In this Photoshop Tutorial we will learn about creating the the essential chrome effect, don’t leave home without it. This works on any object, not just text.
In this Photoshop Tutorial
we will learn about creating the the essential chrome effect, don’t leave home
without it. This works on any object, not just text.
Create your type layer, or import your shape that you want to turn into
select a dark gray for your foreground color and a light gray for your
Select the gradient tool (Linear, fore to background) and drag from the
Add a bevel to the type using the Layer style – Bevel and emboss. Your
Now we want to remove the layer style, but we want to keep the bevel
We do this by adding a new layer and dragging it directly underneath
Now select the “Chrome” layer thumbnail and press Cmd/Ctrl+E
Apply the plastic wrap filter. This is found under Effects>Artistic
Making the Chrome
The image shows the results of the curve applied to the image.
Repeat the same settings, by holding down the Alt/Option key as you open
The result as shown here
If you want, Colorize the image with the hue/saturation.
This is how it looks after applying a black background color.
NOTE: In Photoshop CS and CS2 you can make chrome by choosing the double