Get flash to fully experience Pearltrees
In this tutorial we will create a superb candy cane type design using Illustrator and Photoshop. Apply this effect to your own text and create cool and unique Christmas cards! Along with creating this, you will learn how to: - create advanced vector pattern brushes - customize blending modes in Photoshop - create shading and lighting - retouch photos to fit the same scenario - create backgrounds for your image - use adjustment layers
Continuing our series of text effect Photoshop tutorials , this week, we’ll be looking at how to use shapes (similar in style to those from our recent surreal tutorials) to create an ornamental text effect in Photoshop. You’ll see how to wield the pen tool to create shapes, and how to paint as well as burn the shapes to create a 3D illusion. Next, you’ll see how to use these shapes to form letters and create a fun colorful text effect. A few other Photoshop text effect tutorials you might be interested in are:
Every week the design community releases a lot of useful articles, tutorials and showcases that can charge your creativity in different ways. With this series we want to share high-quality contents from the community to provide interesting information for our readers. It’s just a small selection, but we are sure that it can help you to find cool stuff that covers a wide variety of topics. Enjoy it!
This tutorial will show you how to use Photoshop brushes and layer styles to create an awesome colorful retro text effect. The Final Result: Notes:
This past Friday was the Abduzeedo meetup here in my hometown of Porto Alegre. It was really cool, we had a lot of fun and a lot of beers! When I was leaving I noticed the neon sign outside the pub and it really inspired me to create a tutorial on how to acheive that type of effect in Photoshop. In this tutorial I will show you how to create a nice light effect in Photoshop. We will use Layer Styles and Blend Modes to simulate a neon text effect.
Adobe Illustrator is a powerful tool that you can create fluffy, vague, sparkling, gelatinous, glossy, glittery, retro and revolutionary effects with. Creating a particular text effect in Illustrator is not that difficult now; thanks to the availability of Typography Tutorials that guide you through each step. Here we have gathered a collection of around 50 amazingly helpful tutorials that let you create breathtaking typographic effects in Illustrator. Some of them also use Photoshop to give the text effect its fully refined look. Let’s have a look at this collection. You may also like the following Typography inspiration articles:
Used images: Thin Pancake(or Blintz, Blin) and honey drops) [link] Plate [link] Download psd file [link] Create a new document in Photoshop, Width around 900px. Insert pancake image, move it to the center of the composition.
Does not matter if you design posters, t-shirts, logos, banners or even ads, one fact remains, you simply cannot convey your design without giving your messages text a powerful, effective and relevant visual effect that will land that final knock-out blow. All of the tutorials in this round-up offer unique and professional text-effects that you could easily use within your own designs, and with a little bit of thought and a touch of creativity, they could be modified to accommodate any artistic vision you may have. Hope they are helpful. With this tutorial you will take a look at how to use liquid photostocks to create the gorgeous and stunning liquid text effect can see in the screenshot above. Using some clever techniques, you will learn how-to warp liquids into a variety of shapes and how to create letters from liquids, and then add in some extra effects for a dynamic composition. View the Tutorial →
London is hip again, and in this tutorial Holland-based designer Bram Vanhaeren shows you how he created a new piece that draws on all that’s great about the city – taking inspiration from the Olympics, underground club scenes and the city vista from up high. This masterclass is about giving your typography illustration a fresh touch and experimenting with traditional and digital media, mixing patterns and textures to give your work an extra personal spark. For this tutorial you will need basic Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop skills and some cheap watercolour paint.