Showcase of Amazing Photoshop Background Tutorials

Photoshop is a very versatile graphics software and one of the things that it can do is creating beautiful artworks and illustrations. Background design has always been a vital part in any kind of design be it a simple website design, a product advertisement or any other kind of design.

There are numerous Photoshop tutorials of background around on the Web and sometimes it can be difficult to try and find the best ones. Here in In this article, we have collected some of the best amazing backgrounds Photoshop tutorials that you can use in more ways than one. You can use this as a website background, inspiration or as a base for an artwork.

1. Colorful Balls illustration in Photoshop CS5

You will learn how to create abstract colorful illustration using simple tools and techniques like Ellipse Tool, Brush Tool, Gradient Tool, Layer Style, etc.

Colorful Balls illustration in Photoshop CS5

2. Create an Apple Wallpaper in Photoshop

In this tutorial artist is going to share with you an amazing apple wallpaper tutorial. This tutorial is very effective and easy.

Create an Apple Wallpaper in Photoshop

3. Create an Interplay of Abstract Light Streaks

This tutorial is inspired by the work of the Lichfaktor collective. You should really take a look at their pictures, which are pure urban poetry.

Create an Interplay of Abstract Light Streaks

4. Create an Easter Egg Wallpaper

Since it’s nearing Easter time, here’s how you can use some Photoshop techniques to paint Easter Eggs and make your final design into wallpaper.

Create an Easter Egg Wallpaper

5. Create Mosaic Effect in Photoshop

The purpose of this tutorial is to show you how to get one very interesting mosaic effect in Photoshop.

Create Mosaic Effect in Photoshop

6. Color Nuke – Special Effects

In this tutorial you will learn that how to make a full of colors wallpaper.

Color Nuke – Special Effects

7. Animated Rainbow Wallpaper

In this tutorial, I will show how I created the Rainbows wallpaper.

Animated Rainbow Wallpaper

8. Hexagon Bokeh Effect in Photoshop

In this tutorial I will show you how to create a digital bokeh effect with hexagons. We will use the brush engine, patterns, blend modes and basic filters to achieve this effect.

Hexagon Bokeh Effect in Photoshop

9. Advanced Glow Effects

In this tutorial, we’re going to create some really sharp-looking glow effects using a combination of layer styles, the Pen Tool and Color Blending.

Advanced Glow Effects

10. Abstract Starfield Background

You will learn how to mix different shapes, brushes and blending modes in Photoshop CS5 to create awesome space scene.

Abstract Starfield Background

11. Digital Star Effect

We’ll transform a photo into a series of circles. This is done by combining several filters.

Digital Star Effect

12. Windows 7 Wallpaper Tutorial in Photoshop

Mario is going to share with you an awesome Windows 7 wallpaper tutorial. This tutorial is very effective. You can make many wallpapers to follow these instructions.

Windows 7 Wallpaper Tutorial in Photoshop

13. Create a Wood Background in Photoshop

In this Photoshop tutorial, we are going to create a wood background. We are going to create the wood from scratch and turn it into a pattern.

Create a Wood Background in Photoshop

14. A Cool Lighting Effect In Photoshop

In this tutorial, artist will show you how to create that effect we saw on the screen at the Macworld San Francisco.

A Cool Lighting Effect In Photoshop

15. Create Artistic Abstract Shapes

In this tutorial, designer will show you how you can use Warp tool plus to create great looking abstract shapes to decorate your design.

Create Artistic Abstract Shapes

16. Create a Light Burst Background

Here’s a fun and easy way to make dramatic light burst style backgrounds.

Create a Light Burst Background

17. Create Colorful Valentine’s Day

If you want to learn how to create Colorful Valentine’s Day card with shining heart, using simple shapes and gradients in Adobe Photoshop CS5.

Create Colorful Valentine’s Day

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