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Design a Golden Style 3D Text Effect
Under Photoshop Tutorial, Text Effect
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.
To stand out your text, you can apply some effects like word art or lighting effect. These effects are very common and easy. If you would like to create something different or even more outstanding, you can have a go on this glass broken effect.
If you want to create specific text style, you can have a try to create this silver text effect for your web. It can be applied to various of web backgrounds. The pattern in behind can be also adjusted to suit for your topic.
Adding a gradient effect for text can be difficult. Most of you may apply gradient function for your text. If you want your text to be special, you can refer to this tutorial to learn a special gradient effect creation for your text to stand out your design.
In this tutorial, it will show you how to take command of layer blending modes and masks, and employ simple but highly effective tricks to generate light sources, shadows and add depth to your work. This style is a bit special, as lots of art elements have been added.
To make some nice 3D words, you can choose to design the 3D words using 3DS max and then using Photoshop to do the effect adjustment and editing. This tutorial will bring you to next level to design the 3D words with using these softwares.
If you are bored of your text, or you find them are too monotonic, you can create some nice text with multi color. It is easy and simple. However, you have to be aware that your background should be dim or dark in order to stand out the color of your text.