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29 Cool Abstract and Background Photoshop Tutorials

Abstract art is something amazing and interesting for many Photoshop developers. I know that, you are excited to learn something new and useful and that is why, I have included different tutorial samples for you. Yes that’s a lot of stuff to learn from.  You won’t find it boring at all, to learn abstract and background Photoshop techniques. It’s a creative and fun-filled journey. You will need backgrounds for different reasons. The tutorials that, I have chosen for you carry all the essential details. Now, let’s have a look at some useful abstract and background Photoshop tutorials.

1. Abstract and Colorful Close-Ups

Abstract and Colourful Close-Ups

Over this website, you will find some interesting abstract close ups. It might be difficult for the beginners to grab the details, but don’t worry you will get used to the details with the passage of time. In the beginning, you just need to learn how to have fun and learn, at the same time. Have fun by using different amounts of light, adjusting aperture and focal length to get different results of the same shot. With the examples available over the website, you can see the diverse range of colors used. Make use of different forms of expression and interpretation. Don’t worry if, you don’t get the perfect results at the first time.

2. Create Dimension With Gradients

Create Dimension With Gradients in This Abstract Poster Design

Over this website there is a step-by-step detail for all those, want to design abstract posters. A must visit! Any beginner, having some sort of knowledge of the Photoshop tools can generate interesting abstract posters.

3. Create a Beautiful Abstract Portrait in Photoshop

Create a Beautiful Abstract Portrait in Photoshop

Want to learn how to develop abstract posters? This website has a complete set of instructions. You will be impressed with the amount of commands available. It’s totally fun. Recommended for those, who want to learn how to apply different layers at the same time!

4. How to Create an Abstract Low-Poly Pattern

How to Create an Abstract Low-Poly Pattern in Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator

Low-poly patterns have become quite popular. This tutorial will help in developing a low-poly pattern by making use of different Photoshop tools. Just follow the guidelines in a devout manner and you will be impressed by your efforts.

5. Abstract Light Tutorial

Abstract Light Tutorial

Again a detailed and well-placed guide for beginners and experts! There are some essential tips and tricks that, you need to follow. Keep in mind that there are no shortcuts. You just need to learn the right way of developing abstract images through Photoshop.

6. Abstract Burst

Abstract Burst

A digital artist has come up with an interesting guide. It may be the most creative possible way of using Photoshop tools for abstract burst effect. Visit the website and see for yourself the simple process of creating abstract burst.

7. Tutorial Project – Photo into Abstract Painting

Tutorial Project- Photo into Abstract Painting

Visit the website for complete tutorial! It is an amazing experience

8. Abstract Explosion Signature

Abstract Explosion Signature

9. Ursa Major

Ursa Major

Wonderful illustration of an abstract bear! A very simple guide! Beginners can even make use of the details provided.

10. Make Abstract Wallpaper with Brushes

Make Abstract Wallpaper with Brushes

11. Make a Freezing Cold Snow-themed Abstract Piece

Make a Freezing Cold Snow-themed Abstract Piece

There are a lot of different things that you will learn in this tutorial. It will all start right from the composition, then adding elements, recycling, generating additional elements, incorporating pen tools and finally giving a special touch to the piece.

12. Create an Abstract Design with Patterns

Create an Abstract Design with Patterns in Photoshop

13. How To Design An Abstract Wallpaper

How To Design An Abstract Wallpaper In Photoshop (and Illustrator)

14. Abstract Wallpaper in Pixelmator 

Abstract Wallpaper in Pixelmator - 2 copies of Pixelmator giveaway

I am stunned that how the developers of this website are updating the Photoshop users on regular basis. You will always find something new to learn over here. This section will help you in developing some remarkable abstract wallpaper. You can use these wallpapers on your desktop or laptop later. This guide will help in using the Quartz Composer filters. Though, it is a complicated process but it has been explained in a progressive manner.  Beginners might need some time in order to understand the entire process.

15. Create an Abstract Composition in Photoshop

Create an Abstract Composition in Photoshop

 16. Create a Vibrant Abstracts Space Artwork


17. Create an Abstract Cloud Jumper in Photoshop

Create an Abstract Cloud Jumper in Photoshop

Different abstract elements have been used in this tutorial. Each and every detail has been addressed in a flawless manner. I am really impressed with the Photoshop techniques for abstract work.

18. MSNBC New Background Design in Photoshop

MSNBC New Background Design in Photoshop

Give it a try! Beginners need to learn this type of stuff, in order to create the most difficult background with the help of different tools.

19. GIMP Quick Tips: Abstract Background Effect

GIMP Quick Tips Abstract Background Effect

20. Quick Tip: Remove the White Background

Remove the White Background From Line Art in Adobe Photoshop

You might have experienced issues with the back ground layer. Check this tutorial for fixing background layer issue while processing line art digitally.

21. How to Create a Fantasy Game Background

How to Create a Fantasy Game Background in Adobe Photoshop

There must be many developers around there, who love using Photoshop tools for creating game backgrounds. It is all about developing a background according to the theme of the game. Backgrounds play a vital role in different games; click this link for a detailed set of instructions.

22. Creating Reusable & Versatile Background Patterns

Creating Reusable & Versatile Background Patterns

Want reusable backgrounds? This tutorial is all about developing a wide range of different skins that can be used for a variety of reasons.

23. Create a Nature Inspired Painted Background

Nature Inspired Background

24. We Wish You a Merry Christmas Illustration

We wish you a Merry Christmas illustration

It is a perfect tutorial for developing a background for winter and Christmas. The process is simple. You can develop these backgrounds and insert text or other images later on. Why don’t you learn this background technique to surprise your loved ones with some cool holiday cards?

25. Abstract Photo Manipulation in Photoshop CS 6

Abstract Photo Manipulation in Photoshop CS 6

Have you ever wondered that how much time and effort it takes to develop a perfect abstract image? Well, with experience it might don’t appear much tough. For simple effects a few techniques are used. In this tutorial, you will learn how to make the right use of layer and mask effects in Photoshop. Using Photoshop for developing creative abstract images is mere fun.

26. Urban City Scene on Grunge Background

Urban city scene on grunge background

Use a set of different tools and layers to get an interesting urban background. The instructions provided in this article are very easy to understand and implement.

27. Create a Seamless, Circular, Geometric Background

Create a Seamless, Circular, Geometric Background Pattern in Photoshop

Seamless backgrounds are quite handy for different projects. They are used for web designing, print designing, fashion designing, etc. with the help of this tutorial, you will be able to create some interesting geometric and circular backgrounds with the help of vector tools in Photoshop.

28. Creating a Mac-Type Background in Photoshop

Creating a Mac-Type Background in Photoshop

Till now, you must have realized that Photoshop is an incredible product. This tutorial will help you in developing a fine textured background. You will make use of shape tool, included in Photoshop, to add an element.

29. Colorful Abstract DNA background

Colorful Abstract DNA background

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  1. iShareArena

    These are great tuts for newbies, The basic thing for any profession is to master the basic tools. Photoshop is an opportunity for the whole new world. Anyone who wants to get best out of it should start from practicing basic tutorials like these and polish their skills on the tools. Once you master the tools or get fluent enough, Creativity starts to flow and you can design things that were impossible to imagine.

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