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Create a Crisp Metallic Text Effect

“Create a crisp, metallic text effect using just a couple of layer styles”

Photoshop is an excellent tool that can help you go wild with your ideas and the only limitation is your mind. In this quick tip tutorial, Gianluca Giacoppo will explain how to create a crisp, metallic text effect using just a couple of layer styles in Photoshop. Let’s get started!

 

Open Photoshop and Create a New Document, 1800 x 1300 pixels in RGB mode, 72 DPI and finally then Fill the background with this dark grey color #1f1f1f. Create a New Layer, name it ‘texture’ and using these Grunge Brushes click a couple of times in the center of the document using a white color. Use different brushes, try to cover the center of the document, varying the textures. Double-click on the thumbnail of the Layer ‘texture’ to open the Layer Style panel. Into the Blending Options reduce the ‘Fill’ to 0.

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