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How the Pros Use Difference Blending Mode
Let's check out a powerful blending mode that rarely gets featured, but can be harnessed to quickly create a variety of fantastic effects! Grungy overlays, solarized vintage photos, colorful psychedelic design... It's a blending mode found in Photoshop, After Effects, Illustrator and more. In this video, we'll take some cues from the pros on how to put it to use!
Advanced Masking with Knockout Layers
In this video, we'll check out a layer setting in Photoshop that just might disrupt your whole layer mask approach! Using knockout layers, we can bring the full power of regular layers (Smart Objects, Text Layers, Layer Effects) into the world of masks.
Grungy Chrome in Photoshop OR After Effects
In this tutorial, we’ll check out a grungy chrome text effect, side by side in both Photoshop and After Effects! Along the way, we'll create a high end effect while highlighting some interesting similarities, differences, and unique features of both programs. Written project descriptions below…
Weathered Live Type | Photoshop Tutorial
This is one of my favorite techniques in Photoshop. In this tutorial, we’ll check out a method for distressing typography and shapes that is totally adjustable and non-destructive. You can weather any font or single-color logo in real time… awesome for apparel, print design, and more!
Texture & Grunge Essential Tools | Tutorial for Text & Logos
Learn the basic tools for using texture in Adobe Photoshop to create distressed type or logos and use textured backgrounds.
The Super Easy Grunge Stamp Photoshop Typography Setup
Learn the easy way to create a versatile letterpress grunge effect with a few simple Adobe Photoshop tools used in just the right combination.
Cracked Paint Wood Text Effect | Photoshop Tutorial
Learn a few quick and easy techniques for using textures in Adobe Photoshop to create custom weathered paint for text or logos.
Advanced Grunge Techniques | Tutorial for Text & Logos
Enjoy distressing type and logos in Photoshop? In this tutorial, we’ll go beyond layers masks for a new way to use grunge and texture elements.