Style Swissair Travel Poster In Photoshop


 

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Design a Simple Textured Typographic Poster in Photoshop


 

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Make a Vintage Planetary Landscape Poster in Photoshop


 

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Create a Wild Western “Wanted” Poster in Photoshop


 

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How to Create a Mysterious Poster Design with 3D Text


 

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Design a Grunge Vintage Poster in Photoshop


 

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How To Create a Vintage Style Zombie Movie Poster


 

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Create Abstract Poster Effects


 

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Create a Retro Sci-fi Movie Monster in Photoshop


 

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Create a Stylish Grunge Poster with 3D Typography in Photoshop


 

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Design a Grungy, Rock & Roll Gig Poster


 

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Design a Retro Styled Poster


 

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Create a Futuristic Portrait Poster in Photoshop


 

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Create a Remarkable Poster with Decorative Elements


 

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Combine Stock Photography to Create an Abstract Poster Layout


 

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Master Retro Poster Design


 

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Create a Retro Urban Gig Poster in Photoshop


 

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Inception Poster with Repousse in Photoshop CS5


 

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Create a Fantastic Abstract Fan Poster


 

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Create Punk Poster Art


 

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How to Design a Geometric Poster in Photoshop


 

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How to Create an Intense Movie Poster in Photoshop


 

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Create a Mix Retro and Vector Poster in Photoshop and Illustrator


 

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How to Create an Ornate, Vintage Poster Design in Photoshop


 

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Create a Refreshing Beer Themed Poster Design in Photoshop


 

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Why don’t you give them a shot? If you have your own tutorials or list of your favorite tutorials on the internet, do share it with us on the comments below! Stay creative, everyone!


ABOUT THE AUTHOR:

Manila based multimedia designer specializing in graphic design, illustration and photo manipulations. Fascinated with vector illustrations, minimalist designs and clever advertising ideas. Always on the look out for creative stuffs serving as his daily doze of inspiration. Check out his works here Coroflot / Behance. Follow him on Facebook / Twitter / Instagram