Metal text, Photoshop making metal texture text font tutorial
ThiscourseIdea: blur the text, then use the lighting effect to enhance the metal texture of the text, and then use the curve to enhance the contrast between light and dark, and then adjust it to your favorite color!
1. Open a backgroundpicture, the effect is shown in Figure 01.
2. Set the foreground color to gray RGB of 150, 150, and 150 below the toolbox. Select the text tool in the toolbox and enter text in the file window, as shown in Figure 1. Right click the text layer and select Rasterize Layer in the pop-up menu to convert the text layer to an image layer.
3. Press and hold the Ctrl key, click the text layer, load the selection area, and select the “Select” and “Storage Selection Area” commands in the menu bar. The storage selection dialog box, named Alpha 1, pops up, as shown in Figure 2. Click OK to confirm.
4. Switch topassagewayPanel, select channel Alpha 1, and select“Filter””Blur” and “Gaussian Blur” commands. In the pop-up Gaussian Blur dialog box, set the radius to 5, as shown in Figure 3, and the image effect is shown in Figure 4
5. Select the layer control panel and select the text layer. Execute “Filter”, “Render” and “Lighting Effect” in the menu bar, select “Point Light at the Top Right” in the style, and select the point light in the lighting type. The intensity is 32, the focus is 78, the gloss is set to 0, the material is set to 0, the exposure is set to 0, the environment is set to 21, the texture channel is alpha 1, the height is set to 80, and the others are default, as shown in Figure 5, and the image effect is shown in Figure 6
6. Execute the “Image”, “Adjust” and “Curve” commands in the menu bar. In the pop-up curve dialog box, set the curve to 7, and the image effect is shown in Figure 8.
7. Execute the “Image”, “Adjust” and “Curve” commands in the menu bar again. In the pop-up curve dialog box, set the curve to 9, as shown in Figure 10.
8. Select the background layer, click the Create New Layer button below the layer control panel to generate a new layer 1, set the foreground color to orange at the bottom of the toolbox, and its RGB is 231, 179, and 37 respectively. Press Ctrl and click the text layer to load the selection area. Select layer 1, fill the selected area with foreground color, as shown in Figure 11, and cancel the selection. Set the text layer blending mode to brightness, and the image effect is shown in Figure 12.
9. Link layer 1 and the text layer. Select the Edit Free Transform command in the menu bar, and adjust the slope of the letters to make them feel big and small, as shown in Figure 13.
10. Copy the text layer as a copy of the text layer. Flip the layer vertically and adjust the angle, as shown in Figure 14. Set the opacity of the copy of the text layer to 36%, and the final image effect is shown in Figure 15.