Chrome effects are very difficult to create because chrome has no color at all. It’s all about reflections. Glossy plastics are a bit easier, but tricky as well. So, let’s learn how some advanced Photoshop Layer Styles tricks to create some stunning chrome and plastic text effect. For this effect I used the Helvetica Rounded Bold font, but you can use any rounded font you want. Some other similar free fonts are: Junegull, Zorque and You’re gone. This effect will look better on rounded fonts, but trying other fonts can bring some interesting results as well.
Realistic Chrome and Glossy Plastic Text Effect
Category: Text Effects
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