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By James Fritz | Friday, September 20, 2013

Creating a Pillow Effect: Pixel Playground

Create a pillow effect in Photoshop

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This week Bert shows off a simple technique to create a pillow effect suitable for a baby shower invite. He begins by creating type on a channel and adding a Gaussian blur to soften the edges. Next he refines the edge with levels, and fills in the selected area with a baby blue color. Finally, he completes the effect with some layers effects including a stroke, bevel, and drop shadow.

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