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…

The Science of All 27 Blend Modes in Photoshop!

Unmesh Dinda 0:00 Hi there, this is Unmesh from PiXimperfect. And today we’re going to go through and understand all 27 main Blend Modes in Photoshop super fast. This is your handy guide to Blend Modes. You can come back to this video and use these timestamps to skip to any section that you like. 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 Tutorial: How to Transform a Photo into a Life-Mask Sculpture Bust

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to create your own life mask sculpture casting its shadow on a marble pedestal. I provided this PSD template for you you to download, so you can follow along. Its link is located in this video’s description or project files. It 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: Psssssst!!! Create Spray Paint, Stencil Portraits from Photos

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to create the look of spray paint, stencil portraits from photos. This is an update of a tutorial I did many years ago on an earlier version of Photoshop. This version is quicker and more streamlined. I provided this grungy, subway Read more…

Photoshop: How to Design and Create a Vintage1970s, NEW WAVE, PUNK-ROCK Poster

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to design and create a 1970’s, vintage, New Wave, Punk-Rock poster. I provided this aged, stained paper texture background for you to download. Its link is in my video’s description below the video or in my project files. I also included Read more…

Finally! Sharpen Without ANY Halos in Photoshop!

Does sharpening in post actually sharpen your photo? Before we answer that question, we need to dig a little deeper. The way digital sharpening works is by adding contrast around just the edges. So let’s say this is the image that we want to sharpen in post. Watch closely what happens when we apply Sharpening Read more…

Photoshop: How to Create a 1980s, Retro, “OUTRUN” Graphic from Scratch!

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to create a nostalgic, 1980s, retro, “Outrun” graphic image. “Outrun” is 1980s-themed, retro-futuristic visual art and music style associated with the electronic genres of electro, synthwave, futuresynth, new retrowave and vaporwave. Create a new document by pressing Ctrl or Cmd + 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…