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Create an Outstanding 3D Text Effect under Lighting
Under Photoshop Tutorial, Text Effect
To make your 3D text effect to be outstanding, you have to figure out a new idea to make it to be unusual. Using lighting and some pattern as a background, they can drive the whole scene to be extraordinary. Of course, you can think of something new to apply.
In this Photoshop tutorial, it will show you how to convert text to a path and how to stitch that path using a custom brush set. To create this, you have to pick the right background (cloth texture) to match the text. You can also apply this style of text into lots of area such as on your T-shirt photo.
To make some nice 3D words, you can choose to design the 3D words using 3DS max and then using Photoshop to do the effect adjustment and editing. This tutorial will bring you to next level to design the 3D words with using these softwares.
In this tutorial, it is going to show you how to design a Sky Logo. You can choose other words for this design. This design is initiated with few texts “SKY”. Then you start to edit the texture, choose color and finalize it by adjusting the blending mode.
For your dim or dark background, you may consider to use laser text effect to make your title. This will go through with you to use simple Shadow, Glow, and Satin layer effects with a simple brush to create a hazy bright purple glow text effect.
If you are bored of your text, or you find them are too monotonic, you can create some nice text with multi color. It is easy and simple. However, you have to be aware that your background should be dim or dark in order to stand out the color of your text.