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In this Photoshop tutorial you will learn how to use layer styles custom brushes on a club flyer Part 10 of 14.
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Ok, so that looks kind of cool. And control S for Save. And I’m going to go right click on that layer, do a copy layer style. Go to the next layer, paste layer style. Go to the next layer, paste layer style. Go to the next layer, paste layer style. I’m going to vary it a little bit though. Like on this, I could actually do kind of the opposite. All right, and that’s looking decent. Save on that. And I’m going to create a new layer. And I’m going to go into my brush tools. And add some fractal brushes.
Now you want to get some great brushes, there’s a bunch on deviantart.com. There are also a lot of great brushes on brusheasy.com. So if you’re looking for some pretty bad ass brushes, those are some good places to start. Ok, not finding exactly what I want, but that’s ok. Not exactly what I was looking for but I can probably still use this for something. Now, we’re just going to throw this behind the titles, create kind of a cool effect. That’s, I don’t know, trying red to begin with. Stick it behind the text layers. And increase the opacity, of course. Ok that’s kind of cool.
Go image adjust, hue and saturation. I think that’s kind of ok. Go ahead and add a bevel to that. See I just mess around with that until you see something you like. And what I’m actually going to do is duplicate that. And set this one for overlay. And then change up the bevel on the one beneath. And then on these titles, we have to have something to make them pop again. So, we’re going to use a drop shadow, or we can just go and use a stroke. I think that drop shot already looks all right. All right so now we got the shadows on all these, I’m going to save that. And on this layer, I’m going to merge the two of these by hitting control E. Copy that, and I’m going to bring it over here. And we’re just going to bring the opacity down to maybe like 30%, same thing for this one. All right, on this we have a little bit too much of the dark, so I’m going to bring that back a little bit; same thing on this guy, just a little bit too much shadow. And if you just go ahead and duplicate these layers and change the top one, the blend mode to vivid life, it kind of just makes them pop.