How to create gridlocked text effect in photoshop

How-to-create-unique-text-effect-in-photoshop

Today i am going to teach you how to create gridlocked text effect in photoshop . In order to understand this tutorial one need to have a look at my previous article – How to create patterns in photoshop .

Requirements –

Creating the background

1. Create a new document of size 500 x 200px and fill it with #121212 .

How-to-create-unique-text-effect-in-photoshop

How-to-create-unique-text-effect-in-photoshop

2. Create a new layer above the background layer and name it as spot light.

3. Select soft brush , select background color as #ffffff ,set the brush settings to that of below image and left click on the center of the document

How-to-create-unique-text-effect-in-photoshop

How-to-create-unique-text-effect-in-photoshop

Loading up the pattern

1. Download the 3 piece pattern set and save it to desktop

2. Extract the file

3. Go to EDIT > PRESET MANAGER , select patterns from the drop down menu , click on Load button to browse for the 3 piece pattern set stored on your desktop . After selecting the file click on OK .

How-to-create-unique-text-effect-in-photoshop

How-to-create-unique-text-effect-in-photoshop

How-to-create-unique-text-effect-in-photoshop

Creating the text and applying blending options to it

1. Select text tool from the tools palette and adjust the text tool settings to that of the below image and type in the text .

How-to-create-unique-text-effect-in-photoshop

How-to-create-unique-text-effect-in-photoshop

2. Right click on the text layer and select blending options . A pop up window appears tick and set the values as mentioned in the below images and hit ok

How-to-create-unique-text-effect-in-photoshop

How-to-create-unique-text-effect-in-photoshop

How-to-create-unique-text-effect-in-photoshop

How-to-create-unique-text-effect-in-photoshop

How-to-create-unique-text-effect-in-photoshop

How-to-create-unique-text-effect-in-photoshop

How-to-create-unique-text-effect-in-photoshop

How-to-create-unique-text-effect-in-photoshop

Final output

How-to-create-unique-text-effect-in-photoshop

Hope you liked the tutorial .

Happy photoshop .

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  1. Graphic Design Blog December 23, 2010
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