Vintage printing effects with this new Photoshop plug-in Permanent Press

by Fred Showker

Photoshop Tips & Tricks Mister Retro, a developer of Photoshop plug-in and vector image collections, has a totally cool new Photoshop plug-in called Permanent Press 2! Now you can create stunning and authentic vintage offset, silkscreen and letterpress printing effects.

permanent_press_effects Mister Retro started from scratch and rebuilt the original Permanent Press plug-in from the ground up expanding and enhancing it every step of the way to create the most realistic and amazing printing effects we could imagine! Brand new upgraded features in Permanent Press 2 Include:

lightbulb It's Fully Scaleable! - Say goodbye to tiny previews, now the Permanent Press preview window can be any size you want to see your entire image as you work with it!

lightbulb Hundreds of NEW Presets + Textures - Permanent Press 2.0 comes with OVER 200 Basic Presets to get you started and loads of new and improved ink and paper textures to create authentic printed results!


lightbulb New Paper Picker - Previously you could only apply the Permanent Press effect on a solid color but now there are 35 amazing paper surfaces for you to add to your image for a genuine realistic printed look!


lightbulb Improved Ink Options - Choose from over 35 high-quality ink textures from the Ink Texture Picker, tweak your ink texture's contrast, offset, coverage and now transparency!

lightbulb New Halftone Styles - The halftone effect has been completely rebuilt from the ground up to support rich black CMYK effects and now there's a new speckled and screened halftone effects for even more stylistic results!


lightbulb Introducing Ink Plate Depth - Quickly and easily create authentic embossed or debossed effects in Permanent Press complete with offset and lighting control for authentic letterpress printing effects.

lightbulb Even More Edge Effects - Now choose from over 25 unique edge styles to apply the perfect edge to your image! Fine tune your edges with more controls and even darken your edges for a classic over-inked look!

Grab Permanent Press 2 if you're looking for the best vintage print effects in the world . . . you'll have some great fun with this one!

GO Mister Retro Permanent Press 2

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Fred Showker

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