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Create a Special Text based on Crashed Metal
Under Photoshop Tutorial, Text Effect
In this tutorial, it will show you the processes of creating an abstract style, shattered text effect with metal scraps in Photoshop. You will use just one scrap metal stock image and build the text effect based on it. Methods including image adjustments, selection, brush painting will be used in this tutorial.
To stand out your text, you can apply some effects like word art or lighting effect. These effects are very common and easy. If you would like to create something different or even more outstanding, you can have a go on this glass broken effect.
You may be fed up with the normal text art and font. It is also not easy to find one to suit for your site style. Explosion effect for the text can match with varies style of content. You can base on the original design to develop your own creation.
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.
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.