Red Wood Text

Only six easy steps will produce awesome red wood effect to use on your text. Great for creating images with nature theme.

Step 1 | Creating Text |

First, create a new image, 400x400 pixels and fill the background with the color that you like. Use Type Tool [T] to create text that you want to make look like metal. For the best result use large text, e.g. size 75+. The color of the text does not matter so fill it with any random color.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Step 2 | Drop Shadow |

Now is the time to add shadow to your text. Right click on the text layer and select Blending Options... Layer Style window will open, select the settings that you see on the screenshot.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Step 3 | Bevel and Emboss |

In the Layer Style window select Bevel and Emboss on the right and use settings that you see on the screenshot.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Step 4 | Pattern Overlay |

In the Layer Style window select Pattern Overlay on the right and use settings that you see on the screenshot.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Step 5 | Stroke |

In the Layer Style window select Stroke on the right and use settings that you see on the screenshot.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Step 6 | Final Image |

Press ok when you done and your image should look like mine.

Congratulations, you now know how to create red wood text in Photoshop.