Photoshop: How to Create Realistic, Texture-wrapped, 3D Text for CS6 and later.

Photoshop CC 2018 tutorial for versions CS6 and later showing how to wrap any texture around highly realistic, 3D text casting reflections, refractions and deep shadows.

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PSD 3D template (metal text / rusty background):!ArAEPhCK6XBWkWEAXDeBvITaT5UC

PSD 3D Alternative template (rusty text / metal background):!ArAEPhCK6XBWkWJ0k5FLCfcHVk9B

Gunplay Font:!ArAEPhCK6XBWkWRtR49QkuB3CLsK

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IMPORTANT: If you get an error message that states “the path is too complex”, this is not uncommon. I’ve read that it could be related to memory or your video card. Adobe has stated that this especially a common problem with MacBook Air and Mac Pro.

* 3D works only in CS5(6) EXTENDED and later.
* Windows XP does not support 3D.
* Video card must be capable of driving 3D.
* Graphics processor needs to be enabled.
* Go to Image, Mode, RGB Color, 8Bits/Channel

In-depth 3D Tutorial for CS6 Extended and later:

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