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Glowing Effect for the Text – Scanline Text
Under Photoshop Tutorial, Text Effect
In this tutorial, it aimed to teach you how to achieve the all important glowing effect for the texts. Here we will create a style the designer named it into ‘Scanline Text’ which is basically text which glows like bright scanlines, with a smart reflection as well. You can go through this, then using the idea for your own text.
In this tutorial, it is going to go over various techniques you may have seen before, as well as a bulk of techniques that may be new to you. After you have completed this intense walk though, you should be able to explore even more new ways of creating typefaces as well as other types of ideas.
In this tutorial, the type-effects shows how to create the above image. The key is to create the letters in a 3D package first as individual characters, then bring them into Photoshop for further post work.This example has a few more details, but you can take it much further.
If you want to be a good designer and would like to invent some new stuff, everything surround you could be a good idea as an initiation for your new design like this tutorial. It proves that a good design does not need to be complicate.
For your dim or dark background, you may consider to use laser text effect to make your title. This will go through with you to use simple Shadow, Glow, and Satin layer effects with a simple brush to create a hazy bright purple glow text effect.