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Alexandra Huzsvai
creating urban/gritty b&w graphics in Photoshop
on Mar 14, 2011 at 3:37:02 am

I just got a job creating graphics for a documentary - I have to do ID tags for people as well as a title card. It has to look gritty and urban, preferably black and white...
I don't know much of Photoshop beyond the basics. Does anyone have any tips or tricks about how to get this sort of effect in Photoshop? Advice in general?


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Susie Blatchford
Re: creating urban/gritty b&w graphics in Photoshop
on Mar 15, 2011 at 6:49:02 am

I found this useful tutorial recently that helped me create distressed looking type;

http://www.gomediazine.com/tutorials/photoshop/aged-type-effect-photoshop-a...


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Scott Roberts
Re: creating urban/gritty b&w graphics in Photoshop
on Mar 19, 2011 at 9:52:19 pm

Textures - create your design and add a layer of texture such as a photo of concrete, chipped paint, scratched metal, etc., and change the layer's blending mode to get the look you're after.

http://www.graphicsdump.com


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