As you know, each month, we round up some of the best Photoshop-related content from around the web. This month, there were some excellent Photoshop tutorials and articles to choose from so please take a moment to review our favorites from November 2011.
RAWZ Light Effects in Photoshop
This tutorial on Abduzeedo explains how to create some futuristic-looking light effect text in Photoshop.
Observing Color: Relativity
When painting digitally it’s important to understand how the color picker works. In this tutorial from Ctrl+Paint you will learn a bit about color relativity.
Special Effects Text
This tutorial on Layers Magazine shows how to create some special effects text in Photoshop.
Create Delicious Cookie Text Using Photoshop
This tutorial from PhotoshopTutorials.ws will explain how to create cookie text in Photoshop.
Making of The Futuristic City
This tutorial on CG Arena demonstrates how to create a a fantastic futuristic city in Photoshop.
How to Create a Vintage Circus Poster with the Photoshop Puppet Warp Tool
This tutorial from WeGraphics will explain how to create a vintage circus poster using the Puppet Warp feature in Photoshop CS5.
Putting A Bend On An Image
This tutorial from The Digital Photography Connection will demonstrate how turn a flat photograph into a bended photo laying on a flat surface.
Design an iPad app UI
This tutorial from Computer Arts will explain how to create a basic iPad app UI in Photoshop.
How to Paint Your Worn-Out Shoes in Photoshop
This tutorial from Naldz Graphics will explain how to create some custom sneakers in Photoshop.
Easy Image Access with Mini Bridge
This quick video from Sr. Photoshop Product Manager Bryan O’Neil Hughes explains how Mini Bridge can be used to save time in Photoshop.
Articles and Inspiration
An Open Letter To Adobe Systems
Adobe recently changed its upgrade policy. In this open letter from NAPP President, Scott Kelby, he pleads for them to reconsider.
Should I Be a Designer?
Is passion and interest enough to choose design as a career choice? This thoughtful article from Isaac Gube on Design Instruct ask that question.
Incredible Typographic Works by Peter Tarka
This post from Abduzeedo features the incredible typographic works of Peter Tarka.
Design Inspiration: Amazing Matte Paintings
This article from Vandelay Design showcases some excellent matte paintings for your inspiration.
A Showcase of Still Life Digital Paintings
This article from Noupe showcases some fantastic still-life digital paintings.
30 Fantastic Transparent Business Cards
Looking for some ideas for your company’s next business card design? This article from DesignM.ag showcases some fabulous examples of transparent business card designs.