Join Nigel French for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating a rust jewel brush, part of Photoshop for Designers: Textures (2011).
Here we are going to see how we can take this rust texture, make it into a…brush and then use that brush to paint over the type like this to get this degraded look.…So first of all this is what I have done to the image to make it into a brush.…I start now by applying a Find Edges filter to it.…Actually the first that's not true, the first thing I do was I made it black and…white using a Black & White Adjustment layer.…Then I applied the Find Edges filter that's under the Filter…menu>Stylize>Find Edges.…
This is the picture that has a lot of edges.…So it really works well in this context.…And then to accentuate them further I am going to run the Sharpen edges filter.…This is one of those sharpening filters.…If it doesn't have any options you will either have it on like you done.…So just choose that from the Sharpen group and that's going to do exactly what…it says on the tin, it's going to sharpen the edges.…Then I am going to boost the contrast a bit more using levels then I want to get…rid of all gray values completely using Threshold but I am going to use…
- 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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