Join Nigel French for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating a patchwork effect, part of Photoshop for Designers: Filters.
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There probably won't be too many times when you want to use the Patchwork Filter. …But when you do, you can very easily create an effect like this. …So this is a piece of type that sits on top of a layer to which is applied the …Patchwork Filter in combination with Ocean Ripple. …And it's pretty straightforward. Let's just switch over to the beginning …file, right here. This piece of type was made with a font …downloaded from the Dafont website. It's called Mesh Stitch, and it's by Fran Board.…
So you can download that font if you want to achieve just this effect. …I've converted the type into a shape layer so that you don't actually need the …type at this point. And what I'm gonna do next is go to the …layer that sits beneath this and convert it to a Smart Object. …And I'm now gonna apply Patchwork. When I apply Patchwork its going to use …my foreground and background colors. So I could set them now, but instead I'm …deliberately gonna make sure that they are at their default values of black and white.…
- Understanding the importance of Smart Filters
- Sharpening with filters
- Creative use of filter blend modes
- Painting in the effect of a filter using filter masks
- Combining filters
Skill Level Intermediate
2. Sharpening: What Every Designer Needs to Know
3. Blurring for Effect
4. Artistic Filters
5. Brush Strokes Filters
6. Working with the Distort Filters
7. Effective Use of the Pixelate Filters
8. Using the Render Filters
9. Creative Use of the Sketch Filters
10. Working with the Stylize Filters
11. Using the Texture Filters
13. Applying Camera Raw as a Filter
12. Creative Use of the "Big" Filters
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