How would I create something like this is PS?

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  1. snowboarder943 macrumors regular

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  2. MattSepeta macrumors 65816

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    Pen tool to draw shapes, add some drop shadow, overlay some paper textures, etc... Not an easy thing to explain, but a very easy thing to do.
     
  3. supabooma macrumors newbie

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    I'm sure you already know this but they are in fact photographs. You might be able to replicate the effect with the method MattSepeta suggested. Where you might have trouble is in the extremely subtle shadow detail as its very complex.
     
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    As handy as photoshop's layer effects palette is, *if* I were trying to accomplish that composition entirely in photoshop, I would hand draw the drop shadows.
     
  7. supabooma macrumors newbie

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    I agree. And I would also be sure to add some noise in the shadow layers to give texture and smooth out any brush strokes.
     
  8. snowboarder943 thread starter macrumors regular

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    I agree too. Thanks for help everyone! I'm not necessarily interested in creating something like this, I was more so just interested. But it is now in my head for the future!
     
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    this type of effect is also commonly used in Motion graphics using Maya. South Park has a "cut paper" look, but is entirely done in 3d.
     

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