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7 Videos (26m)
    • Course Trailer

    • Get Inspired!

    • Before You Begin

    • The Dry-Ink Texture

    • Reusing the Effect

    • Background Texture

    • Thanks!

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About This Class


Learn how to build this completely customizable smart texture effect entirely within Photoshop, no outside resources needed. This effect dynamically updates based on your artwork, and is scalable to any resolution. So you'll be able to reuse and re-customize the effect quickly and easily for future projects. The secret sauce behind this method is using Photoshop's smart objects and smart filters.You'll learn everything you need to know to quickly create this dry-ink effect.

Trailer Music Credit: It's Your Birthday! (Instrumental Version) by Monk Turner + Fascinoma

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Shirley Kwan

Designer, Illustrator, Artist

Simple and awesome effect! Congrats and thanks!





Jamie Bartlett

Graphic designer and left-handed letterer

Jamie Bartlett is a graphic designer and left-handed letterer working out of Denver, CO. She graduated from John Brown University with a degree in Graphic Design and now runs a shop for her hand lettered designs and fonts. Her work reflects everything she loves in life: a good cup of coffee, nerdy design terms, tandem bikes, road trips, and so much more.

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