Photoshop Tutorial: How to Design & Create Your Own Custom, Manhole Cover

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to design and create your own, custom manhole cover! I provided this PSD template for you to download, so you can follow along. Its link is located in this video’s description or project files. If you don’t see the guidelines that Read more…

Photoshop Tutorial: How to Make a Stunning, Glossy Black Text Effect

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to create this powerful, glossy, black text effect and then, how to replace it quickly and painlessly. I provided this texture for you to download, so you can follow along. It’s located in the video description or project files. I downloaded Read more…

Photoshop Tutorial: How to Quickly Add a Rainbow to Your Photo!

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. Do you know that Photoshop ships with a ready-made rainbow? In case you don’t, it’s called “Russell’s Rainbow” and I’ll show you where to access it and a quick, effective way to add it to your outdoor photos. This is an update to a tutorial I did Read more…

Photoshop Tutorial: How to Make a Bi-Directional, Optical Illusion, Photo Portrait

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to create a surreal, trippy, multi-directional portrait from a face photographed in profile and the same face photographed facing forward. For illustration purposes, I provided this face facing forward and in profile, so you can follow along. Because they’re not for Read more…

Photoshop Tutorial: Rain Text! How to Write on a Foggy, Rainy Window Pane

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to quickly & easily create the look of handwritten words on a foggy, rainy, window pane. I provided this image for you to download, so you can follow along. It’s link is located in the video description or project files. Open Read more…

Photoshop Tutorial: How to Quickly Create Awesome, Photographic, Double-Exposure Portraits

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to quickly create a stunning, photographic, double-exposure portrait. Open a photo of someone that you’d like to use for this project. If you want to crop your photo, open your Rectangular Marquee Tool and drag it over your subject. Go to Read more…

Photoshop Tutorial: How to Change the Material of Objects

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to transform the material of a statue or other object. This effect works best on objects that are made from one material. Open a photo you’d like to use. If you’d like to use this image, its link is located in 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: How to Create a Cinematic Stargate in Deep Space

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to create this cinematic, deep space, stargate from scratch. Create a new document by going to File and New. Make the Width: 1550 pixels, the Height: 870 pixels and the Resolution: 150 pixels per inch. The Mode is RGB and 8 Read more…