Let's create a stop sign in Photoshop. It's a pretty simple process and good practice. So, let's get started.
Open up a new document in Photoshop and make it a decent size – I just made mine 800px X 600px so I had plenty of room (more than enough).
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You'll need a good texture to use for this. Here is the image I will be using – go ahead and save it to your computer if you want I own the image so feel free to you use it for anything you want. It's a pretty simple image. Just a picture of a wooden fence in my backyard. I find that worn wood works pretty well as a texture for creating distressed type. Anyway, grab the image or use one of your own – once we get started you'll realize what type of texture image you need to make this work well.
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New – download the Photoshop Files for this header at the bottom of the post.
The trendy/popular thing right now seems to be this 'web 2.0 style' of graphics. You'll see that a lot of the web 2.0 style images have things like highlights, gradients, reflections, shadows, and even stripes – along with just an over all clean yet almost bubbly style. So, let's see what we can come up.
Let's get started…
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