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Colin Smith

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Learn how to create some of the most stunning text effects on the planet! Find the coolest collection of type effects in one place, all explained step-by-step for you to learn quickly and easily. This video picks up where most leave off! You will not only create jaw-dropping text effects, you will also learn how to apply the effects skillfully to almost any surface on any image. From wrapping type around spheres, cylinders to hugging the contours of vechicles and even rough surfaces, you will master it all. This video is jammed full of insider secrets. Award winning designer and best-selling author, Colin Smith will be your personal coach. You will love his easy to understand, conversational style that will “just make sense”. Learning doesn’t have to be boring, you will have a lot of fun as you tear through these unique tutorials. This fast loading CD ROM contains over 2 hours of sharp 800 x 600 video. The advanced interface frees you up, instantly jump to any of the lessons with complete control over the playback. All the image files are included, so you can follow along at your own pace! Also included are some fonts and brushes.

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Create realistic, shiny chrome that you will want to polish

Double Glow

An eerie glow that’s starts with color and goes to white, similar to what is used on the X-Files


Tag your images with graffiti so realistic you can smell the paint (fonts included)


An effect similar to what might be used on your favorite video game


Make your text out of shiny transparent glass


Turn out the lights and turn on this neon glow

Light Ray

Rays of light shooting out from your text, this one has impact


Everyone loves the distressed, scratched and broken looking type (brushes included)


3D Wooden text so realistic you can smell the sawdust


Set your type on fire with this cool effect


Rubbery type with metal skeleton showing through


Type engraved into rock, use displacement maps for amazing realism

Type on Path

Create paths and make your type follow the curves


Apply your type to a 3 dimensional surface and make it look like part of the original picture


Wrap text around spheres and orbs with photo-realism


Wrap your type around cylinders in a realistic way


Realistically Apply type to a vehicle or any irregular shaped object
Colin Smith

Colin Smith

Colin Smith is founder of the #1 PhotoshopCAFE online community which has received over 30 million visitors. Colin has Authored/Coauthored 18 books. He has won numerous awards including 3 Guru awards. He’s been nominated for the Photoshop Hall of Fame twice. Colin is a regular columnist for Photoshop User Magazine. He’s been featured in almost every major imaging magazine, and is in high demand as a speaker at major industry events including Flash Forward and WPPI . He consults such companies as ABC Disney, Apple and Adobe

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