35 Photoshop Tutorials for Designing Your Own PostersPublished in Design, Photoshop Tutorials
Creating posters with Photoshop can be a lot of fun and there are unlimited opportunities. In these tutorials you’ll learn some new ways to enhance your Photoshop skills while creating posters for all kinds of purposes. A lot of different styles of design are represented, and each one takes a different approach to get to the end result. You can follow some of the tutorials step-by-step, or browse them and find parts that you want to use in your own design projects. Either way, you’re sure to be able to learn some new skills and techniques if you’re interested in improving at Photoshop and poster design.
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This tutorial leads you through the process of creating an awesome poster with a great sunburst background. This type of approach could be used for creating posters for a wide variety of purposes.
Gig Poster Design (Uses Photoshop and Illustrator)
A nice textured, grungy poster is the result of this tutorial. Again, a sunburst background is used.
This tutorial uses a flag-inspired background along with photos of a car and a woman to create the end result.
This poster uses lines and angles, along with another sunburst background! The colorful splatter effects add an interesting touch.
This poster was created to simulate the process of designing a movie poster, in this case a fake poster for Pirates of the Caribbean. You’ll learn techniques that can easily be applied to design your own movie posters.
This retro poster would fit right in with actual gig posters from the 60′s.
Create an Inspirational Vector Political Poster (Uses Photoshop and Illustrator)
Inspired by the Obama campaign, this poster tutorial shows you the process to duplicate the popular style.
This textured poster has a retro feel thanks to the color scheme and the lines.
With this tutorial you’ll use images, textures, text, and colors to create the sample poster design. Nice techniques that you can use to design other posters as well.
This tutorial leads you step-by-step to created a colorful, textured poster.
B-Movie posters have their own unique look and feel, and this tutorial shows how to duplicate it.
Grunge textures dominate this poster design.
Ever wanted to create your own Indiana Jones-style poster? If so, you’re in luck. Use a photo of yourself and you’ll feel like a movie star.
This is another tutorial that shows the process for designing a classic B-Movie style poster.
A great tutorial that shows how you can create an authentic looking movie poster.
This tutorial walks you through the process of designing a poster for a made up movie.
The sunburst backgrounds are back, and this time incorporated into the woman’s hair. You’ll learn how to easily design a poster with a nice retro style.
Abstract Poster Effects (Uses Photoshop and Illustrator)
Wow, this tutorial leads you through the process of creating a colorful post in Illustrator and Photoshop! It’s an abstract style that could be used for plenty of purposes.
Here you’ll learn how to create a unique political poster.
This tutorial uses awesome lighting effects to design a beautiful poster.
This retro poster uses textures, colors, and lines to create the retro feel.
This movie poster is fairly typical of some of the elements that are common to many movie posters. So this tutorial can certainly be useful for learning techniques that can be used in your own projects.
A sepia poster with a large photo blended into another photo. An interesting technique that you could use with your own photos.
This poster uses texture and a lack of color as it’s main design elements.
The simple spider web creates a nice poster,
A fun poster that could be used for fun.
This tutorial combines a lot of different graphics and images (including a sunburst background).
This poster is inspired by the old TV series, The X Files.
The legendary Scarface poster is replicated in this tutorial.
A sunburst background with some drippy spray paint effects.
Another sunburst background is used in this poster.
This tutorial shows how to create an awesome poster with lighting effects to replicate the movie poster for Jumper.
This tutorial demonstrates the process of designing another movie poster, this one for Wonder Woman.
By following this tutorial you can create a dark poster inspired by Sin City.
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