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50+ Amazing Photo Manipulation Tutorials

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Unleash your creativity with a fun photo manipulation. Great for beginners, these tutorials will help you brush up on your Adobe Photoshop skills while learning new and exciting techniques.

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Easy Step-by-Step Photo Manipulation Tutorials

Master your favorite photo manipulation techniques with these step-by-step tutorials. From surreal photo manipulations to abstract and even fan art themes, we've got a selection you don't want to miss out on! Get fantastic, easy-to-follow lessons from our Photoshop professionals.

  • Flying Owl Photo Manipulation

    How to Create a Flying Owl Photo Manipulation for Beginners With Photoshop

    Not sure where to begin? Try this beginner photo manipulation tutorial using just three stock photos. Learn how to build a serene forest with this quick tutorial.

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  • Dark Gothic Portrait Photo Manipulation
    How to Create a Dark Gothic Portrait Photo Manipulation With Adobe Photoshop

    Gothic photo manipulations are always hugely popular! In this tutorial, you'll learn how to create a dark gothic portrait by importing your images while doing some light retouching. Finish by blending them together for a wicked result!

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  • Frankensteins Monster Photo Manipulation
    How to Create a Frankenstein's Monster Photo Manipulation in Adobe Photoshop

    Create this classic character! Inspired by the 1931 movie, this tutorial shows you how to transform a simple photo into Frankenstein's famous monster. Learn important techniques for manipulating expressions, as well as how to tackle eerie colors in this fun tutorial.

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  • Cute Baby Dragon Photo Manipulation
    How to Create a Cute Baby Dragon Photo Manipulation in Adobe Photoshop

    What if you could have your very own dragon? Well with this tutorial, you'll get just that! Create a cute baby dragon as an adorable fantasy pet! Learn how to build the dragon from real animal photos before placing it on a human hand.

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  • Queen of Hearts Photo Manipulation
    How to Create a Queen of Hearts Photo Manipulation With Adobe Photoshop

    In this tutorial, you'll learn how to create a Queen of Hearts manipulation inspired by the classic movie, Alice in Wonderland. First build the ornamental background, and then add the model and cards!

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  • Dark Surreal Photo Manipulation

    How to Create a Dark Surreal Photo Manipulation in Adobe Photoshop

    One of the best styles of art out there is surreal photo manipulation. And in this tutorial, you'll get to learn how to compose a dark abstract manipulation. Create a powerful scene that features a man with a tree head in an open, stormy field.

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  • Realistic Feet-Inspired Hiking Boots

    How to Create Realistic Feet-Inspired Hiking Boots in Adobe Photoshop

    Before shoes were ever invented, humans relied on their bare feet to get around. In this tutorial, learn how to create a wacky pair of boots from actual foot images.

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  •  Abstract Psychedelic Portrait Photo Manipulation

    How to Create an Abstract, Psychedelic Portrait Photo Manipulation in Photoshop

    Step out of the box with this psychedelic tutorial. With this photo manipulation, you'll learn how to create flowy effects using the Liquify Tool in Adobe Photoshop. Explore a unique composition while learning the importance of details.

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  • Howling Werewolf Photo Manipulation

    How to Create a Howling Werewolf Photo Manipulation in Adobe Photoshop

    Based on the 80s classic, An American Werewolf in London, this tutorial takes you along the journey of creating a custom werewolf design. Create a ferocious effect with simple images in this fun tutorial.

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  • Fantasy Sci-Fi Portrait Photo Manipulation

    How to Create a Fantasy, Sci-Fi Portrait Photo Manipulation in Adobe Photoshop

    This tutorial is a fabulous mix of fantasy and sci-fi! You'll learn amazing techniques for achieving a galactic fantasy portrait. Create an exceptional result that blends a model's photo into a colorful space background.

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  • Apocalypse-Inspired Photo Manipulation

    How to Create an Apocalypse-Inspired Photo Manipulation in Adobe Photoshop

    Are you a huge fan of the X-Men movies? In this tutorial, learn how to create the infamous Apocalypse character from the comic. Use a mixture of photo manipulation and digital painting techniques for one awesome super-villain.

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  • Dragon Landscape Photo Manipulation

    How to Create a Dragon Landscape Photo Manipulation With Adobe Photoshop

    Dive into a fantasy world full of beautiful dragons with this fun photo manipulation. In this tutorial, you'll learn how to create a misty mountainous landscape with a flying dragon in the background. 

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  • Devastating Twister With Photo Manipulation

    Create a Devastating Twister With Photo Manipulation Techniques

    Mother Nature is known for wreaking havoc upon the earth. And you can illustrate this easily with this simple twister photo manipulation. Create a devastating effect that combines several photos for an intense look.

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  • Winter Landscape Photo Manipulation

    How to Create a Winter Landscape Photo Manipulation With Adobe Photoshop

    Stay warm as you tackle this wintry landscape. In this tutorial, you'll be able to build a cohesive landscape scene by combining several winter photos. Use Adjustment Layers, Masks, and more to complete this winter wonderland.

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  • Endless Picture Within a Picture Illusion

    How to Create an Endless Picture Within a Picture Illusion in Adobe Photoshop

    Test out your Photoshop skills with an exciting optical illusion! Create a mind-boggling experience with this endless photo illusion that uses a simple picture frame to achieve the effect.

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  • Surreal Photo Manipulation in Adobe Photoshop

    How to Create a Surreal Photo Manipulation in Adobe Photoshop

    The possibilities are endless with creative photo manipulations. And in this tutorial, you'll learn how to combine several sky photos to create a surreal background perfect for a realistic light portal.

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  •  Glamorous Calavera Portrait in Adobe Photoshop

    How to Create a Glamorous Calavera Portrait in Adobe Photoshop

    Calaveras are gorgeous skull portraits used to celebrate the Mexican holiday, the "Day of the Dead." And you can create a glamorous portrait of your own with this easy-to-follow Photoshop tutorial.

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  •  How to Create a Mermaid in Adobe Photoshop

    How to Create a Mermaid in Adobe Photoshop

    Learn how to turn your vacation photos into stunning mermaid portraits! This fun tutorial shows you how to create a realistic mermaid effect using just two stock photos!

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  • Emotional Molten Shattered Statue

    How to Create an Emotional, Molten, Shattered Statue in Photoshop

    Or give our most popular photo manipulation tutorial a try! In this tutorial, learn how to take a regular stock photo and transform it into a statue. Then combine amazing molten effects for an explosive, emotional scene.

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  • Create Origami Birds Using One Dollar Bills

    How to Create Origami Birds Using One Dollar Bills in Adobe Photoshop

    Origami takes impeccable skill. It's a cool paper folding technique that has been around for many years. And in this tutorial, you'll learn how to create an origami bird using stocks of any currency. 

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  • Floral Portrait Photo Manipulation

    How to Create a Floral Portrait Photo Manipulation in Adobe Photoshop

    Add lovely flowers to your favorite selfies! In this tutorial, you'll learn how to use the Liquify Tool as well as basic photo manipulation techniques to create an extraordinary portrait.

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  • Fantasy Landscape Photo Manipulation

    How to Create a Fantasy Landscape Photo Manipulation in Adobe Photoshop

    Take the afternoon to build a fantasy landscape in Adobe Photoshop. In this tutorial, you'll learn advanced blending techniques in order to create inspiring compositions, color tones, and so much more!

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  • Abstract Portrait Photo Manipulation

    Create an Abstract Portrait Photo Manipulation With Adobe Photoshop

    Enhance your Photoshop knowledge with this abstract photo manipulation. This tutorial shows you how to take abstract elements and combine them with several stock images. Learn how to use Adjustment Layers, Masks, and Brushes to create an epic effect.

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  • How to Make Someone Look Older

    How to Make Someone Look Older in Adobe Photoshop

    You can't prevent age from happening. And in this tutorial, we explore how to add aging to the face with incredible photo manipulation techniques. Add age spots, wrinkles, and more with a few simple tools in Photoshop.

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  •  Vibrant Fantasy Lake Scene With Adobe Photoshop

    Create a Relaxing, Vibrant, Fantasy Lake Scene With Adobe Photoshop

    Explore your zen side with this relaxing photo manipulation. This tutorial shows you how to create a vibrant fantasy lake scene using Adjustment Layers and the Displacement Map settings in Adobe Photoshop.

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  • Beautiful Abstract Portrait in Photoshop

    How to Create a Beautiful Abstract Portrait in Photoshop

    Create an artistic portrait that is sure to impress! In this Photoshop tutorial, you'll learn how to apply brilliant ornamental images to a glamorous photo.

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  • Energetic Paint Splashing Effect

    How to Create an Energetic Paint Splashing Effect in Adobe Photoshop

    Splash around with this energetic tutorial. Inspired by trendy sneaker ads, this tutorial shows you how to apply several acrylic paint splashes to a colorful shoe. Learn how to blend them together using Layer Blend Modes and so much more!

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  • City Destruction Scene Photo Manipulation

    Create a City Destruction Scene Photo Manipulation in Adobe Photoshop

    Cause destruction with this extensive Photoshop tutorial. This tutorial shows you how to destroy a city with broken and damaged elements. You'll also learn simple tips to make your city look more grunge for a realistic effect.

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  • Turn a Landscape Photograph Into an Isometric Icon

    How to Turn a Landscape Photograph Into an Isometric Icon in Adobe Photoshop

    Create custom isometric icons with just a few simple steps! This tutorial shows you how to create a 3D isometric map using only basic landscape photos. No 3D software is required.

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  • Abstract Vietnamese Woman Portrait

    How to Create an Abstract Vietnamese Woman Portrait in Adobe Photoshop

    Learn about traditional Vietnamese culture in this Photoshop tutorial. Build a background first using various textures before importing the model and bamboo elements. Create a fantastic design today!

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  • Trendy Double Exposure Effect in Adobe Photoshop

    Make a Trendy Double Exposure Effect in Adobe Photoshop

    The double exposure photo effect is one of the hottest trends going around today. And you can achieve an amazing result of your own with the help of this Photoshop tutorial.

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  • Hot Air Balloon Scene From The Wizard of Oz

    Create a Hot Air Balloon Scene From The Wizard of Oz in Adobe Photoshop

    Inspired by the classic movie, The Wizard of Oz, this tutorial teaches you how to create an iconic hot air balloon scene. Work with Photoshop's 3D tools to create a dream-like photo manipulation.

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  • Fantasy Landscape Matte Painting

    Create a Fantasy Landscape Matte Painting in Adobe Photoshop

    Ever wanted to create a matte painting? Learn how in this awesome tutorial. Start with the initial concept and sketch before diving into the details to create a fantasy landscape we're sure you'll love!

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  • Sci-Fi Outer Space Scene With Adobe Photoshop

    How to Create a Sci-Fi Outer Space Scene With Adobe Photoshop

    Blast into space with this Photoshop tutorial! In this tutorial, you'll learn how to create a space background from scratch as well as how to make a simple planet.

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  • Fantasy Flaming Deer With Adobe Photoshop

    How to Create a Fantasy Flaming Deer With Adobe Photoshop

    Create an impressive flaming deer using basic photo manipulation techniques. In this tutorial, you'll learn how to work with fire to create this fiery effect. 

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  • Dory-Inspired Photo Manipulation

    How to Create a Dory-Inspired Photo Manipulation in Adobe Photoshop

    Finding Nemo is a family favorite everyone loves! And in this tutorial, you can create that same fantastic charm by creating the character Dory from the movie. Learn how to make your fictional character look real by incorporating actual fish images.

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  • Elephant Sundae Using Photo Manipulation Techniques

    Create an Elephant Sundae Using Photo Manipulation Techniques

    Elephants are known for their wisdom and exceptional contorting skills! In this wacky tutorial, learn how to stuff an elephant into a giant sundae cup using basic photo manipulation techniques.

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  • Gothic Crow Lady Photo Manipulation

    How to Create a Gothic Crow Lady Photo Manipulation With Adobe Photoshop

    Command a flock of crows with this powerful photo manipulation. Build the scene from the floor up with a custom surreal background, elegant wardrobe, and so much more!

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  • Fantasy Fairy Photo Manipulation

    How to Create a Fantasy Fairy Photo Manipulation With Adobe Photoshop

    Fairies are a popular subject for many fantasy manipulations. And with this tutorial, you'll learn how to create a colorful flowery background, incredible lighting effects, and enhanced depth of field.

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  • Apocalypse Angel Photo Manipulation

    How to Create an Apocalypse Angel Photo Manipulation Scene With Adobe Photoshop

    Photo manipulations are a great way to shape your own original characters. In this tutorial, learn how to create a post-apocalyptic scene with an angel warrior in Photoshop.

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  • Fun Underwater Photo Manipulation

    How to Create a Fun Underwater Photo Manipulation With Adobe Photoshop

    Go for a swim with this fun underwater manipulation. This Photoshop tutorial features a creative look at a surrealistic underwater scene. Learn cool tricks like painting bubbles and more!

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  • Create a Pearl Necklace With the Mixer Brush

    Photoshop in 60 Seconds: Create a Pearl Necklace With the Mixer Brush in Photoshop

    Add your favorite types of jewelry to your own images in seconds! In this quick video, learn how to create a string of pearls using Adobe Photoshop's Mixer Brush Tool.

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  • Fantasy Snail Photo Manipulation

    How to Create a Fantasy Snail Photo Manipulation With Adobe Photoshop

    Snails need homes too! Create a tiny fantasy scene of a snail carrying a house in Adobe Photoshop. Blend several nature stocks together for a dreamy effect!

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  • Desolate Wasteland in Adobe Photoshop

    How to Create a Desolate Wasteland in Adobe Photoshop

    Or give this desolate wasteland tutorial a shot! In this tutorial, learn how to build the environment, add cracks to the road, and add the rest of the broken-down elements for a realistic wasteland scene.

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  •  Easy Rippled Reflection in Adobe Photoshop

    How to Create an Easy Rippled Reflection in Adobe Photoshop

    Add more drama to your photos with an easy ripple effect! This tutorial shows you the step-by-step process to achieve this effect with fiber textures and filters.

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  •  Fantasy Photo Manipulation in Adobe Photoshop

    How to Create a Fantasy Photo Manipulation in Adobe Photoshop

    Voyage into a new world with this fantasy photo manipulation. Create a unique pathway scene using simple assets. Then treat your images with new lights and colors for a cohesive result.

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  • Moonlight Scene Photo Manipulation

    How to Create a Moonlight Scene Photo Manipulation With Adobe Photoshop

    This photo manipulation tutorial is what romance novels are made of. Create a romantic moonlit scene with an elegantly dressed woman and vibrant flowers.

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  • Dark Lady Photo Manipulation

    How to Create a Dark Lady Photo Manipulation With Adobe Photoshop

    Conjure up a spell with this photo manipulation. In this tutorial, you'll learn how to compose a dark and eerie atmosphere perfect for any Halloween poster or graphic.

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  • Floral Sugar Skull Photo Manipulation

    How to Create a Floral Sugar Skull Photo Manipulation With Adobe Photoshop

    Celebrate Dia de los Muertos with style. Try this beginner photo manipulation to dress up a sacred skull with flowers, colorful decorations, and makeup.

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  • Dark Batman Photo Manipulation

    How to Create a Dark Batman Photo Manipulation in Adobe Photoshop

    Or call on a superhero to help you with your Photoshop needs. In this fun tutorial, try out this epic fan art photo manipulation featuring the one and only Batman.

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  • Mysterious Forest Scene With Adobe Photoshop

    How to Create a Mysterious Forest Scene With Adobe Photoshop

    Last but not least, create a mysterious forest with the help of a few photos. Build an incredible atmosphere using Adjustment Layers, Layer Blend Modes, and more!

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Conclusion

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