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I want to know how the A in this logo can be created in Photoshop and how the effects are applied. I found the font and other things.

BASIC text logo

I am not able to create the character A without the central bar in Photoshop.

How can I create the character 'A', and apply a gradient overlay, just like the one in the picture?

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I'm not sure if you're having trouble creating the shape of the A or if you need help with the gradient effect, or both. Could you clarify and let us know what you have tried so far? – JohnB Oct 8 '13 at 18:17

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  • Type a V

  • Rotate it 180°

  • Apply a gradient overlay.


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Brainfart! Totally missed the upside down v lol. That's why they pay you the big bucks! ;) – Dom Oct 8 '13 at 18:29
It's not an upside down V, it's a Λ! :) – JohnB Oct 8 '13 at 18:53
That sample.. is an upside down V. :) – SOIA Oct 8 '13 at 19:45
Hi Scott, that is really great...but I want to know how to create this whole logo. I am new to photoshop. so, I don't have any idea how to edit text individually once I tried to edit V it rotates all the text. Please help. – kavita Oct 9 '13 at 18:08
Hi Scott, Please tell me how to do this ? I have written "BASIC" in Photoshop using text too. Now I have written "V" but once I try to rotate the V photoshop rotate the whole "Basic" to 180 degree. Please let me know how can I rotate just V from the word. – kavita Oct 10 '13 at 18:05

You have to do everything individually, if you have a problem with this, I suggest you make a font in illustrator or something :)

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Hi Dave, thanks for your answer. I've downvoted, since it doesn't really answer the question in any meaningful way. Could you elaborate or clarify what you're saying? – PieBie Nov 23 at 11:03

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