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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.

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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…

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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!

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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