How the Create the TRON Legacy Text in Photoshop

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Create your own 3D TRON Legacy text effect using the new 3D features within Photoshop CS6 Extended, in addition to some common Layer Styles. Make sure to check out my other Photoshop tutorials. Links below!

View the written tutorial on IceflowStudios: http://www.iceflowstudios.com/2012/tutorials/3d-tron-legacy-text-effect-photoshop-cs6/

Tools used in this tutorial:

The Type Tool: Click and type! If you’ve ever used a word processing application, you already know how it works! Up on the Options Bar, you can change your typeface, font size, style, color, and so on!

New 3D Extrusion from Selected Layer: Once you have text typed out, this option, found under the 3D menu, will bring it into the 3rd dimension, where you’ll then be able to adjust its extrusion, colors, lights, and so on.

Layer Styles: If you’re looking to add effects to your layers, you’ll likely want to use Layer Styles. Whether it’s an outer glow, a few shadows, or a bevel to give it depth, the possibilities are endless!

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