Here I will show you how to make a grunge metal text quickly in Photoshop. Grunge, dirty, gritty, slimy, rusty, shattered, dripping, torn, worn, and whatever you think that you may frown upon in real life, is an awesome resource for creativity. I hope you will learn new Photoshop tricks and techniques in this tutorial. Feel free to share your suggestions with us.
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- Program: Adobe Photoshop CS5
- Difficulty: Intermediate
- Estimated Completion Time: 30 Mins
Create a Grungy Metal Text Effect in Photoshop – Final Preview
Tools and Resources
- Text Tool
- Gradient Overlay
- Brush Tool
- Eraser Tool
Lets start to create our grungy metal text effect in photoshop.
Create new document (Ctrl+N) 1100×800 of size.
Add the Grungy Image in photoshop to start our grungy text effect.
Now select Text Tool and type some text with using any of font, here I am using Gunpaly Font.
After type text go to Layer > Layer Style and applying some Blending Options on this text layer.
Bevel and Emboss
After applying these blending options we get awesome effect on text layer.
Create new layer name it layer Scratches, select soft brush which is already default save in brush panel.
Hold the Ctrl key and click thumbnail of the text layer, a selection created now apply with brush on scratches layer as like in preview.
Press (Ctrl+D) to deselect the selection then go to the Blending Options and applying some Layer Styles to the scratches layer.
Bevel and Emboss
When we applying these layer styles we get nice effect on scratches layer.
Select Eraser Tool and erase the scratches from dark and light effect sides of the whole text layer.
After erasing the unneeded area of scratches layer we get beautiful final preview.
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