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 Tutorial: How to Create an Invisible, Camouflage Effect!

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to create an Invisible Camouflage Effect and how you can apply it to a variety of backgrounds. Find an open background you’d like to use as well as a subject you’d like to place onto it. Your subject can be color Read more…

Photoshop Tutorial: How to Create Glossy, Molded Plastic Text with a Reflection.

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to create colorful glossy, molded plastic text with a reflection and how to quickly replace the text without having to redo the effects. This is an update of a tutorial I did quite awhile on an earlier version of Photoshop. Create Read more…

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 CC 2017: How to Create Powerful, Fiery Text!

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to create a powerful, dark, fiery, text effect ablaze with flames from behind. Before we begin, I want to point out that you can follow most of this tutorial if you’re using Photoshop version CS2 or later, however, the last step Read more…

How to dodge and burn in photoshop tutorial, add depth + dimension to photos

How to Dodge and Burn in Photoshop Tutorial to Add Depth and Dimension Hey, it’s Colin Smith here and welcome to this week’s episode. This week I’m going to show you how to use Dodging and Burning to add depth and dimension to objects. All right, I just finished recording a two and a half Read more…

Photoshop Tutorial: How to Transform a Photo into a Brick Wall Portrait

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to paint a portrait onto a brick wall from a photo. I downloaded this brick wall texture from GraphicStock.com. which allows you to download unlimited images, icons, backgrounds and much more. for seven days. I included a link in the description Read more…