You have to use Adobe Photoshop for a really long time to understand its potential completely. There are many things you can do using its endless features. You need to discover them and decide how to use them in new and innovative ways to create the creative, beautiful and realistic digital art. In this article, we look at Photoshop in a different way: as a tool for designers to create realistic objects and 3D models.
Below you’ll find over 50 Photoshop tutorials that teach you how to create beautiful realistic objects and 3D models. Let’s see what it takes to turn Photoshop into a design workspace.
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This tutorial shows how to illustrate a USB key floating in the air and reflecting on a surface.
Design a MacBook Pro in Photoshop using shapes and different blending options to get a realistic look.
Create a slick white Apple MacBook in Photoshop.
This 20-step tutorial explains how to make the MacBook Air ad.
In this tutorial, you will learn how to create a watch from scratch in Adobe Photoshop.
Realistic LCD HDTV
This tutorial teaches you how to create a photo-realistic wide-screen LCD HDTV from scratch.
Learn how to create an LG-style LCD monitor icon from scratch in Photoshop.
Cellphones, PDA & Co.
Create a mobile phone styled like the HTC Touch Diamond using Adobe Photoshop.
Loox Pocket PC
This tutorial shows you how to create an interesting pocket PC using only Photoshop.
Designing the Apple iPhone in Adobe Photoshop.
Create a realistic Blackberry-style mobile phone from scratch using Adobe Photoshop.
Sony Ericsson W800
Very detailed tutorial that teaches you how to draw the Sony Ericsson w800 Walkman phone from scratch in Adobe Photoshop.
Bangin’ Woofer Embedded in Wood
Create a realistic speaker, and make a simple wood texture for the background.
Designing 3D speakers in Adobe Photoshop.
Create an Apple iMac in Adobe Photoshop.
Slick Black iMac
Turn a white iMac into a black iMac in Photoshop.
Designing a mouse in Adobe Photoshop.
Designing the Apple iMouse in Adobe Photoshop.
Fantastic 3D MP3 Player
Learn how to create a 3D MP3 player from scratch using only Photoshop.
Shiny Photo-Realistic Apple Remote
This tutorial teaches you how to make a shiny Apple remote.
Learn how to create an Apple iPod Shuffle.
Black Zune 2
Designing a black Zune 2 in Photoshop.
Photoshop tutorial to create an iPod Classic or an iPod Nano.
This tutorial shows you how to create an iPod Touch from scratch in Photoshop using no source images.
4th Gen iPod Nano
Designing a photo-realistic iPod Nano in Adobe Photoshop.
Mustang Car Illustration
Tutorial shows how to use and organize layers in Photoshop to create a car illustration.
Quick car rendering in Photoshop
This tutorial shows how to quickly render a car in Photoshop with a marker rendering style.
This tutorial shows how to create a Porsche illustration in Photoshop starting from a scanned hand-drawn sketch.
A Photoshop tutorial on designing the Wiimote controller.
Retro Style Game Controller
“In this tutorial, we’re going to be drawing a retro game console controller. Rather than a perspective look, this one will have an isometric look. This tutorial is extremely detailed, and will be fun for all you classic arcade lovers.”
This Photoshop tutorial shows you how to design the console by Nintendo.
Draw Microsoft’s Xbox 360 console in Photoshop using a reference image, simple techniques, such as the gradient tools, and the pen tool.
Sony PlayStation 3
Create a realistic-looking Sony PlayStation using Adobe Photoshop.
Other Models and 3D-Objects
Convert 2D Image Into 3D Model Using Photoshop
Adobe Photoshop CS3 tutorials on converting a 2D image into a 3D model.
Design a Detailed Compass Icon In Photoshop
A drawing tutorial for icon lovers in which the authors explains the design of a metallic compass step-by-step.
Making a 3D scene using 3D models
In this tutorial, create a nice 3D scene using 3D models in Adobe Photoshop CS3 Extended.
Realistic Wine Bottle
This tutorial teaches you how to create a super-realistic bottle of wine completely from scratch. You will learn how to use the pen tool effectively, as well as gradient/pattern overlays and other drawing techniques.
Tutorial for Adobe Photoshop 6 and 7 users that will teach you how to create a photo camera from scratch.
Electronic Torch Light
This tutorial explains how to create an electronic torch light icon in Adobe Photoshop.
Vintage Film Style Video
Photoshop CS3 Extended allows you to edit video and animations. Also, you can convert an existing video into a Smart Object and apply filters to it. This time we’re going to give a video a vintage feel and mock it up inside an old TV screen.
Dramatic 3D Wood Cup
In this basic tutorial, you’ll learn how to create a 3D cup from scratch in Illustrator, how to apply some texture to it in Photoshop, and also how to use the Vanishing Point filter to create a mock-up and apply realistic shadows.
This tutorial shows how to create a super-shiny pencil icon.
This tutorial consists of creating a digital illustration of a box of matches in Photoshop, creating the matchbox cover design and the striker from a pattern, placing the cardboard texture on the box and then aligning everything into a 3D perspective.
Swiss Army Knife
Learn how to create a Swiss Army knife.