Grunge Tutorials for Photoshop, Illustrator, CorelDraw, & GIMP

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Grunge Tutorials for Photoshop, Illustrator, CorelDraw, & GIMP

As designers, we have all been collectively designing a LOT of grunge websites, posters, brochures, logos, etc. If you haven’t yet jumped on the grunge train, then you should check out some of these great ‘how to grunge it up’ tutorials for Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, CorelDraw, and GIMP.

CORELDRAW GRUNGE TUTORIALS

Distressed Grunge Biker Design Tutorial

Distressed Grunge Tutorial

This extensive tutorial will walk you through all the steps in creating a distress grunge biker design.

Making Stamp in Vector (Exclusive Tutorial)

Distressed Stamp

You will probably have noticed how popular “Grunge-style” templates are at TemplateMonster. Effects peculiar to this style are easily created in raster graphics (for example, in Adobe Photoshop), but I will show you how to do this in “Corel Draw 9″.

GIMP GRUNGE TUTORIALS

Create a Brushed Metal/Grunge Effect GIMP Tutorial

Brush Metal Effect

This tutorial will show you how to create a grunge/brushed metal background for images/signatures using GIMP! Start With a 500 x 500 white Canvas.

How to make a Grunge Background Tutorial

Grunge Background

We are going to make a Grunge Background. Mind you this technique being used is pretty basic and leaves a lot of room to expand and use for more than just grunge. Grunge just happenes to be the easiest.

How to Make Grunge Brushes GIMP Tutorial

Undercover Grunge

Learn how to make your own grunge brushes using a few photographs and a simple method covered in the tutorial.

Make Grunge Brushes Using GIMP

Make Grunge Brushes Using GIMP

How to make grunge brushes using GIMP.

Make Grunge-Vector Style Art with GIMP

Make Grunge-Vector Style Art with GIMP

How to make grunge-vector style art in Gimp.

ILLUSTRATOR GRUNGE TUTORIALS

Creating a Grunge Brush : Adobe Illustrator Tutorial

Creating a Grunge Brush : Adobe Illustrator Tutorial

Learn how to make a grunge brush with Adobe Illustrator.

Design a Grungy Circular Logo

Design a Grungy Circular Logo

Use this tutorial to learn how to make your own Grungy Illustrator creations.

Distressed Grunge Type in Adobe Illustrator

Distressed Grunge Type in Adobe Illustrator

Learn how to use Adobe Illustrator to create Grunge Type.

Grunge Borders in Adobe Illustrator CS3

Grunge Borders in Adobe Illustrator CS3

There has been a surge of “grunge” effects lately that have been created using Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator. So here’s one more effect for your arsenal of grunge effects. In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to create a custom brush and use it to create a really cool border mask in Illustrator, allowing you to apply it to a photo or graphic without affecting the original image. You can then take this mask and use it with any graphic that you want. It’s simply a matter of getting used to working in mask mode.

Grunge Construction in Both Photoshop and Illustrator

Grunge Construction in Both Photoshop and Illustrator

It’s all around us; on billboards, flyers, newspapers, even T.V. Scratches, scrapes, dents and cuts. They call it grunge: that nice coat of wear and tear on an image that makes it just right. But getting things this roughed-up isn’t as easy as it looks. We’ve put together a quick course in grunge to let everyone in on this design secret.

Grunge Effect how to Give it to your Text

Grunge Effect how to Give it to your Text

Here is a simple tutorial which will show you how to give grunge effect to your text in illustrator , the beauty of using the technique is that you get a text that can be scaled to any size without loosing its clearity . Also you will always have crisp clear edges .

Grunge Sunburst Effect Tutorial

Grunge Sunburst Effect Tutorial

Learn how to make a cool sunburst effect with a grungy style to it.

Grunge Text Effect Adobe Illustrator Tutorial

Grunge Text Effect Adobe Illustrator Tutorial

The Grunge/scratchy effect has grown more and more popular for t-shirt designs and I thought I would share one way of how I’ve recreated this design in Adobe Illustrator CS. Our Goal is to go from this plain looking piece of text to a stylish grunge design.

Grunge Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator Tutorial : Vectorials

Grunge Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator Tutorial : Vectorials

IIn this tutorial we will make a grunge text effect like in a logo of Getaway TV series.

How to Make Vector Grunge Tutorial

How to Make Vector Grunge Tutorial

How to make vector grunge. Well, I’m going to show you exactly how, and trust me, anyone can do it. It’s not as hard as you might think, thanks to InkScape (free).

Illustrate a Grunge Style Talking Skull in Vector Program

Illustrate a Grunge Style Talking Skull in Vector Program

In this tutorial I’ll show you how to create a grungy skull illustration using an image and some freebies around the web. These techniques can be easily applied to other grungy illustrations, and not only skulls. You’ll learn some useful techniques in this tutorial.

Making Distressed Type with Adobe Illustrator Tutorial [Video]

Making Distressed Type with Adobe Illustrator Tutorial

Created distressed type or grunge type using the Live Trace tool and a few techniques.

Quickly Add Grunge To Text Illustrator Tutorial

Quickly Add Grunge To Text Illustrator Tutorial

For a while, it seemed liked every client wanted grungy graphics. This might sound familiar, “I like it, but can we grunge it up more”. Don’t get me wrong, having some grunge can create a great deal of depth to a design or illustration, but there can be to much of a good thing. This is the technique I use because it is quick and consistent, making it easy to scum up any design or illustration.

Roundtrip Logo From Illustrator to Photoshop [Video]

Roundtrip Logo From Illustrator to Photoshop [Video]

Dave Cross creates some grungy text graphics. By combining tools from Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop, he creates a smart vector object that can be edited on the fly.

PHOTOSHOP GRUNGE TUTORIALS

Add Stock Textures to Images for extra ‘Oomph’

Add Stock Textures to Images for extra ‘Oomph’

In this little Photoshop tutorial we’ll be designing a quick art piece, then we’ll be adding some texture to it, this is to demonstrate the use of texture in artwork, as you may be able to see in works from people such as GoMedia. Obviously this method will work better with some things and not so well with others, so please try to use it in moderation, if you will. You will love the grunge look.

Ancient Grunge Scroll Photoshop Tutorial

Ancient Grunge Scroll Photoshop Tutorial

In this tutorial I will show you the techniques used to create an ancient grunge scroll. There are several uses for these… banner, backgrounds, etc etc etc. The final product after I’m through will be a template for a blog/artwork website that’s got an uncomfortable sense to it.

Antique Ace Of Spades Photoshop Tutorial

Antique Ace Of Spades Photoshop Tutorial

In this Photoshop tutorial we will be creating an aged ace of spades using multiple layers with various blend modes and a nice overlay trick with a photo from iStockPhoto. This technique also works quite well for creating an aged paper effect.

Awesome Grunge Text Effect Photoshop Tutorial

Awesome Grunge Text Effect Photoshop Tutorial

This tutorial will show you how to create an awesome grungy text effect. The effect can be used to liven up your website layouts, but can also provide a good way to display logos and other graphical elements alone.

Blend If Into Textures

Blend If Into Textures

An effective way to blend items into textured surfaces.

That Wicked Worn Look

Wicked Worn Look Grunge Tutorial

This is a four-part series of how-to’s for creating that cool, worn & grungy look that a lot of web designers want to create, but don’t know how. You’ll have the choice opportunity of mastering a few techniques for producing realistic aging and weathering, all with the intent of creating that wicked, sick, insane, whatever-you-wanna-call-it worn look.

Building Textures from Scanned Art

Building Textures from Scanned Art

The object here is to learn to start to create your own textures. Using some traditional methods you can create a great texture with simple watercolor wash and scan in to use and manipulate in Photoshop 5.0

Creating A Retro Grunge Poster

Creating A Retro Grunge Poster

This tutorial is an add on from the Poster article the other day, we will create a Retro/Grunge style poster using the pen tool some textures and playing with text to make it look more retro.

Create a Stunning Grunge Background

Create a Stunning Grunge Background

A quick, simple video tutorial to create a stunning grunge background using the colours from a photo on deviant art and a texture from the texture pack. The result from this method creates a cool background that could be used for the basis of a poster, showing off your work or as web site background etc. just add your own cool designs to the mix.

Complete Guide to Making Fractal Brushes

Complete Guide to Making Fractal Brushes

Making your own brushes can sometimes be hard. So in this tutorial I will show you how to make your own brush. With the knowledge you’re about to learn you will be able to make your own custom brushes to use. The final result should look similar to this. This one is perfect for the grunge look.

Create a Cool Music Logo on a Grunge Background in Photoshop

Create a Cool Music Logo on a Grunge Background in Photoshop

I really like the artwork that is used in Pitchfork’s Web site, so I decided to recreate something similar in Photoshop and make a tutorial on how I did it. These techniques can be used to make a logo and background for a cool grunge-style Web site.

Create a Grunge Construction Box

Create a Grunge Construction Box

The following tutorial will help you create a box similar to the one shown on the left.

Create a Realistic Torn Paper Effect in Photoshop

Create a Realistic Torn Paper Effect in Photoshop

Torn paper is one of the key elements to achieving the distressed / collage look. This tutorial covers a few simple steps in Adobe Photoshop to create a realistic looking torn paper effect taking you on your way to Destroying the Web 2.0 Look!

Creating an Old-Collage Effect Poster with Photoshop

Creating an Old-Collage Effect Poster with Photoshop

One of my favorite ‘looks’ is the sort of old-collage feel of old photos and old paper. It’s a favorite because it lets you work images and text together really easily. In this tutorial we’ll put together a poster where there is a main photograph and a lot of text using the old-collage feel.

Creating an Urban-Style Piece of Artwork with Photoshop

Creating an Urban-Style Piece of Artwork with Photoshop

While grunge has its origins in the 90s, recently the style has been gaining in popularity once more. In this tutorial, I will show you how to create a dirty, urban-style image using both well-known techniques as well as a few new ones. You will learn to easily extract complex shapes and we will also create our own grunge texture.

Create a Wicked-Worn Vintage Pop Art Design

Create a Wicked-Worn Vintage Pop Art Design

I’ll show you how to design a simple but nice vintage pop art piece with some wear and tear. This is a basic to intermediate tutorial, so you don’t need to be a guru to work with this effect and get an awesome result!

Create a Fantastic Decaying Metal Sign

Create a Fantastic Decaying Metal Sign

The “web 2.0″ look has taken over the web and has given it a very clean and polished look. Nothing against this, but I wanted to throw something of the opposite into the mix. By creating a rusty street sign, I’ll show you some techniques you can use to make your next design downright nasty.

Creating Dirty Grunge Text In Photoshop

Creating Dirty Grunge Text In Photoshop

Here you will be taught how to create dirtied grunge text in Photoshop.

Creating A Grungy RSS Icon - Photoshop

Creating A Grungy RSS Icon - Photoshop

This is a very simple tutorial that is going to turn an RSS icon into a grungy version that can ideally be used on a website. You can apply this technique to any image. Its really easy to complete. Click any of the images for the full versions.

Create an Artistic One Eye TV Man in a Grunge Vector Design

Create an Artistic One Eye TV Man in a Grunge Vector Design

Last time when I did my tutorial on Create a Blue Vector Character from Pencil Sketch to Coloring I was really amaze because my traffic was suddenly increase to 2x.:) So i came out a conclusion that i should focus more on tutorial post for a while since its really effective to drive a visitors to my blog. So on our tutorial for today we will create a One Eye TV Man Grunge Vector Design. Take a look first on the outcome of our tutorial.

Create a Graphic Statue in Photoshop

Create a Graphic Statue in Photoshop

There are a few tutorials available on the Internet that will show you how to make a statue, but I’ve found that they are not so easy to follow and also the results aren’t that great. So using my beloved alternative, I created a tutorial that I think does the job very nicely and the result is quite grungy.

Create an Impressive Mock-up of a Grunge Box

Create an Impressive Mock-up of a Grunge Box

Learn how to create impressive mock-up designs. In this tutorial, you will learn how to use the Vanishing Point Filter to get quick and professional presentation results. The final result is a realistic looking box that looks well-worn, as if it were shipped worldwide. Use these techniques to create other mock-ups in your design work as well.

Creating a Wet and Muddy Rocks Texture with Filter Forge Photoshop Plugin

Creating a Wet and Muddy Rocks Texture with Filter Forge Photoshop Plugin

This article is not a review since I haven’t tested Filter Forge in its fully potential. Instead, I will show you how to create a great looking wet and muddy rock ground texture that could be VERY difficult to do with Photoshop without the help of external plugins.

Creating Old Paper With Custom Brushes

Creating Old Paper With Custom Brushes

In this Photoshop tutorial I’ll show you how to create a Custom Brush using a folded piece of paper and then how to use that brush to create an old piece of paper.

Custom Hang Tag

Custom Hang Tag

It seems like everywhere I look these days designers are using more and more handmade objects in their work. From pencil sketches and fabric scans to paper scraps and household odds and ends these items are making their way into our work. In this Photoshop tutorial you’ll learn how to create a retail “hang tag”.

Dark Grunge Photo Effect

Dark Grunge Photo Effect

In this Photoshop tutorial you will learn a neat grungy photo effect using a variety of Photoshop filters and image adjustments.

Design a Unique Grungy Website Layout

Design a Unique Grungy Website Layout

This tutorial will teach you how to design a cool grungy website layout. As well as walking you through the various Photoshop techniques it outlines general design principles and provides pointers for your own grunge designs.

Design an Awesome Band Website Template

Design an Awesome Band Website Template

In this intermediate Photoshop tutorial, I’m going to be teaching you how to make a really wicked, grungy-style band website template.

Designing Ultra SceneXcore Apparel

Designing Ultra SceneXcore Apparel

This is a tutorial or a simple “how-to” guide to help you with your design projects. This is not the end-all, be-all way of doing things. We will try to make what is normally a long and detailed process of creating commercial art into a simple and easy-to-follow guide. We encourage your use of artistic license and creative vision to make high quality work for your clients.

Designers, Get the Grunge Out in Photoshop CS3

Designers, Get the Grunge Out in Photoshop CS3

A touch of grunge can easily be added to your artwork with a set of custom brushes. Once you create your set of brushes, you can save them and call them up at any time to achieve the grunge style. In this tutorial, we’ll use both Photoshop and Illustrator to create the brushes, and then you’ll learn how to apply the brushes in Photoshop.

Dirty Elevator Menu Tutorial

Dirty Elevator Menu Tutorial

Preparing DVD menu in Photoshop? After reading this tutorial, it would be no problem. Maybe in style of dirty / grunge lift buttons. And what if you don’t need DVD menu? Doesn’t matter, this tutorial you can use elsewhere, when you are creating menu for www site, or at least for litle practising of your knowledges in Photoshop.

Dirty Text Effect Photoshop Tutorial

Dirty Text Effect Photoshop Tutorial

This tutorial will show you how to create a dirty text effect using Photoshop.

Dirty Texture Tutorial

Dirty Texture Tutorial

Here is a very simple, generic tutorial I wrote up for a grunge / dirty metal texture. I tried to keep it pretty easy. This is just a starting point… I’m building off this basic texture and adding things like scratches, errosion, paint and maybe some crate support bars. So if you follow along with this tutorial, be sure to keep it so you can pick up where you left off :D

Dirty Wall Texture Photoshop Tutorial

Dirty Wall Texture Photoshop Tutorial

In this tutorial I will be teaching you the basics of creating a grungy wall texture that would suit a game such as Half-Life 2.

Distorting Lettering using Photoshop Brushes

Distorting Lettering using Photoshop Brushes

Learn how to distort letters in Adobe Photoshop for a grunge effect.

Displace Filter Effects wtih Vector Effects

Displace Filter Effects wtih Vector Effects

On this article I created a design inspired by the work of Nik Ainley. He’s one of my favorite Photoshop Masters and his work is really impressive. For this design I used the Displace filter in Photoshop, I think it’s one of the most obscure filters because most the majority of users don’t know how to use it, and that includes me, lol. The vectors were created in Illustrator with, again the blend tool.

Distressed effects in Photoshop Tutorial

Distressed effects in Photoshop Tutorial

When you want to create convincing imperfections within your digital work, forget filters – the resources you need are all around you.

Dramatic Gritty Effect Tutorial

Dramatic Gritty Effect Tutorial

In this tutorial we’re going to show you how to add a dramatic, gritty, bronzed effect to your images. We’ll convert our subject image as follows.

Easy Photo Grunge Effect Photoshop Tutorial

Easy Photo Grunge Effect Photoshop Tutorial

In this tutorial, we’re going to explore some non-destructive image editing. With these techniques, you can bring out the best in an image, or absolutely destroy the graphic, but still keep the original photo intact.

Easy Grunge Borders Photoshop Tutorial

Easy Grunge Borders Photoshop Tutorial

Here is a simple method of creating grunge borders for your websites or designs. This tutorial is aimed at beginners, but more advanced users might just learn something.

Earth/ground Cross-Section Photoshop Tutorial

Earth/ground Cross-Section Photoshop Tutorial

In this tutorial we’re going to give a patch of grass some roots to grow in and dirt, giving a [ahem] somewhat realistic cross section.

Getting Dirty in Photoshop CS3

Getting Dirty in Photoshop CS3

We’ll also take a peek at a popular look for type: the grungy, roughened look. This technique uses a layer mask and filters, a combination that offers many different possibilities.

God of War : Text Effect Photoshop Tutorial

God of War : Text Effect Photoshop Tutorial

This tutorial teches you how to recreate the eroded text from the logo of the videogame God of War. Apart from this, it works great in grunge-websites!

Graffiti Stamp Art in Photoshop

Graffiti Stamp Art in Photoshop

Adding urban flavour to your artwork is easy. Derek Lea defies convention with the Brush tool, and explains how presets work…

Graffiti Photoshop Tutorial

Graffiti Photoshop Tutorial

Have you always wanted to spread your mark on urban society, but were a bit of a scaredy-cat? Well now you have the chance of convincing anyone and everyone you’re down-with-it-anti-establishment-what-have-you. If anyone asks just say the local council came and cleaned it off. Lucky you took a picture of your art, isn’t it?

Graffiti with Photoshop

Graffiti with Photoshop

Learn how to create a graffiti effect with Adobe Photoshop.

Gritty Wall Light Photoshop Tutorial

Gritty Wall Light Photoshop Tutorial

This tutorial is sort of a continuation of the Grungy, Gritty Pipelines Tutorial. You certainly don’t have to work on top of the base wall texture from there, but if you’re unfamiliar with some basic photoshop methods you may want to read it first.

Grunge Backgrounds Photoshop Tutorial

Grunge Backgrounds Photoshop Tutorial

“Grunge” images are popular with rock bands and artsy designers. Learn how to make a great grungy background with Photoshop.

Grunge Border Photoshop Tutorial

Grunge Border Photoshop Tutorial

It seems like the grunge style is the hot thing for everybody to do. Despite it being popular, a good grunge style needs to be executed properly. Many artwork I have seen feature a grunge style for the content and other important areas, but they forget about the border! I think the border is very import in creating a grunge styled work.

Grunge Portrait Photoshop Tutorial

Grunge Portrait Photoshop Tutorial

Ever wanted to learn how to use grunge and splatter brushes effectively, we here we learn how to turn our face into a grungy portrait use various types of brushes and some more advanced techniques. Read on to learn how to achieve this effect in only a few simple steps and gain a better understanding of brushes in Photoshop with this tutorial.

Grunge Text Effect Using Layer Styles

Grunge Text Effect Using Layer Styles

First off, it goes without saying that you should start with a decent grunge font in the first place. This effect works best on Large, Blocky letters. the more “spray” and such in the font, the better it will look also.

Grunge Construction in Both Photoshop and Illustrator

Grunge Construction in Both Photoshop and Illustrator

It’s all around us; on billboards, flyers, newspapers, even T.V. Scratches, scrapes, dents and cuts. They call it grunge: that nice coat of wear and tear on an image that makes it just right. But getting things this roughed-up isn’t as easy as it looks. We’ve put together a quick course in grunge to let everyone in on this design secret.

Grunge Photoshop Tutorial : Spoono

Grunge Photoshop Tutorial : Spoono

At certain times in graphic design, you need to get down and dirty. Here, I’ll show you a way to create a grungy background that will make a great addition to any sort of dirty or worn artwork.

Grunge Manipulation in Photoshop Tutorial

Grunge Manipulation in Photoshop Tutorial

Learn to create your own ‘grunge’ manipulation in Photoshop using this tutorial.

Grunge Rubber Stamp Adobe Photoshop Tutorial

Grunge Rubber Stamp Adobe Photoshop Tutorial

The aim of this tutorial is to describe a simple method to create grunge brushes, and to detail how these brushes can be used to reproduce realism in our rubber-stamped logos.

Grunge Signature Tutorial

Grunge Signature Tutorial

Some techniques for making a nice grunge-signature - includes: pixel-stretch, brushing, blending, colorizing, border and text style.

Grunge Style Layer Tutorial with Photoshop

Grunge Style Layer Tutorial with Photoshop

Takui Neko shares his Photoshop blending skills.

Grunge Styled Site Splash Tutorial

Grunge Styled Site Splash Tutorial

This tutorial will teach you how to create a unique grunge splash. But beyond the superficial means of walking through a creation of a splash page, this tutorial will show you how to light, layer, and create a solid front for your site.

Grunge & Textured Art Tutorial: Post-Processing of your Photography

Grunge & Textured Art Tutorial: Post-Processing of your Photography

How to process your photography to create a grungy, textured effect.

Grunge Styled Banner Photoshop Tutorial

Grunge Styled Banner Photoshop Tutorial

The paper texture for the background will be a combination of a number of paper artwork that I found on Bittbox; which is a great resource for this type of stuff. So, that should be enough background on this project…let’s get ‘rolling‘.

Hard Surface Texture Painting Photoshop Tutorial

Hard Surface Texture Painting Photoshop Tutorial

At this point we’d like to thank Stefan Morrell who gave us the permission to post his great photoshp tutorial on our site, it’s a great workflow which has been broken down in easy to follow steps.

Grunge Type Photoshop Tutorial - YouTheDesigner

Grunge Type Photoshop Tutorial - YouTheDesigner

We are going to look at how to make grunge / worn style type to use in your art. The process is actually quite simple, and you can get endless variations.

How to Combine Pixel and Vector to Produce Striking Artwork

How to Combine Pixel and Vector to Produce Striking Artwork

There are plenty of useful little tutorials on the net explaining the use of a single tool, but rarely do you find a more complex explanation on how designer’s pull together a completed project. Here you will find a step by step guide of how MY techniques were put to use to make this Snowboarder artwork.

How to Create a set of Photoshop Grunge Brushes

How to Create a set of Photoshop Grunge Brushes

A touch of grunge can easily be added to your artwork with a set of custom brushes. Once you create your set of brushes, you can save them and call them up at any time to achieve the grunge style. In this tutorial, we’ll use both Photoshop and Illustrator to create the brushes, and then you’ll learn how to apply the brushes in Photoshop.

How to Create a Grunge Web Design in Photoshop

How to Create a Grunge Web Design in Photoshop

Photoshop is often the right tool for web design, especially if you’re creating a design using numerous images and brush effects. In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to create a complete grunge home page design. We’ll design the header, sidebar, body, footer, and style everything to work together in a heavily textured and worn design.

Make It Worn

Make It Worn

One of the questions I get most often is how I did the worn textures on my website. My answer? Watch my website, I’ll cover the subject there soon. And soon starts today!

Making a Grungy Business Card with Photoshop Tutorial

Making a Grungy Business Card with Photoshop Tutorial

There are many different ways to attack a business card design. Clean & corporate is always nice. But why not get a little wild? This tutorial will walk you through setting up a vertical grungy business card template, front to back and ready to print.

Making of Urban

Making of Urban

The objective of this mattepainting was above all to improve my skills. I did not have an precise idea of what would give the final image. I wanted simply to carry out a urban landscape and to integrate natural elements into it. Learn how to create an urban, grunge look.

Old Poster Photoshop Tutorial

Old Poster Photoshop Tutorial

In this Photoshop tutorial we’re going to create an old poster. The main purpose of this tutorial is to show you many different Photoshop techniques and a non-destructive approach by using many separate layers. The photograph that was used can be replaced by any other photograph, so you might even think about using this Photoshop tutorial for posters or cards with friends or family involved. The tutorial contains 11 different sections .. Create the basic shape .. Create stains .. Add texture .. Create a rough edge .. Add rips .. Darken edges .. Add some scratches .. Add folds .. Add text .. Add a portrait .. Add a bullet hole.

Photoshop Fine Art Effects Cookbook “Daguerreotypes : The Louis Daguerre Effect”

Photoshop Fine Art Effects Cookbook

The staining and other discoloration around the picture edges can also be added artificially in Photoshop, but it’s quicker and more realistic to scan real materials and use them as layers within the picture. Metallic objects will be most suitable for the Daguerreotype, but once you get the hang of this technique, you can apply it to all sorts of photographs.

Photoshop Project: Postcard From Japan, Part 1

Photoshop Project: Postcard From Japan, Part 1

In this tutorial you will learn how to create the look of an aged, hand-tinted photograph by using masks, fill and adjustment layers, blending modes and layer styles.

Photo Transfer Edge Effect

Photo Transfer Edge Effect

In this Photoshop tutorial I’ll show you how to create a cool old photo transfer edge effect using a piece of stock photography, an alpha channel and the burn and dodge tools.

Ripped and Torn Edges and Stuff with Photoshop Tutorials

Ripped and Torn Edges and Stuff with Photoshop Tutorials

Photoshop allows you to create that ripped, torn and distressed effect that has been seen around lately. It’s a simple practice in masking and brush settings. This tutorial will show you how to achieve that ripped effect with little effort, and a lot of flexibility.

Roundtrip Logo From Illustrator to Photoshop [Video]

Roundtrip Logo From Illustrator to Photoshop [Video]

Dave Cross creates some grungy text graphics. By combining tools from Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop, he creates a smart vector object that can be edited on the fly.

Rusty Metal Plate

Rusty Metal Plate

How to make the rusty metal plate for a grungy look in your layouts.

Text on Rust Tutorial

Text on Rust Tutorial

In this tutorial, i’ll show you how to create a rust texture.

The Dark Knight Grunge Wallpaper

The Dark Knight Grunge Wallpaper

A quick Photoshop tutorial on the making of a grunge-style TDK (The Dark Knight) wallpaper!

The Ultimate Grunge Design Tutorial

The Ultimate Grunge Design Tutorial

This tutorial will discuss how to create a fantastic grunge layout in Photoshop. It uses some techniques that are fairly common, and a couple that I’ve not seen discussed elsewhere before.

Tutorial: The Worn/Weathered/Stamped Look

Tutorial: The Worn/Weathered/Stamped Look

I developed a trick in Adobe Photoshop for distressing type. This technique allows you to apply a convincing stamped or weathered look to any typeface.

Trendy Geometric Lines Design Tutorial

Trendy Geometric Lines Design Tutorial

Starting with the design application of Adobe Illustrator create a group of vector based geometric lines at dynamic 45 degree angles, then follow the walkthrough to rough them up with brush textures in Adobe Photoshop resulting in a cool and trendy design style.

Virtual Duct Tape Tutorial

Virtual Duct Tape Tutorial

In this Photoshop tutorial we will create a cool virtual duct tape effect using the texturizer and layer styles tools.

Worn & Weathered Photoshop Tutorial

Worn & Weathered Photoshop Tutorial

10 steps to add worn, weathered, distressed effects to artwork in Adobe Photoshop. See the home page for examples of what can be done with this technique.

Urban layout perfect for Web Design Company

Urban layout perfect for Web Design Company

Want to create a grunge web site design layout? You can create professional webpage layouts with this very detailed, step by step tutorials.

Urban City Scene on Grunge Background Photoshop Tutorial

Urban City Scene on Grunge Background Photoshop Tutorial

In this tutorial I will be teaching you how to add a grunge scene style to your photos.

Weather-Beaten Sign Photoshop Tutorial

Weather-Beaten Sign Photoshop Tutorial

In this technique we’ll show how to take a crisp, clean vector image, place it onto an old weatherbeaten surface, and make it appear as if it had been there for years. While we’ve seen different variations on this technique before, we’ll put our own “down & dirty” spin on it.

Worn Look Tutorial

Worn Look Tutorial

In this tutorial we will take a look at creating one of those small details which can really make a design. Once you have read this tutorial it is my hope that if you ever have to create a “grundgy” looking design you will automatically adopt this technique for areas of it. We are going to take a look specifically at applying rough texture to type but the way in which we do this can also be applied to imagery, logos and anything else that may need to look worn out or distorted.

MISC. GRUNGE TUTORIAL

Wicked Worn & Bullet Proof Liquid

Wick Worn Bullet Proof

This article/demonstration is about the happy coincidence of two techniques – one a graphic design trend, the other a web standards coding philosophy – functioning surprisingly well together. Try resizing your browser while watching the header and you’ll see what I mean.

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5 Comments

  1. Posted October 30, 2008 at 7:35 am | Permalink

    Thanks for featuring 2 tutorials from PSDFAN. Nice list you have here!

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    Posted October 31, 2008 at 8:07 am | Permalink

    thank for all featuring tutorial …….

  3. Posted December 26, 2008 at 2:04 am | Permalink

    useful tutorials-Thanks

  4. Posted December 31, 2008 at 2:03 am | Permalink

    Hi,

    Nice tutorials. Really appreciated.

    Thanks
    Omair Rais
    http://www.omairarts.com

  5. Posted May 12, 2009 at 4:56 am | Permalink

    These are some really great tutorials,
    you’ve done a great job here.

    thanks

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