Today’s installment of Deke’s Techniques is about rendering type in gold. Here’s the official descrip:
Welcome to this week’s technique from Deke, in which lynda.com author Deke McClelland shows you how to turn ordinary type into extraordinary gold. And being the noted Photoshop trainer that he is, Deke manages this feat of alchemy in under ten minutes. This is no garish fool’s gold, but a lovely soft, volumetric effect that will lend luster to your own creations. And because it’s all done with Photoshop’s layer effects, your treasured text can be edited at any moment if you change your mind about its gilded message.
Stop back next week for another of Deke’s Techniques, brought to you free every week. And lynda.com members should check out the entire course in the Online Training Library, where you’ll not only find all the techniques to date collected in one place, but also discover additional short videos that show you how to enhance the effects you see here, apply them with greater efficiency, or display them with greater flexibility.