Adobe Photoshop Tutorials
Colorful 3D text
In this tutorial you will learn how to create this colorful 3D text effect:
Create a blank document, size depends on the size of your text.
Type your text with every new letter on a new layer.
This is what your layer paletter should look like:
Give your text some color and align it to your liking.
The colors that are used here are:
Hit CTRL+T at every layer and rotate the letters a bit so it looks something like this:
Right click your first text layer and choose Rasterize.
Select your 2d text layer and hit CTRL-E to merge it into the first layer.
Repeat until you only have one text layer (+background) left.
Now add a gradient for the background.
With your text layer selected hold down ALT and press down and then left about 4 or 5 times.
It'll look like this now:
This is your layers palette right now:
Again, merge down until you are left with only two text layers:
Move your original text layer to the top:
Select your copy text layer, hit CTRL-U and set it to something like this:
Merge the two text layers.
Apply this Drop Shadow to your text layer:
That's it, there's your colorful 3D text: