Because Photo Manipulations are in trend today I selected the best tutorials around the web. They are a great source of inspiration and learning for new and veteran designers. You can learn a lot of new techniques and styles. Enjoy and share!

Create a Surreal Apocalypse Photomanipulation Photoshop Tutorial

In this Photoshop tutorial, you’ll learn how to create a surreal photomanipulation, and then add a touch of apocalyptic destruction to it. You’ll see how to balance colors, integrate stock images, and also how to create realistic looking smoke trails.

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Facing a New Day – Photoshop Manipulation

Here is the tutorial I announced on the newsletter about a month ago. I couldn’t publish it before sorry. In this manipulation tutorial I will show you how to create a really nice sunrise scene. I will show you how to transform a day picture into a sunrise using some adjustment layers and gradient maps. Hope you enjoy. If you like this tutorial please stumble it.

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Create an Intricate Mythological Statue Photomanipulation Photoshop Tutorial

In this Photoshop photomanipulation tutorial, you’ll learn how to take a stock image of a person, turn them into a statue using various texture mapping methods, and then how to superimpose this statue into an incredible scene. You’ll see how to handle various stock images of various colors and lighting, as well as how to work with a variety of photomanipulation techniques.

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Making of “Color Combustion” a Photo Manipulation

In this Photoshop tutorial we’ll be walking through the making of a digital photo manipulation called Color Combustion. You’ll use a few simple techniques, and combine a whole heap of images together to make a wonderful creative collage.

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Design an Epic Fantasy Scene with Photoshop

In this tutorial we are going to create a photo manipulation inspired by Valhalla, one of Mariusz Karasiewicz`s works. He is an amazing artist and his work is absolutly stunning. I want to thank him for allowing me to write this tutorial.

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How to Create an Abstract Photo Manipulation

Here we’ll learn how to create an abstract photo manipulation that looks like you’ve just painted the subject, I’ve included lots of useful techniques for creating impressive abstract pieces. I’ve tried to keep this simple but if you don’t understand any steps then just skip it as not all of them are compulsory.

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Don’t Leave Me – Photoshop Tutorial

Welcome to another PSD Box tutorial. In this tutorial I will show you how to turn a free stock image into a beautiful manipulation. You will learn how to manipulate light and how to create beautiful realistic shadows. If you followed my other tutorials you will see that this is actually a revision of previously demonstrated techniques

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How to Create a Somber Composition in Photoshop

This one’s another collaboration with my good friend Toma Alin Gabriel. In this tutorial you will learn how to manipulate stock images and turn them into your puppets to express your desired feelings.

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Dazzling Dance Photo Manipulation

In this detailed and lengthy Photoshop tutorial, you will learn how to combine photos and add special effects to turn a normal photograph into a stunning artwork. You will also learn several tricks to reduce your Photoshop document file size and number of layers and layer styles.

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Create a Vivid Themed Illustration Using Simple Hand-Drawn Elements

Drawn elements are certainly something that can enhance an illustration. Even if you’re not very good at drawing, you can still create a quality piece. All you need is a good idea and some Photoshop skills. And if you don’t believe me, you will definitely change your mind after reading this tutorial. So let’s take a look inside!

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Creative Photoshop Animal King Photo Manipulation Tutorial

In this photoshop tutorial, you’ll learn how to mash up a series of photos in a highly creative poster based on a famous painting from the 1800′s. Let’s get started!

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Manipulate Smoke to Create Hyper-Real Images

Learn to apply the Warp Tool effectively and a few other tricks to make smoke look like a skull. This technique has a variety of outcomes and works well with water, clouds and a whole bunch of other stuff. This is probably more for intermediate users, as I guide you through the process well, but not every Warp Grid point handle move. Let’s get started!

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Design a Surreal Desert Scene in Photoshop

In this tutorial I am going to show you how to create a surreal time-themed photomanipulation using Photoshop. The name of this photomanipulation is “Time Guardian” and it was originally created by Mariusz Karasiewicz (aka FISHBOT1337). I want to take this opportunity to thank him for collaborating with me on this tutorial.

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How to Create a Steampunk Style Illustration in Photoshop

Go simultaneously backward and forward in time with this Steampunk tutorial. The main focus, aside from the style of course, is fusing elements from different sources together to create a cohesive whole. There are many tricks to this end and we shall be looking at light sources, shadows, and image grading.

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Create a Stylish Two-Tone Photo Montage

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How to Create a Chilling Photo Manipulation in Photoshop

In this tutorial I will show you how I created a fantasy photo manipulation called “You Can Not Frost The Time” with using several Photoshop tools such as Color Range, different blending modes, and more. Let’s get started!

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Blend a surreal mix of retro and modern art styles

Create a surreal-feeling composition by combining imagery inspired by the 1940s with an Egyptian landscape – in fact, a scene that’s straight out of Indiana Jones. To do this, you’ll use overlay effects, filters and exposure to create a hot, starched feel, and will place shapes to produce abstract designs.

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Create surreal montages

Cut-&-paste creativity has always had a bad press – but digital artist Mike Harrison shows that it can be used to generate inspirational surreal images.

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Create gorgeous photomontages

Taking a picture of a pretty girl and giving it the wow factor with some clever details is one of the most popular uses for Photoshop. In this tutorial, Photoshop guru Rob Shields shows how to execute the style with real flair, applying digital painting techniques, compositing and layer masks to stunning effect.

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Peak of Dawn – Beginners Manipulation Tutorial

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Create a Walking Bone House in Photoshop

The idea for this image came one day during the lunch. I had some flesh and while eating I put the bones on the table and start to play with and so I came to the idea to build a bone house, but at that time I had not enough bones so I start to collect all the bones that left after lunch for some time, until I had enough to build my house.

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Girl of My Dreams

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Add vector flair to model shots

In this tutorial, Camilo Bejarano shows you how to ramp up this juxtaposition, hand-drawing elements before scanning them in and transforming them into dramatic, colourful designs that interact neatly with the photograph.

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