Photoshop Daily Creative Challenge – Smoking Text Effects

CHALLENGE: Create a smoking text effect by using masking, type tools, and compositing techniques.
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Join your host Sam Peterson each morning at 9:00am PT to learn how to approach each challenge using Photoshop. Complete 9 challenges by Friday, February 11th, and you’ll be on your way to sharpening your skills. Get your questions answered, see what the community is creating and get feedback on your work!

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00:00 Start
03:49 Getting started with Smoking Text Effects Challenge
04:51 Type and blur effects
10:00 Layer Masks
11:15 Smudge Tool – creating whisps
15:40 Integrating the smoke image using masks
19:20 Smudge Tool techniques
23:35 Adding additional environment smoke
24:46 Bonus magical effect!


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