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Dramatic Retro Text Effect in Photoshop
Under Photoshop Tutorial, Text Effect
Textured work tends to be more and more popular, but more recently a ‘new retro’ style that’s captured the imagination. The general idea is to create a vision of the future from the past. This effect is good for all sorts of design such as flyers, websites and posters.
Sometimes, to create excellent art text, you may need to use several art software apart from using photoshop. This sophisticated art text has been created using idea of high technology which can be applied to model cartoon or new technology product.
In this quick Photoshop tutorial we’ll be recreating the ‘Bee movie’. The last thing we really need to do is add ‘Movie’ underneath the main text, but in a smaller font size. You can simply duplicate your main text here, size it down and change the letters, but the layer styles will actually need a little tweaking.
In this tutorial, it will show you the steps to design this abstract text effect with pen tool and grunge brush decoration in Photoshop. Along the way, you can practice using Pen Tool to draw some nice hair-like lines, as well as apply grunge brushsets for some cool abstract effect for our texts.
Text effect plays an important role to your overall design, lots of designers are still working on the text creations in order to form more new and admire one for different design scenario. Here is a nice one which is like to be formed by a laser gun.
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.
One of the best features in Photoshop is the Layer Styles. We can create all sorts of effects – plastic, glass, water, icy, metallc, and many more. In this tutorial I will show you how to create a gold text effect. Sometimes just changing some values can create a totally different effect. For this tutorial I created gold, but if you change the gradient color to variations of grey you will have silver instead of gold.
Different text effects are designed to suit for various of topics and backgrounds. This tutorial’s idea is to use different materials such as light words to be applied inside the text content plus adding smoky and foggy to make it more attractive.