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How to Make Super Easy Coffee Stains in Photoshop

Coffee Stain Brush SamplesHere’s a quick tip for all you designers and photo editors out there. We’re working on a design project at the moment, and we were looking to make a background look worn out. It’s a bit of a cliche, but a coffee stain or two was just the thing.

It turns out Jelena Jovović has created an idiot-proof set of coffee stain Photoshop brushes. Check out the sample I created in about seventeen seconds. They look brilliant, and that has nothing to do with my meagre Photoshop skills.

6 Responses to “How to Make Super Easy Coffee Stains in Photoshop”

  1. Patricia L. Foster

    That’s soooooo coooool. I’ve promptly added the link to my del.icio.us account!

    Thanks Darren!
    See you soon at Northern Voice

  2. aaron

    Thanks so much for the coffee stain brushes! Simply awesome..I have been using them for some time now and though I should offer thanks where I found them.

  3. BCIT’s Change Network

    […] With a little help on the Drupal and Flash fronts, they conceived, designed and built the whole thing in-house–quite an achievement. I think it’s got a pretty fun aesthetic, and I think I recognize that coffee stain in the upper right-hand corner from a familiar Photoshop brush. […]

  4. Peter Aitchison

    Great coffee stains. This has saved me so much time creating a tonne of layers and headaches. Thank you so much!

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