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In this tutorial, this tutorial demonstrates how to create elegant 3D type without using a CG suite such as Cinema 4D or Maya. Instead, it uses the 3D tools in the Extended version of Photoshop CS6.
In this tutorial, we will show you how to create your own cyber graphics using Photoshop CS6′s 3D capabilities combined with Filter Forge. In the process, we will show you how to use several tools including basic shapes, gradients, patterns, and textures.
To create a nice golden text effect, you need to choose right font to start with. You can develop your own text effect based on this easily as most of steps are done within blending options. You can also use the same idea to design different color such as silver.
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 may be difficult for you to pick a suitable text effect for space. However, this retro text effect is implemented using brushes and layer style settings so that you can follow this easily and adjust the color to suit for different purpose backgrounds.
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.