25 Helpful Tutorials for Lighting Effects in Photoshop

Photoshop allows designers with unlimited possibilities when it comes to creative effects, including lighting effects. There are plenty of different ways to create lighting effects in Photoshop, and there are equally as many different possible uses for them. If you’re interested in learning more about how to create awesome lighting effects in your own work, here are 25 tutorials that can help.

Create a Glowing Superhero

Create a Glowing Superhero

Show Me the Light – Digital Art Tutorial

Show Me the Light - Digital Art Tutorial

Fly High – Light Effects Tutorial + Video

Fly High - Light Effects Tutorial + Video

Making a Color Wizard in Photoshop

Making a Color Wizard in Photoshop

Dance – Photoshop Digital Art Tutorial

Dance - Photoshop Digital Art Tutorial

Master Stylish Light Effects in Photoshop

Master Stylish Light Effects in Photoshop

Create a Magical Photo Manipulation with Flowery Effect in Photoshop

Create a Magical Photo Manipulation with Flowery Effect in Photoshop

Create a Unique Surreal Photo Manipulation with Nebula Effect in Photoshop

Create a Unique Surreal Photo Manipulation with Nebula Effect in Photoshop

Design a Retro Futurism Space Scene Poster

Design a Retro Futurism Space Scene Poster

Design the Retro Futurism Photo Manipulation “Cosmic Rocker”

Design the Retro Futurism Photo Manipulation

Create This Amazing Fashion Photo Manipulation with Abstract Smoke and Light Effects

Create This Amazing Fashion Photo Manipulation with Abstract Smoke and Light Effects

Create a Dynamic Portrait with Light Effects

Create a Dynamic Portrait with Light Effects

How to Create a Dazzling Dance Photo Manipulation

How to Create a Dazzling Dance Photo Manipulation

Using Custom Photoshop Brushes to Create an Immersive Lighting Effect

Using Custom Photoshop Brushes to Create an Immersive Lighting Effect

Using HDR Toning to Create a Fantasy Forest Scene

Using HDR Toning to Create a Fantasy Forest Scene

Painting with Fire Using Photoshop’s Liquify Filter

Painting with Fire Using Photoshop's Liquify Filter

Making of What Are They Staring At?

Making of What Are They Staring At?

Digital Illustration Tutorial

Digital Illustration Tutorial

Create Realistic Laser Beam Effect

Create Realistic Laser Beam Effect

Give a Portrait a Cosmic Makeover

Give a Portrait a Cosmic Makeover

Create an Abstract Golden Circle with Smoke Brushset in Photoshop

Create an Abstract Golden Circle with Smoke Brushset in Photoshop

Make a Colorful Retro-Themed Space Scene in Photoshop

Make a Colorful Retro-Themed Space Scene in Photoshop

Flaming Car in Photoshop

Flaming Car in Photoshop

Create Revolutionary Cosmic Art

Create Revolutionary Cosmic Art

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  • Eduardo, April 4, 2012

    Very cooollll

  • IanO, April 10, 2012

    Great design with a lot of attention to detail

  • honour, April 10, 2012

    excellent compilation of tutorials,, thxs for sharing them.

  • jon, April 11, 2012

    Awesome list of PS effects….thanks for sharing

  • Selahattin, April 11, 2012

    all of them are excellent. Thanks for sharing. but my favorite Make a Colorful Retro-Themed Space Scene in Photoshop :) :)

  • Jim Anderson, April 20, 2012

    Brilliant! Gorgeous art.

    I love Photoshop and the pure satisfaction it brings me when I create something awesome. Wonderful, beautiful program that is only limited to the person using it.

    -Jim-

  • Vedette, April 20, 2012

    Thank you for this amazing compilation. I am sure to use this in the future.

  • Daclaud Lee, September 6, 2012

    Club Flyers 101?

  • Charles NyanGiti, December 11, 2012

    Real cool and awesome, good pointers too. the HDR toning is my favorite

  • VGOPAL, May 24, 2013

    Thanks for sharing all these awesome effects at one place…