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: Convert Low-Resolution to High-Resolution! Up-Scaling & Up-Rezzing.

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to convert blurry, low-resolution graphics into sharp, high-resolution graphics and then later, I’ll show you how to convert photos from low-resolution into sharper, high-resolution in versions CC and later. Keep in mind, there are no techniques that will recover 100% of Read more…

Photoshop Tutorial: How to Create a Newspaper Photo Effect & Custom Headline!

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to transform a photo into a newspaper image, as well as how you can make a custom headline for it. You can also change the photo and headline quickly and easily. I photographed this image that we can use for the Read more…

Photoshop: Warp Speed!!! Create the Look HYPER-DRIVE in Deep Space (CS6+)

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to create the awesome look of hyper-drive in deep space. Before we begin, if you’re not already a subscriber to my channel, click that small “Subscribe” button at the lower, right corner to let you know as soon as I upload 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…

Photoshop: How to Create Stunning, Op Art Poster Designs with the Wave Filter

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to create stunning, op art poster designs with just the Wave filter and how to add color to them. Before we begin, if I’ve helped you learn or improve in Photoshop or even just inspired you to explore your creativity, please Read more…

Photoshop Tutorial: How to Transform a Photo into a Dot, Mosaic Portrait

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to create a cool-looking, dot mosaic portrait from a photo and how you can quickly replace it with different photo without having to redo all the effects. This is an update of a tutorial I did quite awhile ago on an Read more…

Photoshop Tutorial: How to Design a Classic, Vintage, Tourism Poster

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. Tourism posters from the 1930s and 40s were powerful, beautifully crafted images that embodied clean shapes, bold, vibrant colors and iconic images. I created this one and will show you how to create your own custom poster using the techniques in this tutorial. You can use your Read more…

Photoshop: How to Transform a Photo into a Pop Art, Cartoon Effect!

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to transform a photo of a face into a pop art cartoon. This is an update of similar tutorials I’ve done on earlier versions of Photoshop. This update is simpler and more stylized. Before we begin, if you’re not already a Read more…