It's the 20th birthday of Adobe's Photoshop today, so we're celebrating this by bringing you our favourite 20 Photoshop tutorials that we've published over the past 10 years.

Here we've included some of the most popular pieces and classics you might have missed, as well as personal favourites of the team here at Digital Arts -- but all provide incredible step-but-step guides to creating fantastic artworks, understanding how Photoshop can help you produce artworks in myriad styles and mastering its toolset.

We hope you enjoy them and they inspire you to create even better artworks and designs.



Master 3D type effects
Nik Ainley of Shiny Binary shows you how to add the wow factor to 3D text using Photoshop’s art tools.


Create cool neon effects
Tony Ariawan shows you how to use warping, layer masks and simple colour tweaking for an incredible high-tech look that’s out of this world.


Master lighting effects
Creative lighting can make all the difference to your photos – this tutorial shows how to jazz up your artwork for an eyecatching effect.


Create breathtaking fantasy light effects
Learn how to combine brushes and blur effects in Photoshop to create a beautiful fantasy scene in this step-by-step guide by Murilo Maciel.


Create fireballs and explosions
Fabio Sasso uses custom brushes and layers to create an explosive scene in Photoshop.