Grunge Text Effect in Photoshop Action – Part 2

posted by Audee | Sunday, September 30, 2007

As I promised you, I will share another grunge text effect photoshop action today. You will find more destroyed fonts in result with the same kind of random rustic details at the text background which I could not control the size to display. For a better text effect, I think you would still need to do the retouch manually and I will show you how.

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Step One – Create a text layer

Create a new file and make a text layer. You can add background if you like, just to make it easy, when you want to see a clear grunge effect.
Download Grunge Text Effect Photoshop Action


I choose dark background behind orange text.
Download Grunge Text Effect Photoshop Action

The interesting part about my grunge photoshop action, is that you can blend two colors (better be in contrast) combination. I suggest you to do some small experiment using different color combination to see how they will look for your design.
Download Grunge Text Effect Photoshop Action


Step two – Working with photoshop action

Install the grunge photoshop action, and play selection. Wait in a minute to see the result.
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If you follow the steps correctly, then you will see this effect:
Download Grunge Text Effect Photoshop Action

There is kind of eroded background, which perhaps you need to adjust a little more.

Go to the layer panel, and your default text layer has been rasterized and being duplicated in two times. Be sure to work in grunge copy 2 layer, because that is where the eroded background set.
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Search for eraser tool in tool box, then set its opacity as you like and start to erase unwanted background spot with this tool.
Download Grunge Text Effect Photoshop Action

You can also adjust the layer opacity as you wish to have better background look.
Download Grunge Text Effect Photoshop Action

Get the finished Grunge text effect:
Download Grunge Text Effect Photoshop Action

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