Final Image:

Bacteria typography

Define Brush:

Step-1

Before we start off, lets define a brush which we are going to use in coming steps.

Create a new document with white background.

Draw circle using Elliptical Marquee Tool(M).

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Step-2

Go to Edit>>Stroke and set stroke to 10px with black color.

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Step-3

Lets crop the document to the circle size.

Select Crop Tool (C), crop the circle.

And press enter to crop.

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Step-4

Now, go to Edit>>Define brush, give name “circle”.

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This is how brush is defined.

Working the text:

Step-5

Create a new document .

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Step-6

Select brush with following properties.

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To set random circle size.

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To set random scattering.

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In new layer, draw random circles in the following way.

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Step-7

Set Foreground and Background colors.

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Step-8

Select new layer, fill it with light green color (#6F986D)

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Step-9

Now, press “Ctrl” and click on the random circles layer to make selection.

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Step-10

Select brush tool with “circle” type(which we defined earlier) and set the following settings.

To set spacing.

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To set random angles, roundness and size.

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To set random scattering.

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Step-11

Draw circles in the selection with dark green color (#4C794A) in the same layer in which we filled with light green color earlier.

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Step-12

In the same layer, draw any text with same circles.

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Step-13

Duplicate the layer.

Select original layer

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Step-14

Go to Filter >> Stylize >> Find edges.

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Step-15

Go to Filter >> Stylize >> Glowing Edges

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Step-16

Now, unhide the duplicated layer and set blending mode to “Vivid Light” to get result like this…

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Create Lens Effect:

Step-17

Select lasso tool (L), set feather to 50px and make selection of text and few parts of the bacteria.

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Step-18

Inverse the selection (Ctrl + Shift + I)

Go to Filter >> Blur >>Gaussian Blur.

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Step-19

To increase the depth, lets select few parts of the bacteria and blur it little more.

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Step-20

Go to Filter >> Blur >>Gaussian Blur.

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Finally you result like this…

Bacterial typography

I hope you find this tutorial useful.

Enjoy!!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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