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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.
Different styled 3D text effects can be used to match with different sort of topics. This refined 3D text effect can suitably match with your clean and simple background. In addition, most of steps are done in blend mode setting, so it is easy to learn.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Different text effects are designed to suit for various of topics and backgrounds. This tutorial’s idea is to use different materials such as light words to be applied inside the text content plus adding smoky and foggy to make it more attractive.