Tutorial Spotlight: Earth Portal Abstracts
Learn abstarct effects that can be used as banner backgrounds, signature backgrounds, calendars.. Tricks that not many people are aware of for some strange reason, that is until now.
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In this tutorial you will learn how to easily re-create the Inferno Text effect that you see being used heavily on insert advertisements, and banner ads all over the internet. The end result is something that really catches the users eye, and draws attention. Here is an example of what we will be creating with this tutorial:
Before you begin this tutorial you will need to download the font that l used. It can be downloaded by: clicking here. Note: Free registration required
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Create a new document in photoshop of any size. For this tutorial l will be working with a 700 x 300 document.
Fill the background with black (#000000).
Press CTRL + SHIFT + ALT + N on your keyboard to create a new layer.
Get out the Text Tool () and set it up as l have done here:
The font l used here is called "Falcons Font", and can be downloaded free by clicking here. Note: Free registration required.
Type your text out, near the center of the canvas as l have done here:
Press CTRL + J on this layer and name the layer "Top Text", we'll refer back to this layer later in the tutorial.
Right click on the new text layer, and choose "Rasterize".
Go to Filter->Blur->Gaussian Blur using the following settings:
Select the Smudge Tool () and choose a 15px Soft Brush, as l have done here:
Apply the following settings:
Press F5 on your keyboard, and add the following changes to the brush settings:
Next lightly brush around your text layer as l have done here, this will later create the flame effect.