Photoshop: How to Create a Powerful Text Poster filled with Photos

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to create a simple, but powerful poster of text made with your favorite photos. This tutorial is for Photoshop versions CS6 and later. We’ll revisit a feature called “Contact Sheet II”, which I showed in tutorials for creating powerful walls of Read more…

Photoshop Tutorial: Wrap Text & Graphics onto Complex Surfaces with Displacement Maps

Hi. This is Marty from Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to fuse text and graphics onto complex textures using displacement maps and blend modes. This is an update of tutorials I’ve done on earlier versions of Photoshop. I provided this terrycloth towel image that you can download. Its link Read more…

Photoshop: How to Create a 3-D, Cubed Text Effect

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you an awesome faux, 3-D, cubed text effect. Before we begin, if you’re not already a subscriber to Blue Lightning TV, click that small “Subscribe” button at the lower, right corner. If my tutorials have you learn or improve in Photoshop or even Read more…

Photoshop Tutorial: How to Create a Powerful, Text Portrait Poster

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you create a powerful, typographic portrait poster of someone from a photo. Open a photo of someone you’d like to use for this project. The result will look best when your subject is facing directly into the camera. The photo can be color Read more…