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…

Creating Circular Text On Your Mac

Hi this is Gary with MacMost.com. Today let me show you how to create circular text on your Mac. MacMost is brought to you thanks to a great group of more than 500 supporters. Go to MacMost.com/patreon. There you can read more about it, join us, and get exclusive content. So creating circular text on Read more…

Photoshop: How to Convert Faces into Super-Sharp, VECTOR Portraits.

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to convert a raster image into vector shapes, which will retain perfect sharpness no matter how small or large you make it. This technique works particularly well on portraits and can be applied to graphics and logos, as well. Open a Read more…

Photoshop Tutorial: Transform a Face into a Horror Movie Poster!

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to transform someone’s face into a dark, creepy, portrait and design a horror movie poster around it. I provided this Photoshop template for you to download, so you can follow along. Its link is located in my video’s description or project Read more…

Photoshop Tutorial: BOKEH! How to Make a Bokeh Background & Text Effect

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to create an effect called “Bokeh”, which is the way a camera lens treats out-of-focus points of light. The term, “Bokeh” comes from a Japanese word that means “blur” or “blur quality”. Later, I’ll show you how to add Bokeh text. Read more…

Photoshop Tutorial: BOKEH! How to Make a Bokeh Background & Text Effect

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to create an effect called “Bokeh”, which is the way a camera lens treats out-of-focus points of light. The term, “Bokeh” comes from a Japanese word that means “blur” or “blur quality”. Later, I’ll show you how to add Bokeh text. Read more…

Photoshop Quick Tip: The Curvature Pen Tool (CC 2018 and later)

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. Starting in Photoshop CC 2018, Adobe introduced the Curvature Pen Tool, which allows us to draw shapes simply by clicking controls points on paths in the shape of the curve, rather than the click-and-drag motion of the traditional pen tool. I provided this image that you can Read more…

Photoshop Tutorial: How to Make a Comic Book, Pop Art Poster

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to design and create your own, cartoon, pop art poster from scratch. The first step is to create a new document. Go to File and New. You can make it any size, but for this example, make the Width: 1500 pixels, Read more…