3D Text Effect in Photoshop
In this tutorial, you will be creating a 3D Tube Text Effect in Photoshop. We will use the Ellipse Tool, a Layer Style, a Path, and the Mixer Brush Tool. The Mixer Brush Tool in Photoshop is not so often used by designers. This 3D text effect in Photoshop is an eye-catching effect. This typography effect can be used while designing a poster or a flyer.
Launch Adobe Photoshop and create a new document. Now follow the below-mentioned easy to create steps to create a 3D Tube Text effect in Photoshop.
Select the Ellipse Tool and draw a small circle.
Let the Ellipse Shape Layer be selected, and click on Layer in the Menu Bar. Hover the cursor on Layer Style and select Gradient Overlay.
In the Gradient Overlay Layer Style dialogue box, create a radial style gradient.
Before hitting OK to apply the Gradient Overlay, click and drag the cursor over the circle to reposition the gradient.
Click OK to apply Gradient Overlay Layer Style.
Now click on Layer in the Menu Bar. Then place the cursor on Rasterize and select Layer Style.
Now select the Mixer Brush Tool from the Tool Panel and set the values in the Options Bar.
With the Mixer Brush Tool still active, place the cursor over the circle. Press and hold the Alt key and click once to sample the portion of the circle.
Select the Pen Tool from the Tool Panel and draw your text. Make sure that the Tool Mode is selected as Path.
Turn off the visibility of the Ellipse Layer and create a new layer. Rename the new layer as 3D Tube.
Go to the Path window and right-click on the Work Path layer. Then select Stroke-Path from the options list.
In the Stroke Path Window, select Mixer Brush Tool and click OK.
So, this is how you can create a 3D Tube Text Effect in Photoshop.
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