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Stony Text
In This massive  Photoshop tutorial you will learn how to Draw a Stone-like text with easy steps depending on Photoshop filters , you will get a something like this.

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STEP 1 :Opr Adobe Photoshop Press Ctrl+N to create a new work window. Click on the Preset box and choose 640×480 to create a 640×480-pixel workspace.
Fill the working area with black then set the foreground color to white and enter your text ,use a bold text to get a good result.
Then press Ctrl+T To resize the text and making it larger.
STEP 2: Choose Filter > Blur> Gaussian Blur you will see a message asking you if you want to Rasterize the text layer or not, press ok to proceed.
Adjust the radius to 9px

STEP 3:Set the default foreground (black) and background (white) colors Then Create a new layer and choose Filter > Render > Clouds to create irregular clouds. then Press Ctrl+F many times to apply the command again, until you arrive at the shape you want.
Then Choose Filter > Blur > Gaussian Blur and set the Radius to 10 pixels. Click on OK to apply the filter. This will soften the clouds.
From the Layers Palette, set the Blend Mode of the cloud layer to Multiply. The text will be covered with the cloud image.
STEP 4: Choose Ctrl+A to select the all image, and then press Shift+Ctrl+C to copy the visible images. then Press Ctrl+V to paste the copied image into layer.You will see the new layer (Layer2) in the Layers Palette.
Choose Filter > Other > Maximum from the menu at the top and set the Radius to 7 pixels.
STEP 5: Choose Filter > Render > Lighting and adjust the settings as the following, And remember to change the texture channel to red to create dimensionality
STEP 7: Choose Filter > Noise > Median and set the radius to 9
Then Choose Filter > Sharpen > Unsharp mask set the Amount to 140%, the Radius to 15 pixels, and the Threshold to 6 levels. we used The Unsharp Mask filter to sharpen the edges of the image
Then Choose Filter > Render > Lighting Effects
And adjust the setting like what we do in  the step 5
you will get this image
STEP 8: choose Edit > Fade Lighting Effects (Shift+Ctrl+F)  and set the Opacity to 70% to soften the effect of the filter.
Click on the Create New Fill or Adjustment Layer button at the bottom of the Layers Palette and choose Hue/Saturation. check Colorize and then  set the Hue to 35, the Saturation to 28, and the Lightness to –18. Click on OK
STEP 9: Click on the Create New Fill or Adjustment Layer button at the bottom of the Layers Palette and then  choose Curves. and adjust the settings as shown




STEP 10: Choose Select > Color Range Click on the black areas of the work window and then set the Fuzziness to 12.
Create a New Layer And drag it to become above all other layers. Click on the Foreground Color button in the toolbox andset it to gray. Then, press (Alt+Del) to make the Background layer gray.
After that Press Ctrl+D to deselect the selection, and then hold down the Ctrl key and press the right arrow key in the keyboard  and the down arrow key on the two or three times to move the background image to the right and down
After that and after your fine touch you will get the following result
The End   

               Dr Smith

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