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I've looked around in in the tutorial section but can't find what I am looking for. I am trying to do a certain effect. I am trying to take the word 'TIME' and make it so it looks like sand is spilling out of the word. Kind of like how sand runs in an hourglass. I can't figure out how to get it. Does anyone have any idea how I can do this?

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Not exactly sure what to suggest. Maybe you can try chad's tutorial on smokey text except use a brush that looks like sand at the bottom of your text.

If that doesn't work for you a font might be your best option. Their might be a grunge looking font that is out their that might look like what you're looking for...

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Use Smudge and then mabye try some frosted glass to make it look grainy.

Oooh, and to give it some more of a grainy effect you could try Noise with 0 - Saturation and then motion blur it and set the layer to a low opacity. If thats too advanced than just try the first bit.

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