by Leah Oripaypay . July 17th, 2011
As requested, here are some of the best photo-manipulation tutorials online. These tutorials are great, not just because the final products are good, but because you can use one or more of the theories you’ll learn from them to create your very own masterpieces. It is not often that you can actually mix and match certain techniques on Photoshop, but we’re pretty sure you’ll find a few here that you can make use of any day.
So here they are, some of the most helpful photo-manipulation tutorials to aid you in learning Photoshop further. Enjoy trying them all out!
Make an awesome steampunk photomanipulation in Photoshop. Tutorial by James Davies on PSD Tuts+.
Create money-styled illustrations out of your own photo. Check out how Fabio Sasso, Abduzeedo’s talented founder, created this illusion in 12 or 13 steps. (The 13th step is optional on your end.)
Manipulate photos to create the illusion of a dove bursting out from a female’s body.
See how Jennifer Cirpici transformed a lady into water in 12 steps.
Learn how to turn simple photographs of a woman into a stoned angel. Tutorial by Joe Moore.
Let your imagination flow. Literally. Learn how Loredana Papp created this illusion.
You might have seen this before, but perhaps some of you are still wondering how to make splatters seamlessly connect to other images.
Trap people inside jars, if at least on a photo. Learn how Scott Pelham did it in 10steps.
Create an illusion of burning charcoal in few steps.
Make a surrealistic scene of men being abducted by UFO’s.
Edit stock photos to create a falling angel photo manipulation.
Learn how to manipulate stock photos to create an angel.
Learn the basic steps in transforming an ordinary picture of a woman (or a man, if you so prefer) into that of a humanoid.
Learn another technique in turning man into liquid on Photoshop.
See how Eric Vasquez created this stylish photo manipulation on Photoshop.
Find out how to turn raw images into an awesome, surrealistic artwork.
One of our faves. Learn how this fantasy scene has been created from raw images into such a wonderful piece.
Create how to create a seemingly scary but touching scene using Photoshop.
Create the illusion of images fading into smoke with this easy to follow tutorial.
Learn how to create the above shown image on Photoshop.
Learn the basic steps of turning any man or woman into a body of milk on Photoshop.
Another beautiful pin-up girl…with a twist. Learn the technique on how to turn anyone into a mechanical figure.
Somewhat basic but definitely useful for many design concepts.
Another surrealistic piece. Learn how to create this effect on Photoshop.
Create a wonderful photo montage of a cosmic lady using several stock images in several, fun steps.
Leah is a graphic artist, pen and ink enthusiast, muralist, poet and blogger. As a child, she has adored the pen over Barbie. She can write backwards and knows that bit of info has nothing to do with design.