25 Photoshop Tutorials for Designing Abstract Backgrounds

Abstract backgrounds are very common in web design and for other purposes like a poster and wallpaper design. Photoshop provides plenty of potential for designing amazing abstract backgrounds, and in this post, we’ll showcase 25 tutorials that show how it can be done.

Create Abstract Colorful Balls Illustrations in Photoshop CS5

Color gradient allows you to fill any geometrical shape or bubble with different colors. You can edit a particular color using gradient editor and add it inside the geometrical shape.

Create Abstract Colorful Balls Illustrations in Photoshop CS5

How to Create Abstract Colorful Background with Bokeh Effect in Photoshop

You can draw different symmetrical or asymmetrical shapes using the pencil tool and then fill them with a variety of beautiful colors.

How to Create Abstract Colorful Background with Bokeh Effect in Photoshop

Blend Tool Backgrounds (video)

You will learn to blend two wavy lines together. You will also learn to create overloops and Photoshop allows you to customize the lines further by introducing glow and different color patterns.

Blend Tool Backgrounds (video)

Create Electrifying Light Effects Around an Image

Create Electrifying Light Effects Around an Image

Chroma Wallpapers

Chroma Wallpapers

Quickly Build an Abstract Background of Colored Bars

Quickly Build an Abstract Background of Colored Bars

Digital Star Effect

Digital Star Effect

Stripy Abstract Wallpaper in Photoshop

Stripy Abstract Wallpaper in Photoshop

Creating a Mac-Type Background in Photoshop

Creating a Mac-Type Background in Photoshop

Abstract Lighting Effects

Abstract Lighting Effects

How to Create an Abstract Colorful Rainbow Background

How to Create an Abstract Colorful Rainbow Background

Creating Colorful Disco Lines Effect

Creating Colorful Disco Lines Effect

Aurora Borealis – North-South Polar Lights

Aurora Borealis - North-South Polar Lights

Design Eye-Catching Laser Particle Abstract Effect in Photoshop

Design Eye-Catching Laser Particle Abstract Effect in Photoshop

Hexagon Bokeh Effect in Photoshop

Hexagon Bokeh Effect in Photoshop

Really Cool Eclipse Effect in Photoshop

Really Cool Eclipse Effect in Photoshop

Create a Carbon Mesh Background in Photoshop

Create a Carbon Mesh Background in Photoshop

Design a Vista Styled Wallpaper

Design a Vista Styled Wallpaper

Windows Vista Aurora Effect Photoshop Tutorial

Windows Vista Aurora Effect Photoshop Tutorial

Creating an Abstract Background for Poster

Creating an Abstract Background for Poster

Create a Futuristic Abstract Wallpaper

Create a Futuristic Abstract Wallpaper

Creating a Stunning Digital Smoke Effect

Creating a Stunning Digital Smoke Effect

How to Create Vibrant Lighting Effects from Scratch

How to Create Vibrant Lighting Effects from Scratch

How to Create Brilliant Light Streaks in Photoshop

How to Create Brilliant Light Streaks in Photoshop

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