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komies | a year ago | 14 comments | 7 likes | 1,079 views

snafu, SMSgtRod, Dani and 4 others like this!

Filip asked about inflatable looking text, so I took some time to see what was possible in fast and dirty style.

After googling "inflated text" I really found the exact image and Tutorial how to do this in Photoshop.

So I did.

In BluffTitler I imported the 3d model and used the UVModifier effect because I didn't use colours in the original, and then you have to find the right Reflectionmap and play with the reflection, colourmap, lighting and specularity properties.


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This show is done with text layer and a border.

This means easier to change the font and text and easier to animate because of the separate letters and it is all done in BluffTitler.

Using this font in the show:

And using this font in the picture:

komies, a year ago

And this is two text styles in a container, with cubemap for that very shiny metallic foil balloon look.

komies, a year ago

Thank you komies! Very cool :)

LostBoyz, a year ago

Very nice.....

SMSgtRod, a year ago


snafu, a year ago

Komies it’s getting better and better....thnx for sharing. But...the front and the back of the text Stays flat. We keep on trying...until Michiel comes up with a great new effect!

Filip, a year ago

It's a fast and dirty concept, with what we have now that YOU can build on.

But the "Photoshop model show" is the method that YOU sought, and with YOUR time and effort it can be exactly as YOUR picture.
I just proved that it can be done by making a fast and dirty concept that YOU can improve on.

In this image I used only the Tubular Round first bevel slider to 15 to get more filling for the round surface in BluffTitler and played with the aforementioned settings.

PLAY is the right word

So PLAY and find other ways or build on other concepts.
Make US proud and don't just wait until Michiel does all the work for you.

komies, a year ago

Sorry was not my intention to shuffle things off. I appreciate your hard effords to support me. And yes I have played with your suggestions yesterday and got cool results...thnx,thnx, thnx. And tonight I wil continue my struggle for an splashing result. Just trying to share the challenge!

Filip, a year ago

Or with another font like Arial rounded:

komies, a year ago

Merci pour le partage , elles sont sympa ces polices

PAT67, a year ago

Great article, thanks Alex.

vincent, a year ago

And animate the letters as they would reacting to the wind.....

komies, a year ago

Komies at best...

Dani, a year ago

Great informative tests!

Ulli, a year ago

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