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Awesome Lighting Effect Creation for Text
Under Photoshop Tutorial, Text Effect
Text effect is a substantial element to your design so you may need different style text effect to suit for different situation. This awesome lighting is applicable for dark backgrounds.
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.
In this tutorial, it is going to show you how to design a Sky Logo. You can choose other words for this design. This design is initiated with few texts “SKY”. Then you start to edit the texture, choose color and finalize it by adjusting the blending mode.
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.
In this tutorial, it is going to go over various techniques you may have seen before, as well as a bulk of techniques that may be new to you. After you have completed this intense walk though, you should be able to explore even more new ways of creating typefaces as well as other types of ideas.
This tutorial will teach you how to achieve the all important colorfully shiny effect for the texts. Here we will create a style the designer which is basically text which glows with a smart reflection. You can go through this, then using the idea for your own text.