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Create a Nice Silver Text Effect in Photoshop
Under Photoshop Tutorial, Text Effect
You can spend few minutes to achieve a nice silver text effect. It is mainly created using “layer style” function inside Photoshop Settings. At the end, you can design a simple dark background to match with the text.
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.
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.
In this tutorial, it will show you how to take command of layer blending modes and masks, and employ simple but highly effective tricks to generate light sources, shadows and add depth to your work. This style is a bit special, as lots of art elements have been added.
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.
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.