Photoshop: Best Way to Make a 3-D Pop Out Photo Effect

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to create an image that effectively pops out of a photo and casts a shadow. This is an update of tutorials I’ve done on earlier versions of Photoshop. This update is quicker, more efficient and has better results. I provided a Read more…

Photoshop: How to Create a 1980s, Retro, “OUTRUN” Graphic from Scratch!

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to create a nostalgic, 1980s, retro, “Outrun” graphic image. “Outrun” is 1980s-themed, retro-futuristic visual art and music style associated with the electronic genres of electro, synthwave, futuresynth, new retrowave and vaporwave. Create a new document by pressing Ctrl or Cmd + Read more…

Photoshop: How to Create a CARTOON Portrait without the Filter Gallery & Oil Paint!

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to create a cartoon portrait from a photo without the use of the Oil Paint filter nor any of the filters in Filter Gallery. Before we begin, if you enjoy my tutorials, please hit that “Subscribe” button to let you know Read more…

Photoshop QUICK Tip: Auto-Blend (CS6 and later)

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV with another Photoshop quick tip. If you’re using CS6 or later, I’m going to show you how to automatically stitch or combine images together that have very different brightness, contrast, color and tone. Auto-Blend doesn’t work with Smart Objects, video layers, 3D layers, or background layers. For Read more…

Photoshop: How to Create the Title from the Movie, “TERMINATOR: Dark Fate”

This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to recreate the title card from the 2019 movie, “Terminator: Dark Fate”. I provided this image of a video glitch that you can download. Its link is in my video’s description below or in my project files. Before we begin, if I’ve Read more…

Photoshop: How to Create a GHOST!

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to create a ghostly apparition. This is an update of tutorials I’ve many years ago on earlier versions of Photoshop. This version is quicker and more streamlined. Before we begin, if you’re not already a subscriber to Blue Lightning TV. Click 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: How to Transform a Face into JOKER from the 2019 Movie!

This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to transform someone into Joker from the 2019 movie. Open a well-lit, high resolution photo of a face that you’d like to use for this project. I downloaded this one from Shutterstock. Make a copy of it by pressing Ctrl or Cmd Read more…

Photoshop: The PATRONUS Effect from Harry Potter! “Expecto Patronum!”

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to create your own corporeal Patronus as seen in the Harry Potter movies. I thought it would be a fun challenge to figure out the easiest, most effective way to recreate them and then show you how to do it. In Read more…

Photoshop: How to Transform a Face into a Flesh-eating, ZOMBIE!

This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to transform a face into a flesh-eating, zombie. I provided a Photoshop template that you can download, so you can follow along. Its link in my video’s description below or in my project files. It includes 3 layers: a face…a skull…and cracked Read more…