Paper Cut Effect / How to create a paper cut effect in Photoshop CC / part 1

Alex T, Artist / Photoshop instructor

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9 Videos (12m)
    • Intro

    • Paper texture / 1

    • Paper texture / 2

    • Paper texture / 3

    • Creating a character via photo / 1

    • Creating a character via photo / 2

    • Creating a character via photo / 3

    • Creating a character via children drawing / 1

    • to be continiued


About This Class

Hey guys ! Welcome to P.S.D. Channel on Skillshare ! My name is Alex T and today i would like to share with you how to create a paper cut effect in Photoshop. On the first step we will lwearn how to create a paper texture. It`s very important step, which allows us to make the paper cut effect looking more realistic. On the second step we will dive into creation of the characters. I`ll show you two ways how to create the characters even if you are not an artist. On the third step we will go through the technical details of how to create the shapes and characters, using only two instruments. I`ll demonstrate you a simple, but very effective technique, so you can create any shape you want. Next, we will summerize all we have learned, and repeat it step by step. So if you miss something, don`t worry. We will come back to all of the steps again. Right guys, so we have a lot of work and lets jump into it right now.


here is a few fragments:












Here is 8 steps to create an application:

1. Idea ( make a sketch )

2. Create the character ( use a photo or a children drawing )

3. Start to create the character in Photoshop using Polygonal Lasso Tool & Paint Bucket Tool

4. Save the character in psd format ( Photoshop Document )

5. Add a paper texture using clipping mask

6. Drag and drop the character to the general stage

7. Add a shadow

8. Save your final work in Tiff format ( and also in PSD or LDF format )






Alex T

Artist / Photoshop instructor

Hey guys,

My name is Alex T and I`m the P.S.D. founder.  P.S.D. was born as a project for people who loves art and wants to learn more about art and creativity. The core value of this project is to help people to create more and create better. Become a Pro with your own artistic methods and techniques! This Space has been made for you. And this Directory has accumulated the people like you. Pro Space Directory is a special place for the people who really passionate about art and creativity, no matter if you are a pro or just a beginner. This channel is all about art and creation, so you will find here a bunch of Photoshop tricks, techniques, secrets and all you need to create something really amazing. I will show you guys how to make outstanding images in Photoshop having almost nothing. The greatest tool you have is your fantasy and imagination, but Photoshop allows you to make this ideas real. Even if you are a very new in Photoshop you will find a few simple but very effective techniques which allows you to start your journey into the world of your fantasy. You will learn many useful and handy work strategies and how to improvise with usual Photoshop tools as well. You will learn how to create your own actions and what does it mean to work in Photoshop professionally. So don`t wait and become a pro right now! The sooner you will start, the sooner you will get a great result and create a bunch of your personal artistic techniques. Start right here with P.S.D. !

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