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Super Easy Typographic Portrait in Photoshop

Super Easy Typographic Portrait in Photoshop
Last year we posted on Abduzeedo a very cool post about typographic portraits, the 45 Amazing Type Faces - Typographic Portraits became one of the most popular posts on Abduzeedo, and a lot of people asked me how to create that effect in Photoshop. We have also posted a little tutorial showing how to do that using, Flash Photoshop Quick Tips #5 - Typographic Portrait, however I decided to create a nice typographic effect using just Photoshop. So in this tutorial I will show you how to create a really cool and super easy typographic portrait in Photoshop. We will use the Displace filter and some Blend Modes to achieve the effect. The whole process is quite simple but it might take you some time to add the texts and elements, but once you do that the rest is very straight forward. Step 1 Open Photoshop and create a new document. Step 2 Duplicate the layer and go to Image>Adjustment>Desaturate. Step 3 With the Horizontal Type Tool (T) create text boxes and start adding texts. Step 4 Step 5 Step 6

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