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How to Create Killer Metallic Text
Under Photoshop Tutorial, Text Effect
In this tutorial, it will show you how to design “Killer Metallic Text” as shown on the thumbnail. To create it nicely in a quick way, you have to be familiar with using layer blend mode to color burn to adjust the text effect.
In this tutorial we are going to take some very basic principles of light and shade to make a rather impressive looking text effect. Finally we duplicate the top lighting layer one more time and set it to opacity, then click the Add Layer Mask button on the layers palette again and draw a linear white to black gradient from top left to bottom right. This makes the extra lighting layer fade off as it goes down right.
It uses a little Illustrator for the text and a lot of Photoshop to burn up the screen! Although it looks complicated the process is actually very straight forward. I used only three or four filters, brushes and of course the Layer Styles. As always, the idea is to play around with Photoshop to get your own unique results.
To create a nice golden text effect, you need to choose right font to start with. You can develop your own text effect based on this easily as most of steps are done within blending options. You can also use the same idea to design different color such as silver.
Layering textures and brushes can give detail and depth to simple designs, making them look more interesting. This tutorial will show you how to do that, with the help of some blur filters and simple layer styles, in order to create a nice grungy text effect in Adobe Photoshop.
When you are fed of using image as your artwork, you can have a try on the 3D text art creation. It is equally challenging to the traditional image art or painting, as it is difficult to apply a rich content into this kind of arts.
In this tutorial, you will be able to see a 3D text art with fire. The author has chosen the “Hell” for his demonstration. Of course, you can use this idea in whatever you like, including change your favorite words. This idea was to create a 3D text with fire coming from the inside of the document like a hole.