Week 7: Stamp Tool & Clipping Mask in Photoshop

Design your own unique mockup from scratch in Photoshop, with the stamp tool and clipping mask.

Beginner

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You found this great photo online to show your design, but it already has a logo on it. This DEX will show you can often still use that photo and create it into a great visual to show your design. Pick a logo (already designed by you or design something new specifically for this DEX!) and try to find a great photo to show your design to the world.

Intermediate

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Go a step further and try finding a photo in which you can place several designs, eg. repeat your logo a few times or maybe adding other brand elements as well.

Advanced

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Also, apply other PS tools in order to create a perfect mockup and let us know how you did it!

Time Allocated

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60-90 minutes deciding on the design and finding the right photo and 1 hour execution.

Design Goals

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Take your design into the real world with a self-created mockup.

Constraints

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Use Photoshop. Create your own mockup from scratch, use the stamp tool to clean up the photo from other design elements.

Software

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  • photoshop
    Adobe Photoshop

    Stamp Tool, Mockups, Mask Tool, Clipping Mask

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