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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.
This is to give you an idea to create a facial text art. It is a bit different to what you have seen in the past. Text effect or artwork can be outstanding as long as you have good idea. You can try to create some texts based on this or make other creative artworks.
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.
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 we are going to take our text and turn it into an inlay in an old brick wall. To start off, lets create a brick-colored background. A small black border of 10 pixels, and included my domain name are added. Here is how mine turned out.
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.
This tutorial is based on Adobe Photoshop CS6. Sparkling effect for text is suitable for your dim background. You can use different color or type for your spark as you like, using photo manipulation to combine the spark to your design text.