10 Awesome Photoshop Mock-Up Design Tutorials

Sometimes when designing packages, it becomes necessary to build a mock-up, that is, a same that represents the final product. Here are some useful tutorials to create a digital mock-up of your package in Photoshop.

Mockup Blister Packaging in Photoshop

Designers and clients often have different ideas about how a finished product should be presented. Designers want to show the finished artwork, clients want to know exactly how their design will look on the shelves. In this tutorial, we will demonstrate how to create a mockup for some blister packaging so that you can present your design to your clients.


Create A Business Card Mockup In Photoshop Using The Vanishing Point Filter

This tutorial will teach you how to take a photograph of existing business cards and use it to create a digital mockup with the Vanishing Point filter within Photoshop.


Creating a 3D Package Mock-up in Photoshop CS5

This tutorial will skip through the package designing aspect. I’ll assume the box is already designed as it will print and assemble. To start, here is the PET box I designed, laid out flat and disassembled.


How to make a soda can photoshop mockup tutorial

In this tutorial we will make a great looking soda can in photoshop. We will create the general shape of the can, apply metalic effect by creating our own custom metal gradient, make gorgeous vector shaped water drops and finally apply some smart layer to transform our soda can in an editable mockup.


How to Create Photorealistic T-Shirt Mockups

When designing for apparel, presentation of your proofs is very important. A detailed image of a piece simply will not suffice as an adequate proof. You want to hit the design home, and mocking it up on a t-shirt is what’s going to do the job. Apparel designs are much different than regular print jobs because you can potentially design around every nook and cranny of the garment, this is something you won’t be able to illustrate to your client with some large .jpeg. They hired you for your creative knack, and that’s what you’re going to need to bring to the table.


How to Draw a Photorealistic iPhone 4 in Photoshop

Learn how to draw a realistic iPhone 4 from scratch in Photoshop. This drawing tutorial will teach you through step by step instructions the essentials of drawing electronics and introduce techniques on how to work with metal.


Prototype Packaging using Photoshop Smart Objects

Are you working on a product packaging job? Here’s a way to combine digital product photography with Adobe Photoshop Smart Objects in CS2 or CS3 to create quick virtual prototypes. The process is fairly easy once you understand the technique, and can be used for some pretty remarkable results.


Tutorial: Photorealistic Perspective

Sometimes, flat just doesn’t cut it, and we need to find other, more attractive ways to present designs to our customers. One technique I’ve been using recently works remarkably well for text, logos and other vector artwork. It consists of taking a virtual photograph of the work by combining Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop filters. The dramatic end result can’t be distinguished from a real photograph.


Designing a 3D Software Box

In this tutorial, we are going to create a 3D software box using Photoshop. It’s rather simple but the results can be quite realistic, providing a creative way of going about and creating box designs for your own personal use.


Creating A DVD Product Box

This tutorial is actually about making a DVD cover but the concept can easily be used to make a product box as well.



  1. Crissays:

    Perspective for the DVD Box doesn’t seem accurate at all!

  2. wel809says:


  3. great list! thank you 🙂

  4. Angel Hernándezsays:

    Im super late to this but… Of course the perspective is wrong… It is not meant to be in perspective but in ISOMETRIC.

    • lindsayanngsays:

      no.. Just no… its not isometric and its not in perspective. Its just wrong.

  5. vincentsays:

    hey how are you do you have any t shirt packaging template

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