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3D typographic effects in Photoshop
Under Photoshop Tutorial, Text Effect
In this tutorial, the type-effects shows how to create the above image. The key is to create the letters in a 3D package first as individual characters, then bring them into Photoshop for further post work.This example has a few more details, but you can take it much further.
In this tutorial we are going to take some very basic principles of light and shade to make a rather impressive looking text effect. Finally we duplicate the top lighting layer one more time and set it to opacity, then click the Add Layer Mask button on the layers palette again and draw a linear white to black gradient from top left to bottom right. This makes the extra lighting layer fade off as it goes down right.
This tutorial will show you how to use Photoshop CS6’s Shape Attributes and 3D capabilities to create an elegant royal 3D text effect. It will guide you through modifying the shape settings, working on the 3D elements, creating the different materials, Adjusting the lights, and modifying the rendered result.
You may feel bored to use normal text for your document or paper work. To produce something different, you can use some nice text effect for your wording. This tutorial is simple and nice, as most of the steps are done in “layer style”. No special techniques are required.
You can spend few minutes to achieve a nice silver text effect. It is mainly created using “layer style” function inside Photoshop Settings. At the end, you can design a simple dark background to match with the text.
This tutorial is a great exercise in using the dodge and burn tool as well as working with selections. Take a white to black gradient set to radial, and drag a gradient from the left side of the X where the reflection appears on the X to about 200 pixels past where the reflection leaves on other side of the X.