Paint on asphalt in Photoshop

In this tutorial, you will learn how to create a realistic grunge effect for text painted on asphalt using a few simple tricks. You can use this effect for both text and vector shapes and silhouettes.

First you need to download the source materials:

Create a new document with a white background: 4368×2912 pixels. Write any text using the tool Text (Type Tool). Enter any word using silex Font.

Then click on the toolbar icon Create new Layer and place the Asphalt Texture on this layer and drop the asphalt layer below the text layer:

Create a new layer above all and place a yellow paint texture on it, this texture should completely cover your text.

Right-click on the yellow paint layer and select Create Clipping Mask (Create Clipping Mask). As a result, you will see that the texture is only in the form of the test.

Add a layer mask (add layer mask) for the Text Layer (if you do not raster text, do this: right-click on the text and select Rasterize layer (Rasterize Layers)).

Go back to the asphalt layer (Asphalt Texture Layer – the first texture). hold down the CTRL key and click on the layer thumbnail to get the selection
Press CTRL + C to copy the image.

Next, we return to the text layer. Click on thumbnail Layer Masks and select the tab Channels, You will have a new channel under the blue channel. Activate the new channel, click on its miniature picture, make it visible and press Ctrl + V and all) then go to the other layers and press Ctrl + D.

Further, the process is similar, only now use a texture with yellow paint ((yellow asphalt paint Texture)

Go to the main layers and press Ctrl + D (to remove the selection) and look at the result, you should be able to do this as in the screenshot below:

Next, click on the layer mask of the text layer and use the tool Brightness / Contrast (Brightness / Contrast) to increase the contrast of the image and set the values ​​as shown below:

You can also add some spray paints. Take the same steps as with the letters to get a similar result as in the picture below. Paint figures can be downloaded here:

You can add a shadow and light effect. You can add a trace from the boot.

You can diversify our image by combining white paint with yellow, as well as mix some shapes with text. For example, you can use a simple path of lines or some arrows (vector shapes).

Here is the final result of the lesson:

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