Retro Text Effect in Adobe Photoshop

In today’s Adobe Photoshop tutorial I’ll show you how to create a great looking retro text effect. It’s made using a mix of layer styles and some clever Photoshop techniques, but the best part is it also makes use of Smart Objects to non-destructively create the effect, meaning the original type element can still be updated to change the wording.

► How To Create an Editable Retro Text Style in Illustrator:
► 10 Free Retro Text Effect Graphic Styles for Adobe Illustrator:

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  1. This is brilliant! Can’t wait to try in out step-by-step and apply it to a project. Thanks!

  2. Wooow! Great job, my mind was not able to keep up with what you were doing. Will have to work through it a couple of times before I can really feel comfortable doing it.

  3. Chris every time I watch one of your videos there is usually at least one little thing that makes me go “Huh well that would make my workflow a lot better”
    Thanks for keeping me fresh!

  4. Amazing!! Thank you for this tutorial. I love the 3d effect. I’ll definitely try to do it myself.

  5. I didn’t think I’d ever be able to create a believable 3D look without the 3D feature. This is great! Thank you!

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