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Create an Elegant Text Effect in Purple
Under Photoshop Tutorial, Text Effect
It is not very common to use purple as a main color for your text because you may find the color to be deep which may not be able to attract your reader. However, if you add a little bit of works on your text such as shiny and glossy effect. The story would be completely different.
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.
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.
One of the best features in Photoshop is the Layer Styles. We can create all sorts of effects – plastic, glass, water, icy, metallc, and many more. In this tutorial I will show you how to create a gold text effect. Sometimes just changing some values can create a totally different effect. For this tutorial I created gold, but if you change the gradient color to variations of grey you will have silver instead of gold.
In this tutorial, you will learn how to bring a simple text to life and place everything in fantastic, colored and glowing 3D space. Some neat techniques covered here will allow you to bring your art to the next level.
This Photoshop tutorial is going to present you to create an awesome distorted type design. Using a range of Photoshop brushes we’ll create the appearance of printed type that has come into contact with drops of water, breaking up the text with oversaturated drips, runs and splats.