I've got a grunge texture
JPEG that I downloaded from Premium Pixels that looks like this:
and a text layer on a black background. I want to blend or overlay the image file to create a worn-out, distressed, grunge texture effect on the text layer.
So far I've tried applying the image to my text layer as a clipping mask, with the
Multiply, and lowering the opacity to 50%.
My Photoshop set-up looks like:
I'm aiming for an effect that looks more like the one in this image:
How can I apply the texture layer to the text to give this worn, distressed, grunge look similar to the one in my example image?
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