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Making a Text Effect using Natural Leaves
Under Photoshop Tutorial, Text Effect
Natural leaves can be made of art text. It can suit for any natural environment nicely. The idea is to use a leave shape to form a brush. After color adjustment, you can paint on your text to form such a text artwork.
In this tutorial, it will show you the steps used to create this leafy text effect in Photoshop. You will see the use of tree bark texture to form the basis of the text, then applying leaf texture over the text. You will utilise the chalk brush, various selection tools, image adjustments and basic dodge/burn effect.
Text effect plays an important role to your overall design, lots of designers are still working on the text creations in order to form more new and admire one for different design scenario. Here is a nice one which is like to be formed by a laser gun.
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.
One of the best features in Photoshop is the Layer Styles. We can create all sorts of effects – plastic, glass, water, icy, metallc, and many more. In this tutorial I will show you how to create a gold text effect. Sometimes just changing some values can create a totally different effect. For this tutorial I created gold, but if you change the gradient color to variations of grey you will have silver instead of gold.