Photoshop Tutorial: Wrap Text & Graphics onto Complex Surfaces with Displacement Maps

Hi. This is Marty from Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to fuse text and graphics onto complex textures using displacement maps and blend modes. This is an update of tutorials I’ve done on earlier versions of Photoshop. I provided this terrycloth towel image that you can download. Its link 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…

Photoshop: How to Create a 3-D, Cubed Text Effect

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you an awesome faux, 3-D, cubed text effect. Before we begin, if you’re not already a subscriber to Blue Lightning TV, click that small “Subscribe” button at the lower, right corner. If my tutorials have you learn or improve in Photoshop or even Read more…

Photoshop tutorial: How to Make an Overlapping, Photo Strip effect.

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to create overlapping, vertical photo strips from a single photo and then colorize and effect each strip individually creating a fun, interesting look. Open a photo you’d like to use. I downloaded this portrait from Shutterstock dot com. Make a copy Read more…

Photoshop Tutorial: How to Carve a Face into a Mountain

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to carve a face into a mountain. I provided this photo of a mountain that you download, so you can follow along. Its link is located in the video description or project files. Open a photo of a face that you’d Read more…

Photoshop Tutorial: How to Create a Glowing, Multi-colored NEON Sign!

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to create the look of a multi-colored neon sign. This is an update of neon tutorials I’ve done quite a while ago on earlier versions of Photoshop. Before we begin, I want to let you know that I’ll be moving a Read more…