20 Free PSD Templates and Source Files

Do you find yourself more confused when reading manuals on using Photoshop or maybe frustrated by messy instructions of some Photoshop tutorials? Then why not learn Photoshop through pictures and images? One of the best way to improve your  Photoshop skills is by examining the source files or the PSD templates made by experts in Photoshop.  Just by looking at the layers of a raw Photoshop file, we are able to know the steps taken by the author to come up with a particular effect.

In this roundup, I am going to list down some amazing and very useful free Photoshop templates that you can get online. Be very creative and try to come up with your own version of these free Photoshop PSD files. Most of these files are licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 License. However, there may be some authors who required certain terms and conditions for the use of their artworks. To download any Photoshop template that you want, simply click on the test link provided below each preview image and it will take you to the page where you can download photoshop templates together with some tips, discussions and terms of use. Enjoy!

free photoshop templates

01 – Sony PSP by Digital Phenom
Use this Sony PSP Photoshop PSD template to showcase your Handheld wallpapers. To make it more realistic, you may also download the Playstation font from this site for free. This PSD file contains 61 layers.

Sony PSP free photoshop PSD template

02 – RIM Blackberry PSD by Digital Phenom
Another resource for designers from DigitalPhenom: a RIM Blackberry Mobile Phone. The source file contains 135 layers, including background and layer styles.  To open this file, you need to have Adobe Photoshop 7 or later versions.

RIM Blackberry free photoshop PSD template

03 – Microsoft ZUNE PSD by Digital Phenom
This is a full Photoshop template in PSD format of a Microsoft ZUNE. Feel free to use this file in making wallpapers, a fancy advertisement or for displaying a Zune wallpaper that you will make. Each Zune image has 26 layers.

Microsoft Zune free photoshop PSD template

04 – iPhone turned 3G PSD by  jbensch
Looking at iphone in a different perspective. Here is a landscape layout mode for the iPhone 3G. The PSD file also include a flames layer, just in case you want to have flames in there. If you need a more updated template of the latest iPhones, visit our post containing 15 high-quality iPhone PSD templates.

free iphone photoshop PSD template

05 – iPod nano/Chromatic Apple by zikkzak
Just an exercise with Photoshop trying to mimic an Apple advertisement.

free ipod nano photoshop PSD template

06 – Billiard Balls by Dezinerfolio
A realistic rendition of pool balls in Photoshop. Download the file to view how the designer achieved this realistic effect using just Adobe Photoshop.

free billard ball photoshop PSD template

07 – Aqua Gloss Orbs by Dezinerfolio
The file that you can download contains the actual raw layered PSD  so you can learn how the gloss, lights, shadows and reflections were generated. The three different orbs have different style of gloss (angle of light and the environment).

free photoshop templates-glossy orbs

08 – Another Set of Gloss Orbs from Dezinerfolio
Here are three Gloss Orbs, each with unique gloss light effect. This Photoshop template is also highly customizable. By changing the gradients of base elements, you can get cool looking orbs in different shades or in the exact color that you want.

glossy orbs free photoshop psd template

09 – Heart Gemstone Template by Chronomorphosis
You may use this Photoshop template in creating heart-shaped gemstone quickly.

heart gemstones free photoshop psd template

10- Shiny Pearl PSD File by LeMarquis
This is a vector-based pearl laid out in Photoshop. Since the pearl is vector, you can still make changes to it later on. Also, you can scale it up to whatever size you want without losing its crispness and quality. This source file is a great tutorial for newbies in Photoshop since you can study how this image and the effects applied to it were created. With some basic knowledge maybe you will be able to create your own “black” pearl.

shiny pearl free photoshop psd template

11 – Polaroid Stuff by Rimdeker
This PSD template contains 4 styles for a polaroid template. One of these polaroid templates has a dirty or old film effects (including shine and shadow) while the rest have the look of a new polaroid photo with some depth effects so it does not look flat.

polaroid free photoshop psd templates

12 – Surfboard Templates by Nunosk8
Almost beach time… so here are some Photoshop templates you can use to make your own unique and personalized design for your surfboards.!

surfboard psd photoshop template

13 – Scene Queen PSDs by gfxgurl
Would you like to know how the author made the icons below?  Well, then download the Photoshop template in psd file and learn the tricks.

free icons in photoshop templates

15 – Free Product Box PSD from Digital Phenom
A very useful Photoshop template in PSD file that can help you if you need to design something for a product box. Use it as a template or make a version of your own by changing the color scheme, the effects, rthe fonts as well as the background.

free product boc photoshop psd template

16 – Exotic Flowers Pack vol.2 by UmbraDeNoapte-Stock
This pack contains a Photoshop (PSD) file featuring six high resolution exotic flowers.

exotic flowers PSD templates

17 – Make your own Box from Tomato Plasma
Here is an editable Photoshop (PSD) file that you can use to make your own icons for games or movies.

editable PSD template-box

18 – Party Flyer +PSD by nerd
Thinking of hosting a house party music? Then, you may use this simple flyer template for a private party. Just make some customization and you’re good to go. A Photoshop template file with layers is included in the download pack.

party flyer PSD template

20 – Icon PSD from gfxgurl
Would you like to know how the effects in the icons below were created?  Well, then download the Photoshop template file in PSD to stop wondering and start learning.

free icon psd template

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