Hand Picked Photoshop Web Design Tutorials to Sharpen Your Skills

February 19, 2013 · 14 comments

by Lars

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Tutorials on how to create Web designs in tools like Photoshop have increased rapidly in numbers recently and as always, there are some that are better than other is. I have previously created quantitative lists trying to list any tutorials available that is worth following e.g. this collection of 95 web design tutorials. In this article, I have put a significant effort into picking only a few but some of the best available. This should make your life easier and it is not too overwhelming to plan going through them to sharpen your skills and be inspired. I have based my assessment on the quality of the design itself, appearance of interesting and useful tip/techniques and on the detail and quality of the individual tutorial steps. Stay tuned as I will scan through more tutorials and provide more web design tutorials you cannot resist trying out! If you are looking for more web design inspiration or a quick start for a project, you should also have a look at some WordPress themes collections. Themes for building websites with intensive use of photography are quite popular.


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Design a Beautiful Website From Scratch

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Type: Business Website
Published: April 2009
Tool: Photoshop
Steps: 34
Text: Good explanations, enough text
Images: Large, relevant, enough
Notes: Grid based 960.gs, cool button techniques
Materials available: No
PSD Available for download: Yes but not free
Markup and CSS: Yes but not free

Create a Web Layout with 3D Elements using Photoshop

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Type: Business Website
Published: September 2009
Tool: Photoshop
Steps: 51
Text: Good explanations, enough text
Images: OK size, relevant, enough
Notes: Interesting Photoshop techniques for creating 3D effects
Materials available: No
PSD Available for download: Yes 3d-ribbon-layout.zip
Markup and CSS: No

How To Create a Clean and Colorful Web Layout – Photoshop Tutorial

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Type: Business Website
Published: June 2009
Tool: Photoshop
Steps: 43
Text: Good explanations, enough text
Images: Large, relevant, enough, a lot of effort put into this
Notes: Very interesting and unique Photoshop techniques for creating backgrounds
Materials available: Yes  leafs pixelated blue rectangle
PSD Available for download: Yes but not free
Markup and CSS: Yes but not free

Create a Clean Modern Website Design in Photoshop

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Type: Business Website
Published: May 2009
Tool: Photoshop
Steps: Not organised into steps
Text: OK explanations, enough text
Images: Large, relevant, enough, a lot of effort put into this
Notes: Grid based 960.gs, Interesting Photoshop techniques using Gradients and noise for background, coding tutorial also available
Materials available: No
PSD Available for download: No
Markup and CSS: Yes a full high quality tutorial exists

Design a simple, modern web template

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Type: Business Website
Published: November 2009
Tool: Photoshop
Steps: 6 sections, not organised into sub steps
Text: Good explanations, enough text
Images: Large, relevant, enough, a lot of effort put into this
Notes: Interesting Photoshop techniques using Gradients, PSD available for free
Materials available: No
PSD Available for download: Yes
Markup and CSS: Yes a full high quality tutorial exists

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symptoms of back pain August 7, 2013 at 6:32 am

Aw, this was an extremely nice post. Taking the time and actual effort to make a
top notch article… but what can I say… I procrastinate a lot and
don’t seem to get nearly anything done.

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Sabine June 3, 2010 at 6:56 pm

Thank you for this absolutly great theme!! i love it!

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Abraham D. May 26, 2010 at 4:00 pm

Thanks for this cool article , it is a extremely interesting read! What I like the most of your site is the simplicity of it, it is just stunning! I also got a site in the genre of design, it is not as good as yours but maybe you can drop by some time? It is mainly about Blogger/Logo Design , maybe you already know my site but I do not think so. Last but not least, ones again thanks about this cool article and keep up the good work!

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Noel Wiggins January 7, 2010 at 3:53 pm

Nice round up this is sure to help keep me sharp and focussed on creating a great design for my next project.

Thanks and Regards

Noel for Nopun.com
a graphic design studio

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Michel Karmick January 7, 2010 at 2:54 pm

Huge collection for Photo Shop.Your tools realy helpful for creat colourful web design layout? I checkout.I have web design company so I really interested about it.

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tripwiremag January 7, 2010 at 11:33 pm

@Michel, thanks for your feedback. Glad you can use the post for your work!

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Inside January 7, 2010 at 4:49 am

This is a great collection of Photoshop skills! It really doesn’t take a genius to work with Photoshop, but understanding the software does take time and tutorials are a great way to build up your skills

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