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Create a Fabulously Traditional Text Effect
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Different background or topic would need different styles of text effect to be applied to. There are some standard text effects on the market, somehow, professional designers always design their tailor-made text effect.
In this tutorial, we will create a realistic 3D text scene with desert background using Photoshop with a little help from Illustrator for the 3D text. Sometimes, it is nice to put the text with different natural backgrounds. To do this, you need to have medium to advanced knowledge of Photoshop in order to complete this tutorial.
Text effect is very important that can improve your overall design appearance. If you would like to create a even more professional text effect, you can use illustrator to initiate your text design, then use photoshop for color and lighting adjustment.
In this tutorial, it will show you how to make 6 different effects using just layer styles. But, we just focus on the golden text. It uses an Outer Bevel on top of a fat Stroke to create the highlights. Then when we place the other layer on top they come together to make a lovely gold effect!
When you are fed of using image as your artwork, you can have a try on the 3D text art creation. It is equally challenging to the traditional image art or painting, as it is difficult to apply a rich content into this kind of arts.
If you would like to add a nice text effect for your simple background, you can apply this edging effect for your text. It is nice to use this effect to match with some dark backgrounds. The edge can be changed to suit for your design.