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40 Gorgeous Photoshop Tutorials On Rain, Showers and Water Drops

          With fall just around the corner, designers are looking for ways to complement their work with Fall imagery like water droplets, rain on leaves and fall rain showers. Including rain or water drops in a scene can be a nice effect because water is a very compelling element. As you’ll see in the tutorials below, water drops and rain can completely change the dynamic of a design or photo.

          With fall just around the corner, designers are looking for ways to complement their work with fall imagery like water droplets, rain on leaves and fall rain showers. Including rain or water drops in a scene can be a nice effect because water is a very compelling element. As you’ll see in the tutorials below, water drops and rain can completely change the dynamic of a design or photo.

          Adding the illusion of water and rain to photographs using Photoshop can be a bit tricky. Many times the effect feels forced and cheesy, as if you’re looking at a grainy picture instead of an authentic rain shower. The tutorials below will give any designer inspiration for incorporating water scenes in fall designs and showcase some amazing water work by excellent designers. You’ll learn how to create realistic photos.

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          Add Rain to a Photo

          How to add a dramatic rain effect to a photo in Photoshop. And how to make the image more photorealistic by adding reflections and small puddles.

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          Flooded City Scene

          Learn how to manipulate a simple photo into a flooding torrent of a scene.

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          Making Realistic Rain

          How to create just about anything from rain to snow to fog.

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          How to Add Rain to a Photo

          How to create some realistic rain drops to instantly enhance the mood of any photograph.

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          The Rain Tutorial

          Use rain brushes to create tiny raindrops and a typical rain look.

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          Add a Rain Effect to a Photo in Photoshop

          In this Photoshop tutorial you will learn how to add a rain effect to a photo.

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          Animated Rain Tutorial

          How to make animated rain such as this.

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          Water Droplets

          How to Create Water Droplets

          How to create photo-realistic water droplets on top of existing images.

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          Photoshop: Water Droplets

          A tutorial on how to create water-droplets on an image of your choice using Photoshop

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          Water drops in photoshop in 5 minutes

          Create water drops is a bit complex, they have highlights, shadows, transparencies, inner shadows and inner highlights.

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          Realistic Water Drop Reflections

          How to Create Realistic Water Drop Reflections in Adobe Photoshop.

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          Tutorial: Realistic Water Drops

          Learn how to create realistic water drops in Photoshop.

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          Water Text Effects

          Sea foam text effect

          How to create foam textured text or shapes in Photoshop.

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          Realistic Water Text

          Incredibly Realistic Water Text in Cinema 4D and Photoshop.

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          Splashing Water Text Effect

          How you can incorporate water splash brushsets into your text and create great effect from that.

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          Surreal Underwater Background In Photoshop

          How to create a surreal underwater landscape in Photoshop using some simple blending and image cropping techniques.

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          Underwater 3D Text Effect in Photoshop

          In this Photoshop Tutorial, you will be making a 3D text under water.

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          Create A Glowing Liquid Text

          All the steps to create a Glowing Liquid Text Effect in Photoshop with the use of liquify filter, layer blending options, as well as some image adjustments.

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          Water Text Effect Tutorial

          Learn how to make one amazing water text effect in Photoshop.

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          Water Text effects Tutorial

          The transparent look the used makes the water look real.

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          Easy Liquid Text Effect in Photoshop

          Learn how to create a quick and easy liquid text effect in Photoshop.

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          Create an Advanced Water Drop text

          Explore how to create a water drop text effect with advanced layer style techniques.

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          Underwater

          Underwater Apartment Photo Manipulation

          Learn how to create this underwater room. This tutorial covers techniques such as blending images, color correction, adding photo effects.

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          Create an Eerie Underwater Composition

          Lear how to create an eerie underwater scene, a very realistic looking image.

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          The creation of “A Life Of Aquatic Sounds”

          Use a variety of blending mode tricks, photo filters and other useful Photoshop techniques.

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          Photoshop Tutorial: Underwater Turtle

          How to create an beautiful underwater turtle photo-manipulation.

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          Underwater Scene

          Create a Realistic Underwater Scene in Adobe Photoshop.

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          Abstract Underwater

          How to create an Abstract Underwater Scene.

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          Create a Fantasy Underwater Scene with Photoshop

          How to photo manipulate a fantasy woman, floating in an underwater setting.

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          More Water Tutorials

          Create amazing water-drenched photomontages

          How to make a splash, blending two very different images to create this amazing dissolving figure of a man.

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          Displacement Water

          The displace filter is an excellent tool for making a distortion like water.

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          Create an Intense Apocalyptic Photo Manipulation

          Learn how to create this amazing apocalyptic photo manipulation with Photoshop.

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          TV Aquarium

          A digital drawing and photo effect tutorial with a special aquarium.

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          Creating Water and Splash Effects

          In this brief behind the scenes you will learn some of the secrets behind this water spider.

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          Water reflections

          A realistic water reflections photoshop tutorial.

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          How to Create a Realistic Water Cube in Photoshop

          In this tutorial we will use basic and advanced techniques in order to create a realistic water cube.

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          Beautiful Water Effect in Photoshop

          How to create a really cool effect with water texture and the displace filter.

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          Amazing Water & Light Splash

          In this tutorial you will learn how to create an abstract splash composition in Photoshop.

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          Abstract Art

          How to Create an Underwater in Photoshop.

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          Surreal Advertising Photo Manipulation

          This tutorial demonstrates how to blend stock images to create an illustration that could be applied to anything from drinks machines to point-of-sale displays.

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          Create an Eerie Underwater Composition

          Lear how to create an eerie underwater scene, a very realistic looking image.

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          The creation of “A Life Of Aquatic Sounds”

          Use a variety of blending mode tricks, photo filters and other useful Photoshop techniques.

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          Photoshop Tutorial: Underwater Turtle

          How to create an beautiful underwater turtle photo-manipulation.

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          Underwater Scene

          Create a Realistic Underwater Scene in Adobe Photoshop.

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          Abstract Underwater

          How to create an Abstract Underwater Scene.

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          Create a Fantasy Underwater Scene with Photoshop

          How to photo manipulate a fantasy woman, floating in an underwater setting.

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          More Water Tutorials

          Create amazing water-drenched photomontages

          How to make a splash, blending two very different images to create this amazing dissolving figure of a man.

          water30

          Displacement Water

          The displace filter is an excellent tool for making a distortion like water.

          water31

          Create an Intense Apocalyptic Photo Manipulation

          Learn how to create this amazing apocalyptic photo manipulation with Photoshop.

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          TV Aquarium

          A digital drawing and photo effect tutorial with a special aquarium.

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          Creating Water and Splash Effects

          In this brief behind the scenes you will learn some of the secrets behind this water spider.

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          Water reflections

          A realistic water reflections photoshop tutorial.

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          How to Create a Realistic Water Cube in Photoshop

          In this tutorial we will use basic and advanced techniques in order to create a realistic water cube.

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          Beautiful Water Effect in Photoshop

          How to create a really cool effect with water texture and the displace filter.

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          Amazing Water & Light Splash

          In this tutorial you will learn how to create an abstract splash composition in Photoshop.

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          Abstract Art

          How to Create an Underwater in Photoshop.

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          Surreal Advertising Photo Manipulation

          This tutorial demonstrates how to blend stock images to create an illustration that could be applied to anything from drinks machines to point-of-sale displays.

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