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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.
In this tutorial, it is going to show you how to design a Sky Logo. You can choose other words for this design. This design is initiated with few texts “SKY”. Then you start to edit the texture, choose color and finalize it by adjusting the blending mode.
If you want to create some nice text effect, you do not need to be a Photoshop expert. In this tutorial, you just need to follow the guide to adjust the settings in layer property. The colour can be adjusted to your own style.
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!
Fire text effect is suitable for dark background, as it can attract your reader easily. Apart from applying real fire within the text, you need to apply special pattern design at behind to match with your text. After lighting and coloring adjust, it is about done.
Different text effects are designed to suit for various of topics and backgrounds. This tutorial’s idea is to use different materials such as light words to be applied inside the text content plus adding smoky and foggy to make it more attractive.