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Patriotic Text Using Displacement Masks

Patriotic Text Using Displacement Masks
Step 1 Lets jump right in and get our document set up. Create a new document by choosing File>New from the Main Menu. My working file for this lesson will be 540px x 300px at 72ppi. If you’re following along at home I suggest you start with something similar so that the Layer Styles we apply later will work for you without any adjustment. Before we even get into the text lets change the background color. Step 2 Set your foreground color to #CAC9C9 which is a nice light gray the press the T key to switch to the Type tool. Set a nice large font size and type your text onto the stage. Step 3 Next we’re going to add a preliminary series of Layer Styles to our text. Pull up the Layer Styles dialog by Control-Clicking (PC: Right-Clicking) on the Text layer in the layers palette and by choosing Blending Options from the menu. Pay special attention here to all the settings in these styles. Step 4 If you were a good little monkey your text should now look like this. Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Related:  photoshopELI PS OEFENING 01

Reader Tutorial: Typography Wallpaper in Photoshop We have accepted some tutorials from readers and we think it's really good to open the blog, so anyone can share their skills with the community. Because of that, we will start the "Reader Tutorial" series. If you have or want to write a tutorial and publish it here on Abduzeedo, just send it via email to us. Thank you very much and enjoy our first tutorial from Jonathan Connolly. Hey guys this is Creative Volition, an advertising and design agency based out of South Florida. Here is a quick tutorial from one of our latest designs. Step 1 Create a new document at 1200 x 800 pixels with a resolution of 72dpi. Step 2 Hide all vectors and create a new text box. Step 3 Text settings: 16pt font, Regular, 16pt height spacing, Color #404040. Step 4 Continue to copy/paste the text until it fills the entire canvas. Step 5 Once the text box is filled completely with the copy begin to rotate the box clockwise in about a 45 degree angle. Step 6 Make one of the smart objects visible. Step 7 Step 8 Step 9

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Text Reflection Effect in Photoshop Written by Steve Patterson. In this Photoshop text effects tutorial, we're going to create a simple text reflection effect. This effect has been used everywhere in advertising, and as we'll see, it's very easy to do. Here's the reflection we'll be creating: The final text reflection effect. Let's get started! Step 1: Create A New Photoshop Document Create a new blank Photoshop document by going up to the File menu at the top of screen and choosing New. Create a new blank Photoshop document. Step 2: Fill The New Document With Black This step is optional, but I'm going to use black as the background color for my document rather than the default white. Go to Edit > Fill. You can also select the Fill command with the keyboard shortcut Shift+F5. Select Black in the Contents section at the top of the Fill dialog box. Click OK when you're done to exit out of the dialog box, and Photoshop fills the document with black: The background of the document is now filled with black. Step 3: Select The Type Tool

How to Create Inset Typography in Photoshop By Jacob Gube In this beginning-level design tutorial, I’ll show you how to apply a beautiful and super-easy text treatment in Photoshop: the inset text effect. It’s also often called the letterpress effect because it looks similar to text created by a Letterpress printer. Final Result Here’s a preview of what we’re about to create. Creating the Photoshop document 1 Let’s start with the basics: setting up the Photoshop document. Styling the Background Layer 2 We’ll add a Gradient Overlay layer style onto the default Background layer. 3 Double-click on the Background layer’s thumbnail in the Layers Panel to open up the Layer Styles dialog box. 4 Double-click on the left Color Stop and enter the color value of a dark blue shade (#003471) which will be the color at the bottom of the canvas. 5 Lets give the background a light source from the top left corner of the canvas. 7 Set your Foreground color to white (#FFFFFF). Creating the Inset Type 9 Let’s center the text in our canvas. We’re done!

Create a Baseball-Inspired Text Effect in Photoshop Applying texture to a text effect can be a lot of fun. In this tutorial we will explain how to create a baseball-inspired text effect using layer styles, patterns, and brushes. Let's get started! The following assets were used during the production of this tutorial. Create a new document that is 1024 x 645 px. You can use any other values for the Height and Width depending on the text you are going to create. Download the Grass Texture 1, and place it on top of your "Background" layer, then resize it as needed. Rename the layer to "Grass Texture". The grass colors are a bit dark and desaturated. Go to Image > Adjustments > Levels, and change the Highlights value to 226. Create the text using the font Merkin. Press the Ctrl/Cmd key and click the text layer's icon to create a selection. Go to Select > Modify > Expand, and type in 15. Create a new layer below the text layer and call it "Stroke". Set the Foreground color to #e7e7e7, and fill the selection with that color.

Camera RAW Sharpening Book Excerpt: Adobe Photoshop CS4 for Photographers by Martin EveningMay 2009 (updated October 2009) The following book excerpt has been republished from Adobe Photoshop CS4 for Photographers by Martin Evening with the permission of Focal Press. The complete book is available for purchase by users for 20% off the cover price for a limited time (use promo code “PHOTONET”). Martin Evening’s Adobe Photoshop for Photographers titles have become classic reference sources for photographers at all skill levels. Adobe Photoshop CS4 for Photographers When I first started using Photoshop, it was a much simpler program to get to grips with compared to what we see today. One of the biggest problems writing a book about Photoshop is that while new features are added, Adobe rarely remove anything from the program. As a result of this editing process, a lot of the older favorite techniques had to be removed. Section 3: Camera RAW Sharpening Amount Slider 1. 2. Radius Slider 1. 2. Detail Slider 1.

créer un ruban réaliste Tutoriel créer un ruban réaliste avec photoshop Pour commencer ouvrez un nouveau document de 500x500 pixels avec couleur de fond #cebfae Importez la texture suivante Changez le mode de fusion en Incrustation Créez un nouveau calque (SHIFT + CTRL + N) puis à l'aide de l'outil rectangle de sélection créez un rectangle et remplissez le avec du Rouge #dc1154 Refaite la même étape avec les couleurs suivantes #94d64d et #fff000 Fusionnez les trois calque que vous venez de créer Dupliquez ce dernier (Ctrl+j) Allez a votre premier calque des rubans et allez dans Menu > Édition > Transformation Manuel > Symétrie axe vertical Déplacez vos deux calque comme ce ci (CTRL+T) l'outil transformation manuel Maintenant supprimez les bouts inférieurs de vos deux calques comme cela Créez un nouveau calque mettez le entre les deux derniers calques Prenez l'outil forme (B) couleur Noiret dessinez quelque chose comme ce ci pour illustrez l'ombre de ce dernier Réduisez un peu l'opacité 45%

Text In Stitches | Text Effects Introduction Over the years as a graphic designer I’ve accumulated a wealth of custom brushes, shapes and actions that I keep carefully organized and labeled for future use. The brush set I’ll be sharing with you today has been in my collection for probably five of six years and every once in a while I’ll find a good reason to load it into my brushes palette. If you’ve never done that before, don’t worry, I’ll walk you through it as we go. If you’re playing along at home you should download the brush set before we get started. Step 1 Lets go ahead and begin by opening a new document in Photoshop. Since stitching on a plain white canvas is a little silly, lets go ahead and spice up the Background layer with a little texture. Step 2 Now that our Background layer is unlocked we’re going to add a Pattern Overlay Layer Style to it which will give us a quick and easy denim background to work with. Next we need to load a new set of Patterns into the Pattern Picker. Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7

A Complete Beginner’s Guide to Masking in Photoshop What Is a Mask? Layers are probably the single most important addition to Photoshop since the original version, but layer masks are a close second. I would posit that until you thoroughly understand how and why to use masks, you simply don’t understand the power of Photoshop. The term “mask” isn’t immediately understandable to someone outside the realm of graphic design. At its simplest definition a mask is a way to apply something to a very specific portion of an image. There are two primary types of masks: clipping masks and layer masks. Layer Masks A layer mask is something that you apply to a given layer to control the transparency of that layer. When you add a mask to a layer, it covers the entire thing with an invisible grayscale canvas. On this invisible canvas, you can paint white, black or any level of gray in-between. With this in mind, try to imagine what the mask below would do to a layer: Clipping Masks There’s some really interesting functionality here. Why Not Just Erase?