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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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