Photoshop Darkness Logo Tutorial

This tutorial will show you how to create a great looking dark logo using Adobe Photoshop.

Start by Opening a new document
Photoshop Darkness Logo Tutorial

Now using the text tool type the word “Darkness” on the screen using white as the color. The font that I am using is blade 2 and the size is 150px. The Blade 2 font can be downloaded here.

Photoshop Darkness Logo Tutorial

Now open the Layer Style window by right clicking the layer and selecting Blending Options.
Photoshop Darkness Logo Tutorial

Now apply an Outer Glow with the following settings.
Photoshop Darkness Logo Tutorial

Now the Bevel and Emboss settings.
Photoshop Darkness Logo Tutorial

Then apply this gradient overlay.
Photoshop Darkness Logo Tutorial

Here are the color settings for the gradient.
Photoshop Darkness Logo Tutorial

Now apply the settings and your image should look like this.
Photoshop Darkness Logo Tutorial

Now we need to add another layer. With the shape Custom Shape tool select the Grass 3 shape, pictured below. This is a default shape in Photoshop CS2
Photoshop Darkness Logo Tutorial

Use white as your fore color and draw a large section of grass over top of your text.
Photoshop Darkness Logo Tutorial

Now set the layer blend mode to Overlay and reduce the Opacity to 63%
Photoshop Darkness Logo Tutorial

Now you are finished. Your final image should look like this.
Photoshop Darkness Logo Tutorial

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