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Rubber Stamp Effect Photoshop Elements Tutorial

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Rubber Stamp Effect Introduction
Rubber Stamp Effect Introduction

Rubber Stamp Effect Introduction

© Sue Chastain
This tutorial will show you how to apply a stamp effect to text or an image with Photoshop Elements. In this case, we will mimic a rubber stamp, but this effect can also be used to create a grunge or distressed effect on text or graphics. I'm using Photoshop Elements 8 for my screen shots, but the tutorial should be compatible with older versions as well.

Photoshop, GIMP, and Paint.NET versions of this tutorial are also available.

To begin, open a new blank file with a white background large enough for your stamp image.

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