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Design a Creative Text Art
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Type art is popular at the moment for all sorts of reasons – and it’s a highly versatile skill to have. You can use illustrated lettering in projects ranging from posters to brochures – making it a great technique to add to your creative toolset.
In this tutorial, it will show you how to project typography onto a complex surface. It will start with some basic text, give it a little perspective, place it into an image (an abstract composition in this case, but the techniques involved are universally applicable) and apply some effects to add depth and a sense of movement.
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.
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.
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.
For dark backgrounds, you can use glazing effect to stand out your text. It is a bit easier to create this effect rather than others as most of the steps can be straightly followed this tutorial through adjusting the setting in blending options. Color and brightness of the text can be designed to fit your design.
The 80’s have always had an iconic impact on Pop Culture. This is just a basic design to get you started, and Adobe Photoshop is all that’s required (and very few stock images). And of course, a lot of modifications can be done with this technique.