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How to Place text behind an object in Photoshop

In this Photoshop tutorial, I show you how to run text behind a portion of a photo. This is what you often see in magazine covers where the title or masthead goes behind a person’s head. It’s a neat effect and may look difficult to a beginner. This Photoshop effect is really easy to do, and I’ll show you how right now! I got the photo from

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9 responses to “How to Place text behind an object in Photoshop”

  1. Awesome and creative tutorial . The tutorial is also helpful for all . Love this tutorial . I’m also finding such tutorial about how to place text behind an object in Photoshop . So many man y thanks for sharing this post with us .

  2. Hey, Colin,

    I am going in for a competition. It requires the use of everyday objects, shapes etc to make an Avant garde outifit on a model. I’d love to see a tutorial to see how to do this seamlessly.

  3. I remember when you first showed us this tutorial a couple years back. We were all amazed on how much of the smallest details we missed out on while making this effect happen. 👍

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