Create custom brushes and then paint letter shapes with them in this video.
- [Instructor] In this movie I'd like to show you…how we can use our custom brushes, combined with…stroke path to create this kind of effect.…This is my finished version.…Let me now switch to my source file.…This is a stock image, and I started by masking…the leaf shapes, and then went on…to make custom brushes from the different leaves.…I have them already created, but let me show you…how I did that, so having made the layer mask,…which applies to all of them, I will activate…that layer mask by cmd + clicking on it,…and then come and get my polygonal lasso tool…and I'm working with this behavior…to intersect with selection.…
So, now I can just make a polygonal…lasso selection around the leaf that I want,…and that is the only one that remains selected.…I can then come to the Edit menu…and choose Define Brush Preset.…So, having created my brushes,…I then went onto my brush settings.…My brushes are all in a group, which is called Leaf,…and they all have the following attributes:…I have adjusted the spacing to 100%.…
- Illustrating a concept
- Modifying letterforms
- Creating distressed text with a displacement map
- Creating effects such as smoky or fiery type
- Painting type with custom brushes
- Creating print-inspired type effects
- Working with multilayered type
- Creating a type portrait
- Creating nostalgic type treatments
Skill Level Intermediate
Photoshop for Designers: Textureswith Nigel French1h 47m Intermediate
1. Simple Type Effects
2. Damaged and Distressed Type
3. Real-World Type Effects
4. Print-Inspired Type Effects
5. Type and Pattern
6. Type Portraits
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