Video Tutorial: How To Create a Furry Text Effect in Photoshop

In today’s Adobe Photoshop tutorial we’re going to create a furry text effect by combining a real fur texture image with type, then we’ll use a clever Photoshop Brush trick to eliminate the hard edges from the type to give it a fuzzy appearance with lots of tiny hairs. My example uses the fur of a tabby cat, but you can use the same process with any animal pattern, such as Cheetahs, Zebras and Tigers for a cool safari themed type style.

Cat Fur Texture – http://spoon.graphics/2iT8Gs4

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    • Annette…you can click on settings, bottom right, and slow
      down the video.
      It will also give you an idea of what Chris sounds like
      after a few pints at his local pub. :~)

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  1. This is great Chris. Pretty amazing the effects a few simple techniques can accomplish. I’ve really enjoyed your tutorials and always pick up a few good tips and tricks. Thank you!

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  2. You saved the best for last! I’ve sat in front of photoshop for over twenty years and picked up something new about brushes in this. I’m amazed. Thanks Chris

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  3. Always impressive how you figure out all the steps needed to do the complete effect. I too, would like to see it put together slower and be able to see the tools you use much closer, Thanks for unique tutorials!!

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  4. Chris, great tutorial but I’m having some problem with creating the stoke path at 3:41 in the tut. Stoke Path is greyed out so I can’t add my fur brush effect :( . Any clues on what I’m doing wrong?

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