Today let us create a cool embossed text effect in Photoshop. Also, it’s glossy! Everyone loves glossy things 🙂 Without further ado let’s get started! (Just scroll to the bottom to see the finished product.) Here are the tutorial details: Software used: Photoshop CS3 (though the process doesn’t change much with the more recent versions)..
Category: Art & Graphics
Hello! Here is a little tutorial that I arranged for some of you who are interested on how to cel shade using the Levels Adjustment Layer in Photoshop. Now, what is cel shading and why do I spell it wrong? First of all it is actually spelled right – “cel shading.” In fact I only..
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