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Using Light & Shade to Bring Text to Life
Under Photoshop Tutorial, Text Effect
In this tutorial we are going to take some very basic principles of light and shade to make a rather impressive looking text effect. Finally we duplicate the top lighting layer one more time and set it to opacity, then click the Add Layer Mask button on the layers palette again and draw a linear white to black gradient from top left to bottom right. This makes the extra lighting layer fade off as it goes down right.
This tutorial will show you how to use Photoshop CS6’s Shape Attributes and 3D capabilities to create an elegant royal 3D text effect. It will guide you through modifying the shape settings, working on the 3D elements, creating the different materials, Adjusting the lights, and modifying the rendered result.
There are thousand of text effects, but many of them are very normal. To design some outstanding text effects, you better look at more samples to inspire yourself. This golden text is a nice idea and suitable for some treasury topic.
It uses a little Illustrator for the text and a lot of Photoshop to burn up the screen! Although it looks complicated the process is actually very straight forward. I used only three or four filters, brushes and of course the Layer Styles. As always, the idea is to play around with Photoshop to get your own unique results.
If you are bored of your text, or you find them are too monotonic, you can create some nice text with multi color. It is easy and simple. However, you have to be aware that your background should be dim or dark in order to stand out the color of your text.
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.
In this quick Photoshop tutorial we’ll be recreating the ‘Bee movie’. The last thing we really need to do is add ‘Movie’ underneath the main text, but in a smaller font size. You can simply duplicate your main text here, size it down and change the letters, but the layer styles will actually need a little tweaking.
In this tutorial, it will explain how to use the vector editing and 3D capabilities of Photoshop to create 3D puzzle text. In the process, we will show you how to create the materials, modify the lighting, render the scene, and finally, how to enhance the color of the final result.