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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.
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.
It may be difficult for you to pick a suitable text effect for space. However, this retro text effect is implemented using brushes and layer style settings so that you can follow this easily and adjust the color to suit for different purpose backgrounds.
In this tutorial, it will show you how to make 6 different effects using just layer styles. But, we just focus on the golden text. It uses an Outer Bevel on top of a fat Stroke to create the highlights. Then when we place the other layer on top they come together to make a lovely gold effect!
When you would like to stand out your words in your home page/other area, the simplest way is just to bold it. If you would like to have some design effects or make it to be more attractiveness, you can use this flashing text effect.
Adding a gradient effect for text can be difficult. Most of you may apply gradient function for your text. If you want your text to be special, you can refer to this tutorial to learn a special gradient effect creation for your text to stand out your design.