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Huge List of Adobe Photoshop Tutorial Sites, Search Engines, & Directories - A huge list of Adobe Photoshop tutorial resources as well as Photoshop directories & search engines.
A Roundup of the Best Photoshop Logo Design Tutorials Online - I have collected the top Photoshop Logo Design tutorials online and listed them for you below. There are also plenty of Web 2.0 Logo Design tutorials as well.
Photoshop Tutorials - 3D Sphere - Make a smooth 3D sphere, can also be used for buttons.
Photoshop Tutorials - Navigation Bar - Make your own tool bar using custom gradient techniques.
Photoshop Tutorials - Simple WinAmp Skin - Putting together a simple WinAmp Skin. Making a lyout using the Pen tool, beveling, adding buttons, adding details.
Photoshop Tutorials - 3D Button - A way of creating a 3D button using radial gradients, and then making an illusion of a button being pressed using inside shadow.
Photoshop Tutorials - Interface - Here you will be taught how to make tables for your interface. 1) Open a new file, around 300 x 250pixels, with any background color. I used black.
Photoshop Tutorials - Rounded Edges - Create rounded corners for site templates, interfaces, buttons, layouts, etc.
Photoshop Tutorials - Remote Control Interface - Step-by-step HowTo on creating an interface.
Photoshop Tutorials - Soft Bevel - A soft beveled edge for interfaces, buttons, and more.
Photoshop Tutorials - Smooth Metal - Create some great looking smooth metal using Layer Styles.
Photoshop Tutorials - LCD Orb - Create a glowing LCD Orb, great for interfaces and hi-tech designs.
Photoshop Tutorials - Plastic Tabs - Create the smooth clear plastic tab buttons first seen on Apple.com.
Photoshop Tutorials - Audio Interface - A highly advanced Tutorials on creating a full audio player interface.
Tutorials - Inset lines - a quick and easy Tutorials
on how to create those neat inset lines.
Photoshop Tutorials - Inside Curve - remove those tight 90 degree corners on your interfaces.
Photoshop Tutorials - Outer Bevel - here are some easy steps to create the outer bevel effect using photoshop
Photoshop Tutorials - 3D Ring - create a smooth 3D ring using photoshop and lighting effects
Photoshop Tutorials - Chrome Ring - here is another ring that wraps around your 3D bars
Photoshop Tutorials - Embed effect - a neat effect you can use for placing objects on interfaces
Photoshop Tutorials - Brushed surface - create a ragged look on your interfaces using a brushed surface
Tutorials - Inset patterns - a quick and easy
Tutorials on how to create those neat inset effects on the
Photoshop Tutorials - Gradient border - double gradient effect for framing images and objects
Photoshop Tutorials - 3D Sphere II - a new more chrome looking version of those 3D spheres.
Photoshop Tutorials - 3D pipes - create 3D pipes and chrome bars using photoshop and gradients
Photoshop Tutorials - Wires & cables - create twisted cables or wires using photshop paths and stroke
Photoshop Tutorials - Rivets & Screws - quick steps in making screws and rivets with photoshop
Photoshop Tutorials - 3D Gradient Bars - A variation of the 3D navigation bars but this time using gradients
Photoshop Tutorials - 3D Chrome Bars - A Tutorials on how to create a navigation bar using lighting effects and layering techniques.
Photoshop Tutorials -Insets - Apply insets on your designs using photoshop® layers and blur
Photoshop Tutorials - Rounded Interfaces - Use this Tutorials to create the basic shape for a rounded interface. You can then fill the shape with a texture of your choice.
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