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How to Design a Retro Style Text
Under Photoshop Tutorial, Text Effect
This tutorial will illustrate you to design retro style text on a poster. To start, the text has been applied with few colors and with a texture paper as a background. You can also add a extra object – a type writer to stand out your text. Of course, you can add something else in your design.
In this tutorial, it will show you how to create a retro grunge poster. The tutorial is an add on from the Poster article the other day, we will create a Retro/Grunge style poster using the pen tool some textures and playing with text to make it look more retro.
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.
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.
For your dim or dark background, you may consider to use laser text effect to make your title. This will go through with you to use simple Shadow, Glow, and Satin layer effects with a simple brush to create a hazy bright purple glow text effect.
It is always fantastic to use special style of words to express your thoughts. As long as you pick the right style for your words, that can make your expression to be more impressive. And this tutorial, it will show you the steps to design this the blue style text effect in Photoshop.
In this tutorial, the type-effects shows how to create the above image. The key is to create the letters in a 3D package first as individual characters, then bring them into Photoshop for further post work.This example has a few more details, but you can take it much further.