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Make a Metallic Transformers Style Logo
Under Photoshop Tutorial, Text Effect
This logo graphic on this new Transformers movie box set caught my eye. It’s just a simple TF, but the shape and the use of light and texture are striking.
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.
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.
You have to download the tutorial. In this tutorial, it shows you how to create super 3D text in Photoshop. To begin with, you need to create the 3D text. Then, put the special texture for the text. It may not be necessary to follow this tutorial exactly, you can change it into the way you want.
This tutorial will show you how to create some letters, convert them to shapes, exclude them from rounded rectangles, then apply a simple layer style to create lovely vintage looking tiles. Then, a nice action will be applied to enhance the coloring of the final result.
Type art is popular at the moment for all sorts of reasons – and it’s a highly versatile skill to have. You can use illustrated lettering in projects ranging from posters to brochures – making it a great technique to add to your creative toolset.