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Design a Brightly Colorful 3D Text Effect
Under Photoshop Tutorial, Text Effect
To specify your text in your dark background, it is suggested to use some brightly colorful text. Other than the color selection, you can also use some special design for your text.
This tutorial will illustrate you to design retro style text on a poster. To start, the text has been applied with few colors and with a texture paper as a background. You can also add a extra object – a type writer to stand out your text. Of course, you can add something else in your design.
To design a style of text to suit for universal or cyber backgrounds, this glazing text effect is well suitable for this scenario. You can use the same idea to create different colors and shapes to match to your object design.
In this tutorial, it will show you the steps used to create this shiny golden typography in Photoshop. We will use several gold textures to form the base on the text – along the way, we will be using a number of image adjustments, dodge/burn tool, selection tool to aid our effort in creating this text.
It uses a little Illustrator for the text and a lot of Photoshop to burn up the screen! Although it looks complicated the process is actually very straight forward. I used only three or four filters, brushes and of course the Layer Styles. As always, the idea is to play around with Photoshop to get your own unique results.