Join Nigel French for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating coffee rings, part of Photoshop for Designers: Textures (2011).
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 ring stain itself and click on that and hold on the Shift key and…
- Using render filters
- Applying textures with the Texturizer filter
- Adding noise and film grain
- Matching grain when cloning
- Aging photos
- Blending textures with layer masks
- Applying texture to an uneven surface
- Creating texture brushes
- Building density with brush settings
- Applying texture to type
- Finding, downloading and installing actions
Skill Level Intermediate
Q: In the movie, "Finding, downloading, and installing actions" Nigel directs me to a page at Adobe.com that no longer exists to download a Photoshop action. What happened to it?
1. Patterns Versus Textures
Working with textures6m 52s
2. Using the Render Filters
3. Using the Texture Filters
4. Adding Noise and Grain
5. Aging Photos
6. Combining Textures with Blending Modes and Layer Masks
7. Creating Textures with Artistic and Sketch Filters
8. Creating Sampled Brushes
9. Type and Texture
10. Automating Textures
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