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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.
To make some nice 3D words, you can choose to design the 3D words using 3DS max and then using Photoshop to do the effect adjustment and editing. This tutorial will bring you to next level to design the 3D words with using these softwares.
If you want to be a good designer and would like to invent some new stuff, everything surround you could be a good idea as an initiation for your new design like this tutorial. It proves that a good design does not need to be complicate.
Using some simple fonts, you can turn them into a nice word art by adding simple effects. Fracturing effect is a great idea to turn your font to be special. The idea is to apply a fracturing background to your text plus color adjustment. You can also add shine on the text’s edge.
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.