In this tutorial, we will go through the process of creating large 3D type grunge titles. Plain titles in booklets, catalogs and magazines just do not work anymore in getting that buzz and interest. What you need usually nowadays is some interesting cover or design gimmick that gets your posters and postcards picked up. That is why it is well worth it to try out some other specialized design techniques for your titles, just like the effect we have here. So just read through the steps below and learn how to create large 3D grunge type text effects...
In this videotutorial we will show you how to create gleaming gold from ordinary type.
You'll manage this alchemical feat in under ten minutes.
This is no garish fool's gold, but a lovely soft, volumetric effect that will lend luster to your own creations. And because it's created with Photoshop's Layer Effects, your treasured text can be edited at any moment if you change your mind about your gilded message.
In this video tutorial we will share a method for creating an icy cool type effect. We will combine the Wind filter and some quickly applied layer effects in Photoshop to create this chilly effect, including fully formed icicles.
But thanks to a careful use of smart objects, the text remains decidedly unfrozen and completely editable underneath.