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Glossy Text Effect in Photoshop
Under Photoshop Tutorial, Text Effect
In this tutorial, you will learn how to create shiny text using some simple and interesting Photoshop techniques.
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.
Most of nice text effect would include various skills and techniques to result some good color mixing, shadow or glassy effects, but they may contain complicate processes. However, this tutorial mainly rely on the blending modes for the text creation process. You can then easily straightly follow.
Text effect is very important that can improve your overall design appearance. If you would like to create a even more professional text effect, you can use illustrator to initiate your text design, then use photoshop for color and lighting adjustment.
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.
In this tutorial, it will show the processes to design this fantastic text effect – Rock Standing on Colorful Ground. The inspiration of this design came from a snowy mountain photo, and a similar text effect like this would look interesting.
Using some simple fonts, you can turn them into a nice word art by adding simple effects. Fracturing effect is a great idea to turn your font to be special. The idea is to apply a fracturing background to your text plus color adjustment. You can also add shine on the text’s edge.