In this tutorial, I will walk you through the process of making a yummy sweet text in Photoshop. We will use the basic tools and effects along to achieve the final outcome in short time. So let’s begin!

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What you will be creating

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Tutorial Details

  • Program: Adobe Photoshop CS6
  • Estimated Completion Time: 45 minutes
  • Difficulty: Beginner-Intermediate
  • Tutorial Resources: http://www.dafont.com/joint-by-pizzadude.font

Step 1

Open a new file (File > New) in Adobe Photoshop with the following settings.

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Step 2

Fill background with any color you like. Then double – click to open Layer Style and set this gradient for our background.

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Create a new Curve adjustment layer and use soft large Black brush with Opacity =50% then we erase the center part.

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And we use soft large Black brush with Opacity =50% then we erase the center part.

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You should get result like this.

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Step 3

Now we create a new group and name this group as ” S “. We will create text in separately. Now we begin with ” S ” text first. Add the text, I’ve choosen joint-by-pizzadude font which set 90px font size. We name this text layer as ” base 1 ”

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Step 4

Double – click on text layer, from menu choose Blending mode . Add ” Drop shadow “.

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Add ” Gradient Overlay “.

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Then set ” Bevel and Emboss “.

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Step 5

Duplicate the (Cmd + J) ” base 1 ” then we rename this copy as ” base 2 “. Move the ” base 2 ” to upper a little bit.

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Now we change Layer Style a little bit. We begin with ” Drop Shadow ” first.

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Next is ” Gradient Overlay ”

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Next is ” Bevel and Emboss ”

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You should get result like this.

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Step 6

Duplicate the (Cmd + J) ” base 2 ” then we rename this copy as ” base 3 “. In this step, we just change the Gradient Overlay a little bit.

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Then we add ” Pattern Overlay ”

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You should get result like this.

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Step 7

In this step, we will make frosting. Now we create new layer and put on top, just press Ctrl/Cmd and click on “base 3 ” to make selection, then go to Select > Modify > Contract and set the values. We name layer as ” Cream S ”

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Step 8

Fill the frosting with any color you like. Then double – click to open Layer Style. Now we add ” Drop Shadow “.

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Next is ” Gradient Overlay ”

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Next is ” Bevel and Emboss ”

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And we add ” Contour ”

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As you know , the frosting is never perfect. Now we add layer mask on ” Cream S ” layer and erase some outside part of the frosting.

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Duplicate (Cmd + J) the frosting and move the copy upper a little bit.

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Step 9

Next, we’ll add some sprinkles over the icing. We create a new group and name it as ” Sprinkle “. Pick the Ellipse Tool (U) and draw a small circle, then apply Layer Style like this.

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Next is ” Gradient Overlay ”

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Next is ” Bevel and Emboss ”

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And we add ” Contour ”

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You should get result like this.

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Step 10

Duplicate (Cmd + J) the sprinkle that we’ve create. Now we change the color, just double – click to open Layer Style and change Gradient Overlay.

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