How to Design Metal Text Effect in Photoshop

how to design Metal Text Effect in photoshop tutorial in cs4 cs5. We`ll use couple of layer styles, some filters, layer blend modes and clipping mask.

Final Image :

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Step 1:Open Photoshop cs4 or cs5 File > New .1200pixels..600pixels

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Step 2: fill Foreground color to black. Then press Alt+Backspace

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Step 3: Add New Layer

Click on New Layer icon at bottom of Layers panel

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new layer named “Layer 1″ above Background layer

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Step 4:Step 4: Go Edit > FillMetal Text Effects05

click on drop-down box to the right of the word Use and select Color from options

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Enter 195 for the R, G and B options

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Step 5: Add Noise

Go Filter menu , choose Noise, choose Add Noise

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Amount to around 150%. Make sure the Gaussian and Monochromatic options are selected at the bottom of the dialog box

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Click OK. The document now be filled with noise:

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Step 6: Go Motion Blur Filter

Create the first part of our metal texture. Go Filter menu, choose Blur, then choose Motion Blur:

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Angle -10°,And Distance 200 pixels:

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You have done this image

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Step 7: Go Crop Away Edges

Because the Motion Blur filter has trouble blurring pixels around the edges of document,

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With the Crop Tool selected good texture area, the dark area around the edges will be cropped.

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Press Enter Only the good texture now remains.

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Step 8: Add Your required  Text

Select the Text Tool from the Tools panel or press the letter T on keyboard shortcut:

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Choose your font from the Options Bar along the top of the screen.

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Now click inside the document and add your required text,I am using my blog name BuildTutorial.com

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When done, click on the checkmark in the Options Bar accept the text.

Check Mark

Step 9: Now Resize Text With Free Transform

Edit menu and choose Free Transform, or press Ctrl+T.

Free Transform

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To resize the text, hold down your Shift key and drag out any of the four corner handles “the little squares”. Keeping the Shift key held down as you drag constrains the aspect ratio of the text so you don’t distort the overall shape of it.When you’re done, press Enter.

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Step 10: Move The Text Layer Below The Texture Layer

Click on the text layer in the Layers panel and with your mouse button still held down, drag the layer between the gray texture layer (Layer 1) and the Background layer. When you see a highlight bar appear between those two layers, release your mouse button and Photoshop will snap the text layer into place:

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