Transparent text effect in Fireworks

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Transparent text effect

This transparent text effect was based on the article on maagraphics. The effect is a simple and effective way of adding text to an image in an unobtrusive way, also with a few tweaks you can use this effect in conjunction with the letterpress effect, to create a nice click action.

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3D Text Effect in a few simple steps.

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In this tutorial I’m going to show you how, with some basic font choices and a few filters we can get really slick solid 3D text effect.

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Letterpress text effect

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Letterpress text effect is a relatively easy effect to achieve and relies on only two filters to get a really good look and feel.

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Create custom fonts design in Fireworks

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Every now and again you will need to adjust the shape of a font you are using in a project, Ive needed to do this quite a few times when creating logo concepts that have a play on text shape rather than use a icon/shape logo. Create custom font shapes is an easy technique to learn and will give you loads more scope when coming up with those creative concepts.

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Add Radial Gradient in Text with fireworks

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This is a tip good for poster art. Add radial gradient in text to spice things up. If you’re tired of using borders and bevels, try this.

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How to Make Text Glow Better

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Instead of using the default Glow filter for the text, you can use other methods to make your text shine in the dark. This tutorial will show you a combination of them.

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Beautify your name/logo with landscape background

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I came across the ‘artwork’ of Nip/Tuck season 4. I don’t watch the show at all but the design I saw on a commercial caught my eye with a logo with landscape background. You can also do this in Photoshop, but here’s how to glamorize your name or logo with a cool scenic background with Fireworks.

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Create Web2.0 logos with Fireworks

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You can make your very own Web2.0-style logo with Adobe Fireworks in this tutorial I’ll teach you a few simple techniques that can help you create Web2.0 logos. There are more methods out there, but here’s my favorite ones.

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