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Photoshop in 60 Seconds: How to Create a Text Portrait

This post is part of a series called In 60 Seconds: Adobe Photoshop.
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What You'll Be Creating

Welcome to our Photoshop in 60 Seconds series, in which you can learn a Photoshop skill, feature, or technique in just a minute! In this quick video, Melody Nieves will show you how to create an easy text portrait using Layer Masks and the Brush Tool in Adobe Photoshop. 

Text Portrait

A text portrait is a fun effect that utilizes a mixture of illustration and typography to create a fun portrait. Using the Brush Tool, Layer Masks, and Adjustment Layers, you can create this look in no time at all! Vary the size of your custom brushes, experiment with different font types, or even incorporate color for an amazing effect.

Check out this quick video below to learn how to create this simple text portrait.

A Bit More Detail

Learn more about Adobe Photoshop on Envato Tuts+:

Try out this fun effect with the image from this video using this Skull Stock from Pixabay.

60 Seconds?!

This is part of a series of quick video tutorials on Envato Tuts+ in which we introduce a range of subjects, all in 60 seconds—just enough to whet your appetite. Let us know in the comments what you thought of this video and what else you'd like to see explained in 60 seconds!

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