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The 30 Best Poster Design Tutorials for Adobe Photoshop

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Posters as a concept have been used for many centuries, in traditional art years, poster design is relatively new. It has only been in the last 100 years that poster design has been elevated and recognized as an art-form and has gained the kind of popularity that no other design category can rival.

Below we have rounded up our favorite Photoshop Poster Design Tutorials, ranging from, movie posters, adverts, and events in a variety of styles.

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How to Create a Poster with Decorative Elements

Learn how to create various decorative elements in Illustrator and then how to merge, compose, enhance, and texturize them in Photoshop.

Create Remarkable Poster photoshop Decorative Elements

How to Create an Abstract Poster Effects

Learn how to create an abstract poster with strong but simple shapes and bold colors using Photoshop and Illustrator.

Create Abstract Poster Effects

How to Create a Dynamic Nature Poster in Photoshop

Learn how to create a dynamic nature poster using stock images, vectors, and brushes in Adobe Photoshop.

How to Create a Dynamic Nature Poster in Photoshop

How to Create a Retro Aesthetic Poster in Photoshop

Blend a stock image with shapes and a pattern, and then add lightness and color to create a nice retro poster – all in Photoshop.

How to Create a Retro Aesthetic Poster in Photoshop

How to FDesign a Wild Western ‘Wanted’ Poster

Learn how to create a Wild West (also known as Old West) "Wanted" poster using some amazing Photoshop techniques.

Wild Western Wanted Poster

How to Create a Superhero Movie Teaser Poster

Learn how to create a movie teaser poster. It will show you how to draw a mask for your character using the pen tool, blend modes and textures.

Superhero Movie Teaser Poster

How to Design a Retro-Space Typography Poster with Colorful Lights

In this tutorial, you will be shown how to create a stunning and high-impact retro-style typography poster that’s out of this world.

Retro-Space Typography Poster with Colorful Lights Photoshop Tutorials

How to Create a Colorful Retro Futuristic Poster

Learn how to create your own bright and colourful retro futuristic poster with Photoshop, using dynamic lines, vibrant gradients and rough textures.

Colorful Retro Futuristic Poster Photoshop Tutorials

How to Create an Awesome Grunge Music Poster

Learn how to create a grunge music using a variety of innovative Photoshop techniques.

Awesome Grunge Music Poster Photoshop Tutorials

How to Create a Worn Vintage Beach Ad

Learn how to create a worn out, low-saturation-colored vintage beach ad in Photoshop, making use of some beginner to intermediate level techniques.

Worn Vintage Beach Ad Photoshop Tutorials

How to Create a Zoomed In Effect in Photoshop

This tutorial walks you through the simple process of giving a zoomed-in effect to your illustrations.

Create a Zoomed In Effect in Photoshop

How to Creat an iPhone Gift Ribbon Photoshop Tutorial

In this tutorial you will be creating a gift ribbon, consisting of various app icons, wrapped around an iPhone.

iPhone Gift Ribbon Photoshop Tutorial

How to Recreate the Avengers Poster

This tutorial shows how to create the shine effect from the Avengers posters. It makes use of Layer Styles and the Brush tool.

The Avengers Posters

How to Design a Raw Horror Movie Poster

With this Photoshop tutorial you will learn how to create an old-school style horror movie poster.

Raw Horror Movie Poster

How to Recreate the Man Of Steel Movie Poster

This tutorial will show you how to create the Superman Man of Steel movie poster using the Pen tool and textures.

Man Of Steel Movie Poster

How to Recreate the Judge Dredd Badge Design

Learn how to create a Judge Dredd badge design. Construct the pieces in Illustrator’s and then Photoshop for the metal-like appearance.

Judge Dredd Badge Design

How to Recreate the Dark Knight Rises Stencil Effect

This tutorial will show you hot to create a Dark Knight Rises stencil and spray effect using filters and brushes.

Dark Knight Rises Stencil Effect Photoshop Tutorials

How to Create an Artistic Vintage Poster

In this tutorial you’ll learn how to create some great Photoshop techniques to recreate this stylised poster from a bygone era.

Create an Artistic Vintage Poster

How to Create a Retro Poster in 10 Steps

In this tutorial you will be shown how to create a very cool retro poster in just 10 steps.

Create a Super Cool Retro Poster in 10 Steps

How to Create a Vintage Radio Poster

Learn how to create a vintage poster using different brushes, blend mode, adjustment layers and some very simple filters in Photoshop.

How to Create a Vintage Radio Poster

How to Create a Soul Rebel Poster

In this tutorial, you will recreate an awesome illustration that can be printed as a poster to hang it on your wall.

Soul Rebel Poster Tutorial

How to Design a Stunning Sneaker Advert

Learn how to design a stunning sneaker advert, using a variety of lighting effects, inspired by the incredible works of Peter Jaworowski.

Design a Stunning Sneaker Advert

How to Create an Intense Movie Poster

Photoshop Intense Movie Poster Design

How to Create a Trendy Galactic Poster

Photoshop Trendy Galactic Poster Design

How to Create a Space-Helmeted Future Retro Illustration

Photoshop Space-Helmeted Future Retro Illustration Poster Design

How to Create a Event Poster

Event Poster with C4D and Photoshop Design

How to Create an Amazing Nike Ad

Photoshop Create an Amazing Nike Ad Design

How to Create a Realistic Vintage Ticket Stub

Realistic Vintage Ticket Stub

You might also like these Adobe Illustrator poster design tutorials, or even these free poster mockup PSD templates.