Learn how to create an engraved metal text effect in Photoshop using layer styles and textures. You can make your own vintage metal sign in just a few simple steps. Use a metal texture and any shape you want for the sign. You can even create a wood sign if you replace the metal with wood. Hope you find it useful.
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Today's freebie is a 3D cartoon text effect Photoshop mock-up that you can use in your commercial projects. Easy to use with 1-click replacement to add your own text. Modify the layer styles to customize the cartoon text effect to your liking. Great text style for comic books, cartoon movie posters, advertisement materials, etc.
Download the glossy gold text style for Photoshop and use it to create great looking text effects. The golden text is editable so you can use any font type you want, any text, size etc. You can even use it for shapes.
The effect and the styles are custom made for this font type and size so you might have to scale the layer styles. Simply go to Layer>Layer Style and choose Scale Effects.
Learn how to create a soccer sports event poster in Photoshop using some basic blending techniques. The great thing about this tutorial is that you can easily personalize the poster by simply changing the abstract wallpaper image and the football player and the stadium stock images. That way you can create sport poster templates for any event you want like tennis, box, athletisme, etc.
You've probably seen this abstract surreal photo effect of two or more overlapping photos on music album covers, in modern magazines, in advertisements, etc. In these tutorials you will learn the fast way to create double exposure in Adobe Photoshop using Blending Modes and Clipping Masks.
Using a Polaroid frame is always a cool way to display your photos. With this PSD mockup file you can create an interesting photo frame for your image. Simply add your photo inside the smart object and that is all. Easy and simple to use with just one click. You can also move and rearrange the photo pieces to create other photo cut effects.
Recently I have created my first Photoshop tutorial on how to create a space landscape with planets, stars, and so on. I don't know if you guys like it because the feedback was kind of low, but I might say making this tut was not an easy task for me.
So I started reading other space tutorials to improve my skills. Here is the list with the most interesting tutorials that I have found. If you want to learn how to create in Photoshop space elements like galaxy, planet, meteorite, nebula, cosmos, star fields, comets,supernovas and so on, read these tuts. What I love is that many of these elements are made from scratch so they are really useful.
For all the sport fans, here is a free PSD mockup file that you can use to display sports game statistics. The template is made for soccer or football games but it can be easily customized for other sports. Simply replace the football field and the background image. Also the statistic table has to be changed.
A glitch is the unexpected result of a malfunction, digital or analog errors of electronic devices like TV, VHS tape, etc. Glitch art is a pretty popular form of art and an interesting way to display your images. This old analog TV effect can be applied both to image, video and audio files. Here are some useful resources for adding glitch effects in Photoshop, After Effects, CSS, etc.
Create carved wood effect in Photoshop using this cool PSD mock-up file. Simply add your text or logo inside the smart object, save and close. It takes less than a minute and you will get a realistic carved wood style. This engraved layer style works best on rustic wood textures but you can easily adjust the styles for other type of textures.