Adobe Photoshop Tutorials

Bloody Cutout Text

We are going to create this text effect:

Step 1

Create a new document.

Type your text and center it. White on Black.


Step 2

Use Filter --> Distort --> Polar Coordinates and choose Polar to Rectangular.

Merge the text layer with the white background (CTRL-E)

Step 3

Apply Filter --> Stylize --> Wind.

Twice from the right and twice from the left.


Step 4

Rotate the canvas by 90° counter clockwise (Image --> Rotate Canvas --> 90° CCW)

Apply Wind two times again.


Step 5

Rotate the canvas back.

Use Polar Coordinates again (Rectangular to Polar this time)

Step 5

Now use Filter --> Artistic --> Cutout on the image.

Use these settings:

Step 6

Hit CTRL-U and pick this red:

..there you go: