I Love Milk Photoshop Tutorial

In this Tutorial I’m going to show you how to create a funny “Milky” Text Effect in Photoshop. With this Method you can quickly create a 3D Text.

Note: It’s my first Tutorial. Would be great if you could comment, what stuff is cool, and wich things I could make better the next Time.

Important: I’m a 17 Year old Trainee. I work at a Advertising Agency in Switzerland. Maybe you noticed that my English isn’t the best… That’s because I normally talk German.. But I see this project as a chance to learn better English! So i started the Game with the title:“Correct spelling fails, so Chris can get better in English”. All fails are then listed up here. :)


What we’re going to create


Step One: Set-Up the File

Open Photoshop and create a new File with this settings:


Step Two: Background

Fill the Background with the “Fill” Tool (G). Use the this color RGB 45,36,18


Grab the Pen Tool (B) use a Big Pen and with 0px “hardness”. Color: R 121 G 74 B 27 , and paint a Big Point in the center of your Image:


Step Tree: The Text

Use the Text Tool (T) and write your Text. I used Rockwell BQ. Add some Layer Styles to the Text Layer: (Click on the Image for bigger Size)


Now comes the cool Part. Activate your Text Layer and press Alt + Command + ArrowUP. This “shortcut” duplicates your Layer. :) . Repeat this step 8 Times. And the result should be:


Create a new Folder and Drag all your Text Layers (should have eight of them) in there, so you have a good overview of all your Layers. If your a Photoshop Starter: It’s important that you always have a nice Layer overview because, when the File gets more and more Layers you quickly lose the overview :)


Step 4: The Milk ;)

Now we create the Milk splatters. I used some Images from Deviantart. Drag the Image in your Milk File. (don’t forget to credit ~H-D-STOCK.)

Now we gonna cut the Milk Splatters out.

  1. Go to the Channels and click on the Green Channel.
  2. Duplicate the Green Channel.
  3. Press Command + L
  4. Drag these little arrows to the position i did. (Image Below)
  5. The Image should look now like this:


Now: (shortcuts Time ;)

  1. Command + A - select all
  2. Command + CCopy all
  3. Go back to the Layers and create a mask Layer on the Milk Splatter Layer.
  4. Click on the Mask Layer and hold alt
  5. Command + VPaste all

Now go back to the normal Layers and it should look like that:


Now lighten the Milk a bit up. With Command + L. Then duplicate the Layer and drag the to Milk Splatter Layers behind the Milk Text Folder and voila.


If you have Problems please download the Photoshop File or comment.

Remember: It’s my first Tutorial would be awesome if you would comment witch things i could do better the next Time! – Thanks

About The Author: chris

About The Author
Hi my name is Chris, i'm a 18 year old Webdesign Student from Switzerland. I run the Design Blog Inspirebit.com You can Stalk me on Twitter @_collard

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