As a graphic designer and photographer I’ve been obsessed with worn textures from the very start of my creative journey. I am also always up for a challenge and get a kick out of experimenting with combining Photoshop filters to replicate the looks of textures of different physical materials and aesthetics of different printing processes. As I walk past weathered walls every day, it was only a matter of time before I decided to experiment with creating these textures in Photoshop.
If you ever wanted to make your work look like a weathered wall painting, ghost sign, vintage advert, mural, fresco or a distresses piece of street art, but never managed to find photographs with the right textures or in the right size—I know how you feel, and I am excited to share my solution with you! You can see my whole process of creating worn paint textures accompanied by detailed step-by-step instructions in my Skillshare class Worn Wall Paint Texturing Effects in Photoshop.
Here are a few examples of what you can create using these effects.