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Using Light & Shade to Bring Text to Life

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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.

Super Grungy Metallic Text Effect in Photoshop

Super Grungy Metallic Text Effect in Photoshop

In this Tutorial, it will be creating a grungy rusted carbon fiber text effect. We will also be creating the accompanying rusted metal background effect seen in the preview.

Create a Colorfully Mixture Text Effect

Create a Colorfully Mixture Text Effect

Text effect usually are created as 3D or traditional styles. However, you may need to apply some extremely colorful text effect for your background or your design. This tutorial will present you a little tricks to do the color mixture.

Making a Text Effect using Honey on a Bread

Making a Text Effect using Honey on a Bread

What’s better than honey and bread? Well, honey on toast! This tutorial will show you a simple way of modifying a bread stock photo, and using a couple of Layer Styles with some useful tricks, to create a golden syrupy honey-on-bread inspired text effect.

3D Shining Text Effect in Photoshop

3D Shining Text Effect in Photoshop

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.

Create a Desireable 3D Text Effect

Create a Desireable 3D Text Effect

There are various ways you can turn your text into something special. If you think 3D effect applying to your text which is not good enough, you can add a little bit of design element like colorful tape using photoshop brushes.

Design a Fracturing Effect for Text

Design a Fracturing Effect for Text

Using some simple fonts, you can turn them into a nice word art by adding simple effects. Fracturing effect is a great idea to turn your font to be special. The idea is to apply a fracturing background to your text plus color adjustment. You can also add shine on the text’s edge.

Make a 3D Color Explosion

Make a 3D Color Explosion

In this tutorial, it will show you how to take command of layer blending modes and masks, and employ simple but highly effective tricks to generate light sources, shadows and add depth to your work. This style is a bit special, as lots of art elements have been added.

Transparent Glass Lettering in Photoshop

Transparent Glass Lettering in Photoshop

In this tutorial we’re going to use some super layer effects and a bit of extra magic to make a lettering style that looks transparent and stunning. It’s best to place them on the most highlighted parts of the Q to make it look like they are sparkles from those highlights.