40 Photoshop Illustration Tutorials

While Adobe Illustrator is the preferred tool by most designers for illustrating and drawing digitally, Photoshop can also be used for some types of illustration. This post includes a selection of tutorials that cover the process of drawing various objects in Photoshop.

Creating a Cartoon Hot Air Balloon Scene

Hot Air Balloon

How to Create a Delicious Ice Cream Bar

Create an Ice Cream Bar

Create a TV in Photoshop

Create a TV in Photoshop

Create a Vector Style Illustration in Photoshop

Vector Style Illustration

Making a Digital Watch Icon

Make a Digital Watch Icon

Illustrating a Cool Glass of Beer

Illustrating a Glass of Beer

Using Gradients to Make Light and Shadow – and a Coffee Cup

Illustrate a Coffee Cup

Rainbows – Making of

Rainbows - Making of

Psychedelic Life Tutorial

Psychedlic Life Tutorial

Create a Slick Black iMac in Photoshop

Create a Slick iMac

How to Create a Desk Environment in Photoshop from Scratch

Draw a Desk Environment

Create a Sleek Illustration that Fades from Line Art to Color

Sleek Fading Illustration

How to Create a Classic Guitar from Scratch in Photoshop

Create a Guitar

Vanity License Plate

Illustrate a License Plate

How to Create a Delicious Green Apple Illustration

Green Apple Illustration

Create a Poster Illustration with Floating Floral Elements

Poster Illustration

Create a Natural Composition with Light Shining Through a Rustic Fence

Draw a Fence

Amazing Retro Rainbow Curves

Retro Curves

Illustrate a Traffic Cone in Photoshop

Draw a Traffic Cone

Create a Vector-Based Zune with Photoshop

Drawing a Zune

Create a MacBook Air Ad

Draw a MacBook Air

Red Gamble Dice Icon

Illustrate a Dice Icon

Create a Shiny 3D Snooker Ball in Photoshop

Create an Icon

Draw Your Own Hair

Draw Hair

Aging Road Sign

Draw a Road Sign

Make a Realistic Football

Draw a Football

Draw Your Snowman in Photoshop

Draw a Snowman

Draw in Photoshop Using a Tablet

Draw in Photoshop Using a tablet

Custom Hard Drive Icon

Draw a Hard Drive Icon

Swiss Army Knife Tutorial

Draw a Swiss Army Knife

Drawing Hair with Photoshop

Drawing Hair with Photoshop

Draw an MP3 Player

Darw an MP3 Player

Google Chrome Logo Design

Google Chrome Logo Design

Chalkboard

Illustrate a Chalkboard

Making a Photoshop Shield

Making a Photoshop Shield

Drawing a Glossy Monitor

Drawing a Glossy Monitor

How to Make a Bangin’ Woofer Inbedded in Wood

Draw a Woofer in Wood

Drawing a High-Detailed Glass Ball

Drawing a Ball

Drawing Vector-Looking Cat Illustration Using Photoshop

Vector-Like Cat

Drawing Kirby

Drawing Kirby

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  • Timothy, March 9, 2009

    Nice list. Thanks

  • Jamie, March 9, 2009

    NIce one. Loving the Ice cream and the speaker!

  • Matt, March 9, 2009

    I did the speaker tutorial a while ago. It has really good methods for creating wood and for that worn label effect.

  • very nice and helpful tutorials, I like “Create a Poster Illustration with Floating Floral Elements” and “Drawing Vector-Looking Cat Illustration Using Photoshop” thanks for share..

  • Dainis Graveris, March 9, 2009

    There are never enough tutorials..indeed :)

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  • sohbet, March 9, 2009

    very quality your website

  • Thomas | Tutorial King, March 10, 2009

    Nice Roundup, Thanks

  • SamsungLN52A650, March 11, 2009

    Hey thats a very nice and helpful tutorials, I would love to create a different set of hings with floral illustartion and floating onesusing Photoshop” thanks for sharing.

  • wow all the 40 design are looking so goo and I think I would like to use some of them

  • Patternhead, March 13, 2009

    Great resource, thanks for sharing

  • www.soccergenclix.net, March 14, 2009

    perfect thanks

  • website submission, March 16, 2009

    Oh I like to learn how to make a poster by own. thanks for the post and keep it up.

  • webdesign duisburg, March 16, 2009

    Great! Thanks a lot!

  • Photoshop, April 13, 2009

    Great compilation, thanks :)

  • Husen KAR, April 23, 2009

    thanks for this tutorials, thats very nice

  • Septron, May 28, 2009

    Wow! It is simply magnificent! Especially beer!

  • araç muayenesi, August 29, 2009

    There are never enough tutorials..indeed :)

  • myozpamuk, October 14, 2009

    Thank you very much for a long time looking for such a site but did not find Thanks

  • 3d desktop, October 25, 2009

    Thanks. I used this several times

  • interactiveshaq, February 9, 2010

    Thank for sharing. I did the speaker tutorial a while ago. It has really good methods for creating wood and for that worn label effect.

  • promote website all language, February 17, 2010

    I think I would like to use some of them. Thanks for sharing.

  • travel, March 3, 2010

    I would love to create a different set of hings with floral illustartion and floating onesusing Photoshop” thanks for sharing.

  • football manager, April 7, 2010

    There are never enough tutorials..

  • Smooth Booth, June 2, 2010

    These tutorials have helped me quite a bit, been working through them for a couple of month now. I like the line art to colour fade, any idea where you can download more textures like the background for this?

  • nndb, November 21, 2010

    It has really good methods for creating wood and for that worn label effect.

  • Stiri mondene, April 19, 2011

    Last one is from Pokemon? :D