Photoshop: How to Create a Vintage TV Interference GLITCH Portrait

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to quickly create a vintage, black and white, CRT TV interference glitch. This is an update of tutorials I’ve done on earlier versions of Photoshop. I provided this image of shape of a cathode ray tube TV screen. its link is 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: 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: How to Transform a Face into JOKER from the 2019 Movie!

This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to transform someone into Joker from the 2019 movie. Open a well-lit, high resolution photo of a face that you’d like to use for this project. I downloaded this one from Shutterstock. Make a copy of it by pressing Ctrl or Cmd Read more…

Photoshop Tutorial: How to Create a Powerful Text Portrait from a Photo

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to create a powerful text portrait. This is an update of a tutorial I did quite awhile ago on an earlier version of Photoshop. This version is more streamlined and efficient. Open a photo you’d like to use for this project. Read more…

Photoshop Tutorial: Create a Bone-Chilling, Horror Movie Poster

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. For those of you who like horror and the macabre, I’m going to show you how to create this horror movie poster. I provided a PSD file, so you can follow along. Its link its located in the video’s description or project files. It includes this human Read more…

Photoshop: Create a Photo Montage from a Single Image.

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to create a photo montage of multiple shots from a single image. This is an update of a tutorial I did quite a while ago on an earlier version of Photoshop. Before we begin, if you’re not already a subscriber to 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…

Photoshop: The PATRONUS Effect from Harry Potter! “Expecto Patronum!”

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to create your own corporeal Patronus as seen in the Harry Potter movies. I thought it would be a fun challenge to figure out the easiest, most effective way to recreate them and then show you how to do it. In Read more…