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6 Quick’n’Dirty Photoshop Text Effects From Scratch

6 Quick’n’Dirty Photoshop Text Effects From Scratch
Photoshop is great for embellishing display text with little effects. When you add layer styles into the equation, you have the added benefit of the styles being easily transferable. In this tutorial I'll show you how to make six different effects using just layer styles. So really this is like six tutorials in one! All six of these effects use just layer styles. If you are a Plus member, you can simply download the ZIP pack of six PSDs for this tutorial and copy and paste the styles. Quick Gold Text There are a lot of ways to make "gold" text. The font we're using here is Trajan—a very elegant typeface that suits gold text. First the top layer, which is made with the usual suspects—a bevel, a gradient overlay, and so on. This is the layer that gives the depth to our letters. There are a lot of ways to make "gold" text. 3D Metallic Text This effect is actually just a variation on the gold text. To try something slightly different, I also applied a text warp. DoubleType HyperColor Thin Metal

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Transparent Glass Lettering in Photoshop In this tutorial, we're going to use some super layer effects and a bit of extra magic to make a lettering style that looks transparent and stunning. Because there is so much use of layer styles, you need to download the sample PSD from the link at the bottom of the tutorial in order to follow along. Step 1: 10 Cool Resource Web Sites For Graphic and Web Designers This week I would like to show you 10 cool resource websites, each one of them offering various examples of images, links, wallpapers etc. Hopefully you will get inspired and can use those websites as a source for future projects. Now here are the 10 Cool Web and Graphic Design Resource Sites

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Extremely glossy and shiny text effect. PSD file is available to download,glitter texture,free psd text effect file, glossy drops,glitter glass effect,free psd text effect file, Freshness, Yellow, orange bubbles Apply Bevel and Emboss layer style effect and Fill 0% to the -"Glitter Copy2" layer. Add Satin layer style effect to the of the text layer. Now, return to the pattern layer, duplicate it and place above all created layers. Load selection to any text layer and may active the new pattern layer. Choose Filter > Distort > Spherize. Playing with Displace Filter in Photoshop I have been playing a lot with the Displace filter in Photoshop and I still get impressed with how powerful it is. Even though I have written some tutorials using it, I decided to try to recreate a different effect that I saw in one of the images submitted for the Daily Inspiration. It was a brick wall deformed like it was made of cloth. So in this tutorial, or a quick-tips I will show you how to create a curtain made of bricks or how to deform a brick wall as it was a curtain. To do that we wil use a few stock photos, layer adjustments and the Displace filter in Photoshop CS5.

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