In this video training tutorial, I will show you how to create a hair or fur text effect in Photoshop. Although the results are extremely realistic, there is no Photoshop 3D used at all! Only very clever techniques using Layers, and Layer Masks!
The whole project won’t take you more than 20 minutes to complete and it is a very useful technique that you can apply to many other projects, not just the fur text effect.
You can use whatever image of a furry creature that you like to achieve this effect. I will use a picture of my cat but feel free to use any image of hair or fur to complete this Photoshop text effect.
In This Fur Text Effect In Photoshop Tutorial:
02:20 – Add texture to a font.
04:45 – Use a brush to add more detail to text.
05:50 – Create a custom brush.
08:22 – Make a work path from a selection.
08:45 – Stroke a path using custom brush.
12:00 – Add layer styles to create depth.
13:50 – Add hi-lights and shadows to the text.
Photoshop Fur Text Effect – Final Image: