Photoshop CC 2015 Tutorial: How to Transform Photos into Jig-Saw Puzzles! (CC and later)

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. For those of you who are using Photoshop version CC and later, I’m going to show you how to create this great jig-saw puzzle effect using a free plugin from Adobe, as well as how to create this retro, Formica pattern background. Please note that this particular Read more…

Photoshop Tutorial: Create a Polaroid Photo Montage from 1 Photo

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to create the look of a Polaroid photo montage. This is an update of a tutorial I did on an earlier version of Photoshop. Open a photo you’d like to use for this project. I downloaded this one from Shutterstock.com. We’ll Read more…

Photoshop Tutorial: How to Make Water Drops

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. For those of you who are first learning Photoshop, I’m going to show you how to quickly create water drops. This is an updated version of the same tutorial I did in 2011 on an earlier version of Photoshop. Open a photo you’d like to add water 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: Wood Brand! How to Burn an Image into Wood

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to burn or brand images into wood. This tutorial is an update to one I did quite awhile ago on an earlier version of Photoshop. I provided this logo design and wood texture background, so you can follow along. The file Read more…