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Gold 'Trajan Color' Font Outline On Object


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Hi, hope you're doing well!

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I have this that I am working on. I love Trajan Color's gold look. It is gold on one side and darker on the other. Looks amazing. I was trying to get that crisp outline on the hand, so I tried making a huge text layer with very little tracking to create a clipping layer on the stroke layer. No go, couldn't get them close enough. Not to mention the rendering time on 1296px font is crazy. So I thought, maybe if I could make a square using the font I could use that for clipping. I managed to create a bullet point, but that wasn't looking good. I even dabbled in using gold pictures as a clipping layer on it's stroke layer, but they don't look good.

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Any help will be appreciated!
 

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Hello,

As long as you have the hand itself isolated and on it's own layer, you can add the 'Trajan Color' effect to the hand using a layer style.

You can experiment with making your own layer style or you could possibly find one already in existence by doing a Google search for Gold text layer style for Photoshop.
 

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