Photoshop Tutorial: How to Transform a Face into a Powerful Text Portrait

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to transform a photo of someone into a stunning portrait made only of words that are special to the person. Open a photo of someone you’d like to use. It can be color or black and white. If it’s in color, Read more…

PEN TOOL Photoshop Tutorials 08: How to use Photoshop’s Quick Mask. Checking for errors

Welcome to PEN TOOL Photoshop. In this tutorial, we’ll cover pathing solid shapes and checking for errors. So, we’ll be cutting this image out. And then, we’ll be checking the actual cutout. Start by pressing P to select the pen tool in the tool bar over here. And in the paths palette, I select the Read more…

Photoshop Tutorial: How to Replace a Burnt-out Sky in a Photo.

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you a quick and effective way to replace a burnt out sky in a photo. This is an update of a tutorial I did on an earlier version of Photoshop. Open a photo with a sky you’d like to replace. If you’d like Read more…

Photoshop: WHOA! How to Animate a Still Photo!

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to animate a still photo similar to a “Plotagraph”. Notice there are five separate elements of the photo that are moving: the top and main areas of the waterfall, the mist below and to the right of the waterfall and the Read more…

Photoshop: How to Create a Dramatic, Double Exposure Photo

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to create a dramatic, double-exposure image in versions CS6 and later. I provided two images that you can use to follow along. Their links are in my video’s description below or in my project files. If you prefer to use your Read more…

Photoshop Tutorial: How to make a POP ART portrait from a Photo!

Hi, this is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. Over a year ago, I did a tutorial showing how to make this pop art portrait of Lady Gaga based on the iconic, silkscreens of celebrities and other famous people by Andy Warhol. Due to its popularity, I’ll show you how to make another one using techniques Read more…

Photoshop: How to Transform a Face into a Flesh-eating, ZOMBIE!

This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to transform a face into a flesh-eating, zombie. I provided a Photoshop template that you can download, so you can follow along. Its link in my video’s description below or in my project files. It includes 3 layers: a face…a skull…and cracked 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: Best Way to Make Clothes Invisible!

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to easily create the look of invisible clothing. I provided this image of a remote highway and an image of a man wearing a white tee shirt. Their links are located in this video’s description or project files. Feel free to Read more…