25 Awesome Movie Effects Photoshop Tutorials

25 Awesome Movie Effects Photoshop Tutorials
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December 16, 2017

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Did you like our Space Photoshop tutorials list? If yes, then you’ll definitely enjoy learning some new tips and tricks from these 25 movie effects Photoshop tutorials! For all the movie fans out there, we gathered here some really cool movie effects Photoshop tutorials which will teach you how to recreate your favorite movies posters or even manipulate your own photos and make you look like your favorite movie character!

Use filters, shapes, brushes and other techniques to create your favorite movie effects. You will be able to use some of these effects as text styles and even transform them into actions! You will then add the desired movie effects with just a click!

So, here are our choices of the best movie effects Photoshop tutorials we found. What do you think? Which one of these is your favorite? Let us know in the comment section below.

Na’vi Avatar Photo Manipulation

This is a Photoshop tutorial that will teach you how to photo-manipulate yourself into a Na’vi character from James Cameron’s movie “Avatar”.

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Transformers Movie Wallpaper

Are you Transformers fan? Here’s how to create your own exclusive Transformers wallpaper in Photoshop! This Photoshop tutorial will show you how to do it, step by step, and you can also apply these techniques to other types of design projects and illustrations.

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Creating Avatar Movie Wallpaper

Learn how to create an Avatar movie wallpaper by following this tutorial which will teach you how to apply all the effects and filters in order to create this mesmerizing wallpaper. You can use these techniques for other illustrations as well.

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Transformers Effect

This is another Transformers tutorial, but this one will show you in a step-by-step process on how to apply a Transformers effect on any text you want. Use this techniques to create other awesome 3D text effects too.

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X-MEN movie poster

In this Photoshop tutorial, you will learn some useful tricks in order to create this awesome custom wallpaper or movie poster. Whether you’re an x-men fan or not, these techniques will be prove to be helpful in future projects.

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The amazing spiderman

Decorate your desktop with this amazing spiderman wallpaper you can make yourself, from scratch! This tutorial will teach you everything there is to know to create these awesome effects in Photoshop.

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Spiderman poster

This tutorial will show you exactly how to create a beautiful Spiderman poster or a wallpaper for your desktop. This useful tutorial is for all the Spiderman fans out there.

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Iron Man movie wallpaper

In this tutorial, you’ll go through some easy steps for creating an Iron Man movie wallpaper in Photoshop. You’ll learn exactly how to use Photoshop’s simple shapes, layer styles and gradients.

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Iron Man Wallpaper

If you’re an Iron Man fan, then you must learn how to create this dark-themed wallpaper. Follow this tutorial and the Iron man tutorials above to create awesome Iron Man themed designs.

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Iron Man View Interface Effect in Photoshop

Do you like the Iron Man interface effect? Then learn how to create it yourself, using Photoshop effects and filters! This is an easy to follow, step by step tutorial for beginners as well as more advanced users.

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The X Files – I want to believe

Passionate about The X Files? Then customize your desktop with a cool X Files wallpaper created from scratch by you. Learn how to do it through this Photoshop tutorial/guide.

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Mysticism in The X Files (I Want to Believe)

In this Photoshop tutorial, you will be taught how to design a mystic grunge-style wallpaper with an X Files theme. You can use this technique to create other grungy designs as well.

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Angels and Demons

This tutorial is about recreating the title graphics of the movie, Angels and Demons. Apply the learnt techniques to create logos and other cool text effects.

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Watchmen Movie Wallpaper

Watchmen movie fan? Learn how to create this cool wallpaper using Photoshop! These learnt effects can be applied to various other types of illustrations.

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Learn how to create the Star Wars logo in Photoshop by yourself. This cool effect can be used as a text style as well for different kinds of projects.

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The Dark Knight Grunge Wallpaper

Here’s a quick Photoshop tutorial on the making of a grunge-style The Dark Knight wallpaper! This technique on how to achieve a grunge style can be used to other designs as well.

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This tutorial shows how to take a stock image of a human skull into Photoshop and create a terminator robot. This photo manipulation technique will be useful for other kinds of projects as well.

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Indiana Jones Movie Logo/Text Effect

Learn how to remake the awesome Indiana Jones text in Photoshop! This is the text effect used in the posters and promotional images of Indiana Jones but can also be modified for other types of projects as well.

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Painting Nemo In Photoshop

This tutorial will guide in a step-by-step procedure on how to paint the character Nemo from Pixar’s animated movie Finding Nemo using Photoshop. This is a great tutorial for illustrators.

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Wall-E Cartoon Style Wallpaper

Do you want to make a cartoon style wallpaper by yourself? This Photoshop tutorial will show you how! Plus, if you’re a Wall-E fan, you’ll definitely enjoy this guide!

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Recreate the ‘Bee Movie’ Text Effect

In this quick Photoshop tutorial, you will learn how to recreate the ‘Bee movie’ text effect. Use this text effect for any other types of projects.

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2012 Text Effect

Recreate the text effect from the title of 2012 blockbuster movie, by following this easy tutorial. You can use this metallic text effect for other types of graphic design projects too.

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Kung Fu Panda Wallpaper

In this tutorial you will learn how to create your own wallpaper on one of the 3D cartoons in Kung Fu Panda, using a collage of graphic elements.

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In this tutorial, you’re going to create an icy-cold effect using layer styles and that you can apply to different objects. It is similar to the text effect from the Ice Age movie, done in Photoshop!

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Ice Age Acorn

Here’s a specially-created extended tutorial on illustrating the famous Ice Age acorn, for all of you Ice Age fans.

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Written by Iggy

Iggy is a designer who loves experimenting with new web design techniques, collating creative website designs, and writing about the latest design trends, inspiration, design freebies, and more. You can follow him on Twitter


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  1. Sekhar says:

    So innovative..Good for beginners as well..Thanks for sharing

  2. Erkan Oruc says:

    These are very useful for photoshop. Thank you for sharing..

  3. Ace says:

    Hi, Iggy!
    Awesome post!
    Got some interesting tips there, indeed.
    Have a nice day!

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