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In this tutorial, we will use Adobe Photoshop to compile various simple elements into a more intricate design. Having a stockpile of assets and self-made elements is invaluable to any designer, whether simply for reference or to actually use in compositions.

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Before tackling this tutorial, I would suggest creating abstract mini-compositions to throw into the piece. Make use of Photoshop’s Warp, and Displacement features to achieve your look. Having a clean focal point, such as a photograph of a person, is a wonderful contrast with the scratchy and busy shapes you can place around it.

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