Abstract Effect can serve as a vibrant desktop background, a mysterious webdesign header or they can be beautiful art pieces by themselves. Abstract is the most important element in the overall look and feel of the design. You must have seen many examples where designers create and implement cool backgrounds in website design to impress clients and visitors. In this post you’ll find best tutorials around web to master abstract and lighting effects to Create Cool Abstract Backgrounds.
In this tutorial, you will learn short but attractive way to create a graphic for backgrounds, wallpapers, greeting cards, designs, and all that other good stuff. You will learn a simple Photoshop trick that you can easily manipulate for your daily needs.
In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to create an abstract colorful background with bokeh effect using Photoshop’s drawing tools, blending modes, and lighting techniques.
In the tutorial you will learn how to mix different shapes, brushes and blending modes in Photoshop CS5 to create awesome space scene.
In this tutorial you will be creating abstract shapes using the Pen Tool and Shape Tools in Illustrator and then using those shapes to produce an abstract wallpaper in Photoshop using various color blending techniques, textures and transformation tools.
In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to easily create a bright abstract diagonal lines background in Adobe Photoshop CS5 using gradients, brushes and Hue/Saturation adjustments.
This tutorial shows you how to create then combine multiple swirl effects to achieve the result below.
This tutorial will show you how to create a digital bokeh effect in Photoshop. The process is very easy and we will be using the super powerful Brush Engine, one of the coolest things in Photoshop.
This tutorial with the beautiful outcome below is brought to you yet again by Fabio Sasso. It uses multiple techniques from other tutorials to create this piece that was once used as Abduzeedo’s footer.
Speaking about popular effects, here’s a nice Mac OSX Leopard-style wallpaper tutorial from DesignNerd.
This Photoshop effect tutorial covers the creation of several different light and glow effects in Photoshop. The effects in outcome consist of smoke, light trails, sparkles, stars and bokeh effects. Luckily it’s pretty simple to create each of these effects in Photoshop.
In this tutorial, you will learn how to create that effect you was able to see on the screen at the Macworld San Francisco. It’s basically some lighting effects with blurs and blend modes, but the effect is awesome.
In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to create a mac-style desktop background using custom selections and gradients.
In this Photoshop tutorial, you’ll learn how to create a beautiful rainbow color background.
Tutorials on re-creating certain popular and commonly used effects are always popular. This tutorial takes a good look at creating the Windows Vista aurora effect and walks you through step-by-step.
This wavy abstract design is brought to you buy Fabio Sasso, featured on PSDTuts. With only 16 steps to complete, this is a fun, quick and easy tutorial for everyone!
hopefully able to introduce you to some of the skills and techniques commonly used when creating such pieces of artwork and design elements. Enjoy!