NOTE: ks is short for Key Stroke, the shortcut for making the process move faster by using your keyboard.
See how to create fake 3D glossy text in photoshop. This final result, when done right can be VERY convincing... I came across this technique while I was working on a current project and wanted a cool 3D type effect, so this is what I came up with, and thought it would be fun to share with Pxleyes...
NOTE: I AM UNAWARE OF WHAT KEYSTROKES WORK ON A PC IN COMPARISON TO THE OPTION AND COMMAND KEYS ON A MAC... THOSE KEYS ARE NOT INCLUDED IN THIS TUTORIAL... but it shouldn't be that hard to follow along. :)
Required version of Photoshop- ANY
Time to complete- 45 mins to 1 hour.
The reasoning it takes so long to complete is cause the techniques to get the final to look as good as it does requires a strong attention to detail. It is a very slow and meticulous process, but the results are uncanny to that of actual 3D, and once you get the technique down, its actually a fairly simple process.
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