Create a Marble Text Effect in Adobe Photoshop

Create a Marble Text Effect in Adobe Photoshop

This tutorial explains how to use a marble texture, Photoshop layer styles and filters to create a nice marble text effect.



Final Image

 Create a Marble Text Effect in Adobe Photoshop

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Step 1

Fill the Background with the color #534d39. Place Marble Stone Texture Stock on top of the Background, and change its Blend Mode to Multiply.

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Create the text using the color #b0ac97. The font used is Wrexham Script and the size is 377px. Duplicate the text layer to create two copies, and change the Fill value of the copy layer to 0.

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Step 2

Double click on the original text layer to apply the following styles:
– Drop Shadow: Change the color to #585858, the Distance to 6 and the Size to 10.

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– Inner Shadow: Change the color to #908c78, the Size to 13, and the Contour to Half Round.

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– Inner Glow: Change the Blend Mode to Linear Light, the color to #afafac, the Technique to Precise, and the Size to 10.

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– Bevel and Emboss: Change the Depth to 300, the Size to 12, the Soften to 3, and the Shadow Mode color to #6e6b5e.

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This is what the text should look like:

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Step 3

Now, we are going to add a glass effect to the copy text layer (the text layer on the top), so double-click it, and add a Bevel and Emboss effect. Change the Depth to 250 and the Size to 7. Un-check the Use Global Light box, and change the Angle to 100 and the Altitude to 60. Also, check the Anti-aliased box for a smooth result, change the Highlight Mode Opacity value to 80%, and the Shadow Mode color to #d9d9d9.

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This is what you will get.


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Step 4

Create a new layer between the two text layers and call it “texture”.

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Press the Ctrl/Command key, and click on a text layer thumbnail (icon) to create a selection.

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Set the Foreground color to #a77d31, and the Background color to #fff8de. Fill the selection with the Foreground color on texture layer.

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Press Ctrl/Command + D to get rid of the selection.

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Step 5

Now, we are going to use some filters to create the Marble texture. Start with Filter > Artistic > Sponge. Change the Brush Size to 2, the Definition to 25, and the Smoothness to 5.

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Go to Filter > Sketch > Chalk and Charcoal. Change the Charcoal Area to 7, the Chalk area to 10, and the Stroke Pressure to 1.

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Go to Filter > Artistic > Plastic Wrap. Change the Highlight Strength to 17, the Detail to 14, and the Smoothness to 5.

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Finally, go to Filter > Artistic > Film Grain. Change the Grain to 10, the Highlight Area to 15, and the Intensity to 10.

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Step 6

Change the “texture” layer’s Blend Mode to Multiply.

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Go to Image > Adjustments > Hue/Saturation, and change the Saturation value to -80.

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Final Image

And this is the final effect.

 Create a Marble Text Effect in Adobe Photoshop

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