Photoshop Tutorial: How to Replace a Sky in a Photo

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. If you have a photo that has a burnt-out sky, I’m going to show you how to replace it with a beautiful, blue sky with white clouds. This is an update of a tutorial I did on an earlier version of Photoshop. Open a photo that has Read more…

10 Photoshop: Using Photoshop Layer Masks To Create Multiples of You (Multiplicity)

One PhotoShop technique that I love to teach my students is one I call multiplicity. In this example they take several shots of themselves in a static setting, but they move around. Then we take these images and we merge them together using a layer mask. The results are usually very fun and quite hilarious. Read more…

Photoshop Tutorial: How to Make a Comic Book, Pop Art, Cartoon from a Photo

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to create a comic book -style cartoon from a photo. This tutorial is an update that I did quite awhile ago on an earlier version of Photoshop. Open a photo you’d like to use. I downloaded this one Shutterstock .com. Keep 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 Transform PHOTOS into Gorgeous, Pencil DRAWINGS

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to transform a photograph into the look of a beautiful, pencil drawing. This is an update of a tutorial I did on an earlier version of Photoshop. Open a photo you’d like to use. I downloaded this one from Shutterstock.com. The Read more…

Photoshop Tutorial: Create Perfect GLITCH Text!

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to create the look of text seen through a vintage, CRT monitor. Create a new document by going to File and New. Make its Width: 1550 pixels, its Height: 870 pixels and the Resolution 150 pixels per inch. The color mode Read more…

Photoshop Tutorial: How to Create Realistic, Fog and Mist

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. Fog and mist are two of the most ethereal forms of nature. When you see fog, you’ll notice that the further back the scenery is, the lighter they are and less color they have. And in heavy fog, the scenery gradually disappears in a sea of hazy 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…