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Using Light & Shade to Bring Text to Life
Under Photoshop Tutorial, Text Effect
- Photoshop is recommended for this tutorial -
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.
Autumn is such a beautiful season with its crisp weather and bright colors. So it is fantastic to create a bright autumn leaves text effect. This tutorial aims to show you how to use a couple of leaf images, textures, adjustment layers, and a lighting effect to make a bright autumn leaves text effect!
There are various ways you can turn your text into something special. If you think 3D effect applying to your text which is not good enough, you can add a little bit of design element like colorful tape using photoshop brushes.
We are going to learn how to create awesome smoky typography. It is nice and simple. You may just start with typing some simple words. And then add some real smoke and little adjustment in blend mode. It just takes 12 steps to complete.
This tutorial shows the way to create the Diablo III Inspired Grunge Text Effect. It is very nice and simple. Most of the steps, it is just within the blending mode. Special art skill is not really needed. Just have a try to create your own words!
Fire text is one of the most classic technique that you can see in Photoshop tutorials. This tutorial is going to show you another version here using some real fire images, mix with filters and blending methods.
In this tutorial, it will show you the steps to design this abstract text effect with pen tool and grunge brush decoration in Photoshop. Along the way, you can practice using Pen Tool to draw some nice hair-like lines, as well as apply grunge brushsets for some cool abstract effect for our texts.
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.