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Create a Special Gradient Effect for Text
Under Photoshop Tutorial, Text Effect
Adding a gradient effect for text can be difficult. Most of you may apply gradient function for your text. If you want your text to be special, you can refer to this tutorial to learn a special gradient effect creation for your text to stand out your design.
Different art productions require different sorts of typography. To unique your web design layout, the overall design should be unique and full of your style. In addition, the typography plays the important role either. This tutorial just introduces you a nice typography for your own words production.
In this tutorial, the type-effects shows how to create the above image. The key is to create the letters in a 3D package first as individual characters, then bring them into Photoshop for further post work.This example has a few more details, but you can take it much further.
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.
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.
In this Photoshop tutorial, it will show you how to convert text to a path and how to stitch that path using a custom brush set. To create this, you have to pick the right background (cloth texture) to match the text. You can also apply this style of text into lots of area such as on your T-shirt photo.