Photoshop Tutorial: How to Transform Yourself into a Marble, Sculpture Bust!

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how create classical, marble busts from photos. The photos can be black and white, continuous tone or color. I provided these images for you to download, so you can follow along. Their links are located in the video description or project files. Read more…

Photoshop Tutorial: How to Combine Two Faces into One!

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to swap faces. The technique can also be tailored to swap just specific features which will create a fun caricature. Open the photos of the two people whose faces you want to swap. I downlaoded these and the others from Shutterstock.com. Read more…

Photoshop Tutorial: How to Make a Bi-Directional, Optical Illusion, Photo Portrait

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to create a surreal, trippy, multi-directional portrait from a face photographed in profile and the same face photographed facing forward. For illustration purposes, I provided this face facing forward and in profile, so you can follow along. Because they’re not for Read more…

Photoshop Tutorial: How to Replace a Sky in a Photo

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. If you have a photo that has a burnt-out sky, I’m going to show you how to replace it with a beautiful, blue sky with white clouds. This is an update of a tutorial I did on an earlier version of Photoshop. Open a photo that has Read more…

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 Tutorial: Rain Text! How to Write on a Foggy, Rainy Window Pane

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to quickly & easily create the look of handwritten words on a foggy, rainy, window pane. I provided this image for you to download, so you can follow along. It’s link is located in the video description or project files. Open Read more…

Photoshop Tutorial: How to Transform PHOTOS into Gorgeous, Pencil DRAWINGS

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to transform a photograph into the look of a beautiful, pencil drawing. This is an update of a tutorial I did on an earlier version of Photoshop. Open a photo you’d like to use. I downloaded this one from Shutterstock.com. The 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…