Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Unique Background on Base of Original Text (Photoshop Tutorial for Type Tile)

Find out how to create this unique background picture with Photoshop! This tutorial will show you how to use type for creating original tile.
Preview of the Final Result



Step 1 - Create a New Document
Choose File > New (Ctrl/Command + N). This picture size is 1920px (width) X 1080px (height). You can use any picture size that you wish.



Step 2 – Color for Background
Use a color for background, which you prefer. Select Eyedropper Tool. Click on your color. In our example select color Pure Cyan.



Step 3 – Fill Background
Choose Menu > Edit > Fill (Shift + F5). Press Enter or click OK button.



Step 4 – Color for Text
Use a color for text, which you prefer. Select Eyedropper Tool. Click on your color. In our example select color 50% Grey.



Step 5 - Adding Text
Type the any text. On picture text from comedy Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare. Select the font TypeTileDemo ( You can get this free type from this link: http://new.myfonts.com/fonts/konst-ru/type-tile/ ) > Font size = 400 pt. You can decide which font size works best for your image.



Step 6 – Change Characters Option
Click on Toggle the Character and Paragraph palettes.



Select all text. Double click on text layer.



Change (Auto) in Set the leading on 80.



The result.



Step 7 – Fill evenly Text
Place cursor in Text on next position outside right edge of image. Press Enter. Repeat this step with each next string.



The result.



Step 8 – New layer options
Change Normal in Set the blending mode for the layer on Lighten Luminosity.



The result.



Step 9 – New Text Layer
Rename your Text layer on Actus primus. Duplicate this Text layer. Select Menu > Layer > Duplicate Layer… Rename this new layer as Actus Secundus



Select all text on this layer and press Delete. Add or type next fragment of your text. Change in Set the blending mode for the layer on Luminosity.



Step 10 – Next Text Layer
Duplicate any Text layer. Select Menu > Layer > Duplicate Layer… Rename this new layer as Actus Tertius. Select all text on this layer and press Delete. Add or type next fragment of your text. Change in Set the blending mode for the layer on Linear Light.



Step 11 – Last Text Layer
Duplicate any Text layer. Select Menu > Layer > Duplicate Layer… Rename this new layer as Actus Quartus. Select all text on this layer and press Delete. Add or type next fragment of your text. Change in Set the blending mode for the layer on Color Burn.



Step 12 – Title
Add title text Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare.









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