30 Tutorials about Color in Design

Color plays a crucial role in design-, both in creating contrast, adding visual excitement, and as a form of visual communication.

Colors all have different meanings associated with them, and each color also has other colors that work well together. Learning the meanings and how to utilize these colors is a crucial skill for designers.

In this post, I’ve gathered up 30 tutorials to teach you how to design-with colors.

How to Turn a Photo Into a Beautiful Painting in Photoshop


Create a Spectacular Grass Text Effect in Photoshop by Collis

Create a Sleek Illustration that Fades from Line Art to Color by Constantin Potorac

Create a Mini Planet Using Photoshop’s 3D Capabilities by Alexandra Fomicheva

Photoshop tutorial: Advanced collage tricks by Mike Harrison

Evoke an Emotional Response: Using Red as a design-Tool by Carrie Cousins

Photoshop skills: pixel art

Iconic Poster design-Tutorial (with video) by Jeff Finley

Feeling Blue? Using a Favorite Color in design-by Carrie Cousins

Create a Surreal Apocalypse Photomanipulation Photoshop Tutorial by Joe Moore

Create an abstract liquid effect

The Many Meanings of Yellow: From Warmth and Happiness to Caution by Carrie Cousins

Creating an Abstract Watercolor Wallpaper

Create an Amazing Abstract Heart Surreal Photoshop Tutorial by Joe Moore

Going Green: Color Connects with Nature by Carrie Cousins

Creating a Stunning Old-World Look in Photoshop by Collis

How to Create a Fantasy Banana Ship in Photoshop by Narendra Keshkar

Night Light Photoshop Tutorial (Exclusive Tutorial) by KateRose

How to create Colorful Valentine’s Day card with shining heart in Photoshop CS5 by ART-D

Make a Surreal 3D Outdoor Room Scene in Photoshop by Michael Vincent Manalo

Beware of Orange: Active and Controversial by Carrie Cousins

Create a Beautiful Sign Board in Photoshop by mario

Create Artistic Abstract Shapes via the Powerful Warp Tool in Photoshop

Create a Lost Fantasy Micro World with Powerful Photo Manipulation Techniques in Photoshop by Wojciech Pijecki

How to Create a Steampunk Type Treatment in Photoshop by Nathan Brown

Photoshop Tutorial: Create A Slow Motion Bullet Shot Effect

Dazzling Dance Photo Manipulation by Denny Tang

Abstract lighting effects by ART-D

design-a Dark Surreal Urban Scene with Space Brush in Photoshop

How to Create 3D Text Blocks in Photoshop by Eren Goksel

How to Create a Sparkling Fantasy Photo Manipulation by Oliver Cereto

Mars Cureg

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4 Responses

  1. Mimetist says:

    Oh dude, these tutorials are very useful.

  2. Ashraful Alam says:

    All are Great… Thanks a lot.

  1. December 17, 2012