How to Create a Silver Text Effect with Photoshop

November 19th, 2009 by ART-D Posted in Adobe Photoshop, Text Effects

   

In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to create a New Year 2010 silver text effect completely from scratch using several Photoshop tools, different Blending modes, and more. Let’s get started!

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How to Create a Silver Text Effect with Adobe Photoshop CS4
Create a new document (Ctrl+N) in Adobe Photoshop with the size 1920px by 1200px (RGB color mode) at a resolution of 72 pixels/inch, Background ContentsBlack.

How to Create a Silver Text Effect with Adobe Photoshop CS4
Click the Horizontal Type tool (T). Select a font, size and color in the Character panel.

How to Create a Silver Text Effect with Adobe Photoshop CS4
Click in the image and type some text. Press Enter to apply the text.

How to Create a Silver Text Effect with Adobe Photoshop CS4
Select Add a layer style icon from bottom part of the Layers panel and click to InnerGlow:

How to Create a Silver Text Effect with Adobe Photoshop CS4
Also set Satin

How to Create a Silver Text Effect with Adobe Photoshop CS4
We’ve got the next effect:

How to Create a Silver Text Effect with Adobe Photoshop CS4
Make a copy of the recently made layer and select the Free Transform (Ctrl+T) to move the copy upper. We should also change the text color to white and remove the Layer Style:

How to Create a Silver Text Effect with Adobe Photoshop CS4
Make a copy of the last made layer and move again the copy the same way demonstrated below, applying Free Transform (Ctrl+T). Its color is #C3B3B5

How to Create a Silver Text Effect with Adobe Photoshop CS4
We’ve got the next layers:

How to Create a Silver Text Effect with Adobe Photoshop CS4
Go to Layer Style by clicking on the layer we work on the Layers’ panel to add Drop Shadow:

How to Create a Silver Text Effect with Adobe Photoshop CS4
Add Bevel and Emboss

How to Create a Silver Text Effect with Adobe Photoshop CS4
We’ve got the next effect:

How to Create a Silver Text Effect with Adobe Photoshop CS4

How to Create a Silver Text Effect with Adobe Photoshop CS4
Create a new layer and select here a Soft Round brush of white color from Brush Tool (B) to represent the snow.

How to Create a Silver Text Effect with Adobe Photoshop CS4
This layer will be situated lower than the layers containing the year text.

How to Create a Silver Text Effect with Adobe Photoshop CS4
On the next new layer (Create new layer) we’ll paint with Soft Round brush as show. The brush color is #26201E and Opacity15%.

How to Create a Silver Text Effect with Adobe Photoshop CS4
The layer will be situated also lower than the layers containing the year text.

How to Create a Silver Text Effect with Adobe Photoshop CS4

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  • designvore

    19/11/2009

    Interesting tutorial. I would just have liked to see a more metallic and shiny effect on the letters themselves. They seem a little too smooth to me. Anyway great tutorial, keep up the good work.

  • tutorial blog

    22/11/2009

    thank for tutorial

  • aryan

    29/01/2010

    thank you for this
    bahal bood :-)

  • the ONE

    02/03/2010

    some sprinkles on it, and you’ve got some nice looking cookies :P.

    nice job man, love it :D

  • forum

    10/05/2010

    thank you perfect :)

  • rushabh

    26/06/2011

    hey guys just help me wer to start photoshop from i m new into it…. help me on shahrushabh2710@yahoo.com

  • Winter Technology

    26/06/2011

    Love this Tutorial…i’m going to try right now!

  • after glow

    28/06/2011

    greet tutorial

  • Ummi

    01/08/2012

    Thanks for easy tip with screenshot.