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13 March 2011

Embossed Material (Photoshop Effect)


  • Create a new 800x400 RGB file with white background and create a title using black text.

  • Rasterize the layer and then load it selection. Do this by selecting the layer then go to Select > Load Selection and select the Rasterized layer.
  • You will now apply a radial gradiant on this layer. Color 1: #bf8c54 Color 2: 594823

  • Filter > Pixalize > Crystalize at 90
  • Filter > Texture > Texterizer - Use the Texterizer pattern with values 100 and 4.
  • Load the Selection again and go to Filter > Render > Lighting Effects and use Spotlight.

  • Use a Inner Bevel effect on the layer with the following options.

  • Load the Selection again, go to Select > Modify > Border and use value of 16.
  • Then go to Edit > Stroke and use value of 2.

  • Now go to Filter > Sharpen > Sharpen More. Do this a total of three times.
  • Apply a drop shadow to the stroke with the following values.

  • Go to your background layer and apply a Radial Gradiant. Color 1: #354b9a Color 2: #111f52 and duplicate this background as you will be working on the duplicated layer from this point forward.
  • Go to Filter > Noise > Add Noise
  • Filter > Pixalize > Crystalize at 10
  • Filter > Texture > Texterizer - Use the Craqelure pattern. Change the layer Blending to Luminosity and change the opacity to 60%
  • Filter > Renger > Lighting Effects and use the style Crossing.
  • Now go to the layer with the text and Brightness +10 contrast +30
  • Apply an outer glow with default settings. 

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