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By James Fritz | Friday, August 02, 2013

Creating a torn magazine effect in Photoshop: Pixel Playground

This week’s technique covers how to create the illusion of a torn magazine article in Photoshop without harming your original work.

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This week Bert combines some scanned elements to create the illusion of a torn magazine article. He starts out by creating a mask from a torn piece of paper that he scanned. Next, he adds a scanned piece of tape to help with the realism. Finally, he warps the article and creates a custom drop shadow to complete the project.

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