User Tools

Site Tools


Sidebar


Site Information


Interactive Maps

Sidebar

scode:ps:woodburn

Wood Burn

Step-By-Step

  1. New Document (@150dpi resolution)
  2. Select default colors (press D key) (Black/White)
  3. Add/position text to document: color = black
  4. Choose your font (4YEOstamg from Google Fonts)
  5. Ctrl+Click on New Layer icon to create new layer (Layer 1) below text
    1. Ctrl+Delete and fill with background color (white)
    2. Ctrl+Click text layer icon to select outline
    3. Hide the text layer (click the Eyeball) (Layer 1 should still be selected)
    4. Menu: Select→Modify→Expand and 15 pixels (adjust as necessary)
    5. Fill selection with black (Alt+Delete)
    6. Ctrl+D to deselect
    7. Menu: Filter→Blur→Gaussian
      1. Blur by 8 pixels
    8. Invert the image (Ctrl+I)
    9. Menu: Filter→Stylize→Wind
      1. Select Wind and From the Left
      2. Repeat, but From the Right
    10. Invert the image (Ctrl+I)
    11. Ctrl+L to open the Levels window
      1. Change the bottom (lower) Output Levels to 72
    12. On the Layers panel: change the Blending method from Normal to Color Burn
      1. Change the Fill to 60%
    13. Click the New Layer icon to create a new layer (Layer 2) above the current layer (Layer 1)
    14. Ctrl+Click the Text icon on the Text layer to select the outline
      1. Menu: Select→Modify→Feather (CS2: Just Select→Feather) by 2 pixels
      2. Alt+Delete to fill with Foreground (black)
      3. Ctrl-D to deselect
      4. In the Layers panel, change the Fill to 40%
    15. Double-Click Layer 2 to open it's Layer Style dialog
      1. Bevel & Emboss
        1. Outer Bevel
        2. * ckb Technique Smooth
        3. Depth: 40%
        4. Direction: Up
        5. Size: 20 px
        6. Uncheck Global Light
        7. Angle: 30%
        8. Altitude: 48
        9. HighlightMode→Opacity: 0%
        10. Shadow Mode: Linear Burn
        11. Shadow Mode→Opacity: 22%
      2. Inner Shadow
        1. Blend Mode: Linear Burn
        2. Opacity: 10%
        3. Angle: 147
        4. Distance: 0 px
        5. Size: 50 px
      3. Click OK

I needed more detail, so I unhid the original text, rasterized it, and adjusted the Fill until I was feeling warm and fuzzy. Then I added some noise (Filter→Noise→Add Noise).

The woodburntutorial.7z attachment (~2mb) includes both my .psd and the .jpg seen below
woodburntutorial.7z

scode/ps/woodburn.txt · Last modified: 2019/02/14 08:21 by terrill