Published on February 21st, 2013 | by Sergiu179
50 Photoshop 3D Effect Tutorials
3D Road Map Creation
In this tutorial we’ll learn how to create a 3D map in Photoshop. All we have to do is to make the 2D surface and play the Photoshop action. After the action is completed we’ll make some retouches and add trees, clouds and any other 3D models that you like; you can add 3D buildings, cars, airplanes.
Design a Nice 3D Can Drink
In this tutorial we will explain how to use actions to create a 3D soda can.
3D Effect Cartoon Poster Creation
In this tutorial we will show you how to paint cartoon characters. It is not easy and will require a lot of time to reach completion.
Create an Amazing 3D Game Station Control
Dmitry Tsozik, creative director of Russian agency SoftFacade, shows us how to create big 3D vector icons fast and easy in Photoshop, using some techniques that can speed up your work.
Create a Nice 3D Ball
In this tutorial we will learn how to create a nice 3D globe in Photoshop using basic tools and the Spherize filter. This whole tutorial won’t take more than 30 minutes but the technique is really useful especially for icons and logos.
Create a Realistic 3D Green Apple
In this tutorial, I’ll be showing you how to draw a shiny green apple. We’ll have a look at various painting throughout this tutorial. It will be fun and you’ll learn something new.
Create a Realistic Credit Card
In today’s quick tip tutorial we will demonstrate how to create a realistic-looking credit card using Photoshop and Illustrator in just a few short steps.
Create a Nice 3D Bread on a Chopping Board
In today’s tutorial, I will demonstrate how to create a realistic looking loaf of bread in Photoshop.
Apply 3D Effect on Movie Poster
This is a easy tutorial to follow and I am sure a lot of people will find it very useful. You will now be able to turn any photo into a 3D image.
Produce a Fantastically 3D Colorful Pencil
In this tutorial, I will take you step-by-step on how I created this pencil and paper scene. This tutorial is written for advanced users who already have a general understanding of the tools and techniques commonly used in Photoshop.
Create an Awesome 3D Apple Hardware
In this Photoshop graphic design tutorial, I will be walking you through the method of designing an Apple Mac Mini completely from scratch. I’ll be showing you how easy and simple it is to achieve realistic and detailed effects using only the basic tools available in Photoshop such as selection tools, the Free Transform command, smart objects and the application of layer styles.
Design a 3D Smart Car using Photoshop
This tutorial explains how to draw a car, with the best tactics and skills that can save time and we can create true works of art.
Create a Scientific 3D Human Model
In this tutorial, we will be creating an explosive abstract piece called “What is Man?“. We will use Cinema 4D to create the explosive effects. Cinema 4D’s has a very intuitive interface and logical workflow that makes it possible for those new to 3D artistry, to dive in and be productive very quickly. It is a great tool if you want to add some 3D elements to your design. We will take the 3D elements over to Photoshop for the final composite and lighting.
3D Professional Electronic Chip Creation
In this Awesome photoshop tutorial,We will learn how to create a isometric microchip icon using basic drawing tools and transformations.
Create a Realistic Egg
This in-depth tutorial contains 50 steps to show you how to use shapes, gradients, selections, and more to create this artwork. A full resolution PSD is included with this tutorial.
Create a Fantastic Golden 3D Text Scene
In this tutorial, you will learn how to create an exciting 3D composition using Xara 3D and Photoshop. We will use Photoshop to create an exciting golden background, then integrate the 3D type from Xara 3D into the composition. you will also learn some simple technique to texture the type.
Realistic 3D Tomato Creation
You may wonder tow to draw a realistic fruit. It is not too difficult after you read this tomato tutorial. The most important elements are reflection and shade. As long as you can get familiar with these, it will be very easy for you to draw other fruits.
Super 3D Box Gift Creation by Photoshop
This tutorial will demonstrate how we can use the Pen tool to create abstract vector shapes that form into a beautiful piece of fake 3D artwork.
Great 3D Camera Creation
In this tutorial we will learn how to draw a digital camera using Photoshop.
Fantastic Egg Creation
In this tutorial we will learn how to make an amazing 3D creation, we are shown all the steps that you have to follow to lead to final project.
How to Create a Realistically 3D iPod using Photoshop
In this tutorial, we’re going to teach you how to replicate Apple’s iPod Nano. Not only will we recreate it’s signature body form, but also the headphones and put them in a unique setting that makes it pop. This an easy to follow step-by-step tutorial, and altering the final appearance should be a piece of cake, especially if you’re a Plus member! Changing the appearance is only a metter of picking a few different colors or adding your own textures as skins.
Create an Amazing 3D Noteboook
In this tutorial, we’re going to create a realistic notepad icon using Layer FX and Photoshop’s pen tool. The final image may look complicated, but it’s surprisingly easy to make.
Create a Realistically Shiny Metal Plate
In this tutorial I`m gonna show you how to create a piece of metal with a graved text on it. Along the way I`ll show you how to create effects like Metal Effect,Inner Graved Text Effect or Mirror Reflection Effect in Photoshop.We`ll use two custom elements:a Custom Font and an original Grunge Brush Set.
Create a Dramatically Realistic 3D Cap in Photoshop
In this Photoshop tutorial, I will show you how to create a realistic 3D Baseball cap in Adobe Photoshop using the Pen tool, brushes and some nifty tricks.
Design a Realistic 3D Pen and Pad in Photoshop
In this tutorial, it is going to design a realistic pen and pad in Photoshop. To draw the realistic things, it is always to focus on the reflection and shadow effects.
Create a Realitic 3D Leaf
In this beginners level tutorial, you will learn how to create a vibrant 3D leaf compilation from a single 2D photograph. You will be able to manipulate the object however you prefer.
How to Create a Nice 3D Auto
This tutorial will be all about using the Brush Tool (B) and about knowing how and where to place lights, shadows and reflections. For creating this piece you will also need a photo of a car for reference. In this tutorial, we used a friends car as reference and photographed it.
Design a Proper Folded Brochure in Photoshop
This time I’ll help you to create a ready to print three-fold brochure from scratch using only Photoshop. This tutorial is ideal for beginners and for people who want to know more about print design.
Create a Speed Gauge and Watch Icon
This tutorial is going to demonstrate you how to create a speed gauge and watch icon. It is very simple to make. You just need to draw a simple circle and mark up the scale. At the end, you just add some shiny effect and shadows.
Draw a Classy 3D Poker Chip in Photoshop
In this tutorial we are going to illustrate a 3D Poker Chip in Adobe Photoshop starting from scratch. New Photoshop users should consider running through our Pen Tool guide first!
3D Digital Rendering for a Porsche
In this tutorial, it will show you how to render a 3D Porsche in Photoshop. You can also create a different car by the same method. You need to prepare a draft of the car and follow the steps in this tutorial.
Create an Amazing Photo Strip
This is a Photoshop tutorial on how to create a beautiful photo film strip. The warp tool will be used to create the twisting effect. With the completion of this tutorial, you will be able build a photo strip with your own photos or artwork.
Create an Awesome Apple iPhone
If you follow the steps of this tutorial you will see how to create a beautiful iPhone 3D in Photoshop.
Make a Cool Realistic 3D LCD TV
This tutorial will teach you how to create a photorealistic widescreen LCD HDTV from scratch.
Create a 3D Glossy Box Logo in Photoshop
In this tutorial, it will show you how to create a 3D glossy box logo in Photoshop. Color selection for a background is important because it will influence how your image stands out.
How to Draw a Nice 3D Delicious Ice Cream Bar
In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to draw an ice cream bar. Throughout this tutorial we’ll have a look at various drawing techniques. We’ll be creating everything within Photoshop from start to finish, except the font used.
Create a Christmas Card – Awesome Snowman in Night Scene
In this tutorial, it is going to present you how to make a Christmas card.
Create a Shiny 3D Snooker Ball in Photoshop
In this tutorial, it will demonstrate you how to create a realistic 3D snooker ball. It is not difficult to make. Hope you will find it interesting. To create a 3D design, the shadow & reflection are always the most important elements to think of.
Design Natural Clouds from Above
In this tutorial we will show you how to make natural clouds and bright, this tutorial is very important lights are used to have a beautiful natural look.
Designing a Portable Gaming Device Poster
Abstract 3D objects is something that we are seeing more and more in graphic design so I thought it would be good to learn how to create a cool looking design using an abstract render and let you see how simple it is to create a full piece of art in this way. I’ll be using lots of simple techniques so anyone should be able to follow it.
Amazing Colorful Design for Mac Logo
Learn in this tutorial how to design an awesome wallpaper with Mac logo.
Make a Floating in Air USB Key Illustration
In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to illustrate a USB key floating in the air and reflecting on a surface. We’ll be adding numerous details that will make this illustration shine.
Designing a Fashion Pocket PC
I have prepared for you a nice tutorial that will show you guys how to create an interesting Pocket PC using only Photoshop.
3D Pixel Stretch Effects
In this tutorial, we’re going to stretch a single line of pixels to create beautiful 3D designs.
Design a Professional Laptop Advert
In this tutorial, it will show you how to manually create your own vanishing points, and how to use these techniques to create an awesome ’screen demonstration effect’.
Create a Realistic Blueprint Image From a 3D Object
In this tutorial, we’ll create a quick mock-up of a 3D car blueprint. Then we’ll place it on an image of a drafting table. This time we’ll use a particular Photoshop 3D Render Mode to create this effect.
Vanity License Plate
In this Photoshop tutorial I’ll show you how to create a custom vanity license plate using a few basic Photoshop tools a piece of reference material and some creative layer stylings.
Create Product Box
Photoshop is a powerful tool for almost everything you need in graphic and web design. This article explains how to use Photoshop to create product boxes.
3D Ice Cube
In this tutorial we’ll try to build a realistic 3D ice cube. Usually this kind of stuff is done with the help of some 3D software like Maya or 3DMax, still we’ll try to use Photoshop tools to do the work.
Make a Real Planet
How to make a real and fantastic planet in Photoshop.This tutorial should step you through making a simple, yet realistic-looking planet using Adobe Photoshop 7, and ONLY Adobe Photoshop 7