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Apple inspired Photoshop Tutorials

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Apple is known for its passion to transcend mundane reality and bring about a new dimension in design and performance. Its revolutionary products such as the iPhone and the Macbook have broken the design barrier and has bridged performance and style. If there is one thing that I always adore about Apple is their flair towards constantly surprising us with innovation in style and the cheeky product design.

For years, Apple has had a huge impact on designers and graphic artists across the globe. The simplicity and sharpness of the GUI in Mac OS X strongly influenced the way new products were being presented and designed. It’s not only the design of products that makes Apple’s products different, it’s also their appearance on the Web and in print.

No other company has managed to come up with such a crisp and brilliant style of presenting its recent designs as a new breakthrough innovation that will change our lives for a long time. Apple has found an extremely effective way to deliver its message to a wide audience, and Apple’s look and feel has played a major role in shaping that way.
In this post, I present a collection of beautiful Apple-inspired Adobe Photoshop tutorials and wallpapers. I collected them not only because I am religiously in love with Apple, but more because you may find these tutorials useful

Please feel free to suggest further tutorials in the comments to this post.

MacBook Air
In this 20-step tutorial, you’ll learn how to create a MacBook Air.


Creating a Vector-Style MacBook from Scratch
A long tutorial on making a MacBook Pro in Photoshop using shapes and different blending techniques.


Create a Slick Black iMac
What would a black iMac look like? Being a Photoshopper, you can see for yourself.

Creating the Apple Mouse
Simple and elegant: the Apple mouse. Create the mouse in Adobe Photoshop.

Apple iPhone Mobile Phone Design
Design the modern mobile phone using these easy-to-follow steps.

How to Create an iPod Touch
The easiest way to create an iPod Touch.


iPhone GUI PSD
A Photoshop file that has a fairly comprehensive library of elements, all fully editable. More iPhone GUI source files: iPhone UI Vector Elements (Illustrator) and iPhone PSD Vector Kit (Photoshop).


Create the Glass-Shelf Dock in Leopard OS
In the new MAC OS X Leopard operating system, the application bar has a new sleek look. This tutorial shows you how to create the glass-shelf dock used in the OS.

Apple Leopard Text Effects
The Apple operating system’s GUI for Leopard shows an “inset” effect for text, along with a new chrome finish for windows.


Design the iPhine and iPod Touch Icons
This tutorial shows you how to create the iPhone and iPod touch icons.

iTunes Icon
Use various blending modes and techniques to replicate the iTunes icon.

Mac Theme
How the masters at Apple may have created the old Mac theme.

Jaguar Style Folder
In this tutorial, you will learn how to cover an object in a jaguar fur pattern.


iPod Shuffle from Scratch
In this tutorial, you will learn how to create the Apple iPod Shuffle by using an original image as a reference.

Apple Remote
In this tutorial, you will learn how to make a shiny Apple remote.

Realistic iPod
Learn how to create a realistic fourth-generation iPod.

iPod in Photoshop
The black version of the iPod.

Make an iPod Classic
Learn how to create an iPod Classic with the same technique used to make an iPod Nano.


Green Apple Design
Learn in this tutorial how to create an elegant Apple wallpaper.

Apple Wallpaper
Learn how to design an Apple desktop wallpaper in this tutorial.

Apple’s Brushed Aluminum
Create a brushed aluminum texture similar to that of Apple’s products.

Mac – Colorful Design
Learn in this tutorial how to design wallpaper with the classic Mac logo.

Lighting Effect
Learn how to create that effect we saw on the screen at Macworld San Francisco.Keynote Address

60 Most Beautiful Apple Wallpapers
Showcase of 60 most beautiful Apple-related wallpapers, including the Apple logo, the Mac OS X, time machine, iPods and more.

Create an iPhone Advertisement

Learn how to create an iPhone advertisement similar to this one with dripping paint.

Grunge iPod Design
Learn the basics of creating a grunge iPod design in this tutorial covering vector drawing and brushing techniques in Photoshop.

Design a Coldplay/Apple-Inspired Portrait
Simulate the beautiful effect shown in the latest Coldplay/Apple ad.

Make Your Own iPod-Style Photo
The Apple iPod commercials on TV: crazy silhouetted people dancing around with white iPod’s. Learn how to create your own crazy ad.

  1. October 27, 2009 at 6:00 AM

    Wow,, I love this design..


    btw,, what software do you use?

    • October 27, 2009 at 11:59 AM

      Photoshop CS4 and Cinema 4D…. they are the best ones u can think of… and thankfully, they are the industry standards as well. :D

  2. Abanoub
    February 20, 2010 at 6:27 PM

    very nice tutorial .. thanks alot :)

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