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Hi, this my first tut, so please, don't be harsh

thanks

oh, and sorry if this is a repeat

 

Effects Needed: Noise

 

Step 1- Fill your background with black

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Step 2- Select the text tool, Make the color white, Type your text in Arial Black

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Step 3- Select the Magic Wand tool, set it to about 75 to make sure it gets all the white, hold Ctrl and select your letters individually

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Step 4- Delete the selected letters

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Step 5- Create a new layer, fill it with black, go to Effects>Noise>Add Noise and set the variables to your liking, just make sure the color saturation is at 0, press OK

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Step 6- Move background layer up, and there you go!

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Yeah, so I got the update just now and I'm having problems using the magic wand :(

What I did:

1) Resized canvas to 200 x 200 pixels

2) Used the paint bucket to make the background black

3) On the same layer, I wrote 'Test' in arial black, white color

4) I try to use the magic wand to select the text, but instead it selects the whole canvas, even when I ctrl+click the T in Test.

Is there something that changed with the magic wand with the update or something? Please help.

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Dial down the tolerance.

 

The Doctor: There was a goblin, or a trickster, or a warrior... A nameless, terrible thing, soaked in the blood of a billion galaxies. The most feared being in all the cosmos. And nothing could stop it, or hold it, or reason with it. One day it would just drop out of the sky and tear down your world.
Amy: But how did it end up in there?
The Doctor: You know fairy tales. A good wizard tricked it.
River Song: I hate good wizards in fairy tales; they always turn out to be him.

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