Black Diamond Text Effect | Photoshop CC Tutorial

I received a request to do a tutorial on the Black Diamond Speed Art video by DutchGFX. You can view that video here:


SF Automaton font:

Spiky Flourish brush set:

Media Militia Lens Flares:

Some sparks (another thing you can add to your effect!):

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Q: What did you use to record your desktop?
A: Brandon currently records with Camtasia 8, whereas Eli is using the Live Gamer HD. You can watch a video right here

Q: Any other equipment or programs?
A: Shure SM7b microphone, Sony Vegas Pro 11, and an awesomesauce keyboard!

Q: What’re your computer specs?
A: AMD Phenom II x6 3.72 GHz | Nvidia EVGA GTX 570 2GB | 12GB DDR3 RAM | ASUS Sabertooth Motherboard | 750 watt PSU

Stuff Used:

Shure SM7B
Blue Icicle
Camtasia Studio
Sony Vegas

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