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Elegant Text Effect for 2013
Under Photoshop Tutorial, Text Effect
To welcome 2013, the most direct way is to design a nice text style for it. The “2013″ is developed in 3D style plus a nice texture in golden color. You can use the same effect to make different words in your favorite color.
In this tutorial, it will show you how you can make a stylized 3D textured text effect using various textures to give it a unique look. It will be giving you the step by step instructions along with the links to the resources & stuffs used. Of course, you can adjust your words with different color and letter.
In this tutorial we are going to take some very basic principles of light and shade to make a rather impressive looking text effect. Finally we duplicate the top lighting layer one more time and set it to opacity, then click the Add Layer Mask button on the layers palette again and draw a linear white to black gradient from top left to bottom right. This makes the extra lighting layer fade off as it goes down right.
Different styled 3D text effects can be used to match with different sort of topics. This refined 3D text effect can suitably match with your clean and simple background. In addition, most of steps are done in blend mode setting, so it is easy to learn.
Fire text effect is suitable for dark background, as it can attract your reader easily. Apart from applying real fire within the text, you need to apply special pattern design at behind to match with your text. After lighting and coloring adjust, it is about done.