35 Outstanding Poster Design Tutorials

Photoshop allows designers to create Outstanding Poster Design that can be used for a variety or purposes like printing, movie promos, product promos, event promos, as well as just for fun and practice. They allow artists to express themselves in countless ways. Unlike other print media, posters do not limit designers with certain layouts and design requirements. You can even use any design element that you wish.

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There are a lot of quality tutorials out there that teach the process of designing a poster in Photoshop. In this post we’ll feature 35 Outstanding Poster Design Tutorials from a variety of different designers. In this collection you should find at least a few tutorials that teach something that could be helpful in improving your Typography Art work as well.

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Awesome Snowboard Poster

It’s fair enough learning some good Photoshop skills but putting them into practice to create good designs is what is important. Through this tutorial I’ll be teaching you how to create this cool looking poster design using some real simple techniques. We’ll be learning how to use different types of brushes effectively and also stock images.

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Step Up 2 Poster

To show some support for this good movie, this Photoshop tutorial outlines how to design and create the cool poster that they are using. It is relatively simple, since we are going to be using ready-to-use brushes and stencils.

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Poster From the Words

Would you like to make your own cool musical poster? Ok, now I will teach you how to do this.

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Poster Celebrating the Passing of Spring

Use a variety of techniques to create a poster celebrating the transition from spring into summer.

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Create a Five-color Magazine Cover using a Spot Metallic

This is an advanced tutorial commissioned especially for Graphic Design Week. I’ll demonstrate how to integrate a spot-color metallic ink into your workflow using InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop and Acrobat Professional. Let’s get to it!

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Lord Of The Rings Poster

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Fragmented Golden Phone

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Artistic Poster with Drawn Elements

In this tutorial, we’ll create drawn elements, use design brushes, bring them into Photoshop, and merge them into a unique poster composition that feels hand-made, stylistically unified, and personalized. The techniques here are focused on creating an original artistic illustration. Let’s see how this poster design was created.

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Gigposter Design: The New Sex

A lot of people are making them. A lot of people suck. We don’t suck, and neither do you. This tutorial requires NO drawing talent… so don’t trip folks. You will however need Adobe Photoshop 7.0 or higher and Illustrator CS2 or higher. My name’s Dave, and this is my first ever solo tutorial.

I’m very unorthodox and direct… so forgive me if I lose you guys during any part of this. I’ll do what I can to answer questions for people who think my tutorial is too confusing. So we’re going to make a gig poster! Subject matter: Deftones and The Fall of Troy in Cleveland, Ohio at the House of Blues on May 30th. Why are the Deftones not first, you ask? Because I like The Fall of Troy better and this is an unofficial poster, who cares?

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Create a Mock-Retro Poster Concept

This tutorial will teach you how to design a mock-retro poster. Learn how to manipulate photos and achieve a grungy, textured look.

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Stencil Poster Effects

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Create an Awesome Grunge Poster in Photoshop

In this tutorial we will walk through the process of creating a grunge poster. We will cover techniques like creating diamond shaped patterns, knocking out white backgrounds and keeping layer transparency. This tutorial includes a text version as well as a video version. Both cover the same techniques so take what you prefer and enjoy!

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Retro Boxing Poster

As it’s Graphic Design Week here on Psdtuts+, let’s take a look at some basic Graphic Design principles and cast an eye over the Boxing Poster aesthetic from yesteryear.

Creating a retrograde look is nothing new, but there are some things to keep an eye out for when mimicking Graphic Design from any decades past. We’ll be drawing inspiration from Poster Design from the 1960s, particularly Boxing Posters from that era. Let’s get started!

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Designing a Typographical Poster

In this tutorial I will take you through a few steps that will show you how I created a poster design. Also, because of the requests to write a tutorial on this design, I made some changes to it, and I decided to show you the design process behind this piece.

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Creating a Retro Grunge Poster

This tutorial is an add on from the Poster article the other day, we will create a Retro/Grunge style poster using the pen tool some textures and playing with text to make it look more retro,

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Create a Trendy Typographic Poster Design

Using simple shapes can produce some great looking contemporary designs that fit well as impactful posters, a good example being the recent Trendy Geometric Lines tutorial. This time we’ll look at stripping back the tools to creating an interesting and eye-catching poster with a single typographic word.

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How to Make a Planet Terror Style Poster in Photoshop

Really awesome poster design where you scene vintage techniques with Photoshop tools awarness, hope you enjoy whole tutorial.

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Creating an Old-Collage Effect Poster

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Create incredible B-movie poster art

Prepare to shock! Terrify! Amaze! Mark Mayers demonstrates how to recreate the shlock B-movie posters of cinema’s golden age.

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Trendy Geometric Lines Design Tutorial

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Stylish Fashion Advert

This tutorial teaches you how to take an ordinary photo and turn it into a stylish fashion advert.

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War Movie Poster

In this tutorial I will show you guys some simple but efficient techniques that will help you make great movie posters.

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Furious Pink Panther Poster

Everyone knows the pink panther! I sure love the old cartoons and remember this old VCR tape packed with episodes I used to watch as a kid, over and over again. Well, there were lots of episodes, so it wasn’t as obsessive as it sounds…

Anyway, I thought it was time to give the old feline a modern, furious twist, and so I created this T-shirt for Design by Humans, for which I would greatly appreciate your vote!

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How to Create an Ice-cold Poster with 3D Text

In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to combine stock images and 3D text into a cool poster. We’ll use an icy theme for it and color it the way we want. You’ll see it’s not that hard to create a simple appealing poster with effective use of text and imagery.

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How to Design a Vintage Horror Movie Poster in Photoshop

In this tutorial I’ll be teaching you how to use basic tools and photo manipulation techniques to design a vintage looking horror movie poster similar to the classic Zombie film ‘Day of the Dead’ by George A. Romero.

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Making a Anti-Terrorism Poster

Hi, I was thinking of writing some tutorial that deals with grunge, darkness, horror. Then I come up with an idea of making a poster against Terrorism. Well this tutorial is not a beginner tutorial. Please proceed if you have a decent knowledge of Photoshop, at least you should know how to apply vector mask. In this tutorial I am not going to explain all the steps, but give more stress on why So let\’s have a look at our asset. AK 47 – from Google image search

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Create an Explosive Cover with Precise Photo Manipulation Techniques

In this tutorial, we’re going to make a creative illustration in a style meant for a video game cover or sci-fi book cover. We’ll create this with mostly photo manipulation techniques. With some cool Photoshop options you can turn all the photos you chose, into one stunning looking explosive cover.

It’s amazing, how easy this can be done, all you need is just a good idea and some solid basics in Photoshop. The hardest part in doing this, is finding the right images. I chose them carefully, as the better photos chosen, the less time it will take you to create this quality illustration. Let’s get started!

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3D Retro Strip Design

I was browsing around some web design templates and came upon quite an interesting concept, which gave me the idea for this graphic design Photoshop tutorial. Basically, it’s quite a simple technique to use with a pen tool, but it does create some really sweet results. Get ready in this web design tutorial to create a 3D Retro Strip in a series of simple steps.

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Create an Awesome Music Poster

This tutorial uses a variety of techniques to create a funky music poster!

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Make a Turn of the Century Vaudeville Poster

In this tutorial, we’ll learn how create a turn-of-the-century Vaudeville poster. This uniquely appealing style of advertisement was popular in the late 1800s and early 1900s. You sir! You madam! Step right up and prepare to be amazed as we transport an image of two friends back in time to create a poster advertisement without compare!

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Design a High Impact Gig Poster Suitable for Screen Printing

Screen-prints are a great way to exhibit artworks or advertise a gig. Creating a high impact poster suitable for the screen-printing process can be achieved relatively easily. In this instance, we’re going for a stylized and coarse effect, rather than a photo-realistic halftone interpretation of a design. So let’s create a 3-color design that looks great on screen, printed from your home printer, or screen-printed using the silk-screen printing method.

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Awesome Colorful Poster Tutorial

Hey guys this tuto is showing you how to use really cool colors on your images, in my case I created a poster with a good mix of typo and very strong colors. It’s a mix of simple techniques and a lot of style to bring your work to a new level, follow the tuto and have fun!

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Retro Sunflower Design

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