How to: Use Custom Shapes and Text as a Clipping Mask in Photoshop

23rd October 2014

In this tutorial I’m going to show you how to use a really simple technique to create some great looking effects that appear a lot more impressive than they really are. Using custom shapes and text we’re going to create clipping masks which effectively constrain our image to the shape we’ve created.

NB: Because this post is more than two years old, and the world of web design and technology moves on so quickly, the information in it may now be out of date


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