Make A Special Abstract Text Effect With Metal In Photoshop. In this tutorial, I will reveal the steps I accepted Create this Abstract Text Effect with Metal Texture and Cloud Effect in Photoshop. It becomes an intermediate level tutorial so some steps could be a little tricky, why not have a try.
Create a new document sized 700px * 960px with black background. Load the metal texture into Photoshop and select a portion of the image, copy and paste it onto our document, adjust its size with free transform tool so it cover the whole canvas:
Reduce the layer opacity to be around 20%:
Apply the following 3 image adjustment layer to this metal texture layer:
Black and White
Layer mask on the levels adjustment layer: (use a big soft eraser with 70% opacity and flow on this layer mask)