Some Tutorial Sites

It’s easy to get immersed in tutorial sites, especially ones that teach you cool effects. The more techniques you know, the better. Good art and design depend on using just the right one for your idea. The idea should make the first impression, and the technique should not matter to the viewer (except, of course, another digital artist).

Not all tutorials are created equal! Here are some good sites. They may be using older or newer software than yours, but most of the information is useful anyhow.

The best training videos are probably at, which is a subscription site.

tuts+  has a wide variety of tutorials

Almost all the sites below also have tutorials for other programs. And there are blog-type tutorial sites that add new techniques on a continuing basis. Ask Dave is an interesting one.

Tutorial Sites: Photoshop

Tutorial Sites: Illustrator