25 Useful Photoshop Background Tutorials

Photoshop offers countless possibilities for creating stunning backgrounds for websites, posters, flyers, wallpapers, and any other type of design. Fortunately, there are a lot of good tutorials that show step-by-step how you can create a specific type of background. In this post we’ll link to 25 different tutorials for creating backgrounds. We recommend that you find a few that look interesting to you and work through the tutorial to see if you can learn something new.

Create Bright Abstract Diagonal Lines Background

Create Bright Abstract Diagonal Lines Background

Creating Unique Grunge Patterns for Your Website Backgrounds

Creating Unique Grunge Patterns for Your Website Backgrounds

Awesome Digital Bokeh Effect in Photoshop

Awesome Digital Bokeh Effect in Photoshop

Create a Wavy Blackberry Style Wallpaper Design

Create a Wavy Blackberry Style Wallpaper Design

Creating a Mac-Type Background in Photoshop

Creating a Mac-Type Background in Photoshop

Abstract Lines Background

Abstract Lines Background

Calculations and Colorization

Calculations and Colorization

Abstract Lighting Effects

Abstract Lighting Effects

Creating the New Retro

Creating the New Retro

Quick, Easy, and Scalable Photoshop Backgrounds

Quick, Easy, and Scalable Photoshop Backgrounds

Windows Vista Aurora Effect Photoshop Tutorial

Windows Vista Aurora Effect Photoshop Tutorial

Quickly Build an Abstract Background of Colored Bars

Quickly Build an Abstract Background of Colored Bars

Digital Star Effect

Digital Star Effect

How to Create an Abstract Kaleidoscope Poster

How to Create an Abstract Kaleidoscope Poster

Create Abstract Colorful Balls Illustration in Photoshop

Create Abstract Colorful Balls Illustration in Photoshop

How to Create Abstract Colorful Rainbow Background

How to Create Abstract Colorful Rainbow Background

How to Create Mosaic Effect in Photoshop

How to Create Mosaic Effect in Photoshop

Wave Texture Background

Wave Texture Background

Create a Light Burst Background

Create a Light Burst Background

Create an Awesome Background Using Patterns

Create an Awesome Background Using Patterns

Create a Wood Background in Photoshop

Create a Wood Background in Photoshop

Creating Smoke

Creating Smoke

Photoshopping Apple’s Aqua Wallpaper

Photoshopping Apple's Aqua Wallpaper

Create a Retro Cosmic Design in Photoshop

Create a Retro Cosmic Design in Photoshop

Hexagon Bokeh Effect in Photoshop

Hexagon Bokeh Effect in Photoshop

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Published March 22nd, 2012 by

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  • Abdelhadi Touil, March 22, 2012

    Very nice tutorials. Thanks for sharing. Reposted in my website :)

  • Hassan Hibbert, March 23, 2012

    Great selection of backgrounds! I just bookmarked this page because these were exactly what I was looking for. Definitely going to use one of these on my next project.

  • Consultor Web, March 26, 2012

    Excellent tutorials for creating backgrounds.

    Best regards,
    Alejandro Arco

  • mantolama, March 28, 2012

    Really impressive and beautiful designs, thank you.

  • Morgan & Me Creative, March 29, 2012

    Great, so we don’t need to spend extra time training the few interns we just hired!

  • modra ideja, March 30, 2012

    I love the grunge patterns, I use it a lot on my webdesigns!

  • nik, July 17, 2012

    I love the wooden background very much… :)

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