Making a repeating watermark pattern


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Making a repeating watermark pattern

We are now going to transition from displacement maps to lighting effects. Now the two functions are related and that they are both ancient filters that are very powerful to this day even though rendered strangely. And lighting effects is no exception; it's a very odd little filter. And of course they both rely on channels, the contents of channels in order to work their magic, but there is a couple of differences. The displace filter wraps an image around another image, around the contours of another image in order to perform a custom distortion effect whereas lighting effects goes ahead and lights the edges. If I go ahead and zoom in here on these letters you can see that we have these natural highlights and shadows and it is a true sculptural lighting function. It's really, actually, very, very good. Also the displace filter is looking for channels inside of an independent image file whereas the lighting effects filter is looking for an alpha channel that is inside the active...

Making a repeating watermark pattern
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Making a repeating watermark pattern provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS3 Channels & Masks: Advanced Techniques

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Design Photography
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