Highlighted 3D Text

In this tutorial, you will learn to highlighted 3D letters. Final output of this tutorial can be seen below :-

Step by Step:

1. Open a new document in Photoshop.
2. Type letter 'C' as shown :-

3. Apply gradient overlay (colors = #0062A1 and #0F608F) as shown :-

4. Text after applying gradient overlay :-

5. With the help of pen tool, draw the paths as shown :-

6. Apply gradient overlay as shown :-

7. Path after applying above layer style :-

8. On middle path, apply gradient overlay with similar colors, but with these settings :-

9. And on the last path apply these settings

10. Image after applying above layer styles :-

11. Now, control+click on the text layer to select it. Go to select>modify>contract and type 2 as the value to contract :-

12. Press shift+control+i to inverse the selection. Now, press shift+alt+control key together and click on the text layer to have a selection like this :-

13. Create a new layer. Click on gradient tool, create a gradient like shown and fill the selection :-

14. Create a new layer, draw this shape with elliptical marquee tool and fill with light gray color. Use blur tool with high feather brush to blur this shape. Our text is ready :-

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