Carving with an Inner Shadow effect


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Carving with an Inner Shadow effect

In this exercise, I am going to give you an example of how you can use a layer effect, specifically Inner Shadow, in order to achieve an organic effect inside of your composition. What I'd like to do is take this word, Carving, right here, and make it appear as if it's actually carved into the wood. So I've gone ahead and restored the original version of Word processor.psd, found inside the 12_layer_FX folder, and I'm going to switch to my carving layer, and you might notice that early on here, I am going to be working with text layers and shape layers and so forth.

Don't get the idea that layer effects are somehow strictly useful for those kinds of specialty layers. You can apply layer effects to any layer that has a boundary associated with it. So any layer that has distinctions between opaque and transparent pixels, and we will see examples of such layers in subsequent exercises. But for now, I am going to select that editable text layer, and I'm going to click o...

Carving with an Inner Shadow effect
Video duration: 7m 45s 26h 24m Intermediate Updated Aug 31, 2010

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Carving with an Inner Shadow effect provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS5 One-on-One: Advanced

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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