How to create metallic Text effect in photoshop

June 18, 2018

How to create Metallic text effect in Photoshop : step by step tutorial

Today we are covering adobe Photoshop tutorial about how to create metallic text effect in Photoshop.

1)  Create background and Text layers.

Select a new background layer and give it whatever effect you want, we are going with blue gradiant effect as shown in the image below. Create one text layer above it and write down the text to which you want to give metallic effect.

Background and text layer how to create metallic text effect in photoshop

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2)  Layer effects

2 select bevel & emboss how to create metallic text effect in photoshopSelect the text layer and go to fx at right bottom of layers section, click on it. it will pop up this menu. click on Bevel & Emboss option.

 

 

 

 

 

3)  Bevel & Emboss

3 Bevel & Emboss settings how to create metallic text effect in photoshop

 

 

In the menu that pops up, check the Bevel & Emboss option and set all the parameters as shown in image or described below.

 

 

Style: Emboss

Technique: Smooth

Depth: 1000%

Direction: Up

Size: 42

Soften: 0

Shading: -150 & 11

Highlight mode: Screen with white color selected and opacity to 100%

Shadow mode: Multiply with black color selected and opacity to 10%

 

4)  Contour

4 contour how to create metallic text effect in photoshop

 

Go to contour tab below Bevel & Emboss and select the style as shown in image with range set to 100%

 

 

5)  Inner shadow

5 inner shadow how to create metallic text effect in photoshop

 

Next tab we will check is inner shadow. Go to tab and apply following style settings as shown in image

 

 

Blend mode: Overlay black color with 60% Opacity

Angle: 90 degrees

Distance: 58 (according to your text play around) same with size, we have kept size at 250px

 

6)  Satin

6 satin how to create metallic text effect in photoshop

 

Now head over to Satin tab and apply following style settings.

 

 

Blend mode: Overlay black color with 20% Opacity

Angle: 25 degrees

Distance: 4 (according to your text play around) same with size, we have kept size at 250px

Contour: anti-aliased and invert (check both)

 

7)  Gradient overlay

In this step we apply gradient to our text. check the gradient overlay tab and apply following settings.

7 Gradiant Overlay how to create metallic text effect in photoshopBlend mode: Normal with 100% opacity

Gradient: click on Gradient and apply gradient as shown in image (Left side slider at #c7c7c7 and at right side select pure white #00000) hit okay.

Style: Linear and check align with layer

Angle: 90 degrees and set scale to 150%

 

8)  Drop Shadow

Final step of this tutorial is to check drop shadow tab and apply styles as described in this image

8 Drop shadow how to create metallic text effect in photoshop

 

Blend mode: Multiply with 100% opacity and black color

Angle: 90 degrees

Distance, Spread and size should be selected according to text size, resolution of image and font type.

 

Hit okay button and you shall have Metallic Text effect on your text layer.

 

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