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Create a Nice Edging Design for Texts
Under Photoshop Tutorial, Text Effect
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.
This tutorial will show you how to create a twisted ribbon text effect, then decorate it with thin stripes of glitter. The curl will be created using simple shapes and gradient overlays, and then, it will be placed all over the text using some techniques and tips and tricks.
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.
There are various text effects. Some of them are very special. As they are trying to simulate something such as fire & water etc. In this tutorial, it is going to present you how to create an excellent icy text.
To create this effect we will be cutting buildings and repositioning them, in which, you have to line up the buildings flawlessly, blend them together and then alter the lighting, to give the illusion that this is how they were constructed. To accomplish this task, we will use a combination of layer masks and adjustment layers, with some cutting and selection methods.
In this tutorial we are going to take some very basic principles of light and shade to make a rather impressive looking text effect. Finally we duplicate the top lighting layer one more time and set it to opacity, then click the Add Layer Mask button on the layers palette again and draw a linear white to black gradient from top left to bottom right. This makes the extra lighting layer fade off as it goes down right.
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.