Photoshop Tutorial – Ancient Rough Gold Effect, Perfect for Game Logos and Text




This tutorial was originally posted on loreleiweb.com and moved for technical reasons. Ok, yesterday I posted that old gold pic I made and Dale asked for a tutorial so here we go… in case you forgot what am I talking about, we are going to make this text effect:

So… Make a new canvas, and fill it with black color (#000000). Please note that this tutorial will only good against dark, ideally – black background. We leave a dark border around the text, which is invisible to you now, though if we take a lighter hue for the bg, you will notice that the effect looks different, a lot less interesting.

Next, type a word on your canvas. Make sure you use a very bold font. We used ‘Yikes!’ for this tutorial.

Go to Layer >> Layer Styles >> Blending Options, and apply the following settings:

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17 Comments

  • Reply Vim August 20, 2009 at 9:51 am

    nice font, will use in future websites, can you put some font art on this blog?

  • Reply pedro espinoza August 22, 2009 at 6:45 am

    good tut….=P

  • Reply Hi there August 24, 2009 at 7:23 pm

    Hi, in mail i received you had written and asked for tutorials you said not text effects and other… then why this text effect tutorial ?

  • Reply Dave September 27, 2009 at 2:08 pm

    Hi 😛 I’m stuck at the Pattern & Texture overlay. I dont have the “types” 🙁 Please help.

  • Reply Best Texture World October 7, 2009 at 11:55 pm

    Excellent tuts.

  • Reply Widayad November 29, 2009 at 6:16 pm

    thks

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    thanks for good tutorials

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