Deke’s Techniques 480: Create Candy Cane Type in Photoshop

Greetings my delicious dekeSweets. In this week's free Deke's Techniques episode, Deke celebrates the season by creating some very tasty candy cane text. And, although this technique doesn't give you an editable message in the end, you must admit, it's quite the edible one (insert holiday groan here): Like any good holiday present, this technique  has two hidden sub-techniques included within: You'll see how to create the background gradient and the Illustrator-crafted snow bank along the way, before applying the striped pattern to the letters and giving them that delicious rounding effect with layer styles.If you're a member of (Read more...)