Photoshop Tutorial: Part 1 – How to Design and Create a VIntage Letterpress Poster

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to to show you how to create the look of a classic letterpress poster. Letterpress printing is known for its subtleties of texture and color. I created this one based on a poster produced by Hatch Show Print company. This tutorial is is two parts. Read more…

Photoshop Tutorial: How to Design & Create Your Own Custom, Manhole Cover

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to design and create your own, custom manhole cover! I provided this PSD template for you to download, so you can follow along. Its link is located in this video’s description or project files. If you don’t see the guidelines that Read more…

Photoshop CC 2015 Tutorial: How to Make a 3D, Pop-Out Photo Effect!

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how make any object, person or thing pop out of its photo giving it a kind of 3-dimensional effect. This is an update of a tutorial I did quite awhile ago on an earlier version of Photoshop. Before we begin, for a Read more…

Photoshop Tutorial: How to Make an Old West, WANTED Poster

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to create your own vintage, Wanted poster from the “wild west”. This tutorial is an update to one I did on an earlier version of Photoshop. I provided this template, so you can follow along. Its link is located in the 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 Tutorial: How to Make a Stunning, Glossy Black Text Effect

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to create this powerful, glossy, black text effect and then, how to replace it quickly and painlessly. I provided this texture for you to download, so you can follow along. It’s located in the video description or project files. I downloaded Read more…

Photoshop: How to Create a Retro, 8-Bit Pixel Portrait from a Photo

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to create a fun, retro, 8-bit pixel art portrait from a photo. Open a photo of someone or something that you’d like to use for this project. I downloaded this one from Shutterstock. Before we begin, I want to mention that Read more…

Photoshop: Create & Personalize Obama’s HOPE Poster Design

This tutorial is sponsored by Fotophire, the easiest and most user-friendly way to perfect your photos with just a few clicks. In just seconds, you can remove unwanted objects, clone, easily crop and blur, remove & replace backgrounds, color correct and so much more. Fotophire has a massive library of over 200 effects that you Read more…

Photoshop Tutorial: How to Create the Look of a Rubber Stamp!

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to create the look of a rubber stamp. And then later, I’ll show you how to stamp it onto an image. This is an update of a tutorial I did on an earlier version of Photoshop. Create a new document by Read more…