Designing a Christmas-Themed Web Layout

In this tutorial I will be teaching you how to create this complete, festive Christmas-themed web layout! Note: This tutorial may be more well-suited for intermediate Photoshop users, as it does require quite a bit of Photoshop knowledge and work! Please feel free to try it though, if you’re unable to get it right, just try it over again a few times.

Christmas Web Layout
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Tech-Style Text Effect

In this Photoshop tutorial I’ll be teaching you how to make a kind of random, abstract, tech-style text effect using pretty much just layer styles. It’s an interesting effect, to say the least, not sure what you could use it for though.

High-Tech Random Style Text Effect

Creating Your own Grunge Brushes

I’ll show you a fairly simple yet very effective method of making good grunge brushes in this tutorial. Enjoy.

Photoshop Grunge Brushes

Intense Solar Flare (Filter) Effect

Well, I think it’s time to travel back a few years in tutorial history and relive those cool filter effect tutorials! I used to love making these things 4 or so years ago when I was just learning Photoshop, good times!

solar flare tutorial

Design an Awesome Band Website Template

In this intermediate Photoshop tutorial, I’m going to be teaching you how to make a really wicked, grungy-style band website template. Personally, this is one of my favorite designs/tutorials ever, so I really hope you enjoy it.

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Recreate the Famous Yahoo! Smiley

In this easy Photoshop tutorial I’m going to try and teach you how to recreate the famous Yahoo! smiley face, you know, the one that’s all over the Yahoo website? 😛

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Designing Glossy (Web 2.0) Badges

This is a relatively basic Photoshop tutorial, but you should have basic knowledge of Photoshop and its tools to follow through to the end.

We’ll be learning how to design these glossy “Web 2.0” badges in Photoshop. We’ll start off making the shape then styling it using layer styles and additional separate glossy layers.

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Design a Glossy Dollar Sign Logo

In this simple ‘n’ easy tutorial I’m going to be teaching you how to create an effect similar to the one shown below, a glossy kind of ‘dollar sign logo’, great for Webmasters, right? 😉

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(please note: You can click on any of the images in this tutorial to see the larger images)