Is it just me, or is there something really special about textures? Everywhere I go, I seem to be magnetically drawn to textures of all kinds. I love looking at them. I love photographing them. And I love finding creative ways to use them in Photoshop. In today’s Photoshop Workbench tutorial, we’ll use a free stone texture from the Textures.com site in tandem with lots of layer styles to create the striking Natural History Museum logo you see here.

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About The Author

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Mark S. Johnson is an Adobe Photoshop luminary, a photographer, an author, and one of the most passionate instructors you will ever encounter. Through the Rocky Mountain School of Photography, The Radiant Vista, and Boulder Digital Arts, he has lectured in front of and worked side-by-side with countless individuals, including Adobe’s Chief Executive Officers, Jane Goodall, the U.S. Ambassador to Finland, and Academy Award winning director, Louie Psihoyos. Mark’s tutorials appear regularly on the KelbyOne and Planet Photoshop websites, and his imagery and articles have been featured in Photoshop User, Photo Techniques, Nature’s Best, and After Capture magazines. He is a contributor to Dewitt Jones’ heartwarming Healing Images campaign and a Trey Ratcliff Flatbooks author.

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