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20 Best Photoshop Icon Design Tutorials

Posted in Design By Suraj Vibhute

Icons are essential part of all applications as well user interfaces. Designing an icon is a long and iterative process. If you are a GUI designer or love to create detailed icons, then maybe you are searching for new techniques for creating high quality icons.

Here we have compiled list of 20 detailed Photoshop tutorials teaching you how to create beautiful Icons.

How To Design a Realistic Takeout Coffee Icon

This tutorial go through the process of creating the takeout coffee cup from start to finish, exploring a wide variety of techniques in Photoshop that can be applied to almost any type of design and drawing.

Photoshop Icon Tutorial 1

Create a Glossy Volt Icon in Photoshop

In this tutorial you will create a glossy thunder logo using a few layers and some white shapes that will make the thunder more interesting and glossy.

Photoshop Icon Tutorial 2

Create a Cute Twitter Bird Icon in Photoshop

In this tutorial you will learn how to create a cute Twitter bird with some simple and useful techniques.

Photoshop Icon Tutorial 3

Create a Realistic iMac Icon in Photoshop

This tutorial demonstrate how to create a realistic iMac icon in Photoshop that includes a 27-inch screen, a keyboard, and a mouse.

Photoshop Icon Tutorial 4

Create USB portable speaker logo icon in Photoshop

In this Photoshop tutorial you will learn how to create a Photoshop design USB portable speaker logo icon.

Photoshop Icon Tutorial 6

Draw a Classy 3D Poker Chip in Photoshop

In this tutorial you are going to learn how to create 3D Poker Chip in Adobe Photoshop starting from scratch.

Photoshop Icon Tutorial 6

How to Create a Super Shiny Pencil Icon

In this tutorial you will learn how to draw a pencil icon with the help of gradients, selection tools, and basic transform operations.

Photoshop Icon Tutorial 7

Design a Realistic 3D Baseball Cap in Photoshop

With the help of this tutorial you will learn how to create a realistic 3D Baseball cap in Adobe Photoshop using the Pen tool, brushes and some nifty tricks.

Photoshop Icon Tutorial 8

Simple Coffee Cup Icon Photoshop Tutorial

In this tutorial you will be going though creating a semi-photo realistic coffee cup, with some nice frothy coffee.

Photoshop Icon Tutorial 9

Make a 3D Recycling Bin Icon with Photoshop

Through this Photoshop icon design tutorial, you will learn how to make an appealing drawing of a recycling bin with crumpled and creased white paper inside and around it.

Photoshop Icon Tutorial 10

How To Design An iPad Icon In Photoshop Tutorial

In this tutorial you will learn how to create a cool iPad icon by putting together simple shapes and then applying layer effects on them in Photoshop.

Photoshop Icon Tutorial 11

Create a Beautiful Paint Brush Icon in Photoshop

This tutorial is meant to explain how to design semi-realistic objects achieved through simple procedures.

Photoshop Icon Tutorial 12

Create a Camera Lens Icon in Photoshop

In this tutorial, you will learn how to create a camera lens icon using Photoshop.

Photoshop Icon Tutorial 13

Create a Chalkboard Icon Using Photoshop and IconBuilder

In this tutorial you will learn some important concepts as well as how to work with some third-party apps.

Photoshop Icon Tutorial 14

Shiny Lock Icon Design Tutorial

This tutorial can be helpful in creating a good Icon design using Adobe Photoshop.

Photoshop Icon Tutorial 15

How to Create a Prize Ribbon in Photoshop

Learn how to create a fun Prize/Show Ribbon in Photoshop using Shapes, Text tool & Blending Options.

Photoshop Icon Tutorial 16

Create an Apple Safari Icon in Photoshop

Learn how to create a detailed Apple Safari icon in Photoshop. This tutorial will show you how to create shapes and use different layer styles to create effects.

Photoshop Icon Tutorial 17

Design a Delicious, Shining Circle Play (Web) Button in Photoshop

In this tutorial you will learn to create beautiful Shining circle Play button. This is an beginner level tutorial and steps are quite easy to follow.

Photoshop Icon Tutorial 18

Create an Adobe Box Icon in Photoshop

Create an Adobe box Icon in Photoshop, to fill your dock with new icons. Learn techniques on brushes, blur, layer mask and blend modes.

Photoshop Icon Tutorial 19

Create Vista Error Icon in Photoshop

In this tutorial you will learn how to create Windows Vista icons using a few basic layers, creative layer styles and some web 2.0 gradients.

Photoshop Icon Tutorial 20

2 comments
Piyush Agarwal
Piyush Agarwal

Nice collection. Some really great tuts here. Thanks

Tutorial Lounge
Tutorial Lounge

professional designs and useful techniques in tutorials.