Word Art Idea #1: Punched Out
Create the effect of cutting out the word art to show the layer below, as if the word art has been punched out of the layer.
There are two ways we can go with this. First, select two paper layers. Place the word art on the upper layer.
Word Art Idea #2: Cut Out & Shadowed
2. The next method is much the same as the above technique except it does not use a bevel. Instead, it relies on the upper layer being shadowed to highlight the cut-out.
In this example, I placed my word art, forever, above the layer I would be cutting out, the frame.
Turn off the word art layer, and you will see a perfectly replicated copy cut-out. Once you shadow the frame, it will become easier to see.
Word Art Idea #3: Using Clipping Masks
3. Our final method is one you are no doubt familiar with: Clipping masks. We all do them. All the time. Taking one layer and clipping it to the layer beneath to take its shape.
This time, however, instead of doing that with a paper or a solid color from the paint bucket, I’m using glitter. Not a glitter style, though, because I want to use the glitter clusters that come with this month’s club. I love the color variation Elisha has given her clusters, and I want that subtlety in my title.
Look through Simple Joys! The word art is gorgeous and deserves a second look. Try these techniques to create your own cut-outs and glittery titles, then play with the different styles of cut-outs. Be sure to post your personalized word art creations to the Scrap Girls Gallery for us all to admire!