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Create a Dramatic Tron Lighting Text Effect
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To design a style of text to suit for universal or cyber backgrounds, this glazing text effect is well suitable for this scenario. You can use the same idea to create different colors and shapes to match to your object design.
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.
For bright and warm background, it is ideally to be applied this transparent text effect as the text would not distract your reader too much. You can also choose some style fonts as initiation for your style text creation.
To make your 3D text effect to be outstanding, you have to figure out a new idea to make it to be unusual. Using lighting and some pattern as a background, they can drive the whole scene to be extraordinary. Of course, you can think of something new to apply.
There are thousand of text effects, but many of them are very normal. To design some outstanding text effects, you better look at more samples to inspire yourself. This golden text is a nice idea and suitable for some treasury topic.
In this tutorial, it will show you the steps to design this abstract text effect with pen tool and grunge brush decoration in Photoshop. Along the way, you can practice using Pen Tool to draw some nice hair-like lines, as well as apply grunge brushsets for some cool abstract effect for our texts.
Text effect plays an important role to your overall design, lots of designers are still working on the text creations in order to form more new and admire one for different design scenario. Here is a nice one which is like to be formed by a laser gun.
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.