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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.
There are various of text effects. To create an outstanding one, it is not easy. Sometimes, using a natural resource as an idea can stand out your design. Here will show you how to turn a capital letter “A” into ice status.
Different styled 3D text effects can be used to match with different sort of topics. This refined 3D text effect can suitably match with your clean and simple background. In addition, most of steps are done in blend mode setting, so it is easy to learn.
In this tutorial, you will be able to see a 3D text art with fire. The author has chosen the “Hell” for his demonstration. Of course, you can use this idea in whatever you like, including change your favorite words. This idea was to create a 3D text with fire coming from the inside of the document like a hole.
Design some nice text effect could be very challenging as you need to figure out how to use different kinds of text to match with different background nicely. This creation has arranged some 3D stone texts on a grass field which makes the scene so differently.
For dark backgrounds, you can use glazing effect to stand out your text. It is a bit easier to create this effect rather than others as most of the steps can be straightly followed this tutorial through adjusting the setting in blending options. Color and brightness of the text can be designed to fit your design.
n this tutorial, it shows you how to achieve that glossy, detailed fantasy look through careful compositing, and control of layers and blending modes. You will extrude type in Illustrator and then composite on textures and other details in Photoshop.