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Create a Lighting Retro Text Effect
Under Photoshop Tutorial, Text Effect
There are many text effects, retro text can be applied and suited for many different backgrounds. You can also adjust the style and color to suit for your topics and scenarios.
This tutorial will explain how to use multiple Layer Styles to create a velvety glossy glittering red text effect. Then, using some more Layer Styles and a simple brush, that text will be surrounded with melting ice. It is an easy, very wintry-looking effect, that uses mainly the power of Photoshop’s Layer Styles.
Type art is popular at the moment for all sorts of reasons – and it’s a highly versatile skill to have. You can use illustrated lettering in projects ranging from posters to brochures – making it a great technique to add to your creative toolset.
For dark backgrounds, you can use glazing effect to stand out your text. It is a bit easier to create this effect rather than others as most of the steps can be straightly followed this tutorial through adjusting the setting in blending options. Color and brightness of the text can be designed to fit your design.
Most of nice text effect would include various skills and techniques to result some good color mixing, shadow or glassy effects, but they may contain complicate processes. However, this tutorial mainly rely on the blending modes for the text creation process. You can then easily straightly follow.