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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.
Text is a a substantial element to every site. Therefore, lots of designers are working on different text effects to suit for different site styles. Here the designers apply different shapes to fill in the text body to form this effect.
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.
To stand out your text, you can apply some effects like word art or lighting effect. These effects are very common and easy. If you would like to create something different or even more outstanding, you can have a go on this glass broken effect.
In this tutorial, it aimed to teach you how to achieve the all important glowing effect for the texts. Here we will create a style the designer named it into ‘Scanline Text’ which is basically text which glows like bright scanlines, with a smart reflection as well. You can go through this, then using the idea for your own text.