How to Create Custom Postage Stamps
In this tutorial you will learn how to make your own custom postage stamps in 5 minutes. You can create beautiful wedding postage stamps for example.
Download the Postage Stamp Mockup
To create custom postage stamps I will use this awesome Postage Stamp Mockup from PhotoshopSupply. So, download the free mockup before you start the tutorial!
Add Your Photo
Double click on the thumbnail of the "ADD YOUR IMAGE INSIDE" smart object to open it. Inside you can add your photo.
Save the Smart Object and Close
Save the smart object and close it to see the result.
Customize the Custom Postage Stamps
You can edit the postage stamp and change the color; use the "CHANGE COLOR TONES" adjustment layer. Double click on the layer thumbnail to open the adjustment. Replace the Photoshop gradient using the colors that you like.
Edit the Text for the Postage Stamp
You can edit the text layers easily. Let's type "Our Wedding" on the main text and the day of the wedding.
You should note that the text follows a wavey shape. Making a text follow a path in Photoshop is sometimes tricky. I know it took me a while to learn this. If you're having troubles creating curved text or wavy text in Photoshop, you can check out the online text editor features of MockoFun. You will be able to create curved text, wave text, spiral text and all sorts of other text effects quickly in your browser. And it's FREE!
So, now you know how to create custom stamps in Photoshop using your own photos.
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