Typography portrait Tutorial


  1. Open your image with Photoshop
  2. Go to filter –blur –Gaussian blur
  3. Set radius of 10 px and click ok
  4. Now go to Files–Save as and elect the Photoshop format (PSD)
  5. Open again your original image
  6. Create a new blank layer – Layer — new fill layer — solid colour and click OK
  7. Choose the black colour and click OK
  8. Select Type tool and prepare the space for the text
  9. Pick your favourite font, choose the style and size, and set the colour to white
  10. Now it’s time to add your text, you can write whatever you want, or you can copy – paste your favourite quote, poem etc.
  11. Now you have to look for the keywords and modify their size and style, and then randomly alter the size and the style for the other words
  12. Highlight all the text and overlap the lines by reducing the Leading
  13. Right click on the text layer and select Blending Options
  14. Select Drop Shadow and click OK
  15. Duplicate the text layer
  16. Scale and reposition the layer
  17. Repeat this action, until the image is filled with your text (you can also rotate the layer)
  18. After you finish with this step, select all the text layers, and merge them together.
  19. Layer via Copy the exact scene you want
  20. Go to Filters — Distort — Displace
  21. Set vertical and horizontal to 15, Displacement map – Tile, and Undefined Areas – Repeat Edge Pixels
  22. Now select the photo you saved at the beginning in a PSD format
  23. Duplicate the background layer and put it in top
  24. Change the blending mode to linear burn

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