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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, you will learn how to bring a simple text to life and place everything in fantastic, colored and glowing 3D space. Some neat techniques covered here will allow you to bring your art to the next level.
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.
To design style text effects, it can be very easy. Even you use some simple photoshop photo combination effects, which can also form a good style text. In this tutorial, the designer just combined some images as a background of the 3D text image to form a integrated picture.
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 stand out your text, you can apply some effects like word art or lighting effect. These effects are very common and easy. If you would like to create something different or even more outstanding, you can have a go on this glass broken effect.
Different background or topic would need different styles of text effect to be applied to. There are some standard text effects on the market, somehow, professional designers always design their tailor-made text effect.
In this tutorial, it will show you how to make 6 different effects using just layer styles. But, we just focus on the golden text. It uses an Outer Bevel on top of a fat Stroke to create the highlights. Then when we place the other layer on top they come together to make a lovely gold effect!