Parchment texture - Adobe Photoshop tutorial
- Added: Jun 6th, 2005
- Level: Easy
- Author: itsjusthen
- Program version: 7.0
- Reads: 54,808
- Description: This is a tutorial on how to make a parchment like texture for Adobe Photoshop.
This tutorial will teach you how to make a parchment-like texture on Adobe Photoshop. This tutorial is written using version 7.0 of Photoshop but it's probably the same or similiar for older or newer versions.
First open a new document. Then press the letter "d" on your keyboard to make it go to default black and white for your foreground and background color.
Now go to Filter >> Render >> Clouds and you should get something like this:
Now go to Filter >> Stylize >> Emboss and choose these settings or you can choose your own settings until you get something you like:
And you should get something like this:
You can stop here but you may as well add some color, so go to Image >> Adjustments >> Hue/Saturation and click on Color and mess with it until you get a color you like. I choose a light tanish color like real parchment, and all you need to do is add some images or some art and wha-lah! You're done. Here's my final product (images from Stock.Xchng):
Tutorial © itsjusthen. Do not reproduce in any way without previous permission from the author.