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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.
Text effect usually are created as 3D or traditional styles. However, you may need to apply some extremely colorful text effect for your background or your design. This tutorial will present you a little tricks to do the color mixture.
In this tutorial, it will show you how to use a photograph of fire to set text to the match. We’ll render the look on a nice dark background with a gorgeous text effect to complete the image. Finally we’ll add a last highlight. So create a new layer above all the others and draw in a white to black radial gradient.
For some dim backgrounds, it is required a special sharp and lighting effect to match with. You can have a try on this idea, in which, some blurred colors have been applied on particular direction in order to stand out the text.
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.
Learn how to make any inspirational message look more meaningful by turning it into a 3D typography poster. In this Photoshop tutorial, you will how to create striking 3D gold text, add reflections with image-based lighting, create a drywall background from scratch, and position your lights using an easy method.
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.