Photoshop Techniques: How to Create a Dynamic Cut Paper Effect
Step-by-step tutorial for cutting images into dynamic shapes using the Polygonal Lasso Tool in Photoshop. Ideal for designing magazine covers.

This resource was originally designed for a BTEC L3 class in Creative Media Production (Digital Publishing).

The worksheet provides a clear tutorial to learners for using Clipping Masks in Adobe Photoshop to apply their drawings / photographs to a variety of custom drawn shapes. The tutorial focuses on the idea of fashion and uses examples of fashion-related imagery. The image of the model is supplied.

This easy step-by-step tutorial is great for anybody wishing to improve their Photoshop skills.
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Created: Oct 24, 2016

Updated: Feb 19, 2018

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