Photoshop Tutorial: How to Make a Comic Book, Pop Art, Cartoon from a Photo

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to create a comic book -style cartoon from a photo. This tutorial is an update that I did quite awhile ago on an earlier version of Photoshop. Open a photo you’d like to use. I downloaded this one Shutterstock .com. Keep Read more…

Photoshop: How to Create Classic Grand Theft Auto (GTA) Cover Art Graphics!

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how create the classic, retro-style cover art of the Grand Theft Auto video games. 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 as Read more…

How To Add BORDERS To Images in Photoshop

In this video, I’m going to show you my three favorite ways to add a border to any image in Photoshop. Let me show you the first and the easiest way first. Let’s unlock our image. I’m going to double click that and unlock this image and to add a border, I just have to Read more…

Photoshop Tutorial: How to Create a Newspaper Photo Effect & Custom Headline!

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to transform a photo into a newspaper image, as well as how you can make a custom headline for it. You can also change the photo and headline quickly and easily. I photographed this image that we can use for the 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…

Photoshop Tutorial: How to Design a Classic, Vintage, Tourism Poster

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. Tourism posters from the 1930s and 40s were powerful, beautifully crafted images that embodied clean shapes, bold, vibrant colors and iconic images. I created this one and will show you how to create your own custom poster using the techniques in this tutorial. You can use your Read more…

Every State in the US

This is “Every State in the US” by Wendover Productions and made possible by The Great Courses Plus. We’ll start with Alabama, the first state alphabetically. Magnolia Springs, Alabama is the only town in America to have their mail delivered by boat, although the longest mail delivery route in America is in rural Oklahoma where Read more…

Every Country in the World (Part 1)

This is every country in the world… by Wendover Productions. We’ll start with Afghanistan, the first country alphabetically. Afghanistan is one of the few countries worldwide to be offset from Greenwich Mean Time by a 30 minute interval, its at GMT +4:30, while China is one of the many countries to only have one timezone… Read more…