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How To Create A Gold Text Effect In Photoshop
Under Photoshop Tutorial, Text Effect
One of the best features in Photoshop is the Layer Styles. We can create all sorts of effects – plastic, glass, water, icy, metallc, and many more. In this tutorial I will show you how to create a gold text effect. Sometimes just changing some values can create a totally different effect. For this tutorial I created gold, but if you change the gradient color to variations of grey you will have silver instead of gold.
There are thousand of text effects, but many of them are very normal. To design some outstanding text effects, you better look at more samples to inspire yourself. This golden text is a nice idea and suitable for some treasury topic.
In this tutorial, it will show you how to take command of layer blending modes and masks, and employ simple but highly effective tricks to generate light sources, shadows and add depth to your work. This style is a bit special, as lots of art elements have been added.
This tutorial is a great exercise in using the dodge and burn tool as well as working with selections. Take a white to black gradient set to radial, and drag a gradient from the left side of the X where the reflection appears on the X to about 200 pixels past where the reflection leaves on other side of the X.
This tutorial will explain how to use multiple Layer Styles to create a velvety glossy glittering red text effect. Then, using some more Layer Styles and a simple brush, that text will be surrounded with melting ice. It is an easy, very wintry-looking effect, that uses mainly the power of Photoshop’s Layer Styles.
To stand out your words, you usually would like to use your own design for your text rather than use the traditional font. Here is a nice text effect sample. You can further develop your own words based on change the color or adjust the settings.