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Create a Grunge Paper Cutout Text effect in Affinity Designer

Akanksha Rawat, Illustrator | Designer

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7 Videos (13m)
    • Welcome

      0:58
    • Materials

      0:56
    • Project overview

      0:13
    • Paper Cutout Text Effect

      4:47
    • Creating Grunge Texture

      3:55
    • Adding more texture

      1:34
    • Wrapping up!

      0:32

About This Class

In her second installment of Type Effects, Akanksha Rawat shows how to use Affinity Designer to create a grunge Paper cutout text effect. The techniques combine effects such as Outer Shadow, Bevel / Emboss, Color overlay, Inner Glow with various blending modes.


Topics include:

  • Coloring Background non destructively
  • Font Choice
  • Moving, copying, and removing layer effects
  • Beveling and embossing type
  • Working with color overlay
  • Inner Glow and outer shadow to create depth and dimension.
  • Blending layer effects

Plus, this class includes one paper texture for your use in creating these text effect.

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This class is perfect for illustrators, artists, designers, type enthusiasts, and everyone who loves the thrill and excitement of getting creative. If you've ever wondered how to transform a simple text into grunge cutout text effect, you'll really love this useful guide.

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Akanksha is extremely thorough with her concepts and that is what I like about her classes. I thoroughly enjoyed this class.