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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.
Another shocking movie “TRON” is coming up. An amazing text design has been used for their poster. They have used laser text effect to present their latest technology as the movie topic. This tutorial has combined Cinema 4D, Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop to form the nice text.
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.
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.
You may feel bored to use normal text for your document or paper work. To produce something different, you can use some nice text effect for your wording. This tutorial is simple and nice, as most of the steps are done in “layer style”. No special techniques are required.
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.