15 Photoshop Tutorials for Creating Bizarre & Surreal Artwork

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Photoshop tutorials are definitely one of the best ways to learn and master the tool. There are lots of high quality and variety tutorials on the web available for free so you can learn something new by yourself not going out from home. Today I’d like to focus on some of the more surreal and bizarre Photoshop tutorials.

Most of the covered techniques are blending options, color variations, composition, contrast and much more. These tutorials will be useful for beginners as well as advanced Photoshop users.

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Photoshop Tutorial: Advanced collage tricks

The specific techniques you’ll learn here will be how to specify a light source and apply realistic lighting and shadows to the objects, and how to use subtle effects like colour treatment, texture and adjustment layers to create a certain mood.

Photoshop Tutorial: Advanced collage tricks

Creating a Touching Story Scene in Photoshop

In this tutorial, you are going to create a story scene using photo manipulation and a lot of color adjustments.

Creating a Touching Story Scene in Photoshop

Fantastic Tree

By doing this tutorial you will learn to create creepy atmosphere and horrible scene using various stock photos.

Fantastic Tree

How to Create a Fantasy Banana Ship in Photoshop

In this tutorial you will learn to create a fantasy flying ship from a photo of a banana.

How to Create a Fantasy Banana Ship in Photoshop

How to Create a Flying Land Illustration On Fire

This tutorial is about creating a fantasy illustration using some dragon images and a few cliffs for creating the land. You’ll also learn to add lava and fiery effects.

How to Create a Flying Land Illustration On Fire

Create a Vibrant Conceptual Photo Manipulation in Photoshop

In this tutorial you will learn to create a unique digital art piece that easily can be used for high-quality printing purposes.

Create a Vibrant Conceptual Photo Manipulation in Photoshop

Make a Surreal 3D Outdoor Room Scene in Photoshop

In this photo manipulation tutorial, you will learn how to create a realistic composition of a painter using a room as his canvas. It looks like the room is outdoors in a vibrant field.

Make a Surreal 3D Outdoor Room Scene in Photoshop

Skating in clouds. Magic scene.

In this tutorial you will learn how to create a surrealistic scene with dreamy clouds and people from the past.

Skating in clouds. Magic scene.

Photoshop Tutorial: Create a Surreal Turtle Image

This tutorial shows how to adjust lighting and colours in my images to create this surrealistic turtle. Hopefully, you’ll be able to transfer these methods to your own work.

Photoshop Tutorial: Create a Surreal Turtle Image

Castle in the Sky

The easy way to create beautiful photo manipulation with green landscape, dramatic sky, rainbow and castle in the white clouds.

Castle in the Sky

Create a living museum in Photoshop

This won’t be so much of an exact and precise, step-by-step tutorial. Author will explain the basic steps and techniques used.

Create a living museum in Photoshop

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

By doing this tutorial you will learn how to build up your own micro society using many different pictures and some cool photo manipulation techniques.

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

Design a Dark Surreal Urban Scene with Space Brush in Photoshop

In this tutorial, you will see you the steps to design a dark surreal urban scene with space brush in Photoshop. This is an intermediate tutorial so some steps can be tricky.

Design a Dark Surreal Urban Scene with Space Brush in Photoshop

Create a Surreal Ancient Egypt Scene in Photoshop

In this Adobe Photoshop tutorial, you will be making a design that has an ancient feel to it. You will learn to use various stock photos and blend them together to create one cohesive scene. You will learn how to apply textures, create a gold text effect, add interesting design elements like golden globes and palm trees, use adjustment layers to manipulate colors, and a few more additional tricks along the way.

Create a Surreal Ancient Egypt Scene in Photoshop

How to Create a Dark and Mysterious TV-Head Scene

You will see how to seamlessly replace a person’s head with another object and how to create a stormy sky using brush strokes.

How to Create a Dark and Mysterious TV-Head Scene

Surreal Train Cabin Photo Manipulation with Photoshop

This tutorial covers how to add realistic blood and shadows, easy-to-use techniques to blend images together, and applying image adjustments automatically using a Photoshop action.

Surreal Train Cabin Photo Manipulation with Photoshop

Create a Fantasy “Night & Day” Composition in Photoshop

You will learn to create a scene with a girl floating in front of a building and some vines that connect the girl to the gargoyles of the building.

Create a Fantasy “Night & Day” Composition in Photoshop