As you know, each month, we round up some of the best Photoshop-related content from around the web. This month, there were some excellent Photoshop tutorials and articles to choose from so please take a moment to review our favorites from March 2011.
Create a Lost Fantasy Micro World with Powerful Photo Manipulation Techniques in Photoshop
This unique tutorial from WeGraphics will demonstrate how to create a floating, micro world using several stock images in Photoshop.
Creating the Elaborate Photo-Manipulation ‘Envy’
This tutorial from Psd Fan Extra will demonstrate how to create an elaborarate photo manipulation using several images.
Making a Superhero Movie Teaser Poster
In its second appearance in this round up WeGraphics will demonstrate how to create a cool super hero movie teaser poster in Photoshop.
How to Draw a Classic Electric Guitar in Photoshop
Learning to draw real life objects in Photoshop can be great practice. This tutorial from Design Instruct will demonstrate how to draw a guitar in Photoshop.
Create a Stylish Retro Futuristic Poster in Photoshop
This tutorial from Abduzeedo will demonstrate how to combine several images to create a cool retro futuristic poster in Photoshop.
Creating a Science Fiction Combat Scene Photoshop Tutorial
Creating sci-fi images isn’t as hard as it looks. This tutorial from Creative Fan will demonstrate how to compose a combat scene using Photoshop.
Design a Dawn of War Style Concrete Text Effect in Photoshop
Textured text effects are always a lot of fun to create. This tutorial from Psd Vault will demonstrate how to create a Dawn of War style text effect.
Logo Design Process and Walkthrough for BioThemes
Ever see a logo and wonder what was going through the designer’s head when they were creating it? This case study of Spoon Graphics will explain the creative process behind the BioThemes logo.
Articles and Inspiration
Thursday Theory: 6 Ways to Make Your Work More Original
Have you ever wanted to make your work look more original? This article from Psd Fan Extra discusses some ways you can make your designs more unique.
Daily Inspiration: The Courage to Quit
Going from a 9-5 job to freelance can be tough. This video from Go Media’s Bill Beachy gives some great tips on how you can make this happen.
27 Inspirational Typographic Examples
This round up from DesignM.ag showcases some excellent examples of typography designs for inspiration.
Top 5 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Create Trendy Designs
Design trends come and go. This article from Spyre Studios discusses why your designs should not be trendy.
45 Stunning Steampunk Artworks and Gadgets
Steampunk is awesome. This round up from Noupe showcases some incredible steampunk designs.
30 Awesome Photoshop Text Effect Tutorials
In DesignM.ag’s second appearance in this round up they will showcase some awesome tutorials to help you design cool text effects.
Mediocrity vs. Excellence: What Separates Good From Great?
Was separates good from great design? This article from Web Designer Depot will discuss how you can turn the corner and make your designs as good as possible.
Milton Glaser Speech
This excellent presentation from design legend Milton Glaser from a Creative Mornings event in January is a great video from anyone who wants to hear more about what he has to say about design.