21 Tutorials for Using Illustrator and Photoshop Together for Outstanding Results

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Photoshop and Illustrator are two of the most indispensable tools for web and graphic designers. For those of us who are always looking to learn more and improve our skills, there are plenty of great tutorials out there for each of these programs.

Most designers feel a bit more comfortable in one over the other as a result of more experience or better understanding. However, sometimes the two can be used together in a way that emphasizes the strengths of each program.

In this post, we’ll feature 21 of the best tutorials that utilize both Illustrator and Photoshop to create amazing results.

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Photoshop and Illustrator Tutorials

Super Cool Abstract Vectors in Illustrator and Photoshop

Super Cool Abstract Vectors in Illustrator and Photoshop

Retro Geometric Vectors in Space with Illustrator and Photoshop

Retro Geometric Vectors in Space with Illustrator and Photoshop

Trendy Geometric Lines Design Tutorial

Trendy Geometric Lines Design Tutorial

Swirl Mania in Illustrator and Photoshop

Swirl Mania in Illustrator and Photoshop

Make a 3D Color Explosion

Make a 3D Color Explosion

Iron Man View Interface Effect in Photoshop and Illustrator

Iron Man View Interface Effect in Photoshop and Illustrator

Crazy Cool Vectors in Illustrator and Photoshop

Crazy Cool Vectors in Illustrator and Photoshop

3D Text and Paint Effects in Photoshop

3D Text and Paint Effects in Photoshop

Displace Filter with Vector Effects

Displace Filter with Vector Effects

Vector Effects

Vector Effects

Create a City Night Scene Using Illustrator and Photoshop

Create a City Night Scene Using Illustrator and Photoshop

Experimental Text Effects in Illustrator and Photoshop

Experimental Text Effects in Illustrator and Photoshop

Making Pictures with the “Wow” Factor

Making Pictures with the "Wow" Factor

Create an Inspirational Vector Political Poster

Create an Inspirational Vector Political Poster

Go Nuts in Illustrator, Render in Photoshop

Go Nuts in Illustrator, Render in Photoshop

Blend Tool Backgrounds (video)

Blend Tool Backgrounds

Banner Ad Templates from Illustrator to Photoshop (video)

Banner Ad Templates from Illustrator to Photoshop

Background Experiments with Photoshop and Illustrator (video)

Background Experiments with Photoshop and Illustrator

Background Designs (video)

Background Designs

Illustrator Brush Patterns into Photoshop (video)

Illustrator Brush Patterns into Photoshop

Wedding Album: Illustrator and Photoshop Warping (video)

Wedding Album: Illustrator and Photoshop Warping