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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.
Using some simple fonts, you can turn them into a nice word art by adding simple effects. Fracturing effect is a great idea to turn your font to be special. The idea is to apply a fracturing background to your text plus color adjustment. You can also add shine on the text’s edge.
In this tutorial, it will show you the steps used to create this leafy text effect in Photoshop. You will see the use of tree bark texture to form the basis of the text, then applying leaf texture over the text. You will utilise the chalk brush, various selection tools, image adjustments and basic dodge/burn effect.
Text effect is very important that can improve your overall design appearance. If you would like to create a even more professional text effect, you can use illustrator to initiate your text design, then use photoshop for color and lighting adjustment.
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.
In this tutorial, it will show you the process of making an universal light text effect in Photoshop. We will use a number of manipulation techniques such as layer blending, adjustment layers and various tools such as brush, eraser and free transform tools.