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By James Fritz |

Create a military dog tag in Photoshop: Pixel Playground

This week’s technique shows how to create a military-style dog tag by combining vector shapes and layer effects in Adobe Photoshop.

Create a military-style dog tag in Adobe Photoshop.

Bert creates the base for the tag with a rounded rectangle and a simple bevel. Next, he adds some type and applies another effect to create the illusion of it being stamped into the metal. Finally, with a custom brush and a little masking, a chain is made to complete the project.

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