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Creating A Retro Grunge Poster
Under Photoshop Tutorial, Text Effect
In this tutorial, it will show you how to create a retro grunge poster. The tutorial is an add on from the Poster article the other day, we will create a Retro/Grunge style poster using the pen tool some textures and playing with text to make it look more retro.
To stand out your words, you usually would like to use your own design for your text rather than use the traditional font. Here is a nice text effect sample. You can further develop your own words based on change the color or adjust the settings.
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.
This tutorial is a great exercise in using the dodge and burn tool as well as working with selections. Take a white to black gradient set to radial, and drag a gradient from the left side of the X where the reflection appears on the X to about 200 pixels past where the reflection leaves on other side of the X.
This tutorial will show you how to use Photoshop CS6’s Shape Attributes and 3D capabilities to create an elegant royal 3D text effect. It will guide you through modifying the shape settings, working on the 3D elements, creating the different materials, Adjusting the lights, and modifying the rendered result.
How to turn your words into something extraordinary. The most direct way to do this is to apply the text effect. You may not need to add an additional image when you have a good design for your text like this example.
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.
It is always fantastic to use special style of words to express your thoughts. As long as you pick the right style for your words, that can make your expression to be more impressive. And this tutorial, it will show you the steps to design this the blue style text effect in Photoshop.