Pimp My Text: Bling Bling With Photoshop » Web Design » SitePoint Blogs Last week I was watching the opening credits of “I’m a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here” and I noticed the titles consist of bling bling text getting dropped into the jungle. I’ve also noticed quite a few ads on TV using bling text as Christmas approaches. So today we’ll have a look at how to produce some sparkling silver and diamonds (or diamante) text in Photoshop using layer effects, blending modes and filters. 1. 2. 3. 4. Double click on the Gradient to open the Gradient Editor, then choose Silver from the list of gradients. So that’s our silver text in place. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Click OK and your new fancy diamonds will be added to the layer. 11. 12. (Optional). This is one way to produce the bling effect.
Rap Diamonds, bling in Photoshop Begin with the text you want to turn into the gold and Diamond "Iced Out" effect. Right click on the layer palette and choose Rasterize layer. This will make the text editable. Make a selection around the text (Hold down Ctrl/CMD and click on the layer thumbnail) Press "D" to reset to default colors Filter>render>clouds If the render menu is not available make sure you are in RGB mode. Now this is where we create the diamond effect. Filter>Distort>glass Choose the tiny lens texture and scale it down. Use the settings as shown here. Click OK to apply Please note, in CS3 the diamonds look gray and not silver. Choose Curves (Crtl/Cmd+M) Grab the top right point (or the white triangle at the bottom) and drag it across to the left until your diamonds look like the bright ones here. We now have the diamond covered look to the text. Apply a layer style to the layer, choose stroke. The important things here are: Position = Center Fill type: Gradient, choose the default copper setting Make the size 10
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30 New Photoshop Text Effect Tutorials Typography – you use it a lot if you are a web designer. Starting with the name of your website and menu buttons to the content itself. Now one thing to consider is that there is definitely a text on a website that has to be different and stand out from the rest of the content. One trick you can try is adding different effects to the text you would like to be different. Below you will find a collection of great tutorials that will teach you how to add different cool effects to your texts. Retro Text The Sugar Bag Effect Retro Pop Style Create a Frilly Typo Create an Awesome Grass Texture in Photoshop License Plate Text Effect A Slick Supernatural Text Effect Suspended Text Effect Text in Stitches Create A Beautiful 3D Text Composition An Awesome 3D Text Composition in Photoshop Create Sparkling, Animated Text in Photoshop Create a 3D Flowery Text Effect 3D Textured Text Effect Incredible Typographic Illustration Design a Shattered, Scrappy Metal Text Effect in Photoshop Create Colorful Ornamental Text
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