55 Just Gorgeous Dance Photo Manipulation Artworks (And Tutorials!)

Dance is a beautiful art of spiritful expression that humans have been pursuing since ancient times. The art form is so welcomed that it exists almost everywhere in our society, and with the birth of digital technology, it evolved into a brand new entity where beauty is to be expressed and enjoyed.

dance photo manipulation artwork
(Image Source: T-Law)

Throughout this showcase, we want to dedicate to you 39 pieces of gorgeous dance manipulation artwork from talented designers who made them more dynamic, dazzling, and spiritual! We hope you enjoy the entire show, and if you feel passionate to carve out one for yourself, we have even listed out 16 quality tutorials to help you dance better with your graphic editors!

Full show after the jump!

Break Dance. (Image Source: lerato letwaba)

break dance

Break Dance III. (Image Source: double-graphic)

break dance iii

Constelacion Neon. (Image Source: poisonvectors)

constelacion neon

Dance. (Image Source: Harison Kerkof)

dance

Dance And Game. (Image Source: Dawid Cmok)

dance and game

Dance In Lights. (Image Source: artexius)

dance in lights

Dance Time. (Image Source: T-Law)

dance time

Dreamscape. (Image Source: Khyzyl Saleem, Krzysztof Olak)

dreamscape

Dynamic Life. (Image Source: Sandeep Kothiyal)

dynamic life

Feel My Greatest Temptation. (Image Source: Fatkur Rokhim)

feel my greatest temptation

Feel My Greatest Temptation III. (Image Source: Fatkur Rokhim)

feel my greatest temptation iii

Feel The Energy. (Image Source: agni43)

feel the energy

Fired Up. (Image Source: FrozenStarRo)

fired up

Flow. (Image Source: poisonvectors)

flow

Full Flex. (Image Source: MrSyanArt)

full flex

Heart of a Dragon. (Image Source: videa)

heart of a dragon

Imagination Version: ICE. (Image Source: gunfiregf)

imagination version: ice

Just Dance. (Image Source: Anthony Tipay)

just dance

Krump It. (Image Source: craZy18gurl)

krump it

Let Me Dance. (Image Source: ultimateboss)

let me dance

Life Is A Dance Floor. (Image Source: JARHOOD)

life is a dance floor

Main Focus. (Image Source: Bram Vanhaeren, Mart Biemans)

main focus

Move. (Image Source: Kevin Nitschmann)

move

Mr. Skeched Pants. (Image Source: MethMan)

mr. skeched pants

Music Is My Religion. (Image Source: KingKeng)

music is my religion

OOH Design Studio Concept Art. (Image Source: Lucy Reynolds)

ooh design studio concept art

Precious. (Image Source: gunfiregf)

precious

Reaching Out. (Image Source: Infinite705)

reaching out

Sky Dance. (Image Source: Kevin Devroy)

sky dance

So You Think You Can Splash. (Image Source: stefanos michaelides)

so you think you can splash

Song for the Deaf. (Image Source: Alesfuck)

song for the deaf

Sound. (Image Source: Kevin Nitschmann)

sound

STRONGER. (Image Source: Duc Viet Pham)

stronger

Tech Dance. (Image Source: Michaellee Patricio)

tech dance

The Fire Dancer. (Image Source: PSD Vault)

the fire dancer

Toxic Trust. (Image Source: Dawid Cmok)

toxic trust

v2. (Image Source: gunfiregf)

v2

We Are Electric. (Image Source: Dawid Cmok)

we are electric

Wonderman. (Image Source: Infinite705)

wonderman

Tutorial

Want to make your favorite dancer dance in the dazzling lights and vectors? Here are a series of quality tutorials that can help you to unleash and materialize your creativity!

The Making of “Constant Slip”

Published by PSDTuts+, this free premium tutorial is going to take you through the process of making intriguing light effects and implementing them into your design.

the making of constant slip

Flying Girl

The resulting work is so impressive and stunning, and best of all you can actually learn how to achieve the effects with this comprehensive tutorial.

flying girl

How to Create a Light Dancer

Gorgeous light effects for your glorious Photoshop work! Probably one of the most fascinating tutorials you should learn.

how to create light dancer

Combine 3D Shapes & Vectors for Dynamic Composition

Learn to deal with multiple types of graphics and combine them to create visually polished and dynamic composition.

combine 3d shapes and vectors for dynamic composition

Create an Abstract Cloud Jumper

Fancy dancing in a soft and wonderful scene with clouds? This is the tutorial for you!

create abstract cloud jumper

Show Me The Light

Extremely dazzling light effects – now available as a PSD Box’s tutorial for you.

show me the light

Manipulate A Dancer Illustration

Be ready to manipulate a stock photo of a dancer into something very cool and professional.

manipulate dancer illustration

Create a Dynamic Scene with Light Elements and Circles

A unique tutorial that guides you in creating a colorful composition with different brush settings. You will also learn to make 3D looking spheres with only Photoshop’s built-in tools.

create dynamic scene with light elements and circles

Develop A Dynamic Illustration For A Dance Motion

Creating fantastic image posters will never be hard with this detailed step-by-step tutorial.

develop dynamic illustration for dance motion

Create A Stylish Dancer Photo Manipulation

Play with pen tools, filters, transformations, styles, blending options and other Photoshop tools to create a stylish dancer manipulation piece, brought to you by Psdeluxe.

create stylish dancer photo manipulation

Create A Futuristic Photo Illustration

Now this is a tutorial that shows you how to turn any image of a model into a futuristic composition with masks, color and light effects.

create a futuristic photo illustration

Create A Dynamic ‘Dance’ Desktop Wallpaper

With this tutorial you will actually learn to create a dynamic desktop wallpaper by manipulating stock images, creating cool vector 3D shapes, and build dynamic composition using multiple elements.

create dynamic dance desktop wallpaper

Use Lighting Effects To Make Photos Sparkle

“Turning a run-of-the-mill photo into a dazzling one is simple – when you know the right tricks”. And this tutorial is going to show you the right ways to do it.

use lighting effects to make photos sparkle

Root Arms Effect

Besides the root arms effect, there are also valuable tips for you to implement into your dance photo manipulation works.

root arms effect

Creating a Cool Break Dancer

In just a few ways you will get to create pretty nice break dance photo manipulation with cool images and effects.

creating cool break dancer

Reflection

Great execution of colors, brilliant use of shapes and vectors, epic compositions; these are the recognition I can give to all of the manipulation artworks and tutorials listed above. I think they are really great, as by just looking at them I can even feel that the dancer is expressing something. They are not just artworks, but the product of spirit, passion and hard work.

Are you enjoying all of them? Which piece impresses you the most? If you have captured other precious artworks of dancers expressing their spirits, do let us know in your precious comments! That said, we look forward to your show in your comments!

Author:

Alvaris is a web designer, developer and staff writer for Hongkiat.com.

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