Author: Matt Harrison
I’m Matt Harrison I live in the United Kingdom and I’m co-owner of LiquidTutorials, I’m learning web development and Photoshop in my spare time.
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Open the picture you would like to make out of text in Photoshop.
Create a new layer by going to Layer > new > Layer then click ok
Now drag the layer you just created to the bottom in the layers and set the background on that layer to black.
Note : if you cant drag the layer that mean you have a layer locked so look at the layers and if you see a lock on one double click it then click ok then you should be able to move the layers.
Select the text tool and type something over the picture on the second layer.
Now right click on the image layer (this should be the top layer) and click Create clipping mask.
Sometimes the picture looks better with the text effect if it was black and white so to do this select the picture layer and press ctrl + shift + u