Photoshop Gold Text Effect

Learn how to create gold text in Photoshop! Turn type into gold with this step-by-step tutorial that shows you how to create shiny, sparkling gold letters and text in Photoshop!
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00:00 Intro
00:38 Create a new Photoshop document
01:24 Fill the new document with black
01:55 Select the Type Tool
02:00 Set your font options
02:21 Set your type color to white
02:47 Add your text
02:57 Resize the text with Free Transform
03:41 Duplicate the Type layer
04:08 Add a Gradient Overlay layer style
04:27 Edit the gradient
05:39 Save the gradient as a new preset
06:03 Change the gradient Style to “Reflected”
06:17 Add a Bevel and Emboss layer style
06:28 Change Technique to “Chisel Hard”
06:35 Change Gloss Contour to “Ring Double”
06:49 Change the Angle and turn on Anti-Aliaising
07:02 Set the Highlight Mode and Shadow Mode opacity to 75%
07:10 Increase the Size to fill in the letters
07:39 Increase the Depth to 170%
07:47 Add an Inner Glow layer style
08:37 Select the original Type layer
08:42 Add a stroke
08:50 Change the Fill Type and choose the “Gold” gradient
09:10 Set the Style, Position and Size of the stroke
09:29 Apply Bevel and Emboss to the stroke
10:27 Apply an Outer Glow layer style
11:15 Select the copy of the Type layer
11:24 Add a new blank layer
11:56 Select the Brush Tool
12:03 Load the Assorted brushes
12:42 Choose the “Crosshatch 4” brush
13:12 Sample a brush color from the gold letters
13:38 Paint random sparkles around the letters
14:07 Lower the opacity of the “Sparkles” layer

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