How to Create Custom Color Swatches From a Gradient – Adobe Illustrator

Hello today I’m going to show you how to create custom color swatches from a gradient. Let’s get rid of the stroke and draw a long rectangle. Open the gradient panel and apply a black and white gradient. Next go to “Swatches” pick any color that you like and drag it to replace the white Read more…

Photoshop Tutorial for CS6 & later: How to Turn On Automobile Headlights!

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to turn on your car’s headlights from scratch! This tutorial is only for versions CS6 and later. I provided 2 car photos that you can choose to download which are located in my video’s description or project files below. Or you Read more…

Photoshop: How to Create Powerful, Cinematic, Sci-fi, Space Text

This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to create powerful, cinematic text in space. I provided a Photoshop template, so you can follow along. Its link is in my video’s description or in my project files. It includes a black and white text design that you can use or Read more…

Photoshop: How to Make Text Look Like Green SLIME.

This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to create text made of green slime. I created this green slime background many years ago in After Effects and thought it would be a fun image to use for a background someday. For your convenience, I also provided a link to Read more…

How to Use the Gradient Tool in Photoshop | Adobe Tutorial

Photoshop: How to Create a 1950s-style, Vintage, Pin Up Illustration Poster!

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to create a classic, 1950’s, vintage pin up illustration poster. I provided a Photoshop template that you can download, so you can follow along. Its link is in my video’s description below the video or in my project files. It includes Read more…

Photoshop: How to Create a Portrait of SMOKE.

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to create a stunning, smoke portrait. Before we begin, if my tutorials have helped you learn or improve in Photoshop, please consider supporting my channel by becoming my patron for as little as $2 per month. Click the Patron button at 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…