Adobe Photoshop: How To Provide 3D Result to your Text

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Adobe Photoshop provide useful features to the graphic and web designs and a valuable tool for the designers, everyone has desire to be a creative and professional in Photoshop. So, in this tutorial, we will learn How To Provide 3D Result to your Text, this 3D text effect tutorial is especially for the beginners, beginners learn some creative techniques in this 3D text effect tutorial in a easy way. So, let’s move to tutorial!

Step # 1:

In first step create a new document of 1900 x 1200 in Photoshop.

Adobe Photoshop: How To Provide 3D Result to your Text

Step # 2:

Create a new layer by:

Layer> new> layer or press – CTRL + SHIFT + N

With the name of Pattern layer, because we fill it with pattern or anything which is easy for you.

Adobe Photoshop: How To Provide 3D Result to your Text

Step # 3:

Then go:

Layer> Layer Style> Gradient overlay,

From here chose the pattern that you want to apply, if you want attractive effect you should download Tileable Starfield that I apply.

Adobe Photoshop: How To Provide 3D Result to your Text

Step # 4:

You need a bold font with sharp edges, you can download Showcard Gothic for free font that I use, press command (T) and write something, keep it in mind that never starch the font, if you want to same result as below you should use size 40pt.

Adobe Photoshop: How To Provide 3D Result to your Text

Step # 5:

Now right-click on your text layer and go by:

Layer> Layer Style> Blending options

And in this step we apply gradient on our text, check and select gradient overlay and chose red gradient with dark red (#cc0000) and light red (#f48587).

Adobe Photoshop: How To Provide 3D Result to your Text

Now select and check stain and apply the following properties:

  1. Blend Mode: Overlay with black color.
  2. Opacity: 80%.
  3. Angle: 19 °
  4. Distance: 14.
  5. Size: 20.
  6. Contour: Gaussian, checked with Invert.

Adobe Photoshop: How To Provide 3D Result to your Text

Step # 6:

Now select and check Inner Glow and apply the below properties to lighter the edges:

  1. Blend Mode: Overlay.
  2. Opacity: 85%.
  3. Noise: 0%.
  4. Checked with yellow (#faf998) color.
  5. Technique: softer.
  6. Source: check edge.
  7. Choke: 0%.
  8. Size: 20px.
  9. Contour: Liner.
  10. Range: 50%.
  11. Jitter: 0%.

Adobe Photoshop: How To Provide 3D Result to your Text

Now our text looks like:

Adobe Photoshop: How To Provide 3D Result to your Text

Step # 7:

In this step create a duplicate layer of your text layer, remove all the styles of your texts from duplicate layer and then select Blending option custom, and make fill opacity 0%.

Adobe Photoshop: How To Provide 3D Result to your Text

Step # 8:

Now add stroke with following properties:

  1. Size: 8px.
  2. Position: inside.
  3. Blend Mode: normal.
  4. Opacity: 100%.
  5. Fill type: color.
  6. Color: light dark silver (#6d6b6b).

Adobe Photoshop: How To Provide 3D Result to your Text

And our text preview turns into:

Adobe Photoshop: How To Provide 3D Result to your Text

Step # 9:

Create a new layer, and select the both new empty and duplicate layer, and then press command (ctrl+E) to combine them, rename this layer with Stroke.

Now again go gradient overlay and chose the silver gradient dark points (#8d8a8a) and light points (#c9c9c9).

Adobe Photoshop: How To Provide 3D Result to your Text

Step # 10:

Now to add a stroke again, select stroke and apply the following effects:

  1. Size: 3.
  2. Position: outside.
  3. Blend Mode: normal.
  4. Opacity: 100%.
  5. Fill type: gradient, we will add black and dark silver gradient, black (#000000) and dark silver (#e0dfdf).

Adobe Photoshop: How To Provide 3D Result to your Text

Step # 11:

Now we will add deepness and crisp drop shadow, select drop shadow and apply the special properties:

  1. Blend Mode: multiply with black color.
  2. Opacity: 80%.
  3. Angle: 150 ° check with global light
  4. Distance: 05.
  5. Spread: 02.
  6. Size: 04.
  7. Contour: Liner.
  8. Noise: 0%.
  9. Check the layer knock out drop shadow.

Adobe Photoshop: How To Provide 3D Result to your Text

Step # 12:

Now add metal effect, select inner glow, and change the properties:

  1. Blend Mode: screen.
  2. Opacity: 80%.
  3. Noise: 0%.
  4. Checked with skin (#f9d18b) color.
  5. Technique: softer.
  6. Source: check edge.
  7. Choke: 0%.
  8. Size: 6px.
  9. Contour: Liner.
  10. Range: 50%.
  11. Jitter: 0%.

Adobe Photoshop: How To Provide 3D Result to your Text

Step # 13:

In this step, we make reflection of our 3D text, select the both Stroke and text layer, and make duplicate layers, and now select the both copy layers and press command (Ctrl+E) to combine them, and rename this layer with reflection, then make the vertical of our 3D text by:

Edit> transform> flip vertical,

Then reset the flip vertical text according to your desire and then place the refection layer under the stroke layer.

Adobe Photoshop: How To Provide 3D Result to your Text

Step # 14:

Now select the refection layer and make its mask layer by:

Layer> layer mask> reveal all,

Select mask and apply white black gradient (G).

Adobe Photoshop: How To Provide 3D Result to your Text

Step # 15:

After apply white black gradient you can see these type of result,

Adobe Photoshop: How To Provide 3D Result to your Text

 

Now to apply the real refections unlink the mask by:

Layer> layer mask> unlink,

And set the gradient by ctrl+ upward arrow. And our 3D text is ready:

Adobe Photoshop: How To Provide 3D Result to your Text

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4 Comments

  1. jamshaidroshan

    April 27, 2012 at 5:26 am

    these steps are very easy to follow , thanks for sharing
    😀

  2. KBharath

    May 1, 2012 at 6:56 am

    Thank you for sharing this clean tutorial as i am learning Photoshop by myself through online tutorials your tutorial helps me. Thanks again.

  3. Web Design

    May 2, 2012 at 10:43 am

    Really awesome tutorials i m inspire to see that! thanks for shearing!

  4. ali

    February 6, 2013 at 9:10 pm

    This tutorial is described beautifuly,well done

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