Creating coffee rings


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Creating coffee rings

Since many of the lynda.com videos are fueled by caffeine and it seems only appropriate that we should create ourselves of a coffee ring brush. Coffee rings like snowflakes everyone is an individual. So I've made several coffee rings on quite a porous piece of paper, I'm going to select one of them, and then we can apply this in any way we like. Obviously it's a bit of a visual cliche, but it's kind of fun nonetheless. Now I have pre-prepared some of this, let me just show you what I've done.

I have isolated the one that I want which is that one, I've made it to grayscale which is by applying a Black & White Adjustment layer, boosted the contrast with a Levels adjustment layer and move the sliders like this, black and white points towards the center to dramatically increase the contrast. So now what I'm going to do is come back to layer 1 and then up to the Select menu and to Color Range and I'm now going to just move my eye dropper on to the coffee ...

Creating coffee rings
Video duration: 4m 13s 4h 38m Intermediate

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Creating coffee rings 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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