Photoshop Madness Typography

by Fred Showker

Photoshop Madness, Fred Showker surfs the web in search of good Photoshop stuff

Photoshop Madness Joining in with all the fun for the 17th annual fonts fest, we thought we'd just get right into the swing of things with some "Dimensional Type" effects... * Elegant 3D Silver Type * Dark, 3D metal type * Create a 3D Flowery Text Effect, then * Another 3D "flowery" text effect in Photoshop . . .

OH NO ... time for some Photoshop Madness for text, type and lettering inspiration ... and we found some good ones!
PHOTOSHOP MADNESS is where you practically go mad trying to find the most useful stuff for Photoshop!


Elegant 3D Silver Type

Elegant 3D Silver Type

Author Wojciech Pijecki writes: Most of you probably know those awesome letters that were generated with 3D programs. But what about when you don't have any particular program and you need to make 3D typography?
This tutorial will show you how to create the 3D text shape and give it a high quality metal look using pure Photoshop. Check it out!
Elegant 3D Silver Type Elegant 3D Silver Type


Dark, 3D metal type

Dark, 3D metal type

In this tutorial, Eren Geksel shows you how to create a metal text which is illuminated from above, casting shadow. Basic transformations, some filters and actions will be covered through out this tutorial. See Eren's photostream
Dark, 3D metal type Dark, 3D metal type


Create a 3D Flowery Text Effect

Create a 3D Flowery Text Effect

Another one from Johnson Koh, an Art Director based in Singapore. Johnson walks you through the 3D function to create this piece In this tutorial, we will need the beautiful Suddenly Spring brushes designed by GValkyrie.
Create a 3D Flowery Text Effect Create a 3D Flowery Text Effect


Another 3D  flowery text effect in Photoshop

Another 3D "flowery" text effect in Photoshop

In this tutorial, you see how to make 3D spectacular text effect using simple techniques from Xara3D and Photoshop. Use Xara3D to create the text and Photoshop to decorate the text with different brushes.
CAUTION Careful ... rude video/audio spam on this site! A K-Mart ad for typographers??? Avoid all the noise by simply printing the tutorial to a PDF file.
Another 3D  flowery text effect in Photoshop Another 3D "flowery" text effect in Photoshop


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Searching for good Photoshop images and tutorials amongst all the total madness out on the web Don't let Photoshop Madness get you down!

There are always lots of spectacular Photoshop images and visuals out there! Share them! We'll be back shortly with MORE Photoshop Madness ... and please -- BE CAREFUL WHERE YOU SURF ... but when you do find a great Photoshop practitioner, or a good Photoshop tutorial, please share it with us! If you create Photoshop Tutorials yourself, please post your info here so you can be considered for a Photoshop Fave!

Of course, some of our favorite editions of Photoshop Madness can be found in the legacy Photoshop Tips & Tricks web site!
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Fred Showker

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