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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

    • Materials

    • Project overview

    • Paper Cutout Text Effect

    • Creating Grunge Texture

    • Adding more texture

    • Wrapping up!


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.


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.

2 of 2 students recommendSee All

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