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Awesome Metal Text Effect Creation
Under Photoshop Tutorial, Text Effect
Metal text effect can be widely applied for machinery related topics. The main idea of this text effect is to add some metal scratches at behind of the text plus some blending option setting adjustments, then it is done.
This tutorial will show you how to create some letters, convert them to shapes, exclude them from rounded rectangles, then apply a simple layer style to create lovely vintage looking tiles. Then, a nice action will be applied to enhance the coloring of the final result.
For some dim backgrounds, it is required a special sharp and lighting effect to match with. You can have a try on this idea, in which, some blurred colors have been applied on particular direction in order to stand out the text.
It uses a little Illustrator for the text and a lot of Photoshop to burn up the screen! Although it looks complicated the process is actually very straight forward. I used only three or four filters, brushes and of course the Layer Styles. As always, the idea is to play around with Photoshop to get your own unique results.
For your dim or dark background, you may consider to use laser text effect to make your title. This will go through with you to use simple Shadow, Glow, and Satin layer effects with a simple brush to create a hazy bright purple glow text effect.
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.
You may be fed up with the normal text art and font. It is also not easy to find one to suit for your site style. Explosion effect for the text can match with varies style of content. You can base on the original design to develop your own creation.
To create a nice golden text effect, you need to choose right font to start with. You can develop your own text effect based on this easily as most of steps are done within blending options. You can also use the same idea to design different color such as silver.