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…

Photoshop Tutorial – Knockout Text Effect In Photoshop

In this tutorial, we will explore Shallow and Deep Knockout located in Advanced Blending Options of the layer styles dialog box and how you can use it for your branding and designs. We will also understand the basic concepts of the differences between the two options and the most important feature of Background Layers. you 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: How to Create Glossy, Molded Plastic Text with a Reflection.

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to create colorful glossy, molded plastic text with a reflection and how to quickly replace the text without having to redo the effects. This is an update of a tutorial I did quite awhile on an earlier version of Photoshop. Create 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 Tutorial: How to Create Awesome, FAUX 3-D Text

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’ve done many tutorials showing how to use the 3-D filter in Photoshop to create the look of powerful and effective 3-D images. In this tutorial, I’m going to show you how to create the look of 3-D text with deep shadows and bright reflections without using Read more…

The “Step & Repeat” Trick for Creating 3D Text in Photoshop

Hello everyone this is Chris from Spoon Graphics back with another video tutorial for Adobe Photoshop. Today we’re going to create a colourful 3D type effect, which is ideal for making fun lettering pieces or quote designs. We’ll start by creating a custom type layout using a ready-made font as a base, then I’ll show Read more…

Why is the Font so Big or Small in Photoshop

Have you ever wondered why the font size is always so inconsistent in Photoshop? Sometimes you type in some text and then you set the font size to 12 PT or points but it’s not even close to being 12 points. And the text is so tiny that you can barely read it. Either times, Read more…

Photoshop: How to Create a 3-D, Cubed Text Effect

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you an awesome faux, 3-D, cubed text effect. Before we begin, if you’re not already a subscriber to Blue Lightning TV, click that small “Subscribe” button at the lower, right corner. If my tutorials have you learn or improve in Photoshop or even Read more…