Creating a picture of text in Photoshop

In this tutorial I’ll show you how to create a hybrid of text and a photo, resulting in a text which you can read and a photo visible through it. It’s a cool illusion and I’ve used it for fun and for paid jobs, including one of a musician whose lyrics I put over his headshot. In this tutorial I’ll be using my headshot and I’ll take some writing from my blog and lay it over the top. Let’s begin. It’s worth noting that negative space isn’t really your friend with this technique if you want to retain as much (Read more...)