How to craft a leathery text effect in Photoshop - The Creative Edge. If you want your messaging to be truly distinctive, there’s no more direct and effective approach than crafting your own custom lettering.
Modern viewers are barraged with information, and their attention span has tapered sharply as a result. Custom typography can separate your value proposition from the “noise” of more typical advertising, and it allows you to thematically integrate the look of your type with the content of your message. If your offer involves leather, for example, there’s no better way to reinforce your message than with stitched, leathery type that embodies the appeal of your products.
So today, we are going to create a hanging leather text effect in Photoshop. In this tutorial, I’ll walk you through the process of creating this text effect by using some interesting techniques, patterns, and tools. Resources:Leather Textures Final result: (Download the finished, layered PSD file.) Step 1: Open Photoshop and create a new file with an 800px width and a 600px height. Create a 3D Vintage Lightbulb Sign. 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 4D Step 1. Create 3D Rubber and Glass Text in Photoshop CS6. In this tutorial, we will explain how to use the vector editing and 3D capabilities of Photoshop to create rubber and glass 3D text.
In the process, we will show you how to create the materials, modify the lighting, render the scene, and finally, how to enhance the color of the final result. Let's get started! Tutorial Assets The following assets were used during the production of this tutorial. Please download them before you begin. Righteous font.Noisy pattern by Mladjan Antic.Wood pattern by Alexey Usoltsev. 1. 4 Ways to Create Long Shadow Effects in Photoshop. Part of the recent, "flat design" trend, long shadow effects are a popular but not necessarily new phenomenon.
The trend's strongest impact seems to be on interface design elements and icons but it is being increasingly used as part of web designs, as well. In this tutorial, we will show you 4 ways that you can create long shadow effects in Photoshop using several different tools. Let's take a look! Tutorial Assets You will need the following assets to complete this tutorial. Characteristics of Long Shadow Effects There are 2 main characteristics of long shadow effects. Each object of the design must have a flat, 2-dimensional shadow that extends for at least 2.5 times the diagonal of the object, which makes the shadow very long, this adds emphasis and drama to the design.The shadow should be cast at a 45 degree angle, preferably towards the right.
The shadow color can vary in its darkness compared to the background color, and in some cases, fade out into a transparent fill. Metallic Text. In this tutorial, we will explain how to create a metallic text effect using layer styles in Photoshop.
Let's get started! Tutorial Assets The following assets were used during the production of this tutorial. Step 1 First of all install the .pat file named black_pattern_by_fluctuemos-d5mermc.pat. Shiny Text Effect. High Quality Metal 3D Text. Create a Royal Gold Text Effect in Photoshop Using Layer Styles. In this quick tutorial we will show you how to create a royal gold text effect using layer styles in Photoshop.
Let's get started! Tutorial Assets The following assets were used during the production of this tutorial. Step 1 First create a new .PSD document, 600 x 400 pixels in RGB mode, 72 DPI with any background color. Sparkling Iron Text Effect. This tutorial explains how to create a vivid sparkling iron text effect. Many elements will be used, like Layer Styles, brushes, filters, adjustment layers, and some images as well. This tutorial is full of useful tips and tricks for Photoshop users, and it introduces helpful techniques too. The Final Result: Notes: Gold Cartoon Text Effect. In this quick tip tutorial we will show you how to create a cartoon, gold, text effect using layer styles in Photoshop.
Let's get started! Tutorial Assets The following assets were used during the production of this tutorial. Create a Shiny, Gold, Old World Text Effect in Photoshop. In this quick tip tutorial we will show you how to create a shiny, gold, old world text effect using layer styles in Photoshop.
Let's get started! Tutorial Assets The following assets were used during the production of this tutorial. Step 1 First prepare your assets. Step 2 Now we can start making our first text effect. Step 3 We are ready to start with our text style. Create Inspirational 3D Gold Text with Photoshop Extended. Preview of Final Results Video Tutorial Tutorial Resources Bebas Neue – Font SquirrelPacifico – Font Squirrel Step 1 Start by creating a new 1920×1200 pixels document.
To position your text perfectly in the center, select your text and background layers, switch to the Move tool, then click on the align center buttons in the options bar. Crisp Metallic Text Effect. In this quick tip tutorial, we will explain how to create a crisp, metallic text effect using just a couple of layer styles in Photoshop.
Let's get started! Tutorial Assets The following assets were used during the production of this tutorial. Step 1 Before opening Photoshop, install the font Rothenburg Decorative and these grunge brushes.Open Photoshop and Create a New Document, 1800 x 1300 pixels in RGB mode, 72 DPI and finally then Fill the background with this dark grey color #1f1f1f. Step 2 Create a New Layer, name it 'texture' and using these Grunge Brushes click a couple of times in the center of the document using a white color. Pewter Metal Text. Follow this step by step tutorial to create a realistic pewter style metal text effect in Photoshop. The best part is it’s really easy! Just a couple of Photoshop layer styles is all it takes to create the basic effect, with a subtle tweak or two to perfect the lighting to maximise the realism.
This style of embossed text is similar to old pewter badges and emblems, which makes it perfect for any kind of old-world medieval design. In Photoshop the effect is created just using the Bevel & Emboss and Satin features, but we’ll be creating this exact design as part of the complete tutorial. Vintage 3D Text Effect in Photoshop CS6. The 3D Environment in Photoshop CS6 is a great way to create amazing 3D text effects without the need for any other 3D software. This tutorial will explain how to use the many tools and settings to create a nice vintage 3D text effect. Final Image. Blurry Ink Typography. Match 3D Ground Planes. Colorful Textured Plastic Text. This tutorial is a retro stationery inspired one. It will explain an easy way to create textured plastic semi-transparent letters, then move them around over the graph paper background. The Final Result: Notes: * the software used in this tutorial is Adobe Photoshop CS6 , but you can use CS3+ versions as well. * you might want to check the Basix Page to see some useful topics on dealing with Photoshop basics, such as loading palettes and some shortcuts.
Resources: * Lined Paper Patterns by kittenbella. * Little knobs pattern by Amos. * Crumpled Paper Texture by capturedbykc. Note: You might need to load the Contours used in the tutorial, so check this image to see how to do so. Step 1. Milk Text Effect. This is a super simple tutorial that will help you create a nice “Milky” text effect in less than a minute! The Final Result: Notes: * the size of the final result image is 1024 * 768 * you might want to check the Basix Page to see some useful topics on dealing with Photoshop basics, such as loading palettes and some shortcuts.
Resources: * High Color Palette Step 1: Start by filling the Background with the color #4a7b8d. Step 2: Create the text, I’m using the font “Tiamaria Script”, the font size is (257) px, and the color is white (#ffffff). Step 3: Double click on the “Milk” text layer to open the Layer Style box, and insert the values as below: - For the “Drop Shadow” effect, choose the color #336273, and change the “Spread” value to (15). Again Text Effect. Simple Elegant Headers Text Effects. Elegant Green Text Effect.
Designed Stylish Embossed Text with Metallic Glow. It’s been over 2 months since the last photoshop tutorial I had posted, but I have great news for you — I am back online with loads of new stuff to show you, so stay tune for all our upcoming tuts! Today, we will begin with this nice and beautiful text effect, and as most readers request, we also release the psd for download, for only $1. The PSD is for learning purposes only, you can incorporate it in a project for a client, but you cannot directly resell this very file. Enough talking, let’s get started. Create a Glass Text Effect in Photoshop Using Layer Styles.
Create a Glassy Text Effect Filled with a Green, Acidic Substance. In the following tutorial you will learn how to create a glassy text effect filled with a green, acidic substance. You'll use shape creation tools, Opacity Masks, and filters. Create a Candy Flavored Text Effect in Photoshop. Create a Mosaic, BBC Inspired, Text Art Effect in Adobe Illustrator. Inspiration can come from many sources. Simplicity Text Effect. Striped Road-Inspired Text Effect. Create a Stitched Denim Text Effect in Photoshop. Type Styles in Photoshop CS6. Create Default Type Styles. Neon Text Effect. Stone & Concrete 3D Text Effect. Mech-Inspired Text. Scary Text Effect. Light Burst Text. Simple Bokeh Text Effect. Clean 3D Text Effects. Awesome 3D Effect in Photoshop. Scrabble Tiles Text Effect. Vintage Tiles Text Effect.