Tutorials > tips

Black and White to Transparent in Photoshop

In this tutorial, we’ll check out a nice little timesaver for converting black and white to black and transparent, white and transparent, or a solid color and transparent. In just 4 steps, this approach will even preserve the parts of your image that might be off the edges of the canvas. Works great for creating keyable logos, textures for knockout masks, preparing artwork for screen printing, and more.

Alpha ChannelScreen PrintingtipsTransparency

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!

distressPhotoshopTexttipstype