I wanted to get some Photoshop practice in today, so I followed a tutorial on the Spoon Graphics website to create a custom 3D heavily utilizing the “Transform Again” technique.
Once again, I took the liberty of customizing the font, the content, and the color palette to something relevant to me.
Things I learned from this tutorial:
- Using the “Transform Again” technique in Photoshop
- Simulating shadows by nudging and repeating layer additions using shortcuts in Photoshop
- Manipulating gradients, strokes, and other effects in Photoshop
- Adding a grain texture to reduce the banding effect of the gradient background in Photoshop
I started out with a 3000 pixel wide by 2000 pixel wide canvas, and I used a free font from Google fonts, called Oleo Script.
Here was the final result: