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How to Distress Text in Seconds With Photoshop Brushes

by Grant Friedman

on February 16, 2010

in Photoshop Tutorials Screencasts Tutorials

There are a lot of ways to create distressed text in Photoshop; some techniques are better than others but I have found that the best technique is to use a nice set of Photoshop brushes in combination with a layer mask. This quick screencast will demonstrate this technique in detail and can be used to distress just about any type of Photoshop object.

Final Image

This is what we will be creating in this screencast.

distressed-text-final

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About Grant Friedman

Grant Friedman is a graphic design, blogger, and author. In addition to being the founder of this website, Grant is also the editor of Psdtuts, one of the world's most popular tutorial websites.