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Photoshop is a cool tool that helps you in  cool way to make you feel blessed for the fact that it comes loaded with amazing features that ensure you get the desired results in simple way. Initially, it appears quite tricky to handle this tool but as you proceed and learn how to use it the right way, you start enjoying your work with each passing day.

For the beginners or for those who keep looking for smart ways out to handle it the right way, there is a smart solution namely tutorials. Each month we come up with a vast range of cool helpful tutorials for you all to check them out and learn the steps that otherwise might appear somewhat tricky.

We, at TheDesignBlitz have come up with list of best Photoshop tutorials for three months which you can check out below. Here, is the fourth list which is of the month of October 2013. It comprises of  best selected helpful tutorials for you all to take a look and learn Photoshop the simple and easy way.

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Listed below are our previous month’s articles showcasing best Photoshop tutorials that fall under the same category.

Best Photoshop Tutorials of September 2013

Best Photoshop Tutorials of August 2013

Best Photoshop Tutorials of June 2013

Scroll down for the useful Photoshop tutorials of October 2013.

Best Photoshop Tutorials of October 2013

1. Creating The Gritty, Trendy, High-Contrast, and Desaturated Look

In this tutorial you will learn how to create a trendy, gritty, high-contrast, and desaturated pictures which appear to be similar to grungy effect in movie posters and advertisements.

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2. How to Add a Motion Blur in Photoshop

This is an image by Daniel. In this tutorial you will learn how to make improvement in images to give the magazine feel. This will help you add a touch of style and refinement in simple way.

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3. Create Dust From Scratch in Photoshop

Here is a tutorial that will help you give an effect to the image that makes dust particles appear along with a strong back-light in the image. It will help you learn how to use custom brush that creates dust anywhere you want it. You simply have to paint over the area you would like the dust and erase the rest.

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4. Add Depth and Color to Any Image in Photoshop

In this you will learn how to add color to enhance the overall feel of an image. Staring from cropping the image to final rendering, this is a simple step-wise procedure that is easy to follow.

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5. Combine Custom Brushes and Clone Stamp in Photoshop

This tutorial will help you learn how to create a custom brush that looks like dirt and show you how to configure it the right way. It can be done easily in few simple steps like saving brush and loading it into the clone stamp tool to get the desired result.

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6. Going Crazy With Curves and Color in Photoshop

In this tutorial you’ll see how to make couple of curve adjustments, how a little pen tool action and just one simple levels adjustment layer makes you get the amazing result. A couple curves adjustment layers with some quick hand painted layer masks is all it takes to add some incredible style to your images. How cool does that sound?

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7. Halloween Jack-O-Lantern Pumpkin In Photoshop

In this tutorial you will learn how to turn an ordinary pumpkin into a frightening Halloween jack-o-lantern in few simple steps. It can be done easily by taking advantage of layer styles and adjustment layers.

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8. Learn pro-level masking skills

In this tutorial, Radim Malinic makes you learn how to create a unique image by mixing a burlesque-style central figure with other exuberant, whimsical elements including a dream catcher and a merry-go-round.

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9. Creating fluorescent word effect

In this tutorial users will learn how to create fluorescent word effect which means the end result will be amazing words with fluorescent effect.

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10. Create a realistic 3D character without 3D software

Presented by Tim Smith, this tutorial creates a cool character that appears to be 3D without actually moving into the 3D dimension. The step-wise procedure makes it easy for you all to make it easier for you to understand it with ease.

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11. Add vector flair to model shots

In this tutorial, Camilo Bejarano lets you learn how to create hand-drawing elements before scanning them in and transforming them into dramatic, colorful designs.

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12. High Impact Monochromatic Effects

In this tutorial you will learn how to create black and white images on your photos using adjustment layers. Also, you will learn how to clean and smoothen the image using the Mixer Brush Tool and how to enhance local contrast using the Dodge/Burn technique.

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13. Create a stunning photo montage

In this tutorial, Markie Darkie makes you learn  how to create a stunning photomontage. This will help you enhance your Photoshop skills, layering of shapes, efficient use of simple colour palettes with the aid of Layer Style effects,and much more.

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14. Create Intriguing Fantasy Matte Painting in Photoshop

In this tutorial, you will learn how to create intriguing fantasy matte painting in Photoshop following a series of methods of mixing different types of objects and coloring techniques through image adjustment layers.

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15. End of the Road – Manipulation Tutorial

This tutorial will help you learn how to create a Dark photo manipulation by creating depth of field using advance tools. Besides, you will learn how to mix images to make them look like a single image using the Brush tool, the Eraser tool and several adjustment layers.

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16. Create a vector map collage

Presented by Jimmy Gleeson, this Photoshop illustration makes you learn how to create a vector map collage in simple, and fun-filled manner.

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17. Photoshop Rage Virus Tutorial

This tutorial makes you learn how to get stylized iris effects for blood-red eyes, muting the white tones of teeth, accentuating ridges of the face and hardcore blood splatter effects to get an amazing Photoshop Rage Virus.

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18. Create a dreamscape photo illustration

This tutorial helps you learn how to create photo-illustration that was used in the 2013 Barbican Classical Music campaign by London-based Firedog.

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19. Hand Drawn One Line Text – Photoshop Tutorial

In this tutorial you will learn how to create your own hand drawn text and add effects to them. Directly, this tutorial will help you enhance your creative, typography skills and drawing.

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20. Create Unique Abstract Photo Manipulation in Photoshop with Human, Rock and City Stocks

In this tutorial you will learn how to create unique abstract photo manipulation by mixing rock and city stock images in Photoshop. It will done by mixing human, rock and city into one manipulation and form a unique looking digital art. It is an immediate level tutorial that has some steps that can be bit tricky but worth it.

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21. Create a Watercolor artwork in Photoshop

This tutorial will let you learn how to create a super creative collage effect using a range of photo manipulation, mixing and using various techniques. Besides, you’ll learn how to correctly extract your images,layer up various effects for creating a sense of depth.

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22. 80s Slasher Photoshop Tutorial

This is a tutorial that while focusing less on the compositing aspect, and more on the processing effects to turn your existing Photo manipulation artwork into a worn 1980s slasher Photoshop tutorial.

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23. Kiwi-Inspired Text Effect

Kiwi is one good looking yummy fruit which I guess you all love! Here is a tutorial that will show you how to use some kiwi stock images to create an awesome kiwi-inspired text effect. Looks cool and yummy!

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24. Convert a Portrait Into a Creepy Human Puppet for Halloween

In this tutorial you will learn how to create creepy human puppet hybrid using a regular portrait photo of a beautiful model. In it you will make optimum use of useful techniques that will help you recreate with your own portraits and scare your friends with creepy profile pictures.

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25. Create Custom Bokeh in Photoshop

Bokeh as you all know is the out-of-focus area of a photo helps bring focus to the foreground subject and gives the overall image a nice look. This tutorial will let you learn how to create custom bokeh in Photoshop using custom brush, mixing options, and filters.

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26. Very Shiny Glitter Text Effect

This tutorial will help you learn how to combine different images to the nice background and create a 3D style sign in few simple steps.

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27. Create a Dark Grim Reaper Scene for Halloween in Photoshop

In this tutorial, you will learn how to create a dark grim reaper scene using various manipulation techniques to blend many stock images together into a cohesive scene.

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28. Create a Printer Icon in Adobe Photoshop

In this tutorial you will learn how to create a simple printer icon in Adobe Photoshop.

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29. Space Tiles Text Effect

This tutorial will help you learn layer styles that are powerful feature in Photoshop to help you get brilliant effects easily and quickly. Besides, you will learn how to use it different tools to create a space-inspired text effect.

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30. How to Create an Apocalyptic Sci-Fi Photo Manipulation in Photoshop

In this tutorial users will learn how to create a cinematic scene in quick and easy way. It will show you how to blend images to create an apocalyptic scene and add flying meteors with premade Photoshop brushes.

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31. How to Make an Easy Faux Pencil Sketch Effect

In this tutorial you will learn how to turn photos into a pencil sketch by using three layers in quite a nn-destructive manner.

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32. Use Retouching Techniques to Create a Caricature From a Photo

In this tutorial,you will learn how to create a caricature portrait from a photo using advanced editing tools of Photoshop.

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33. Create a Surreal “Game of Thrones” Photo Manipulation

This tutorial makes you learn how to create a photo manipulation based on the HBO series that is the ‘Game of Thrones’. In it you will get step-wise instructions on composting, adding snow, and lighting/blending techniques.

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34. The Ultimate Guide to Adjustment Layers – Gradient Map

Published at PSDtutplus, this tutorial lets you learn Gradient Map Adjustment which can be done in few simple steps.

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35. Create an Amazing CG Illustration of The Incredible Hulk

This tutorial helps you learn digital painting in simple steps.  How to create a hulk digital painting by following these simple steps. Here, I will share some fundamental techniques used while creating this painting.

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36. How to Create Spooky Halloween Typography in Photoshop

This tutorial will let you learn how to create slimy Halloween typography which can further be included in the poster design. 0914_Halloween_Type_final

37. How to Create a Stunning Surreal Landscape

This Photoshop tutorial will help you learn in easy and simple steps of creating surreal environment. In it you will to make optimum use of techniques such as blending elements together with non-destructive techniques, using blur to create distance between the objects and likewise.

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38. Create a Halloween Photo Manipulation in Photoshop

In this tutorial, you will learn how combine witch house, pumpkins, tombstones, crows to to create a dark, and obscured Halloween scenery.

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39. How to Restore a Heavily Damaged Photo With Photoshop

Certainly, you have few old pictures that have got damaged but there is no need to feel bad about it, as this tutorial helps you learn how to restore a damaged photos that too with ease. Follow the steps of this tutorial and epair or restore photographs damaged by the effects of age, neglect, or acts of nature.

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40. Take Your Photos Back in Time With an Authentic Vintage Effect

In this tutorial you will learn how to convert your regular photos into an authentic vintage ones using a range of great techniques of Photoshop. Also, you will also be using texturing, brush application, filters, color correction and much more to get the desired results.

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41. Create a Halloween-Inspired Children’s Illustration in Photoshop

In this tutorial,  you will learn how to illustrate a cute and scary children’s illustration using techniques that could be easily included into any Halloween artwork.

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42. Create a 3D Neon Night Club Sign in Photoshop CS6 Extended

In this tutorial you will learn how to use 3D capabilities of Photoshop CS6 Extended in such a way so as to create a 3D Neon Night Club Sign.

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43. Create Red Hot Metro City Text Effect in Photoshop

This tutorial lets you learn how to create an interesting and intriguing metro city text effect in Photoshop in three simple steps.  In it clipping mask and layer blending will be used to combine several elements like city buildings, train and bus images together to create a masterpiece.

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44. The Ultimate Guide to Adjustment Layers – Levels

In this tutorial,you will learn the Levels Adjustment Layer in Photoshop. Various levels can help improve low-key, high-key, and low contrast photos,to finally let you make color adjustments.

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45. Artistic Photo Manipulation with Cracked Face Effect in Photoshop

In tutorial we will learn how to create an artistic Photo Manipulation with cracked face effect in Photoshop. Layer masking techniques and image adjustment tricks will be used to create this artistic Photoshop image.

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46. How to make a text poster of a portrait in Photoshop

This Photoshop tutorial by BlueLightningTV shows how to create a text-driven, graphic poster of your favorite celebrity, musician, poet, writer or leader with lyrics, prose, poetry or speech surrounded by the contours of that person’s face. Confused? Image says it all. Check it out!

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47. Enhance a Beautiful Sunset in Photoshop

This Photoshop tutorial by Phlearn will let you learn how to enhance a beautiful sunset with detail and brightness added to an image to make it look like real sunset color.

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48. Amazing Surreal Photomanipulation Speed Paint in Photoshop

This tutorial is actually for Photo manipulation. The letter burning symbolizes order and the symbol made out of water. Combination of OTT use of objects with the right amount of concept is the result that is genuinely amazing.

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49. Create a Photo Text Splash Effect in Photoshop

In this tutorial you will learn how to create a photo text splash effect by using multiple layer masking, clipping mask and custom splash brush tools.

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50. 3D Layers Text Effect in Photoshop CS6

This Photoshop tutorial will make you learn how to create a simple and fun layered text effect with 3D capabilities.

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51. Tutorial: Hipster Poster

Posted by Petrovski Marijan, this Photoshop tutorial, you will get to know the step-wise procedure of creating for lack of a better word a hipster looking poster.

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52. The Skull Island Photoshop Tutorial

This photo manipulation tutorial will let you learn how to create a creepy skull island in Adobe Photoshop with the help of simple blending techniques.

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53. Tutorial: Long Shadow

This long shadow effect closely associated with flat design as a fad, and it gives flat design a sort of 2.0 feeling. Cool tools used in thi Photoshop tutorial will help generate long shadows purely in CSS.

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54. Zombie Halloween Photoshop Party Flyer

This tutorial will help create images that can be used for creating party flyers, movie posters, brochures and other Halloween promotional materials.

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55. Tutorial: Realistic Shadow

In this Photoshop tutorial will help you create a realistic shadow with the help of 3D capabilities of Adobe Photoshop. It is less time consuming and easy step-wise procedure which will help you get the desired results simple way.

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We have more best Photoshop tutorials coming your way so, stay tuned! Also, do share with us the cool Photoshop tutorials you think are worth it.