Graffiti on a Wall in Photoshop
● Perspective is an important concept!
✓ Free Transform Tool ✓ Overlay Blending Mode ✓ Downloading and Installing Fonts
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Step #1: Find a Wall ~
✗ Find a picture of a wall receiding into the distance using Google Images and open it in Photoshop.
Step #2: Find a Font ~
✗ Go to http://www.dafont.com/ and search for a font you might like -
• If you want something that looks like Money, search for that. Get it?
Step #3: Download the Font ~
✗ When you find a font that matches your project, Right-Click and save the file to your desktop, or somewhere you can find it …
Step #4: Open Font Book ~
✗ Go to where you downloaded the font, open it, and double-click on the .tff file(s) …
✗ … when Font Book opens, click Install Font.
Step #5: Open Your Project in PhotoShop ~
✗ Select the Horizontal Type Tool or hit the keyboard shortcut (t) …
✗ … drag a box and type something.
Step#6: Select your Font ~
✗ Select your text …
✗ … click on Font Family in the menu bar and find your font.
Step #7: Rasterize ~
✗ With the text selected, go to: Layer > Rasterize > Type or Right-Click on the new layer and select Rasterize Type.
Step #8: Transform ~
✗ Go to: Edit > Free Transform or hit the keyboard shortcut: Cmd(⌘)+T …
✗ Hold Cmd(⌘) and grab the corner …
✗ When done, hit the check ✓ or hit Enter.
Step #9: Blending Mode ~
✗ Scroll through the Blending Modes and find one you like …
✗ Try Multiply, Screen or Overlay or whatever you like best …
✗ If you see other blending modes you like as you're scrolling down, don't be afraid to experiment.
✗ Blending Modes are awesome!
✗ Hint: You can scroll through the different Blending Modes by hitting Alt (⌥)+Shift+Plus:
Last Step: Save Your Project & Attach ~
✗ Save your project, attach it and keep working …
Other Resources: http://www.dreamdealer.nl/tutorials/graffiti_with_photoshop.html