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Quick Tip: How to Create a Metallic Text Effect Using Layer Styles in Photoshop    In this tutorial, we will explain how to create a metallic text effect using layer styles in Photoshop. Let’s get started!Tutorial AssetsThe following assets were used during the production of this tutorial.Strasua FontBlack PatternStep 1First of all install the .pat file named black_pattern_by_fluctuemos-d5mermc.pat. You have to double click the icon. It’s that simple.Step 2Create a new document. Set width to 600px and height to 450. Resolution must be 72 DPI.Step 3Duplicate the background (Go to Layer > Duplicate Layer > OK) and rename the new layer as ‘Background Pattern.’Step 4Double click on ‘Background Pattern’ and the ‘Layer Style’ window will appear. Go to ‘Pattern Ove...
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Create a Magma Hot Text Effect in Photoshop     In this tutorial, we will explain how to create a magma hot text effect using layer styles and textures in Photoshop. Let’s get started!Tutorial AssetsThe following assets were used during the production of this tutorial.Smoke photographySparkles by cgtextures.com (choose image 1)Step 1First of all Open The "Background Texture" with Photoshop, then using the Type Tool (T) write your text. For this tutorial I’ve used the font Helvetica LT Std, but you can apply these techniques using any other font or shape. To achieve the same result as mine, create the text using the font Helvetica LT Std. In the Character panel Window > Character, change the Size to 425 pt and the kerning to -25.Step 2Note that the letter ...
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Create a 3D Vintage Lightbulb Sign Using Illustrator, Cinema 4D, and Photoshop    Great-looking 3D typography often involves the use of several applications. In this tutorial, we will show you how to create a vintage lightbulb sign using Adobe Illustrator to create and export the basic paths, Cinema 4D to create the 3D render, and Photoshop for post-production. Let’s get started! 1. Exporting Paths From Illustrator to Cinema 4DStep 1The first step in our project is to create the shape of the letter "G" in Adobe Illustrator. Create a new file. Select the Type Tool, set font to Tango BT and type text on new document. Step 2In next step choose font > create outlines. Now you have shape of your letter, set fill and stroke to "none." Step 3After that, you have ...
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How to Create Colorful Wooden 3D Text     Photoshop is a powerful tool for creating all sorts of imagery but it does have its limitations. While Photoshop does have some fantastic tools for creating 3D text, there are other applications that are often better suited for the job. That is why many illustrators use a combination of Photoshop and some other 3D application to help create 3D text. In this tutorial, we will show you how to use Cinema 4D to create wooden 3D text and then how to use Photoshop to add the final touches. Let’s get started!Tutorial AssetsPlease download the following assets before beginning work on this tutorial.Wood Texture 1Wood Texture 21. Create the BackgroundStep 1We start in Cinema 4D. Create a New Document (Command/Ctrl + N or File ...
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How to Create Spooky Halloween Typography in Photoshop     Tutorial AssetsYou will need the following assets to complete this tutorial. Please download them before you begin. If they are not available, you will need to find alternatives.Stock Texture #1Stock Texture #2Font1. Create the DocumentStep 1Create a New File by going to File > New (CMD/CTRL + N). In Preset select International paper and set the size as in the image below. Step 2Go to Image > Image rotation > 90 CW to to make the canvas horizontally. 2.Painting the LettersStep 1Paint the Background layer with a very dark green using the Paint Bucket (G). Add a new layer (Shift + CMD/CTRL + N) and make a green Circular Gradient using the Gradient Tool (G). Move it slightly upward and lower the O...
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Create a 3D Ice Text Effect With Modo and Photoshop   1. Create 3D LettersStep 1Create new document and select empty Mesh item in the Item List.Change its name to: Frost txtIn Tools palette activate Text tool.In its properties in Text field type FROSTChoose nice strong font – in this case Arial BlackGive it Size: 21.4 cm.Step 2To be able to see vertices in viewport press Command/Ctrl-1 to bring GL_Toggles pie menu. Choose Toggle Verts.In Mesh properties panel find Subdivision Settings and change Spline Patch Level to 5.Also change Curve Refinement angle to 5.0°Step 3Now You will change filled curves to regular polygons. Do the following:With all polygons visible go to Geometry > Freeze…Make sure that you have pop up window set like on the screen grab below.Step 4You n...