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Add image into text in Photoshop

Posted on 20th October 2017
1- Open Photoshop and create a new file.


2- Select the type tool, select your font ( i'm using Marthas Vintage font from set the font size and select the smooth option. Type your text.


3- Open your image in a new window.


4- Click and drag the image onto the text window.


5- Your image will now be over the text.


6- Select CTRL +T to select the image , then holding the shift + Alt keys, drag and resize the image over your text to fit the screen.Click enter once finished.


7- Right click the image layer and select Create clipping mask.


8- Using the move tool you can position the image where you want it to be in your text. Now we need to add a shadow to make the image/text pop on the page.


9- Create an new layer.



10- Click and drag your new layer below the text layer.


11- Select Ctrl + click on the text layer to select the text. Marching ants wil appear around your text.


12- Click the new layer and then select the paint bucket tool. Make sure that the color is set to black.


13- Click on the move tool then drag your shadow down slightly.


14-  We now need to blur the shadow slightly. Click on Filter > Blur > motion blur.


15- Adjust the blur to your needs. I used a - 50 angle and 40 pix distance. Click OK.


16- Your shadow is now complete to make the text pop.

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