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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.
It may be difficult for you to pick a suitable text effect for space. However, this retro text effect is implemented using brushes and layer style settings so that you can follow this easily and adjust the color to suit for different purpose backgrounds.
In this tutorial, you will learn how to make a 3D crash text effect. This effect is made in two programs, Cinema 4D and Photoshop. If you haven’t heard of Cinema 4D before it is a relatively easy to use 3d application, it is quite similar to 3dsMax.
Different background or topic would need different styles of text effect to be applied to. There are some standard text effects on the market, somehow, professional designers always design their tailor-made text effect.
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.