We have been featuring alot of spacescapes over the past few weeks and todays resource showcase will teach you how to create your very own.

We have hand picked ten great tutorials which should give you your first taste at creating an epic spacescape like those featured in our 30 Inspirational Space Scenes piece.




Each of these tutorials will teach you a different aspect from stars, planets and nebulas, so when merging these newly found techniques you should end up with something pretty special.

Create a Realistic Outer Space Scene In Photoshop


In this tutorial you’ll learn how to create a realistic looking outer space image with your own home made galaxy.

Create a Realistic Space Scene from Scratch with Photoshop

In this intermediate-to-advanced-level design tutorial, we are going to create a stunning space scene that has realistic-looking planets, stars, and lighting effects using a few innovative Photoshop techniques and some textures.

Fiery Photoshop Space Explosion Tutorial

Illustrating scenes from the final frontier can make for some beautiful work. In this tutorial — the longest we’ve ever published — I’ll walk you through creating a spectacular space scene featuring two planets colliding. Strap yourselves in, Photoshoppers!

Photoshop Tutorial: Space Enviroment

Create a Planet and Outer Space Scene

In this tutorial, we’ll build a couple of alien planets with a space scene.

Space Dust

Accent any planet or space ship with space dust! This tutorial will show you a really easy way to make space dust in Photoshop.

Space and Plant Photoshop Tutorials To Create Amazing Space Scenes


This tutorial shows you how to create some great gas explosions coming from the planets atmosphere with some pretty simple tools, yet looks stunning.

Space Lightning Effects in 10 Steps – Photoshop Tutorial

So in this Photoshop tutorial I will show you how to create a space scene with some nice Lighting Effects in 10 Steps.

Space Explosion Photoshop Tutorial

This tutorial shows you how to create your own space scene using three stock photos and Adobe Photoshop. The majority of the effects use the brush tool, layer effects and the filter gallery.

Spacescaoe Tutorial by Xiion

My 3rd tutorial ever. this time, a bit more detailed, and alot more on the difficulty side. time taken on tutorial: 8 hours, 17 minutes.