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Realistic Glowing Text Effect

Looking for an alternative to the flat-looking Outer Glow Effect in Photoshop? In this tutorial, we’ll check out a simple technique that generates awesome results to create a more realistic glow for text and logos. Be sure to try out the same technique to make your photographs glow as well!

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Epic 3d Text | Photoshop 3d Workspace and Compositing

In this tutorial, we'll jump into the Photoshop 3d workspace to create some epic, superhero-style typography. With some basic modeling, texturing, lighting, and compositing, we'll check out a step by step workflow to harness infinite intergalactic awesomeness.

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80s Ultra Chrome Effect | Photoshop Tutorial

Create hyper-stylized 1980’s chrome text and logos with a few versatile techniques in Adobe Photoshop! In this tutorial, we’ll cover the basic process of how to set up a chrome reflection that can be customized for infinite different looks, plus a few extra details to give the image some hyper-realistic radness.

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Cinematic Light Rays | Photoshop Tutorial

Create advanced looking light beams or sun rays for text, artwork, and photography using a few simple steps in Adobe Photoshop. In this tutorial, we’ll use a free Photoshop action combined with a few techniques for a dramatic final look.

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Fog and Text Portrait | Photoshop Tutorial

In this tutorial, we’ll create a foggy typographic portrait with just a few easy techniques in Adobe Photoshop.

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Magic Smoke Text Effect | Photoshop Tutorial

Learn how to create this swirling magic text look in Adobe Photoshop.

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Neon Sign Text Effect | Photoshop Tutorial

Create this realistic metal and glowing color neon sign with a few simple techniques in Adobe Photoshop.

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