Add Background Texture

Photoshop CS6 Tutorial:

CAPTURE the Colors of Fall: How to add  texture and depth to enhance your FALL images with more dimension and color.

 

AFTER adding texture to background
Our AFTER image LOOKS GREAT by adding a little texture and depth to the background. Here is how we did it: add background texture to create depth and richer hues.
The BEFORE image below was lacking something…..
BEFORE adding texture to background

Photoshop CS6 Tutorial: add background texture to create depth.

  1. Open image in Photoshop
  2. Got to Layer>New Fill Layer>Pattern  click ok.
  3. Choose a pattern. I used a horizontal striped jean pattern.
  4. Change blending mode of pattern to soft light.
  5. Adjust opacity of pattern layer to +- 70%.
  6. The pattern will cover the entire image.
  7. Click on the pattern’s layer mask. Using a black paint brush, paint away the pattern from the important elements in your foreground.