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Strive To Be Your Best – Text and Image

Strive To Be Your Best - Text and Image

Software: Photoshop CC

Tutorial:  Image Inside Text with a Twist from How to Create BADA$$ Effects in Photoshop

I saw this Book for sale for 40% off – How could I resist?

I found this image quick and easy to do – but there a few tips in the tutorial I would have missed if I had tried to do this image without the tutorial. So it was educational.

 

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Chalk Text Effect – Rule Breaker Text

rule-breaker_w_Chalkboard

Software: Adobe Photoshop CC, Adobe Illustrator CC

Tutorial: Spoon Graphics Blog

Creating an image on a chalkboard is now very trendy. At first resturants put out a listing of their daily specials on an A-frame chalkboard. Somewhere along the line it was no loner enough to just list them with your normal hand writing. Now a chalkboard’s message had to include embellishments, fonts, text on a path and banners. Now a whole industry seems to have grown around having the best looking chalkboard outside your store.

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Posted by on June 5, 2015 in Digital Image

 

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Split-flap Display – NON-STOP Poster

split-flap display - NON-STOP Movie Poster

split-flap display – NON-STOP Movie Poster

Software: Adobe Photoshop CC

Tutorial: Blue LightingTV YouTube Channel

Just like the previous Viking text image, this image is a text image. Once again it has the advantage of being easy to do, quick to complete and being fun to do. I guess it falls under the quick gratification category.

I have to admit, I did not see the 2014 mystery-action film NON-STOP starring Liam Neeson, but some of the movie posters featured the title of the movie on a split-flap display. Since the setting for the movie is on a passenger airliner, I assume that the split-flay display imagery is to invoke the signage that used to be popular in airports, and I assume are still used in many airports (although I also assume they are being replaced by digital signs).
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Posted by on April 20, 2015 in Digital Image

 

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Viking Style Text

Viking_text

Software: Adobe Photoshop CC

Tutorial: Blue LightingTV YouTube Channel

I have to admit, text images are fun to do. For the most part text images are relativity easy to do, don’t take too long to complete, and the effects can be very effective.

The choice of this image almost seems preordained. I recently started watching the Vikings television show, I saw a poster for the same show at a transit station, and I found this tutorial online. I will file it under fate.

 
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Posted by on April 9, 2015 in Digital Image

 

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50’s SCI-FI Posters

Sci-fi-GODZILLA-Poster

Software: Adobe Photoshop CS 5.1

Tutorial: Blue LightingTV YouTube Channel

When it comes to SCI-FI movies, the 1950’s monster movies were pretty cheesie, but Godzilla was better than most. He is very good cheese, in fact you could call him fromage. And yes Godzilla is “The King of Monsters”  and if you want argue you can take it up with the big guy!

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up-poster

up-poster

Software: Adobe Photoshop CS 5.1

Tutorial: Various web tutorials

Maybe because the weather is getting better or that I saw a few tutorials on making text out of clouds, but this tutorial was fun and quick to do.

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