In today’s Adobe Photoshop tutorial I’m going to show you how to create a lovely gold text effect. It’s made using a combination of Photoshop layer styles, plus a couple of my own secret ingredients that really brings the effect to life with a nice shiny finish. What really makes this gold effect look so realistic compared to some other basic gold text effects is the layering of Photoshop’s layer styles. By applying multiple effects such as Bevel and Emboss over two layers, it enhances the result with much more depth than could be achieved with just one layer.
Discover a range of lesser-known fonts that have been hand-picked as the best typefaces from previous font Design Cuts bundles, making this a greatest hits collection! This bundle includes clean sans-serifs, elegant serifs, creative brush scripts and stunning display fonts to create a versatile library of styles that will suit a variety of projects. The Greatest Hits Fonts Library For Designers is reduced to just $29 for a limited time. It provides a great opportunity to upgrade your font library with some quality typefaces while saving thousands of dollars from the usual retail price!
Access All Areas members have a great collection of assets to download this week, courtesy of Hannah Bacon. The Lush Tropical Branding Kit provides all the elements you need to create a complete brand identity, including illustrations, logos, patterns, colour palettes and business card templates, all with a modern tropical style.
In today’s Photoshop tutorial I’m going to show you some simple steps to create an animal fur text effect. The process makes use of a real animal fur texture for maximum realism. In my example, I’m using Leopard spots to create the wording ‘Wild Cats’, but a variety of results can be achieved by using source photos of different furry animal skins. The fur photograph will take care of the realistic furry effect in the centre of the text, but I’ll also show you how to create a custom Photoshop brush to apply the soft hairs around the edges of the text to eliminate the hard letter edges. Depending on the animal your source texture is from, the result can depict a variety of colours and common animal prints to create a range of safari or zoo themed text styles.
Four expert teachers from the Procreate illustration space are offering 2 hours of free learning sessions this afternoon, sharing techniques and tips from the Procreate Illustration School. Join lessons with Lisa Glanz, Nathan Brown, Floortje Visser and Peggy Dean as they focus on a different aspect of illustrating in Procreate. You’ll pick up some incredible illustration advice whatever your level!
In today’s Adobe Illustrator tutorial I’m going to show you how to create a colourful extruded isometric text effect. It has a 3D appearance with hollowed out letters, finished off with a vivid spectrum of hues and a subtle glowing appearance. It’s a relatively simple effect to create that makes use of a combination of must-know Illustrator tools.