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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.

Design a Great Golden Text Effect

Design a Great Golden Text Effect

This tutorial aims to create an effect similar to the main “O” effect. The other parts of the text have a slightly different effect, which can still be achieved using the basic steps, but with some different values.

Colorful Light Burst Text

Colorful Light Burst Text

In this Adobe Photoshop tutorial, it will show you how to engulf text in an explosion of light and color. After all that, here’s the final “light burst” text effect!

Create an Imaginative City Based Text Effect

Create an Imaginative City Based Text Effect

Text effect could be made from a tree or an animal. Have you even thought that the text can be based on the buildings or a city. This city based text effect is originated from the a famous movie – “Inception”. The idea can be suitably applied into some imaginative backgrounds.

Create a Sophisticated Art Text

Create a Sophisticated Art Text

Sometimes, to create excellent art text, you may need to use several art software apart from using photoshop. This sophisticated art text has been created using idea of high technology which can be applied to model cartoon or new technology product.

Great Mixed Color Effect using Photoshop

Great Mixed Color Effect using Photoshop

For any dark background, it is good to be applied mixed color effect to stand out your text. The major trick is used Photoshop brushes to add reflection on each letter and then further adjusted in blend mode.

How to Create High Quality Metal 3D Text

How to Create High Quality Metal 3D Text

In this tutorial, it will show you how to create the 3D text shape and give it a high quality metal look using pure Photoshop. If you want to add some flat text to this image, make sure it’s going towards the perspective. Also, try to discover your own use for this 3D typography by experimenting with colors and lights.

Apply Style Texture Effect to Text

Apply Style Texture Effect to Text

You may find difficult to look for a suitable texture for your text. In this case, you need to create one for your own, you can refer to this texture effect adjust the color and style to suit for your topic.

Special Shiny Text Effect Using Photoshop

Special Shiny Text Effect Using Photoshop

To stand out your words, you usually would like to use your own design for your text rather than use the traditional font. Here is a nice text effect sample. You can further develop your own words based on change the color or adjust the settings.

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