Displacing type around contours


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Displacing type around contours

With this technique, we are going to blend or merge these letters into the actual shape of the satin behind. We want them to contour to the ripples of the shapes of the satin there. So we are going to use a Displace command to do that, and displace needs something called the Displacement Map. It's a grayscale image or a grayscale channel that it uses to distort whatever it is that you want to map to the contours of something. So we want to use the image itself, the satin, as a displacement map. To do that, we are going to turn-off the text layer here and we are going to switch over to our Channels panel, and we are going to look through the individual channels. When you are creating displacement map, you want to look for the channel that gives you the most contrast.

So as I look between these three, it's definitely the red channel, and the way displacement works is anything that has a highlight that's going to push things up into the left, anything that has a shadow is goi...

Displacing type around contours
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Displacing type around contours provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Michael Ninness as part of the Photoshop Blend Mode Magic

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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