Photoshop Tutorial: How to Transform a Face into a Powerful Text Portrait

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to transform a photo of someone into a stunning portrait made only of words that are special to the person. Open a photo of someone you’d like to use. It can be color or black and white. If it’s in color, Read more…

Photoshop Tutorial: How to Create an Invisible, Camouflage Effect!

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to create an Invisible Camouflage Effect and how you can apply it to a variety of backgrounds. Find an open background you’d like to use as well as a subject you’d like to place onto it. Your subject can be color Read more…

Photoshop Tutorial: BOKEH! How to Make a Bokeh Background & Text Effect

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to create an effect called “Bokeh”, which is the way a camera lens treats out-of-focus points of light. The term, “Bokeh” comes from a Japanese word that means “blur” or “blur quality”. Later, I’ll show you how to add Bokeh text. Read more…

Photoshop: How to Create a Face made of Stars in Space!

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to quickly create a face made of stars in deep space from a photo. Before we begin, if you’re not already a subscriber to Blue Lightning TV, click that small “Subscribe” button at the lower, right corner to let you know Read more…

Photoshop Tutorial: BOKEH! How to Make a Bokeh Background & Text Effect

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to create an effect called “Bokeh”, which is the way a camera lens treats out-of-focus points of light. The term, “Bokeh” comes from a Japanese word that means “blur” or “blur quality”. Later, I’ll show you how to add Bokeh text. Read more…

Photoshop CC 2015 Tutorial: How to Transform Photos into Jig-Saw Puzzles! (CC and later)

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. For those of you who are using Photoshop version CC and later, I’m going to show you how to create this great jig-saw puzzle effect using a free plugin from Adobe, as well as how to create this retro, Formica pattern background. Please note that this particular Read more…

Photoshop: How to Create a Vintage TV Interference GLITCH Portrait

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to quickly create a vintage, black and white, CRT TV interference glitch. This is an update of tutorials I’ve done on earlier versions of Photoshop. I provided this image of shape of a cathode ray tube TV screen. its link is Read more…

Photoshop: How to Make a Woodcut from a Photo

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to create the look of a wood cut from a photo. This is an update to a tutorial I did quite awhile ago on an earlier version of Photoshop. I provided this wood texture, so you can follow along. Its link Read more…

Photoshop: How to Create a Dramatic, Double Exposure Photo

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to create a dramatic, double-exposure image in versions CS6 and later. I provided two images that you can use to follow along. Their links are in my video’s description below or in my project files. If you prefer to use your Read more…

Photoshop: How to Create a Powerful SUPERNOVA from Scratch

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to create a powerful supernova from scratch. Create a new document by pressing Ctrl or Cmd + N or by going to File and New. Make the Width: 1920 pixels, the Height: 1080 pixels and the Resolution: 150 pixels per inch. Read more…