In order to give my project a rough finish, I chose to apply the texture of a linocut print. This kind of finish is often used in lettering, so it is useful to know how to apply it to your lettering piece. It is then up to you to be creative in developing textures to your liking.

For this exercise, you will need to carry out a technical manipulation in Photoshop and follow several steps precisely.

1. First, choose a texture. You can find some easily on the Internet by searching for “Photoshop Texture.” This will yield links to free and paid resources. Choose one that is relatively uniform and very fine, so that you will be applying approximately the same treatment to your whole lettering piece. ...

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