This brilliant package features six different actions with a superb selection of shadows and reflections to choose from. We want to use a black to white gradient for our fake lighting effect. Set Edge Detection Radius to 15 pixels, check Smart Radius, and use the tools to enhance the selection.
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Lettering and More with Photoshop with Chris Piascik. Hold Shift and click on the Safari layer.
Create Simple 3D Text In Photoshop
This texture will be used for the text. You can also use the axis widget, which appears over the object when the object is selected click on the 3D object to select it. This brings up the Gradient Pickershowing us all the available gradients we can choose from. The Great and Powerfulwas created by simply converting a text layer into 3D, setting the Reflection properties, and then adding the background image as an Image Based Light with a gold color cast.
Photoshop applies the black to white gradient to the merged layer, creating a shadow effect on the letters and completing our simple 3D text effect:. I like to dock these two panels next to each other because they work hand-in-hand.
Just knowing something is possible is only the beginning; where you take it from here is up to you. In this Photoshop text effects tutorial, we'll learn how to create simple 3D text:. Designed to give your text or vector shapes a realistic wood finish, this pack includes 36 high-resolution actions with four wooden styles.
The Evolution of 3D Text in Photoshop | Planet Photoshop
The same box and handles that we saw earlier when we tetx the Free Transform command photoshpo appear around the text shape. So my wait continued. You should now see your 3D text layer laying on the ground. Then from the Properties panel, click on the Material preset and select the first material on the sixth row. First, change the photosbop. The second part of the tutorial is back to familiar, 2D territory, using the Selection tools, masks, adjustment layers and other basic techniques.
For mind-blowing text effects and more, browse the amazing selection of Text Effect Actions available to you through GraphicRiver and Envato Elements. All I wanted was the ability to create true 3D text in a familiar application and use the power of Photoshop to add realism. Then use the scroll bar on the right of the Layers palette to scroll down to the layer directly above the Background layer. Feed Like Follow Follow Weekly email summary.
Holding the Shift key down as you drag constrains the aspect ratio so you don't accidentally distort the shape of the text as you're resizing it. This will be used as the background. Next, we photoxhop to choose a font.
Hpotoshop, let's sharpen the image a bit. In both examples, you can see the combination of 3D text and 3D elements to complete the overall look.
The Evolution of 3D Text in Photoshop
The 3D functions available in Adobe Photoshop open up a world of endless possibilities for creators. This will select both layers at the same time, along with every layer pgotoshop between them. When you're done typing, click on the checkmark in the Options Bar to accept the text and exit out of text editing mode:.
The one we want is the Black, White gradient, third from the left, top row. This will bring up Photoshop's Layer Style dialog box set to the Gradient Overlay options in the middle column.
Then go up to the Edit menu at the top of the screen and choose Free Transform. Change the blending pyotoshop to Soft Light, grab the Brush tool and using a light yellow colour, paint over the body to whiten the shadows.
Make a Duplicate Control-J of your text, and then Hide the copy for later.
If we look in our Layers palette, we can see that we now have only three layers. Select any other tool, such as the Rectangular Marquee tool Mto hide the 3D photlshop. Then in the Properties panel open the Shape Presets and select the middle preset from the second row.