Last Updated on 2019-09-08 by Linda
Well I don’t know about you but I have always had a fascination with glitter and the ability to create letters/words/quotes with glitter has always eluded me. Well actually I knew how to but without photoshop, it did not do me much good, well hallelujah people PicMonkey can perform the same magic.
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Glitter Text DIY with PicMonkey
This easy seven step process will allow you to not only create glitter words in Picmonkey but you can sub any picture and make what I like to call “Word Art” To simplify, especially if you are like me and sometimes do not know the official term,. You may call it “Clipping mask with text Image as font”. or Crop an image with words.Make an image in the shape of letters.Put see-through text over your image.Place an image inside of text.
7 Steps to Perfect Glitter Text
1. Open up PicMonkey and Pick the image you want to fill your text. Note the image dimensions, or at least general size. You’ll want it to be roughly as large as your finished product, otherwise you may lose quality by stretching it.
2. Open a canvas in the Design section of PicMonkey. If you want your finished project to be the exact size of your fill image or you have specific dimensions in mind, make a Custom canvas.
4. Add text, shapes, or anything else you want to be filled with your image. Everything you add needs to be black. The thicker the text the more design you will see, here I used Ultra.
5. Flatten your image see (D) below on the image by clicking the “Combine” button in the top toolbar.This is the most important step. If you want more of your image to show, you can use the Draw tool in the Effects tab to fill in the enclosed spaces of your letters. Just make sure you’re drawing black!
6. Follow (a) arrow above Open your image. Go to the Overlays tab (butterfly icon), and click “Your Own.” Your image will be tiny, but all you need to do is drag the resize handles (C arrow ) to bring it to the size of your text.
7. Set the Blend mode to Lighten. You’ll find this option in your image’s Overlay palette.( arrow B above).
there you have it crop and resize as you wish
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Picmonkey has also advised you can do the reverse: : If you want a black canvas, you can totally do that. Just make sure your text and shapes are white, and that you set the Blend mode to Darken.
( Thanks to PicMonkey for the easy to follow guide that I have simplified even further for you, and to think I usually skip those hints and tips that pop up)