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Iron Text Effect Photoshop Tutorial

In this tutorial i will disclose how to make realistic iron text effect in Photoshop. This is really great tricks or tips to make real iron text effect, i am showing 11 steps to make this iron text effect. Even i am adding PSD file to download as a free from the end of this tutorial, if you have any problem or anything require to understand then probably download my project PSD file and consider whatever steps couldn’t understand.

Let’s start the procedure!


Step-1: First take the new document in the dimension of 1200×700 px with default 72 dpi and then fill dark and light grey combination of radial gradient in the page and write down any name on the stage as shown the screen shot image.

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Step-2: Apply blending option to the text layer and then choose Bevel & Emboss and change the setting as follows;
Style-Inner Bevel,
Technique-Smooth,
Direction-Up,
Size-10px,
Angle-174 degree,
Altitude-37 degree,
Gloss Contour-Gaussian,
Highlight Mode-Vivid Light, Color-#d5d5d5, Opacity-35%
Shadow Mode-Multiply, Color-#4f390e, Opacity-32%.

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Step-3: Now take Stroke, it gives smooth lines in the edge of the text with gradient color filling:
Size-1px,
Position-Center,
Blend Mode-Normal,
Opacity-100%,
Fill Type-Gradient,
Gradient-Black and white color combination,
Style-Linear,
Angle-90 degree,
Scale-100%.

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Step-4: Now choose Inner Shadow, this gives little shadow effect inside the text;
Blend Mode-Multiply, Color-#78614b,
Opacity-75%,
Angle-174 degree,
Distance-0 px,
Size-11 px.

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Step-5: Select Satin and change the values as follows;
Blend Mode-Multiply, Color-Black,
Opacity-20%,
Angle-19 degree,
Distance-7px,
Size-9px,
Contour-Gaussian.

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Step-6: Now Choose Drop Shadow, it gives nice shadow effect to text and brings more realistic looking in final stage.
Blend Mode-Multiply,
Opacity-75%,
Angle-160 degree,
Distance-23 px,
Spread-30%,
Size-34px.

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Step-7: Now make duplicate the first layer, and then right click on that layer and choose Clear Layer Style then after your second created layer should be seem to be as screen shot image.

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Step-8: Still you are in second layer, here make it layer filling 0%.

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Step-9: Choose Bevel and Emboss, this gives nice chisel hard inside the text as well;
Style-Inner Bevel,
Technique-Chisel Hard,
Depth-100%,
Direction-up,
Angle-15 degree,
Altitude-50 degree,
Gloss Contour-Cone,
Highlight Mode-Vivid Light, Color-#ffffff, Opacity-75%,
Shadow Mode-Multiply, Color-#393939, Opacity-75%.

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Step-10: Now select directly on Contour, Change the contour elements into Half Round and keep range 50%.

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Step-11: Now take Texture, here pattern select designed texture as shown the screen shot image and change the scale value 67%, depth-75%.

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