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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.
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.
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.
This tutorial will illustrate you to design retro style text on a poster. To start, the text has been applied with few colors and with a texture paper as a background. You can also add a extra object – a type writer to stand out your text. Of course, you can add something else in your design.
In this tutorial, it will show you how to create some flawless patterns, which we will use to create some amazing backgrounds that you can use for your desktop, websites, posters…whatever you want. The great thing about patterns is that once you get comfortable with them, they can be an important part of your Photoshop arsenal.
We are going to learn how to create awesome smoky typography. It is nice and simple. You may just start with typing some simple words. And then add some real smoke and little adjustment in blend mode. It just takes 12 steps to complete.
Text effect is very important that can improve your overall design appearance. If you would like to create a even more professional text effect, you can use illustrator to initiate your text design, then use photoshop for color and lighting adjustment.
This Photoshop tutorial is going to present you to create an awesome distorted type design. Using a range of Photoshop brushes we’ll create the appearance of printed type that has come into contact with drops of water, breaking up the text with oversaturated drips, runs and splats.