Guide by detail pictures to create rust text effect in Photoshop

By | February 3, 2017

Firstly you must have the pattern to apply on your effect, don’t worry because you can go here to download it: http://www.mediafire.com/file/bpw3maljpoevap9/Rusted.pat

Step 1: Open Photoshop and load the pattern by choose Edit -> Preset Manager. It will appear a Preset Manager window. In Preset Type choose Patterns, then you choose the path to the downloaded pattern file and click Load. After it finishes loading, click Done. 

loading-the-pattern

Step 2: Create a new file with parameters as you see below:

creat-a-new-photoshop-fileStep 3: Click to Foreground color icon (near the left bottom of the toolbar) and then select the color #505 252.

change-foreground-color

Fill color for the background by press Alt + Delete

fill-background

Step 4: Select Type Tool by pressing T. Customize font and text color (#FFFFFF), font size. Then type your text down.

type-tool

Step 5: After having you text layer, duplicate it more by pressing Ctrl + J three times.

duplicate-3-times

And change their names as the image below:

rename-layer

Step 6: Turn off three layers above by click on the eye next to these layers. Select the Shadow layer then go to Layer -> Layer Style -> Drop Shadow (Or right-click and select Blending Options) and set the parameters as shown.

shadow-blending

Step 7: Select layer “depth” and enable view mode by clicking to see the eye next to the layer. Do the same as we adjust the parameters on step 6

depth-blending

Then go to Inner Shadow tab and adjust like below:

inner-shadow

And check into Bevel and Emboss too to set the values as shown:

bevel-and-emboss

Choose Color Overlay and set:

color-overlay

Finally go to Pattern Overlay:

pattern-overlay

and set:

pattern-overlay-1

Step 8: Hold down Ctrl and select 2 layers named “depth” and “shadow”

depth-and-shadow

Step 9: Enable view mode of layer “color” by clicking on the eye next to the layer.

enable-layer-color

Go to Layer -> Layer Style -> Drop Shadow and set:

drop-shadow

Then go to Inner Shadow to set:

inner-shadow-1

And now Inner Glow:

inner-glow

Bevel and Emboss:

bevel-and-emboss-1

Satin:

satin

Gradient Overlay: Choose the color of gradient overlay effect

gradient-overlay

and set value as shown:

gradient-overlay-1

Step 10: Enable view mode of layer named “texture”

texture

then go to Layer > Layer Style > Pattern Overlay

pattern-overlay-2

and set:

pattern-overlay-3

So we have completed the work. You can also change its rust color by changing Gradient Overlay color in step 9.

Good luck!

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