How to Add Texture to Text in Photoshop

How to Add Texture to Text in Photoshop

Photoshop is one of the most powerful photo editing apps in the world. It’s also great for creating digital images like flyers, posters, ads, thumbnails, etc. If you have an image with text and want to spice up the text a bit, you can do so by adding texture. In this guide, we’ll show you how to add texture to text in Photoshop.

For this method, we’ll take a picture of a brick wall and apply it to a text layer. So, to get started, make sure you have a picture of something textured (like grass, sky, a brick wall, etc.) that you want to apply to your text. Save that image to your desktop, as we’ll use it in the guide.

How to Add Texture to Text in Photoshop

To add texture to text in Photoshop:

  1. Create a new image in Photoshop (Ctrl+N).
  2. Using the Text Tool (T), write some text on a new layer.
  3. Find an image that contains a texture you want to use.
  4. Drag the textured image into your document and label the Layer “Image.”
  5. In the Layers window, right-click the Image layer and select Create Clipping Mask.
  6. The image layer should now have a down arrow, and the text layer should be underlined.
  7. Select the Image layer
How to Add Texture to Text in Photoshop

Voila, your clipping mask on the image layer makes the image only display within the outline of the text on the layer below it. You can free transform the image by selecting the image layer and going to Edit > Free Transform to adjust the image size. That’s one simple way to add texture to text in Photoshop.

FAQ

How do you add texture in Photoshop?

There are a few ways to add texture in Photoshop. One way is to use the Filter > Texture > Texture Filters menu. Another way is to use the Layer > New Fill Layer > Pattern menu.

How do you add patterns to text in Photoshop?

To add patterns to text in Photoshop, select the text layer in the Layers panel, then click the Add Layer Style button at the bottom of the Layers panel. In the Layer Style dialog box, click the Pattern Overlay option.

How do you blend text with texture in Photoshop?

To blend text with texture in Photoshop, you can use the Layer Styles dialog box.

How do you mask text texture?

To mask text texture, you can use a layer mask on the text layer.

How do you add texture to letters?

There are a few ways to add texture to letters in Photoshop. One way is to use the “Texturize” filter. Another way is to use a Clipping Mask.

How do you add grain texture in Photoshop?

There are many ways to add grain texture in Photoshop. One way is to add a noise filter to your image.

How do I create a patterned text?

To create patterned text in Photoshop, right-click the text layer and select Blending options. Find and select Pattern Overlay, and select the pattern you’d like to create for your text.

How do I overlay a pattern in Photoshop?

In Photoshop, go to Edit > Fill. Choose Pattern from the drop-down menu. Select the desired pattern and press Ok.

How do I mask text texture in Photoshop?

To mask text texture in Photoshop, select the layer you want to mask. Click the “Add Layer Mask” button at the bottom of the Layers panel. In the dialog box, choose the options for your mask.

For more walkthroughs and guides, check out our Photoshop section.