Follow this step by step tutorial to create a super cool retro chrome text effect in Illustrator. We’ll use a range of gradients to give the impression of bright highlights, then take the text into Photoshop for some finishing touches. The chrome effect we’ll be creating is inspired by the popular effect from the 80’s …
Final Image Preview Subscribe via RSS | Get E-mail Updates | Follow us on Twitter | Google+ Wave’s text effect September 28th, 2009 by ART-D Posted in Adobe Photoshop, Text Effects In this tutorial we’ll turn standard text into a stunning, eye-catching text effect. We’ll be using Layer Styles, Photoshop Filters, and combining different techniques to mock-up the text into a related background. Let’s learn how to create this text effect. Final Image Preview
In this article we’re going to create a text effect inspired by the Thor 2 movie. Since I couldn’t find the font used by the designers, I decided to re-create the letters that I needed in #Illustrator. It’s very easy and all you need to do is some research (there are a ton of different Thor posters) to find the letters you want and then simply trace them in Illustrator. Feel free to use a different pattern than the one in the #tutorial assets for an even better result.
Nice Lightbox Text Effect. With this Photoshop text effect you will be able to give any text or shape a neon light appearance and make them stand out on a dim background. The PSD file contains smart layers to make it easy to use and modify. Check more at
In this tutorial, I will show the process I used to create this realistic frozen text effect in Photoshop. We will be using a number of ice textures and custom brush to achieve this effect. We will also be using adjustment layers and filters to perform the touch-ups.