40 Incredibly Inspirational Retro & Vintage Photoshop Tutorials

The memories of yesteryears invoke in us a sense of nostalgia as we long for the days gone by when life seems so much simpler. Technology was not as advanced as it is today, and things were changing at a slower pace. Retro and vintage years usually refer to the decades before our present day, up to the last century. Images of the early 1900s to the 1980s comes into mind as we think about the designs of this era.

Even though retro and vintage designs, as the names suggest, are technically outdated, many of us still turn to them for inspiration. These designs are still very much appreciated today due to its nostalgic value.

For this very reason, we have combed the web for a number of Photoshop tutorials on retro and vintage designs. Enjoy the list and be inspired!

Old Fantasy Map via Vile Works

Abstract Retro-Pop Wallpaper via Tutorial 9

Realistic Burnt Parchment

3D Retro Strip via Photoshop Tutor

Creating the New Retro via Computer Arts

Awesome Retro Collage via 10 Steps

Retro Pop Art

Retro Photo with Background via Denis Designs

Retro Grunge Poster via Photoshop Tutorials

Wicked-Worn Vintage Pop Art Design via Psdtuts+

Stunning Old-World Look

Space-Helmeted Future Retro Illustration

Old-Collage Effect Poster

Stylish Retro Text Effect

Mix Cool Retro Curves Into Photographs

Retro Boxing Poster

60’s Psychedelic Style Concert Poster

Rockin’ 80’s Party Poster

Vintage Car Poster via PSD Vault

Old-Style Safari Map via PSD Fan

Retro Comic Book Effect via Photoshop Roadmap

Gigposter Design via GoMediaZine

Old School Type – Line Gradients

Retro Cosmic Design via Fudge Graphics

Planet Terror Style Poster via Outlaw Design Blog

Vintage Magazine Ad

Vintage Effect for Photos via Alfoart

Photo Transfer Edge Effect via PShero

Old World Wax Seal

Old Paper

Old Envelope

WWII Airplane

Retro Logo with Soft Grunge Background via PV.M Garage

Retro Lighting – Ford Mustang via Adobe Tutorialz

Dreamy Vintage via Blueprint Media Design

1950s-Style Movie Poster via Spoonfed Design

Sweet Old School Album Cover via Fortyseven Media

Turn A New Photo Into An Old Photo via Photoshop Essentials

Curvy Cross Processing via Layers Magazine

Vintage Polaroid Effect via MyInkBlog

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