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