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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 effect usually are created as 3D or traditional styles. However, you may need to apply some extremely colorful text effect for your background or your design. This tutorial will present you a little tricks to do the color mixture.
What’s better than honey and bread? Well, honey on toast! This tutorial will show you a simple way of modifying a bread stock photo, and using a couple of Layer Styles with some useful tricks, to create a golden syrupy honey-on-bread inspired text effect.
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.
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.
In this tutorial, it will show you how to take command of layer blending modes and masks, and employ simple but highly effective tricks to generate light sources, shadows and add depth to your work. This style is a bit special, as lots of art elements have been added.
In this tutorial we’re going to use some super layer effects and a bit of extra magic to make a lettering style that looks transparent and stunning. It’s best to place them on the most highlighted parts of the Q to make it look like they are sparkles from those highlights.