Photoshop: How to Create a Powerful, Metal Text Effect with Explosive Sparks!

This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to create this powerful metal text effect with explosive sparks. I provided a Photoshop template that you can download, so you can follow along. Its link is in the video’s description below the video or in my project files. It includes this Read more…

Photoshop: How to Create Powerful, Cinematic, Sci-fi, Space Text

This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to create powerful, cinematic text in space. I provided a Photoshop template, so you can follow along. Its link is in my video’s description or in my project files. It includes a black and white text design that you can use or Read more…

Photoshop: Turn Yourself into a GOLD Statue!

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to transform yourself into a golden statue. Before we begin, if not already a subscriber to Blue Lightning TV, smash that small “Subscribe” button at the lower, right corner! If you want to use the same background that I’m using, I Read more…

Photoshop: How to Create “RED DEAD” Video Game Cover Art

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to recreate the cover art of a “Red Dead” action-adventure, video game. The theme I’ll be using in this tutorial is ancient Rome, however, you can apply the same techniques to whatever theme you’d like. I’ll be using photos of gladiators Read more…

Photoshop: How to Create a Portrait of SMOKE.

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to create a stunning, smoke portrait. Before we begin, if my tutorials have helped you learn or improve in Photoshop, please consider supporting my channel by becoming my patron for as little as $2 per month. Click the Patron button at Read more…

Photoshop: How to Create a “Golden Hour”, Movie Poster Photo Effect

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you to make photos into the look of powerful, movie poster, “golden hour” images from photos. In photography, the term, “Golden Hour” (aka: “Magic Hour”) refers to the time of day shortly after sunrise or just before sunset, during which daylight is redder, Read more…

Photoshop: How to Create an Enigmatic, Double-Exposure Hands-over-Face Effect

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to create a powerful, enigmatic double-exposure of hands over a face. Before we begin, take two close-up photographs of someone – one with the hands over the face and the other with no hands. It’s best to use a tripod to Read more…

Photoshop Tutorial: Create “The Martian” movie poster using Your Own Face!

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I thought it would be fun to show you how to recreate the movie poster of “The Martian” using your own face or anyone else’s. I provided a Photoshop template that includes the poster’s astronaut spacesuit and a channel that we’ll use to place a face inside Read more…

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…