POWERFUL TEXT WRAP PORTRAIT EFFECT IN PHOTOSHOP | TEXT EFFECT | PHOTOSHOP TUTORIAL

Updated: Dec 20, 2019

Learn how to create this powerful text wrap portrait effect in Photoshop . Creating such effect might look a bit difficult but it is not so just follow the steps mentioned below and learn how to create it for yourself . So let's get started!






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Steps on how to create this Powerful text wrap effect in Photoshop :-


  • So the first step is to remove the background from the image and replace it with a plain background , so for that you will have to unlock the background by double clicking on the lock icon and then click on OK in the pop up


Double click on lock icon

Click on OK in the pop up
  • Now select the subject in the Image using Quick selection tool (Note : While selection press ALT and click and hover over the part to deselect a selection )


Select Quick selection tool

Select the subject in the image using Quick selection tool
  • Then after the selection click on Refine edge and then using brush click and hover over the hair and edges to get the smooth and perfect selection of hair and edges and click on OK


Click on Refine edge

Click and hover over hair and edges using brush

After hovering over edges , and then click on OK
  • After that click on Add layer mask icon which will remove the background from the image keeping only selection


Click on Add layer mask icon
  • Then create a new layer by clicking on Create new layer icon


Click on Create new layer icon

After clicking on create new layer icon
  • After that drag the newly created layer at the bottom


Drag that layer at the bottom
  • Now select paint bucket tool and then set the foreground as the color you want to give for your background and then using bucket tool click on the image which will fill the layer with that color


Select paint bucket tool

Set foreground color of your choice

Now using Paint bucket tool fill the layer with that color
  • Now press CTRL + SHIFT + E to merge all the layers into a single layer


After pressing CTRL + SHIFT + E
  • Then click on Create new fill or adjustment layer icon and select Black & White over there


Click on Create new fill or adjustment layer icon and select Black & White over there
  • Now set the sliders in the pop up according to your image so that you get an image with high contrast


Set the sliders according to your image
  • Then go to Filter and then blur and then select Gaussian blur over there and then in the pop up set the radius as 0.7 px and then click on OK


Go to Filter and then blur and then select Gaussian blur over there

Set the radius as 0.7 px and then click on OK
  • Now this file as a PSD file by giving it any name of your choice


Go to File and then click on Save As

Give any file name of your choice and format as PSD and then click on Save
  • After that press CTRL + Z twice to remove blur and Black & White filter and get back the original image


After pressing CTRL + Z twice
  • Now press CTRL + J to create a duplicate of this image


After pressing CTRL + J
  • Now using Quick selection tool select the subject in the image over which you don't want any text ,so for this image I don't want any text over this man so I will make a selection of it


Select Quick selection tool

Selecting only man in the image
  • Then click on Add layer mask icon which will mask the image according to the selection


Click on Add layer mask icon

After clicking on Add layer mask icon
  • Now make original image layer active by clicking on it


Make original image layer active
  • Now select Horizontal text tool and then set the foreground color as black which will be the background color and then select any font of your choice and set it's appropriate size


Select Horizontal text tool

Set foreground color as Black

Select any font of your choice and set it's appropriate size
  • Then create a text area which covers the whole image


Create a text area which covers the whole image
  • After that click on Type and select Paste Lorem Ipsun over there


Click on Type and then select Paste Lorem Ipsun over there

After selecting Paste lorem ipsun
  • So like this way fill the whole text area


Fill the whole text area
  • Now if you want to change the spacing between the letters or spacing between lines then press CTRL + A to select the whole text and then click on properties tab and then set the spacing over there accordingly and then click on tick icon


Press CTRL + A to select the whole text

Click on Properties tab

Set the spacing accordingly
  • Now go to Filter and then distort and then select Displace over there and then click OK in the pop up and then in the next pop up set the following and then click OK


Go to Filter and then Distort and then select Displace over there

Click on OK in the pop up

Set the following and then click OK
  • After that select the PSD file which you had saved earlier over here and then click on Open , so this will wrap the text according to the image


Select the PSD file which you had save earlier and then click on Open

After applying displace filter
  • Now again create a new layer and then drag that layer at the bottom


Create new layer

Drag that layer at the bottom
  • Now fill that layer with the background color used earlier using paint bucket tool


Select paint bucket tool

Set the foreground as previous color
  • Now make the original image layer active by clicking on it and then reduce the opacity of the layer to 35%


Make original image layer active

Reducing opacity

After reducing opacity
  • Now using Quick selection tool select the subject in the image where text is there so over here I will be selecting lady


Select quick selection tool

Select the subject where text is there using it
  • Now make the text layer active by clicking on it


Make text layer active
  • Then press CTRL + J to create a duplicate of text in the form selection


After pressing CTRL + J
  • Now reduce the opacity of the layer accordingly so this will give you your final Powerful text wrap portrait effect in Photoshop


Reudce opacity

Final Image

So that's it guys!


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