Join Steve Caplin for an in-depth discussion in this video Painting the lettering, part of Creating a Hallway Scene with Photoshop.
Let's complete the door, by adding some lettering painted onto the glass, in true …private eye style. We'll use the type tool, and we'll start …with a name, and we'll call him Sam Spud. And the font that I've used here, is …called Alexandria FLF. It's a freeware font, widely available …and it's the kind of slab serif that was very popular in the 1930s. …Now you want to curve this around on the top of the door and the easiest way to do …that is to use text warp. The style we want is an arc.…
And in fact, the default settings, with a bend of 50%, is absolutely fine. …So we'll just say okay to that. Let's move this down a bit. …Now we want to make this lettering look shiny, as if it's gold. …And we also want to have an outline to it. …And we can do all of this using layer styles. …So, let's begin by adding an inner bevel, and that's how we start off.…
To make it shinier, we can use a gloss contour. …Let's go for this double peak. And if we say you want to that to be anti …alias, by checking this box, it'll be somewhat smoother. …
- Working with wood
- Color correction with the Curves adjustment
- Drawing wallpaper
- Creating a window
- Adding a lamp and switch
- Working with light and shade
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Working with Wood
2. Making the Door
3. Drawing the Wallpaper
4. The Window
5. Finishing the Door
6. Adding the Lamp and the Switch
7. Light and Shade
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