Preview of Final Result

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Dazzling 3D Text Effect Photoshop Tutorial

When ever you create any effects, use the action palette to store the functions because if you need the same effect again it will be easier for you to get the same result.


Step 1 – Create a New Document

Open Photoshop. Choose File > New or press Ctrl/Command + N. I’m using wallpaper size of 1440px (width) X 900px (height) but you can use any size you wish.

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Step 2 – Creation of 3D Text

We are going to start creating 3D text with the help of Illustrator. First you need to type the text in Illustrator. You can use any text you want. I’m just using the text “FX”. Open Illustrator, select the Type Tool and write the text. After typing change the font to “Hobo Std Medium“.

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Step 3 – Coloring the Text

Change the color of the text. For “F” use blue (#094569) and for “X” use dark orange (#AB7D1B). Your image should look like the one below.

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Step 4 – Adding 3D Effect to the Text

You need to create 3D solid text. To do that go to Menu > Effect > 3D > Extrude & Bevel…

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Set the dialog similarly as on the picture below.

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Step 5 – Placing the Background Color

Once you´re done with the 3D text move back to Photoshop and change the background color to blue (#000b12).

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Step 6 – Placing 3D Text in Photoshop

In this step you’re going to place the 3D text in Photoshop. Copy the text from Illustrator and paste it in Photoshop. Select the layer with the text, right click on it and choose Rasterize Layer.

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