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Members Area Tutorial: Create Awesome Glossy 3D Typography

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Members Area Tutorial: Create Awesome Glossy 3D Typography

Final Image

The result of this tutorial is shown below:

What You Will Learn

This tutorial is very in depth, and covers design techniques listed below:

  • Learn how to trace custom typography using Illustrator
  • Learn how to transfer a smooth workflow between Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Apply various blending options and effects
  • Learn professional airbrushing techniques to create an awesome 3D text effect
  • Learn how to construct great lighting effects over your text.
  • & Much More!


Learn advanced, yet easy-to-follow tracing technique to help you create unique typography.


Learn how to work with detailed airbrushing techniques to achieve an awesome 3d text effect.


Pay attention to the details, and work in your own custom textures overlaying your custom typography.


About the Author:

Eric is a Graphic Designer, specializing in Print and Web Design. He's a graduate of the New England Institute of Art in Boston and has over 4 years of professional and freelance work experience. He lives in Brooklyn, New York working as a Graphic Designer and he has been featured in Advanced Photoshop Magazine, The Art of Fashion Art Exhibit and Artists In The Station Art Exhibit. Visit Eric's portfolio at ericvasquez.net.

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1 Comment:

  1. Aeris says:

    i love the Glossy 3d style text..i hope it is free to register at FanExtra so that i can download this tutorial..i think my friend have account in FanExtra..i will till him to download this tutorial..thanks for sharing..

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