Art Deco Text Effect Photoshop Tutorial

Posted in Photoshop, Text Effects on May 4, 2010 by Carol

This tutorial will show you how to draw the frame, create the corner fans and create a deco-ish text effect, using Art Deco colours. Always a popular style, there are many Art Deco-type fonts available for free download, and you can probably use any of them to achieve a similar effect.

Art Deco Text

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Broken Text – Photoshop Tutorial

Posted in Illustrator, Photoshop, Text Effects on May 3, 2010 by Carol

This tutorial uses a free font and both Photoshop and Illustrator to achieve a 3D, split text effect.

Broken Text

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Photoshop Tutorial – Rusty Text

Posted in Photoshop, Text Effects on April 24, 2010 by Carol

Create this very realistic looking rusty text using free brushes and gradients along with Photoshop’s filters and blending options.

Rusty Text

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Photoshop Tutorial – Text Within Spheres

Posted in Photoshop, Text Effects on April 15, 2010 by Carol

This tutorial uses a free set of patterned sphere brushes. With Photoshop’s filters and blending options a deep bevelled gold text is captured inside spheres. No difficult techniques are used in this tutorial. Click here to view the full size image.

Text Within Spheres

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Photoshop Tutorial – Lit Text Effect

Posted in Photoshop, Text Effects on April 12, 2010 by Carol

Create a text effect edged with ‘lights’ using blending options, filters and brushes and no extra resources. Click here to view full size image.

Lit Text Effect

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Photoshop Tutorial – Adjustment Layers

Posted in Photoshop, Tools on April 6, 2010 by Carol

The versatility that adjustment layers afford Photoshop users is such that they should be used and used often. However, Photoshop beginners see these as ‘new territory’ to be entered into with trepidation – absolutely not so!

This tutorial will show the effect of each of the available adjustment layers.

Adjustment Layers

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Photoshop Tutorial – Lighthouse Photo Manipulation

Posted in Photo Manipulation, Photoshop on April 1, 2010 by Carol

Create a glowing lighthouse using 3 stock images. These are the original images:

Images

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And this will be the final result:

Lighthouse Photo Manipulation

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