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Making a Great Folding Text Effect in Photoshop
Under Photoshop Tutorial, Text Effect
Different topics would need different text effects to emphasize your theme. Folding text effect can be certainly applied to various topic sites e.g. education. You can also use the same idea to create different style of text.
In this tutorial, it aimed to teach you how to achieve the all important glowing effect for the texts. Here we will create a style the designer named it into ‘Scanline Text’ which is basically text which glows like bright scanlines, with a smart reflection as well. You can go through this, then using the idea for your own text.
This tutorial shows the way to create the Diablo III Inspired Grunge Text Effect. It is very nice and simple. Most of the steps, it is just within the blending mode. Special art skill is not really needed. Just have a try to create your own words!
Most of nice text effect would include various skills and techniques to result some good color mixing, shadow or glassy effects, but they may contain complicate processes. However, this tutorial mainly rely on the blending modes for the text creation process. You can then easily straightly follow.
Lots of text effect can be straightly followed. This shining text effect is not the exception. Most of steps are done in blending options. To suit your background or your design, you can adjust it with different colors and setting to form a new result.
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.
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.
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.