Photoshop is one the best and among the most popular tools for creating graphics. In addition to this, it also consists of several remarkable tools for creating awesome text effects.
This is has become an inevitability in many fields. This is chiefly used in advertising, as they are exceptionally eye-catching as compared to a simple text. These are made in such a way that even though a text written is very boring and of no interest, yet one will not be able to resist the temptation of taking a glance at it at least for once. So, one must know how to create text effects using the Photoshop in a quite an easy way. One can learn this either by hiring a professional in this field, spending loads of money, or can learn online at a very cheap cost or may even for free. With the second option, one may be able to learn even more than what can and will be taught by the professional tutor, and so he/she gets scope to learn even more than a professional. By using text effects, one can not only edit texts, but also can write texts on images and pictures, add titles to a photo and even adorn a simple piece of work into something awesome!
There are countless of tutorials, found online which assist the beginners to learn, understand and visualize every step of creating these effects. There are also tutorials available that relate to a specific topic or subject. For instance, there are tutorials that show one the basics of creating text effects, or even those that relate to specific topic, like, there are online tutorials that help one to modify a toast stock photo, and also use Layer Styles with some constructive tricks to create a golden syrupy honey-on-toast text effect; tutorials that show one how to create awesome food style text effect; or tutorials that will elucidate to you on creating a Halloween pumpkin text effect. There are also several sites that pertain to creating mile-high 3D type in Illustrator and composite it into your art in Photoshop; and also creating a ‘glowing metal effects’ in Photoshop.
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