“There is no end to education. It is not that you read a book, pass an examination, and finish with education. The whole of life, from the moment you are born to the moment you die is a process of learning.” - Jiddu Krishnamurti
It’s time to learn some new tricks. Those of you who follow the site know that we continually strive to bring you the best design inspiration in order to help you keep your edge and stay ahead of the pack. That’s right, it’s tutorial roundup time on Pixel77 yet again.
This time we’re more ambitious than ever. We’ve put together a huge list of tutorials for both Photoshop and Illustrator for you to go through. Why? Well, we believe that design, even more than other jobs, is one where you need to constantly strive to learn new things and to continually improve.
That’s the reason why we’ve put together a list of our favorite 40 tutorials of the year 2013. The new year is just around the corner and we want to make sure you start 2014 off with a fresh bag of tricks up your sleeve.
Further down you’ll find tutorials on a lot of different things. You’ll be learning how to paint eyes, lips, hair and beards, how to create vintage postcards, how to draw a pirate skull and an astrochimp as well as how to generate entire landscapes by photo manipulaton and how to create various kinds of typography and much, much more.
So what are you still reading this for? Go ahead and scroll down and start learning!
1. How to Paint Realistic Lips
2. How to Create a Realistic Dog Eye
3. How to Restore a Heavily Damaged Photo With Photoshop
4. Use Retouching Techniques to Create a Caricature From a Photo
5. Create an Epic Fantasy Based Ancient Battleground
6. Create a Dark, Conceptual Photo Manipulation With Stock Photography
7. 4 Ways to Create Long Shadow Effects in Photoshop
8. Create a “Middle-Earth” Inspired Landscape in Photoshop
9. Convert a Personal Photo Into Authentic Pop Art
10. How to Paint Various Types of Clouds
11. Create a Surreal Smoking Photo Manipulation
12. Coloring Black & White Photos in Photoshop
13. How to Paint Realistic Eyes
14. Create a Soilcake for Pie Charts and Infographics
15. Painting Facial Hair
16. Create an Earth-Shattering Disaster Scene in Photoshop
17. How to Create Realistic Human Hair
18. Compositional Tutorial – Values
19. Use Photography to Create a Scenic Matte Painting From a Sketch in Photoshop
20. Project Overview: Zygosis – Anatomical Architecture
1. How to Create Retro Vector Letters
2. How to Create a Realistic Denim Texture
3. Add an Extra Dimension to Your Type
4. How to Create a Metal Print Block Graphic Style
5. Create a Retro Triangular Pattern in Illustrator
6. How to Draw an Astrochimp
7. How to Create a Cool Yeti Character in Illustrator
8. How to Create a Cute Snail Using Adobe Illustrator
9. How to Create a Vintage Type Postcard
10. How to Draw a Vector Pirate Skull
11. Create a 50s Ad Poster in Illustrator
12. Create Detailed Vintage Typography with Illustrator & Photoshop
13. Drawing a City Portrait Using Adobe Illustrator
14. Create Atmospheric Digicollages
15. How to Create Line-based Vector Portraits
16. Create Isometric Grid-based 3D Lettering in Illustrator
17. How to Create a Delicious Chocolate Text Effect
18. Creating Complex Style Illustrations: A Process
19. How to Create Vector Hatching and Embossed Pattern
20. How to Create a Detailed Goldfish Couple with Adobe Illustrator
What are your favorite tutorials from this list? Is there a special one that you think should be a part of this list?