Introduction: Glitter Text Tutorial in Photoshop
Being an intermediate graphic designer and multimedia generalist, glitter text font is common with design request. In this instructable, I will show the steps to achieve glitter text font as a graphic.
Computer and mouse
Adobe Photoshop software
Step 1: Open Adobe Photoshop
Open Adobe Photoshop
Step 2: Create New Project
Click "Create New"
Step 3: Check Your Project Dimensions Set Up. After Select Create
All settings should read:
Dimensions > 1920 x 1080 pixels
Color Mode: RGB color
After changed, select "Create"
Step 4: Type Out Word Needed in Glitter Font
Select the letter “T” on your keyboard and type the word of your choice in black.
Here the font "Landasans_dem01" is being used.
Step 5: Adjust Font
Adjust font to 400pt. (or as desired) under Character Tab.
Step 6: Create New Layer
Select layer > New > Layer > Select Ok.
Step 7: Add Clouds Effect
Select Filter > Render > Clouds
Step 8: Add Noise Effect
Filter > Noise > Add Noise
Step 9: Set Gaussian Effect
Once noise is selected, adjust the “Gaussian” effect at 400%.
Afterward select, OK
Step 10: Add Crystallize Effect
Select Filter > Pixelate > Crystallize
Once prompted, adjust at 3% > Select "Ok"
Step 11: Adjust Your Hue and Saturation for Color of Glitter
Select Image > Adjustments > Hue/Saturation
Check Colorize > Change Hue +40 > Saturation +60 > Lightness +45
Step 12: Create Clipping Mask to Reveal Glitter Font
Lastly, Right click on Layer 1 in layer panel and select "Create clipping mask"
Step 13: Finished!
Step 14: OPTIONAL: Exporting File As .PNG for Later Use
If you are needing to export the graphic you created for later use, you can do this by:
- Hiding the white background for transparency by clicking the eyeball next to "Background".
- Once hiding, follow the path for exporting:
File> Export > Export Quick as PNG
Step 15: Save File to Desired Location
Once promoted, name file to choice and location where you would like it saved.
Step 16: Open File to See Final Product
Once saved, you can open your .PNG file and view your (transparent) graphic.
This can be imported to any graphic editor for use.
Great job, you did it!