Photoshop CC: How to Create the Look of Vintage, Hand-Tinted Photos

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to create the look of hand-tinted, vintage photos from contemporary photos. This is an update of tutorials I’ve done on earlier versions of Photoshop. This update is for versions CC and later. Before we begin, if you’re not already a subscriber Read more…

Photoshop: Create a Surrealistic, Glass Ball Landscape

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to create a surrealistic landscape of a gigantic glass ball hovering many feet over the landscape’s ground. For your convenience, I provided this image, so you can follow along. Its link is in my video’s description or project files. If you’d 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: 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: How to Create a STAINED GLASS Portrait!

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to transform a photo of a face into the look of a stained glass portrait. This is an update of a tutorial I did many years ago. I provided this photo of a lake that you can use for your background. Read more…

Photoshop QUICK Tip: Auto-Blend (CS6 and later)

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV with another Photoshop quick tip. If you’re using CS6 or later, I’m going to show you how to automatically stitch or combine images together that have very different brightness, contrast, color and tone. Auto-Blend doesn’t work with Smart Objects, video layers, 3D layers, or background layers. For Read more…

Photoshop Tutorial: How to Replace a Burnt-out Sky in a Photo.

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you a quick and effective way to replace a burnt out sky in a photo. This is an update of a tutorial I did on an earlier version of Photoshop. Open a photo with a sky you’d like to replace. If you’d like Read more…

Photoshop: How to Create a Dramatic, Double Exposure Photo

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to create a dramatic, double-exposure image in versions CS6 and later. I provided two images that you can use to follow along. Their links are in my video’s description below or in my project files. If you prefer to use your Read more…

Photoshop: How to Create a Powerful SUPERNOVA from Scratch

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to create a powerful supernova from scratch. Create a new document by pressing Ctrl or Cmd + N or by going to File and New. Make the Width: 1920 pixels, the Height: 1080 pixels and the Resolution: 150 pixels per inch. Read more…

Photoshop: How to Create an Alien Planet with Rings from Scratch!

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to create a hostile-looking, alien planet encircled with rings of blue cosmic dust all from scratch. First, we’ll create a new document to place our planet and stars onto. Press Ctrl + N on Windows or Cmd + N on a Read more…