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In this Photoshop tutorial you will learn how to make the Transformers movie text effect while learning to create 3D text and apply a series of layer styles. For the final image a reflection is added by duplicating the text and 3d layers, merging them, flipping them vertically, dropping the opacity to 30% and then adding a gradient layer mask.
There are different types of Word arts on the internet. However, it is difficult to find a suitable site for yourself. Using text art could enhance your overall design significantly. Here is a good example for your reference.
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!
The tutorial will show you to create matrix effect. This effect could probably be improved by using more text layers, especially the smaller ones, and varying the spacing more but at the moment I don’t really care to go back and rewrite the tut for it.
In this tutorial, it is going to show you how to create a 3D Typography based design. It is quite nice to use the trees to do some combination with the text. Sometimes, the text can be presented with a nature scene which can increase the attractiveness to the users. Just try of different scene!
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.