Text Portrait Effect in Photoshop

This text portrait effect is known as a Calligram. It’s where a passage of text bends and warps around the contours of the subject’s face. This effect is particularly powerful when used to present famous speeches by depicting the orator through their words. The process uses just a small selection of Photoshop’s tools, with the Displace filter and a clipping mask being the key ingredients to making the effect.

Text Portrait Effect in Photoshop

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  1. Wow, this tutorial really opened my eyes to the creative possibilities within Photoshop!

    The text portrait effect seems like such a unique way to blend typography and imagery.

  2. Wow, this text portrait effect in Photoshop is absolutely stunning! The way you’ve seamlessly blended typography with imagery is truly impressive. It not only adds a unique artistic flair but also communicates a deeper message through the choice of words. Your tutorial was incredibly clear and easy to follow, making it accessible for both beginners and seasoned Photoshop users alike.

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