Plastic Jelly Styles

http://psd.tutsplus.com/tutorials/text-effects-tutorials/plastic-jelly-styles/

In this tutorial, we’ll be using layer styles to make a plastic gel-type style that you can easily apply to text and shapes. You can download the PSD file from the link at the bottom of the tutorial to just copy+paste the styles

Create a planet in Photoshop

http://www.tip-kit.com/tips/view/42

Learn how to create planets in Photoshop

Create a Texture Based Vintage TV Poster

http://drawingclouds.com/2009/06/create-a-texture-based-vintage-tv-poster-in-photoshop/

This tutorial will teach you how to create a Texture Based Vintage TV Poster using some paper and grunge textures. You’ll also learn some new tricks using the Wave and Motion Blur Filters

Another beautiful background for a space scene

http://www.tip-kit.com/tips/view/40

Create another beautiful background for a space scene with stars and space dust

Grunge City

http://www.adobetutorialz.com/articles/3088/1/Grunge-City

This tutorial will teach you an easy method of turning your photo of a city into an amazing grunge city

How to Create Shiny, Vector Dice in Illustrator

http://vector.tutsplus.com/tutorials/illustration/how-to-create-shiny-vector-dice-in-illustrator/

In this tutorial, I will show you how to create a set of vector dice using Adobe Illustrator and the Gradient Mesh Tool. The Gradient Mesh Tool can be tricky to get the hang of, but hopefully this tutorial will shed some light on this great little tool. Let’s get stared!

How to Create a Rocketing, Vector Aircraft Shuttle

http://vector.tutsplus.com/tutorials/illustration/how-to-create-a-rocketing-vector-aircraft-shuttle/

In this tutorial, we’ll be creating a illustration of a speeding aircraft shuttle. It’s going to be all vector, but along the way we’ll use blends, and other techniques that give this rocketing aircraft an interesting look. Let’s get to it!

Direction Sign

http://alfoart.com/direction_sign_1.html

Create simple direction sign with wooden elements using patterns and layer style effects

How to Create a Fresh Mojito Cocktail Glass

http://vector.tutsplus.com/tutorials/illustration/how-to-create-a-fresh-mojito-cocktail-glass/

In my latest tutorial, I show you how to create a cocktail glass from scratch. This tutorial is aimed at intermediate illustrators. I approached this project by doing a quick hand drawn sketch of the glass and its elements just to break down the illustration to different stages, then I built it in Illustrator, which

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The Basics of Clipping Paths and Opacity Masks

http://vector.tutsplus.com/tutorials/tools-tips/the-basics-of-clipping-paths-and-opacity-masks/

In this tutorial, we’re going to cover the benefits, some uses, and the ‘how-to’ of two powerful methods to hide or show areas of an Illustrator document without deleting objects that you want to be invisible, which allows you to go back and re-work more easily