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The Most Amazing Retro PSD Tutorials!

Ever just feel like getting your retro on?  Maybe pulling out your old bling from back in the day, poofing up your hair and putting on your leisure suit?  No?  Well maybe your Photoshop does feel like that.  Don't be afraid to let it loose after checking out these awesome retro photoshop tutorials!

Easy Retro Picture Effects

Cross Processing Effect (Super Easy)

Retro Text Effect

Retro Poster Tutorial

Retro Curves With A Modern Twist Tutorial

Retro Poster Tutorial

Advanced Retro Gig Poster Tutorial (Advanced, but sweet!)

Super Vintage Photographs

Vintage Dreamy Effect Tutorial (Love it!)

Retro Inspired Poster (Not quite retro, but inspired by the times!)

Also, check out these awesome free retro resources!

Groovy Fonts via dafont
Old School Fonts via dafont
Retro Fonts via dafont
Retro Fonts via 1001FreeFonts
40 Free Fonts Ideal For Retro And Vintage Designs via bluefaqs

500+ Free Retro Photoshop Brushes

Retro Inspiration
Note: Pay attention to the color schemes in most of these 'retro' images and you will notice they are mostly the same.  This will give you an idea of the colors your retro designs should aim towards).

Tons of Retro Movie Posters
Celebration of Vintage and Retro Designs (An enormous variety of retro graphic design and original retro posters and advertisements).
50 Retro Inspired Photoshop Inspirations
40 Vintage and Retro (mostly vintage) advertisements

Have some more inspiring, useful, or awesome retro resources?  Let us know in a comment below!



  1. The starts tut helped me out alot! but i was wondering, you never showed us how to converge them in the center like that. you just showed us off the screen. is there a trick to that?

  2. These are some really awesome resources. I know people generally apply things like this to photography, but I think it would be so cool to do it with a drawn image!

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