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Quick Tip: Create a Cookie Text Effect in Photoshop

Quick Tip: Create a Cookie Text Effect in Photoshop

Age Progression, Text Effect
In this quick tip tutorial we will explain how to create a cookie text effect using layer styles and textures in Photoshop. Let’s get started!Tutorial Assets The following assets were used during the production of this tutorial.Free Cookie Texture Free Wooden Table TextureStep 1 First make a new PSD document 1000 x 400 pixels resolution 72 Dpi. Now open the free texture Wooden Table and copy and paste it into your new PSD document. Command/Ctrl + T (transform) the texture and resize it until you are happy with it.Step 2 Then we are going to make the texture for the Cookie style. Open the Chocolate Cookie Texture in Photoshop. Go to Image > Image Size… and fill in the setting like below. Now go to Edit > Define Pattern… name it Cookie Texture and press ok. Exit thi...
Quick Tip: Create a Mech-Inspired Text Effect in Photoshop Using Layer Styles

Quick Tip: Create a Mech-Inspired Text Effect in Photoshop Using Layer Styles

Age Progression, Text Effect
In this quick tutorial we will show you how to create mech-inspired text effect using layer styles in Photoshop. Let’s get started!Tutorial Assets The following assets were used during the production of this tutorial.Font – SF Sports Night Grungy Stripes Pattern .PAT Metallic Pattern .PAT Grunge Natural Pattern .PATStep 1 First create a new .PSD document, 600 x 400 pixels in RGB mode, 72 DPI with any background color. Now prepare your assets. Install the SF Sports Night fonts into your computer and open all .PAT files.Step 2 Now go to Menu > Layer > Layer Style > Blending Options and use the settings below. You can also access Blending Options with two faster ways. First and the fastest way is to double click on the layer in your layers menu. Other way is ...
Quick Tip: Create a Metallic Copper Text Effect Using Layer Styles in Photoshop

Quick Tip: Create a Metallic Copper Text Effect Using Layer Styles in Photoshop

Age Progression, Text Effect
In this tutorial we will explain how to create a metallic copper text effect using layer styles in Photoshop. Let’s get started!Tutorial Assets The following assets were used during the production of this tutorial.Concrete Bunker Texture Argel Font Palace Balls PictureStep 1 Create a new file. Set Width and Height to 700 px and the resolution to 72 PPI. Name: Angel textStep 2 Fill the canvas with the Concrete Bunker texture.Step 3 Marge the concrete bunker texture to the background.Step 4 Go to menu > Image > Adjustments > Hue/Saturation > use the values as shown below.Step 5 Apply Sharpen twice: Go to menu > Filter > Sharpen > Sharpen. Add Noise: Go to menu > Filter > Noise > Add Noise > use the values as shown in the ...
Quick Tip: Create a Steel Text Effect in Photoshop

Quick Tip: Create a Steel Text Effect in Photoshop

Age Progression, Text Effect
In this quick tip tutorial we will explain how to create a steel text effect using layer styles in Photoshop. Let’s get started!Tutorial Assets The following assets were used during the production of this tutorial.FREE TEXTURE METAL 1010 Metal Texture Cafe Nero M54 – Free fontStep 1 First make a new PSD document 1000 x 700 pixels resolution 72 Dpi. Now open free texture metal 1010 and copy and paste it into your new PSD document. Press Command/Ctrl+T to transform the texture and resize it until you are happy with it.Step 2 Then we are going to make the textures for the steel style. Open the Metal Texture in Photoshop. Go to Image > Image Size and apply the settings as shown below. Now go to Edit > Define Pattern name it Steel Texture and press ok. Exit this doc...
Quick Tip: Create an “IronHero” Text Effect in Photoshop

Quick Tip: Create an “IronHero” Text Effect in Photoshop

Age Progression, Text Effect
In this quick tip tutorial we will demonstrate how to create a cinematic “IronHero” Text Effect using layer styles. Let’s get started!Tutorial Assets The following assets were used during the production of this tutorial.CGF Arch Reactor font Brushed Metal Texture from this packStep 1 Make a new .PSD document, size 1000 x 500 pixels, RGB color, 100 dpi and grey background (color #33333). Create a new layer and fill it with a rusty/grunge metal texture. Now create the text using this font: CGF Arch Reactor (look at Tutorial Assets). Use the settings shown in the following pictures. Now rename this text: “Text Base”. Then go in the menu Layer > Layer Styles > Blending Options and use these settings:Step 2 Duplicate the text and rename it “Stroke Bevel”. Right click...
Create a Light Bulb Inspired Text Effect in Photoshop

Create a Light Bulb Inspired Text Effect in Photoshop

Age Progression, Text Effect
Layer styles are a powerful and time saving feature that can help you apply amazing effects to your designs. In this tutorial we will use layer styles to create a light bulb inspired text effect in Photoshop. Let’s get started!Tutorial Assets The following assets were used during the production of this tutorial.Junegull font. Golden Metal Gradients by Adoralyna. Texturetastic Gray pattern.Step 1 Create a new 1280 x 1024 px document, or whatever size you need depending on the text you’ll be creating.Fill the Background with Black, or any other dark color you like, just make sure it is as dark as possible.Step 2 Create the text in white. The font used is Junegull and the size is 400 pt. This is quite a big size but it will help show the details more clearly.Change...
Quick Tip: Create a Cinematic “Sergeant America” Text Effect in Photoshop

Quick Tip: Create a Cinematic “Sergeant America” Text Effect in Photoshop

Age Progression, Text Effect
In this quick tip tutorial we will demonstrate how to create a cinematic “Sergeant America” Text Effect using the layer styles. Let’s get started!Tutorial Assets The following assets were used during the production of this tutorial.American Captain font Tileable Metal Textures PatternStep 1 Make a new .PSD document; size 1000 x 500 pixels, RGB color, 100 dpi and grey background (color #33333). Create a new layer and fill it with a grunge metal texture. Now create the text using this font: American Captain. Use the settings shown in the following pictures. Set the character spacing to "80". Now rename this text: "3D Base". Then go in the menu Layer > Layer Styles > Blending Options and use these settings:Step 2 Duplicate the text and rename it ” 3D Base BEVEL”. Ri...
Create a Metallic Type Treatment Using Photoshop and Cinema 4D 

Create a Metallic Type Treatment Using Photoshop and Cinema 4D 

Age Progression, Text Effect
In this tutorial we will explain how to use Cinema 4D and Photoshop to create metal textured 3D typography that includes ornate and decorative swirls. Let’s get started!Tutorial Assets The following assets were used during the production of this tutorial.Kingthings Spikeless Typeface Material packStep 1 – Document Setup Open a new document in Photoshop. I should be 7 inches wide and 11 inches high. Set the depth resolution to 300 dpi. Grab the paint bucket tool (G) then change the foreground color to Black (D) and fill the first layer with the color. This is just so we can have nice contrast between our type and background and we can set up our composition more easily. We’ll be changing the background later on.Step 2 – Type For this tutorial I’m going to be using a Bl...
Create a Baseball-Inspired Text Effect in Photoshop

Create a Baseball-Inspired Text Effect in Photoshop

Age Progression, Text Effect
Applying texture to a text effect can be a lot of fun. In this tutorial we will explain how to create a baseball-inspired text effect using layer styles, patterns, and brushes. Let’s get started!Tutorial Assets The following assets were used during the production of this tutorial.Grass Texture 1 by shhhhh-art-Stock. Merkin font. Seamless leather texture. Undercover Grunge Brush Set by gone4ever95.Step 1 Create a new document that is 1024 x 645 px.You can use any other values for the Height and Width depending on the text you are going to create.Download the Grass Texture 1, and place it on top of your “Background” layer, then resize it as needed.Rename the layer to “Grass Texture”.Step 2 The grass colors are a bit dark and desaturated. To fix that, go to Ima...
How to Create High Quality Metal 3D Text in Photoshop

How to Create High Quality Metal 3D Text in Photoshop

Age Progression, Text Effect
Most of you probably know those awesome letters that were generated with 3D programs. But what about when you don’t have any particular program and you need to make 3D typography? This tutorial will show you how to create the 3D text shape and give it a high quality metal look using pure Photoshop. Check it out!Editor’s note: This tutorial was originally published on Psdtuts in December of 2008.Step 1 Let’s start with a new document of 1500 pixel by 1500 pixel, and 300px/inch resolution. Create a new layer, name it "3D TEXT_first." Then grab the Type Tool (T) and type big letters of your desired text, in my case it’s written as 3D TEXT. Also don’t worry if your text goes out of canvas, it has to be very big. Because we’re going to rasterize this layer and distort it in the next step...