Design a Dawn of War Style Concrete Text Effect in Photoshop  

This text effect is inspired by the Dawn of War game box art. Design a Dawn of War Style Concrete Text Effect in Photoshop.Using these methods, you will be able to enhance your designs for postcards and other print marketing materials.


Text effects are a common way to spice up typography for graphic design.  Instead of using a plain font with a solid color, a text effect can create a visual impactful design.  There are a variety of effects that can be applied, from 3D to inset typography and everything in between. In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to create colorful candy 3D text using Photoshop and 3D Studio Max, and how to incorporate a few other 3D elements into a final Photoshop artwork.  You’ll get a great look at how to model and texture 3D text and how to render it using v-ray, and how to then composite it together in Photoshop.

                          Liquid Text Effect in Photoshop 

To sort of wrap up our series on using liquid effects for design, today, we will look at how to use liquid photostocks to create a gorgeous and stunning liquid text effect in Photoshop.  By using some clever techniques, we can warp liquids into a variety of shapes to meet our needs.  In this case, you’ll learn how to create letters from liquids, and then add in some extra effects for a dynamic composition.

                          Beautiful 3D Text Composition

3D text effects are common elements in graphic design and advertising.  The extra depth dimension allows images to visually pop from the page, and provide excellent building blocks for development of an image.  A variety of tools can be used to create them, but creation of 3D text effects often requires significant time, patience, and knowledge.

                   Create A Dynamic Shattering Text Effect

When it comes to text effects, the sky is the limit.  You can light it on fire, drench it in water, freeze it, explode it, make it glow with neon colors, or engrave it in beautiful metallic fashion.  Unfortunately, many of the text effect tutorials on the internet yield rather low-quality results.
In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to create a high quality, dynamic shattering effect for text.  You’ll first be guided through the 3D creation of the text, and then the process of shattering it, then you’ll learn how to use the power of Photoshop to create a brilliant and unique result.
                      Blending Xara 3D Type in a Wallpaper Project


Using textures applied to text is an effective way to create dynamic looking text, and even creating 3D style text effects solely in Photoshop.  Using some photomanipulation techniques, textures can be applied and blended together to create a surreal work with a realistic feeling. 


Christmas offers a plethora of fun design possibilities, with ornaments, stockings, candy canes, reindeer, lights, trees and other items playing signature roles in decoration for the season.  One of the most requested Photoshop christmas tutorials is a beautiful text effect tutorial, so in this tutorial, we’ll be looking at how to make an ornamental text effect.



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