Adding texture to type using clipping masks


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Adding texture to type using clipping masks

We've seen the application of texture to type in a number of other movies in this title, but there are a number of techniques that I haven't yet dealt with, so we have this separate chapter specifically working with Type and Texture. I'm going to begin with this very easy, very effective, very pleasing technique of making a texture layer fill the type letter forms. It's so shockingly simple you'll love it. It's just making it into a clipping mask, all I need to is put that above the Type layer, holding down the Option or the Alt key and click, and the texture fills the type.

Let's do this from Scratch. Here we are in the starting state. I have my type on top off a layer of texture, on top of this picture of rust, and at the bottom I just have a layer of Solid Black. So the first thing I'll need to do is move the Texture layer above the Type, then I need to clip the Texture layer to the type. I can either do this through the menus right there using the keybo...

Adding texture to type using clipping masks
Video duration: 2m 25s 4h 38m Intermediate

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Adding texture to type using clipping masks provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Nigel French as part of the Photoshop for Designers: Textures

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Design
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Photoshop
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