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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.
We are going to learn how to create awesome smoky typography. It is nice and simple. You may just start with typing some simple words. And then add some real smoke and little adjustment in blend mode. It just takes 12 steps to complete.
Text effect could be made from a tree or an animal. Have you even thought that the text can be based on the buildings or a city. This city based text effect is originated from the a famous movie – “Inception”. The idea can be suitably applied into some imaginative backgrounds.
For some simple or monotony backgrounds, it may be difficult to think of their design and how to turn them to be outstanding. The easiest way is to add some nice colourful texts to turn the overall design to become something fantastic.
In this tutorial, this will show you the steps to create this Trasparent Text Effect, mixing with Fresh Grass Texture and Cloud Brushset. You can use the text effect in a wide range of occasions – such as website header background, part of a natural themed design.
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.
Text is a a substantial element to every site. Therefore, lots of designers are working on different text effects to suit for different site styles. Here the designers apply different shapes to fill in the text body to form this effect.
If you want to create some nice text effect, you do not need to be a Photoshop expert. In this tutorial, you just need to follow the guide to adjust the settings in layer property. The colour can be adjusted to your own style.