Photoshop Tutorial: Super-Quick Way to Create a Stipple Portrait!

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to quickly and easily create the look of an ink stipple effect from photos. Open a photo you’d like to use for this project. It can be color or black and white. You’ll have the best results if there’s a good amount of contrast on your subject. First, go to Image, Mode and click “Grayscale”, even if your photo is black and white. If you see

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Photoshop: Etch-A-Sketch! How to Create the Retro Look of Etch-A-Sketch Drawings.

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to transform photos into the retro look of the lineographic, mechanical drawings that were created on the classic toy of the early 1960s: Etch-A-Sketch. This is an update of a tutorial I did many years ago on an earlier version of Photoshop. I provided a Photoshop template that you can download, so you can follow along. Its link is in my video’s description below or project

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‘Contrast’ Design principle of Graphic Design Ep9/45 [Beginners guide to Graphic Design]

Hello and welcome to this beginner’s guide series to graphic design from what graphic design is, skills to be a graphic designer, design theory, education you need, equipment you need, to the graphic design portfolio and interview advice. This series is for anyone at any level. So if you’re interested in graphic design and considering becoming a graphic designer join me as I discuss a series of graphic design topics. Now graphic design is not simply about making things look

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Beginning Graphic Design: Layout & Composition

Layout and composition. In a way, they’re the foundation of design. They give your work structure and make it easier to navigate, from the margins on the sides… to the content in between. Of course, it’s not just about working with text. Composition matters in other mediums too, like graphic design, web design, and much more. Without a well-composed layout, your work would basically… fall apart. The key to mastering layout and composition is to think like a designer. Luckily,

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Photoshop Tutorial: How to Transform a Photo into a Brick Wall Portrait

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to paint a portrait onto a brick wall from a photo. I downloaded this brick wall texture from GraphicStock.com. which allows you to download unlimited images, icons, backgrounds and much more. for seven days. I included a link in the description that’ll give you a huge discount on a yearly membership. You should check it out. We want our portrait to wrap around the contours of

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DIY Powder coating and Airbrush an Harley Davidson tank – ep 19 part 1 eng – Roma Custom Bike

In this episode of Roma CUstom Bike we’ll powdercoat and airbrush my gas tank. Hi folks, I am custom Cez and I can’t tell you how excited I am about this very special 2 parts episode. You might have seen the work I’ve done on my gas tank in some previous episodes, i’ll post the links in the description, but basicaly I did a two tone powder coat scheme and layed some silver leaf on it. Unfortunately I waited too

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Kujo Critiques 2 – Contrast, Contrast, Contrast!

What’s up guys, welcome back! This is the second installment of my new series where I critique miniatures sent in by my Patrons. Today’s model is this Werewolf painted by Lina Witzner. I’m probably not pronouncing that correctly but in my defense I do suffer from a debilitating speech impediment… It’s called being Scottish. Looking at the model I would say you’ve done a good job at being neat, all the colours seem to be where they’re meant to be

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How to Airbrush a Horror Painting: Creating Reflections – FREE CHAPTER

Let’s unmask the jar and see how it looks. [THE FINE ART OF HORROR PAINTING WITH CRAIG FRASER] There you go. It’s punching out quite nicely. And, while we’re at it, let’s just get rid of the– We’ll get the auger bit undone. Who-who! And we’ll get the saw blade. And then let me get a shadow… And the saw blade gets unmasked. Now we’re completely, 100% unmasked as far as I can tell. So, at this point, we want

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How to Fix Blurry Digital Paintings and Paint Crisp Edges with Hard and Soft Brushes

Alright so today, we’re going to learn how to transform a blurry illustration into a more sharp illustration, and add some really important edges, some key edges on our illustration. And I’m going to show you a few tricks to do those. Hi guys! Today I want to show you a little bit about hard edges and soft edges, and how to play with them to make sure that you have some really nice illustrations. I see a problem sometimes

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