Better Grids – Layout Creation Kit for Adobe Photoshop CC+

Create customizable grid layouts in Adobe Photoshop using “Better Grids”. Set the amount of columns and rows. You can also drag to de- or increase values. Add gaps between cells… …using values in units like “%, cm, in, or px”. Each columns or rows weight can be adjusted. Apply some margin to your grid. Click Read more…

Photoshop: How to Create a VAPORWAVE Graphic.

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. “Vaporwave” is a microgenre of electronic music and its visual counterpart that emerged in the early 2010s. The visual aesthetic often styled as, ” A E S T H E T I C S ” with full width, uppercase characters is a mashup of early internet imagery, 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 Tutorial: How to Simulate Glitch Art from a Photo (Style #3)

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. “Glitch Art” is a relatively new art form whose foundation is based mainly on the unexpected results of digital errors known as “glitches”. Glitch Art is now considered to be a legitimate aesthetic of the Digital Age. I created this one using this photo as my source Read more…

Photoshop: How to Create a Retro, 8-Bit Pixel Portrait from a Photo

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to create a fun, retro, 8-bit pixel art portrait from a photo. Open a photo of someone or something that you’d like to use for this project. I downloaded this one from Shutterstock. Before we begin, I want to mention that Read more…

Photoshop: How to Create a 3-D, Cubed Text Effect

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you an awesome faux, 3-D, cubed text effect. Before we begin, if you’re not already a subscriber to Blue Lightning TV, click that small “Subscribe” button at the lower, right corner. If my tutorials have you learn or improve in Photoshop or even Read more…

Photoshop Tutorial: How to Make a Basket-Weave Effect from a Photo

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to create a cool-looking, interlocking, basket-weave effect of your photos. This effect works especially well on closely-cropped portraits. Open a photo you’d like to use. Open your Crop Tool and type in 870 pixels for the Width and the Height. Type Read more…

Photography Studio Flashes & Modifiers : Photography: Buying a Modifier

In this segment I just want to mention about prices and why you might choose one reflector over another. The thing with modifiers is they come in so many different price ranges and they all do very different things, so you kind of want to think about what you want to get. Sometimes it’s nicer Read more…

Four Looks, One Gray Background : Take and Make Great Photography with Gavin Hoey

In this video I show you how to get four different looks from one gray background AdoramaTV presents Take and Make Great Photography with Gavin Hoey. Hello, I’m Gavin Hoey and you are watching AdoramaTV. brought to you by Adorama, the camera store that has everything for us photographers. Now I’m working in a small Read more…

Photography Studio Flashes & Modifiers : Photography: Using Reflectors & Bare Bulbs

In this segment we’re going to just show you what the light looks like with the standard reflector, with no modifier, just a standard reflector. As you can see, the light is very harsh, the shadows are very strong, this could be good if you’re trying to get a very dramatic look. People usually don’t Read more…