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Creating Retro Folded Typography Using Photoshop

Creating Retro Folded Typography Using Photoshop
In this Photoshop tutorial, we’re going to create retro-looking text that seems like it’s constructed using folded strips of paper. We’re going to step away from the computer a little bit and use a real model as a reference for our project. Prepare yourself to heavily rely on Photoshop’s Lasso Tool, as well as some other basic tools and simple techniques. Preview Click on the preview image below to see the final product in full scale. Tutorial Resources Paper Texture by Zen TexturesGrunge Texture by Zen Textures Step 1: Working away from the computer To create our folded text, we first want to see in real-life how folded strips of paper would look. So first, take a piece of regular 8.5” x 11” paper and cut it into strips using scissors or a box cutter. Start folding the strips to the letters that we want. Now we can see exactly how the folds will look for the letters we’re using. Step 2: Setting up the document Step 3: Adding color Next, we’re going to change the color of our text.

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