Turning a cartoon into "glory type"


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Turning a cartoon into "glory type"

In this exercise, I'll show you how to convert the cartoon letters that we've created so far into the glory type effect. I've saved my progress as Cartoon letters.psd, found inside the 02_drawn folder. I'd like you to scroll down to the bottom of the Layers panel and Alt+click, or Option+click, the eyeball in front of the Background in order to hide all but the Background image. Then click on that Background in order to select it. And assuming that your foreground and background colors are black and white respectively, press Alt+Backspace, or Option+ Delete on a Mac, in order to fill the background with black.

Then scroll your way up the list, and turn on the facemaker layer to make it active. You should see white letters against the black background. Now switch over to the Channels panel and press the Control key, or the Command key on the Mac, and click on any of the Channels, either the RGB composite, or Red, Green, or Blue, in order to select the letters, and deselect ...

Turning a cartoon into "glory type"
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Turning a cartoon into "glory type" provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS5 Extended One-on-One: 3D Type Effects

Subjects:
3D + Animation Design
Software:
Photoshop
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