Making a stucco or drywall pattern


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Making a stucco or drywall pattern

So as you may recall, we're in the middle of creating a magical pattern generating smart filters file. The idea is that we're creating one synthetic effect after another using filters, and nothing but filters. No drawing, some Adjustment layers, but that's about it. So everything is automated and I'm just getting you started. Once you finish up with these exercises, you can go your own way and discover other filtering variations. I've saved my progress as Synthetic starfield.psd found inside the 30_smart_filters folder.

And in this exercise we're going to take the starfield and we're going to convert it into a kind of stucco pattern that you might see on a drywall or exterior wall and we'll look into a couple of variations. So let's start things off by turning off the Levels Adjustment layer. The layer that's called starmaker. Then we need to click on the Base layer and somehow transform this blurry noise into a texture and that somehow is the Emboss ...

Making a stucco or drywall pattern
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Making a stucco or drywall pattern provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS5 One-on-One: Mastery

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