By Akhter on September 10, 2012

45+ Most Wanted Photoshop 3D Effects Tutorials

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Photoshop 3D effects are extremely amazing to look at. With 3D effects, designers can create a totally different world based on their imagination and creativity. Adobe Photoshop is the most basic and necessary tool for a designer. It helps designers in loads of different things and let them create appealing artworks. Majority of the designers already know how to create 3D effects in Photoshop; but if you are new in the industry and if you are not familiar with the Photoshop 3D effects, then this compilation is for you.

Here we have put together 45+ excellent and very useful Photoshop tutorials that will help you learn and improve your skills of creating 3D effects. We hope that you like this collection and find this assortment helpful for you.

Create a Chocolate Volcano Using 3D Effects

In this tutorial we will use the 3D capabilities of Photoshop CS5 Extended to create a chocolate volcano and text effect. Let’s get started!

Create a Mini Planet Using Photoshop’s 3D Capabilities

In this tutorial we will demonstrate how to create a mini planet using Photoshop’s 3D capabilities. Let’s get started!

Create a Realistic 3D Green Apple

In this tutorial, we will be showing you how to draw a shiny green apple. We’ll have a look at various painting techniques throughout this tutorial. It will be fun and you’ll learn something new – let’s started!

How To Render a Dramatic 3D Wood Cup in Photoshop

In this 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 mock-up a scenario and apply realistic shadows.

How to Make a Textured 3D Spray Can

In today’s tutorial we will demonstrate how to combine Illustrator and Photoshop to create a 3D, textured spray can. This tutorial requires some basic understanding of Illustrator and Photoshop as well as the pen tool. Let’s get started!

Create an Amazing 3D Game Station Control

In this tutorial we will create a 3D gamepad icon with Photoshop and Illustrator.

Create a Festive Cocktail Using Photoshop’s 3D Capabilities

In this tutorial, we will explain how to create a festive cocktail using Photoshop’s 3D capabilities just in time for your New Year’s celebrations. Let’s get started!

Design a 3D Smart Car using Photoshop

Here we will learn how to Design a 3D Smart Car using Photoshop.

Designing a 3D Software Box

In this tutorial, we are going to create a 3D software box using Photoshop. It’s rather simple but the results can be quite realistic, providing a creative way of going about and creating box designs for your own personal use.

Make a Floating in Air USB Key Illustration

In this tutorial, we will 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.

Create a 3D Soda Can Using Actions

Actions are a powerful tool in Photoshop. They can be used to automate all sorts of tasks. In this tutorial we will explain how to use actions to create a 3D soda can. Let’s get started!

Make A Watch In Adobe Photoshop

In this tutorial you will learn how to create a watch from scratch in Adobe Photoshop. I will guide you step by step until it is complete.

Designing a Portable Gaming Device Poster

In this intermediate Photoshop tutorial we will be walking through the making of an interesting, creative advertisement poster.

How to Create a Super 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.

iPod Shuffle From Scratch

In this tutorial you will learn how to re-create an Apple iPod Shuffle by using the original image from apple’s website as a reference and using the gradient tool, layer masks and basic selection and guide techniques.

Make a Realistic LCD HDTV from Scratch

This tutorial will teach you how to create a photorealistic widescreen LCD HDTV from scratch. The LCD HDTV that we will be making is modeled after Samsung’s LCD HDTVs.

Design a Shiny Photorealistic Apple Remote

Apple has so many beautiful products. Their product designs consistently attain a sought-after status, which distinguishes them as an innovative company. In this tutorial, we will teach you how to make a shiny new apple remote.

Design a Fantastic 3D Credit Card

In this quick tip tutorial we will demonstrate how to create a realistic-looking credit card using Photoshop and Illustrator in just a few short steps. Let’s get started!

Piece of the Artic Pie Chart Photoshop Tutorial

In this tutorial, artist will share his experience in recreating this illustration. This tutorial will utilize Photoshop 3D features, layer masking, and a lot of selections.

How to Create a 3D Leaf from a Texture Photograph

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. Let’s have fun with this display of greenery.

3D Professional Electronic Chip Creation

In this Awesome Photoshop tutorial, we are going to show you how to create a isometric microchip icon using basic drawing tools and transformations. Have fun.

Great 3D Camera Creation using Photoshop

As designers, we occasionally need digital versions of electronic devices to use in our designs. All to often however, we find that the device we need doesn’t actually exist in the format that we need. In times like those, having experience building realistic-looking electronic devices in Photoshop can be a real life-saver. 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 create Fantastic Egg Creation.

Bamboo Fun tablet. Photorealistic device drawing from scratch

In this tutorial we will learn a beautiful Photorealistic device drawing from scratch that is called Bamboo Fun tablet.

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!

MP3 Player Illustration

In this tutorial we will create MP3 Player Illustration.

Create a Brilliant Vector Lighter

We all know and love Photoshop for its pixel-based manipulation. In this tutorial, artist decided to look into Photoshop’s vector capabilities, combined with gradients, layer modes, and layer styles to produce a great-looking, almost photo-realistic lighter.

3D Mp3 Player

In this tutorial we will be creating an beautiful 3D Mp3 Player.

Zoom Player Skin Design

Learn to create a fabulous looking player interface in this comprehensive tutorial.

How to Create a Super Shiny Pencil Icon

The Pencil is one of the visual metaphors most used to express creativity. In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to draw a pencil icon. We’ll have a look at gradients, selection tools, and basic transform operations. Let’s have some fun with this.

Photoshop Electronic Torch Light Icon

Here we will teach you about How to Create Photoshop Electronic Torch Light Icon.

Easy 3D Globe in Photoshop

In this tutorial we will show you 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.

Design a Realistically 3D Brush in Photoshop

This tutorial is meant to explain how to design semi-realistic objects achieved through simple procedures. The tutorial mostly uses shape layers, which will help you edit them later on and make your work more flexible and scalable.

Create a Great 3D Mobile Phone using Photoshop

In this tutorial we will learn how to create a Great 3D Mobile Phone using Photoshop.

3D Chocolate

In this tutorial we will learn how to create 3D Chocolate.

3D Cactus

In this tutorial we will show you how to create an outstanding 3D Cactus.

3D Hourglass

In this tutorial we will show you how to create an awesome 3D Hourglass in photoshop.

3D Text Effects Tutorial

Create Glossy, Plastic, 3D Text in Photoshop CS5 Extended

This tutorial will explain how to use Repousse inside Photoshop CS5 to create an amazing 3D text effect, without the need for any other 3D software. Many different material values will be modified to accomplish the final result, and some adjustment layers will be used to enhance the outcome as well. Let’s get started!

3D Ribbon Wrapped Text Effect

This tutorial will explain how to use the Opacity texture map to create a ribbon-wrapped 3D text effect in Photoshop CS5 environment. Then, it will explain how to create the confetti brush and its layer styles.

How to Quickly Create a Stylish Retro Text Effect

In this tutorial we will be designing a cool retro text effect, which is growing more and more popular in today’s design. Here you will learn how to use the Perspective tool to create depth and how designers can use default gradients in unusual ways!

Use Google Sketchup and Photoshop to Create 3D Typography

Photoshop is a powerful application on its own merits. Its power, however, can be significantly increased by using it in tandem with another application like Illustrator, Cinema 4D, or in this case, Google Sketchup. Today, we will create some cool 3D text using this free architectural application.

Create Convincing Text-Shaped Buildings in Photoshop

In this tutorial we will learn how to create Convincing Text-Shaped Buildings in Photoshop.

Create Awesome Text Made of 3D Blocks

In this Awesome Photoshop tutorial, we are going to show you how to create a cool 3D effect. We’ll create a 3D object from a 2D depth map texture first and then create diffuse and self illumination textures. You will need Adobe Photoshop CS4 Extended for this one. Have fun.

3D Skyscraper Text Effect in Photoshop CS5

This tutorial will explain how to create a nice 3D skyscraper text effect in Photoshop CS5, and will cover a couple of basic 3D concepts in the Photoshop 3D environment.

Create Elegant, Glassy, 3D Typography in Photoshop and Illustrator

In this tutorial, we will demonstrate how to create elegant, glassy, 3D typography using Photoshop and Illustrator. For this project, I used my company logo. Feel free to apply this effect to any logo, text, or shape. Let’s get started!

3D Layered Text Effect

In this Awesome Photoshop tutorial, you’ll learn how to create a 3D text effect using actions, basic transform operations and filters. This is an intermediate level, approximately 2 cups of coffee long tutorial.

Create a 3D Text Scene Using Photoshop

In this tutorial we will create a realistic 3D text scene using Photoshop with a little help from Illustrator for the 3D text.

Conclusion:
The tutorials presented above in this collection will help you learn how to create 3D effects in Adobe Photoshop. With the help of these tutorials, you can learn how to accomplish different things by using Photoshop. No matter what you are looking for, you will certainly find something useful in this round up. Do share your opinion with us via comment section below.





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