Mark Mayers
Mark's an illustrator and print designer from Cornwall in the UK, who's been using Illustrator and Photoshop since 1995. He also contributes tutorials for some of the worlds leading creative publications. Head over to his website, or his regular tutorial slot over at Psdtuts+.
Tutorials
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Post-Apocalyptic Movie Poster in Adobe Photoshop and InDesignTerminator inspired preview
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    In this tutorial we'll combine satellite imagery and digital painting techniques to make a high impact movie poster in Adobe Photoshop. I'll also show you how to use InDesign to create error-free artwork. Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create Print-Ready Packaging For a Video GameDesign and illustration
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    If you have ever wanted to create packaging for video games, this tutorial will teach you all you need to know. We will walk you through the entire process of producing an inlay card and CD surface print design. Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Magical Circus Photo ManipulationDesign and illustration
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    One of the best things about Photoshop is that it allows us to conjure up practically anything our imaginations can conceive. In this tutorial, you'll combine several stock images to create a surreal and magical circus photo manipulation. Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Surreal "Parting of the Sea" Photo ManipulationPremium 206 wave preview
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    Water, by its very nature is difficult to convincingly incorporate into a composition. In this tutorial, you will discover how to combine advanced masking techniques, blending modes, adjustment layers and clever use of filters to part the sea and create a surreal photo manipulation. Let's get started!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Futuristic Sci-Fi Scene Using 3D Models in Photoshop CS6 ExtendedDesign and illustration
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    In this tutorial we'll assemble a futuristic vision of Earth using pre-made 3D content, in an unorthodox way, to construct architecture directly in Photoshop – which is great if you're 3D modeling skills are not up to scratch, or if you're in a rush. We'll also use several stock landscapes, textures and some digital painting techniques to polish it off. Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Sinister Haunted House in PhotoshopPreview
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    Halloween is almost upon us; it will soon be time to dress up, go trick or treating and put a jack-o'-lantern in your window. With that in mind, this tutorial will focus on blending several stock images to create a sinister haunted house. This tutorial is all about setting the mood of the scene and to give the viewer a sense of foreboding and trepidation without the use of spirits, ghouls or any other cliche tricks. Let's get started!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Futuristic Cyborg with Poser and PhotoshopDesign and illustration
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    In this Tuts+ Premium tutorial, we will show you how 3D renders can be combined with Photoshop to produce a stunning sci-fi composition. Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Surreal Mannequin Photo ManipulationDesign and illustration
    In today's tutorial I'll show you how combine different stock images to create a surreal mannequin composition. Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Mixed Media Portrait IllustrationDesign and illustration
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    Photoshop cannot replicate the spontaneity of a paint splash or an ink splatter. In the first part of this tutorial you'll be encouraged to step away from your screen and get down and dirty to create your own textures.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Concept Painting With Poser and PhotoshopDesign and illustration
    In today's tutorial we will demonstrate how to seamlessly blend 3D renders with stock images using digital painting techniques to create a stunning sci-fi illustration. Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Flying Pig with Poser and PhotoshopDesign and illustration
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    The great thing about Photoshop is it allows us create the impossible, but sometimes it can be a struggle; imagine trying to create this image without enlisting the help from a 3D application. In this tutorial, I'll show you how produce a 3D render and use it as the basis to create a flying pig. Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Tasty 3D Typographic Illustration in PhotoshopDesign and illustration
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    If you've got a sweet tooth, then we've got a mouth-watering treat for you. In this tutorial we will show you how Photoshop CS6 Extended's new 3D tools can be utilized to create a typographic illustration.Read More…