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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.
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.
For bright and warm background, it is ideally to be applied this transparent text effect as the text would not distract your reader too much. You can also choose some style fonts as initiation for your style text creation.
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 shows the way to create the Diablo III Inspired Grunge Text Effect. It is very nice and simple. Most of the steps, it is just within the blending mode. Special art skill is not really needed. Just have a try to create your own words!