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Add Fantastic Color to 3D Text - Part I

Add Fantastic Color to 3D Text - Part I
This is the first part of a two part series. Part two will be released tomorrow. In this piece you will learn how to bring a simple text to life and place everything in fantastic, colored and glowing 3D space. Some neat techniques covered here will allow you to bring your art to the next level. Take a look at the image we'll be creating by the end of this two Part series. This tutorial series is kind of a continuation of the tutorial Super Malleable Lines. First of all, to create the 3D text, you need to download the demo version of Xara 3D6. The best way to start a colorful art piece is finding the right colors. Let's start with opening a new document of around 1350 pixels by 1600 pixels with a resolution of 300px/inch. So now that we found a good fitting color, grab the Paint Bucket Tool (G) and fill the new layer with #166a91. Now what we need is to give this background some life. Try to paint in different spots, basically make the edges darker and the middle brighter. Related:  typography

Create a Dark Grunge 3D Text Scene in Photoshop In this Photoshop tutorial, you are going to learn how to create some 3D text using only Photoshop. The mood we will strive to incorporate in our piece is dark and grungy. We are going to use consistent lighting, layer styles to create shadows for our type, Photoshop filters, and more. Preview You can click on the preview image below so that you may see the composition in full scale. Tutorial Resources Texture: Lava Rock Texture 01 by Bill ChambersTexture: Experimental Grunge by Zen Textures Step 1: Open Photoshop and Set Up Your Canvas Open up Photoshop and create a new 1200x1200px document at 72 dpi. Step 2: Add the Text Next, we want to create some text, so let’s use the Horizontal Type Tool (T) to type the text "TYPE" using Franklin Gothic Heavy, or a similar heavy font. We are going to change the text to a red color (#CC3333) so that it stands out from the black background that we will be creating later on. Step 3: Duplicate the Text Step 4: Connecting the Text Step 6: Add the Shadows

Photos of Moscow and Surroundings by Marc Riboud, 1960s At Raven, we experiment a lot. We consider our projects as our own version of skunkworks. Sometimes the experiments are driven by mere curiosity, while others are meant to see how far we can push the boundaries of a service. All of our experiments have one common element, problem solving. When we first created the URL shortener, we did it to solve a problem. Campaign variables are great, because you can assign a source, medium, and name, like Twitter and/or Social Media Campaign. So campaign variables is the main reason we built, period. Several months after we debuted an SEO friendly URL shortener that supported campaign variables, many existing and new shorteners added them to their service. With the mass support of campaign variables, it wasn’t necessary for us to keep running. Spammers use of became epic. We appreciate everyone who properly used in their campaigns and on a daily basis.

Create Destructive Black and White Lettering with a Dramatic Splash Effect Today, I'm gonna take you into the beauty of black and white design. We'll make some expressive lettering, which includes thoughts connected with a central word. We'll turn standard text into a stunning, destructive illustration, and give it a final unique look. So, let's rock this one and learn all about the cool techniques included here! Let's take a look at the image we'll be creating. Our video editor Gavin Steele has created this video tutorial to compliment this text + image tutorial. While it's hard to trace the exact origins of a concept, as they are developed over time, at least a couple artists influenced my visual thought process that lead up to this tutorial and I want to link to their work. In this work, I create typographic art using abstract lines. In this tutorial, our main task is to create covered typography. The easiest way is just to buy them, because it's very hard to find high quality splashes in free stock image sites. Let's reset the colors to default. Important!

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Create a Steam Powered Typographic Treatment - Part I Whether or not you're a Steampunk fan, this two part tutorial is sure to test your knowledge on Illustrator, Cinema 4D and Photoshop. In the first half, we're going to customize a Blackletter font and create 3D text with vector shapes. There's lots to do, so let's start with the first part of this two-part series! In this type treatment, I sought to bring together a Blackletter font with the alluring Steampunk Style. A quick search on the net about the movement will show a well defined style and a few dominant leitmotifs. Raging steam engines, whistling exhausts and shiny metals are the norm, so in keeping with the guidelines, I created this illustration. Be sure to check out one of our other Steampunk tutorials on Psdtuts+, How to Create a Steampunk Style Illustration in Photoshop for great inspiration and some traditional Steampunk gadgetry! Take a look at the image we'll be creating. For now though, we're going to try and get this far. The first program on today's list is Illustrator.

Picturing the Soviet Republics: Moldavia No doubt pho­tog­ra­phy was a pop­u­lar art in the USSR. Here and below are pic­tures taken by the peo­ple all over the Soviet state of Mol­davia. Today’s set based on the book called “Mol­da­vian Art of pho­tog­ra­phy”, Kishinev (recently renamed to Chisinau), 1985. Please do not for­get click­ing the lense icon to see full size images and please fol­low us on twit­ter. Por­trait of a Worker by M. Opti­mist by V. Eyes by V. Vet­er­ans by A. Summer-83 by A. Kick­back by A. Many thanks to a Russ­ian pho­tog­ra­pher Liubov Sautina for keep­ing these fas­ci­nat­ing pic­tures. If you would like to clar­ify what is on the pho­tos — do not hes­i­tate to question.

Tron Legacy Tutorial Since the very first time I saw the trailer of Tron Legacy I decided that I would have to try to do something inspired on that, all those light effects were exactly what I always love to do in Photoshop. Then I saw the James White design inspired by Tron and I was damn it, James nailed it. So I postponed my little experiment, however this week I decided that the time had come and so, I decided to recreate the logo effect we see in the trailer. For this tutorial I used Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop and Cinema 4D. Pretty much all the light effects and composition are done in Photoshop, the other apps were used just to create some shapes and elements, so if you want to do just the Photoshop part, in the of the tutorial there is a ZIP file with all the resource files used for this image. Step 1 The first thing to do is find or create the logotype of Tron Legacy. Step 2 Once you have the vector logo it's time to create the 3D version of it. Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 - Photoshop Step 7 Step 8

Inspire me, now! Create a Harry Potter Style Text Effect in Photoshop Just watched Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. It was an awesome movie and I was inspired to create the typical Harry Potter text effect. This tutorial will show how to use bevel effect and lens blur to create a depth to your artwork. Preview of Final Image Create an A4 size document with 300dpi resolution. Right-click on the text layer and choose Blending Options. Click on Gradient Overlay and enter the settings as shown below. Download any texture from the Krakograff package. Set the texture layer back to 100% Opacity. Create a new layer above the texture layer and rename it as Glowing Edge. After you are done with all the bevel edges, right-click on the layer and choose Blending Options. Right-click on the text layer and choose Blending Options. Create a new layer below the text layer and rename it as Light Burst. Change the Blend Mode of this layer to Dissolve. Go to Filter > Blur > Radial Blur. Create a new layer above the texture layer. Go to Filter > Blur > Lens Blur.

Обратная связь Здесь в Окленде наступает весна, и чудные стоят деньки. В Амурской области пора копать картошку, в Калифорнии пожары, и я решил немного нарушить формат этого журнала и разбавить его постом, основанном на фидбеке. Не то, чтобы закончились темы, рассказы и фотографии из поездок, но вдруг, подумал я, у читателей есть, что спросить. Итак, только сегодня отвечу на почти любые ваши вопросы в комментариях. Один лишь нюанс: по вопросу на ветку, иначе не миновать повторов. Совсем личные штуки можно в почту P.S.: На RealUSSR сегодня снова о клонировании советским автопромом западных авто и, что гораздо более интересно, материал о советских моделях, которые из мира моды. Nice 3D Text Effect In Photoshop CS5 This tutorial will explain some basic 3D concepts in the Photoshop CS5 Extended environment, in order to create a nice 3D text. It aims to provide a step-by-step guide to creating a 3D scene, and presents some tips and techniques for using Repoussé, applying materials, combining 3D layers, dealing with the object, mesh and camera tools, shadows and reflections, and some rendering basics as well. Then, it will explain how to adjust the output to get the final result. The Final Result Tutorial Details Software Used : PhotoshopVersion : CS5 ExtendedTime : 2:00 – 3:30 Resources Bash — Space Brush Set_3 by ~B-a-s-h. Enabling OpenGL The Repoussé will not work unless OpenGL is enabled. Also, go to Edit > Preferences > 3D, and make sure OpenGL (under Interactive Rendering) is enabled. Step 1 Create a new 1024 x 768 px document. Once you’ve created the first letter, duplicate it and make the original layer invisible (remove the eye next to it), then change the duplicated letter. Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 /strong

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Poster from the Words Would you like to make your own cool musical poster? This Photoshop tutorial will teach you how to do it. Final Image Preview Resources Girl Step 1 First we are going to create a new document in Photoshop with 1000×1000 pixels with all the default settings. Step 2 Select Horizontal Type Tool and place any text (white color, caps on) filling all background as you can see below. Rotate text 45 degrees CW by going to Edit > Transform > Rotate. Step 3 Open photo and copy it to our canvas over text layer. Select text from text layer (Ctrl+left click on text layer thumbnail in layers). Press Ctrl+D to deactivate selection. Apply Image > Adjustments > Brightness/Contrast. Step 4 Create a new layer. Rotate text 45 degrees CW by going to Edit > Transform > Rotate on both layers. Apply Layer > Layer Style > Blending Options > Outer Glow to both layer to make it more readable. Final Image This tutorial is now finished and you got a great effect!