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6 Videos (24m)
    • Class Introduction

    • Setting Up Your Project

    • Creating Your First Customised Brush

    • Create a Custom Brush from a Photograph

    • Create A Gradient Background for your Text

    • Create Grunge Text Using Your Brushes


About This Class

In this class you will learn how to use customised brushes to create grunge-style textured type. Creating custom brushes from images, working with adjustment layers and using clipping masks to create smart transparency are just a few of the techniques you will cover. 

So jump on in and check out the course! You can see a sneak preview of what will be covered below:


6 of 6 students recommendSee All

learned a new skill set and inspired to create my own brushes...explanation was clear and concise...enjoyed the class
A great class to make you think outside the box and use tools beyond their obvious purpose.
Mira Metzler

Makeup Artist, Illustrator, Skillshare Teacher

Terrific class!
Yani Jo

Business and Life Hacks Expert





Benjamin Halsall

Teaching YouTubers, Creatives & Lovers of Design

For the designer in you I create fun short lessons in Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator & Adobe InDesign. I include some creative and technical tips in all my lessons which are always easy to follow. Check out my popular Banksy Yourself Photoshop Class, how to create Polygonal Patterns in Adobe Illustrator or my Photoshop Drawing & Painting Fundamentals.

For Final Cut Pro X editors check out my course Learn Final Cut Pro X in 25 Minutes or learn how to put video inside type, create grunge style text or my basic and advanced split screen tutorials.

I look forward to seeing your projects and am always happy to answer your questions.