Deep Bevelled Text Tutorial

Resources:

File Font from Fontfabric

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This will be the end result:

Deep Bevelled Text

Click on the image for full size view

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Open a new file 800 x 800, 72px resolution

Fill the background with black

Follow these steps for each letter of the required text:

  1. Create a new group by clicking on the folder icon at the bottom of the layers palette
    Group Icon
  2. Select the Text Tool, File Font, size 150pt, foreground colour red #E40F0F
  3. Type the required letter
  4. Right click on the layer in the layers palette and click on Rasterize Type
  5. Ctrl + Click on the thumbnail in the layers palette to select the pixels
  6. Select>Modify>Expand – set to 5, click OK
  7. Create a new layer and drag it below the text layer – this layer will remain empty for the moment.
  8. Create a new layer above the empty layer
  9. Set the foreground colour to blue #0C3DCA
  10. Edit>Fill – set to Foreground Color, click OK
  11. Do not deselect
  12. *Select>Modify>Expand – set to 5, click OK
  13. Make the empty layer active
  14. Create a new layer
  15. Set the foreground colour to yellow #FEF615
  16. Edit>Fill – set to Foreground Color, click OK
  17. Do not deselect**
  18. Repeat from * to ** using the following colours:
    • Orange #FF9306
    • Green #62E60A
    • Purple #C013C2
    • Light Blue #1EF2DC (use the existing empty layer for this fill)

  19. Ctrl + D to deselect
  20. Double click on one of the letter layers to bring up the blending options and apply the following Drop Shadow settings:Drop Shadow Settings
  21. Copy and paste the layer style to all letters (right click on the layer and click on Copy Layer Style – right click on all other layers and click on Paste Layer Style)
  22. Right click on the group and click on Merge Group
  23. Filter>Stylize>Glowing Edges – apply the following settings:Glowing Edges Settings
  24. Double click on the layer in the layers palette to bring up the blending options and apply the following Bevel & Emboss settings:Bevel & Emboss Settings

Once you have all the required letters, set them in place.

Turn off the visibility of the background layer

Right click on any visible layer and click on Merge Visible

Double click on the layer to bring up the blending options and apply the following Bevel & Emboss settings:

Bevel & Emboss Settings

Deep Bevelled Text

The finished project. Click on the image for full size view

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