Lot’s of creations we can make in Photoshop. If you’re interested in learning some new skills, whether you’re a beginner, intermediate or advanced user, this Photoshop tutorial is for you. Today I am creating a concrete text effect in Photoshop.

This tutorial explains how to use Photoshop effects and texture’s to create a concrete text effect. I am sure you definitely like our this new creation. If you like this tutorial then never forget to share your exclusive comments with us. Enjoy!

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Tutorial details:

  • Program: Adobe Photoshop CS5
  • Difficulty: Intermediate
  • Estimated Completion Time: 40 Mins

Create a Beautiful Concrete Text Effect in Photoshop – Final Preview

Final Preview

Tools and Resources

Tools and Resources

External Resources

Photoshop Tools

  • Text Tool
  • Eraser Tool
  • Gradient Overlay

Lets start to create our concrete text effect in photoshop.

Step 1

Create a new document (Ctrl+N) with 1000×700 of size.

Create New Document

Step 2

First of all I am going to add the Paper Texture Image in photoshop.

Add Paper Texture Image

Go to Edit > Free Transform or press (Ctrl+T) and set texture image to the whole canvas.

Transform it And Set Whole Canvas

After set texture image we get this result.

Get Texture Result

Step 4

Now I am going to applying Hue Saturation on this texture layer.

Go to Layer > New Adjustment Layer > Hue Saturation.

Set Hue Saturation

Hue Saturation panel opened now set Hue (-1) Saturation (-34) Lightness (+1).

Hue Saturation Setting

When we set hue saturation we get new effect on texture layer.

Get New Effect

Step 5

In this step set the Levels of this texture layer.

Go to Layer > New Adjustment Layer > Levels.

Adjustment Levels

After set levels we can see the texture effect changed.

Texture Effect Changed

Step 6

Now create Curves layer and set it.

Go to Layer > New Adjustment Layer > Curves.

Open Curves Panel

After set curves we get new effect on texture layer.

Get New Effect

Step 7

Now I am going to type some text, select Text Tool form tool panel here I am using Impact Font with (200px) of size applying white color, you can use any of font you like.

Type Some Text

After type text now applying some Blending Options on this text layer.

Go to Layer > Layer Style and applying these Blending Options.

Drop Shadow

Drop Shadow

Inner Shadow

Inner Shadow

Bevel and Emboss

Bevel and Emboss

Gradient Overlay

Gradient Overlay



After applying these layer styles we get awesome effect on text layer.

Get Awesome Effect