Enter Layer Styles for your text layer.
Select Bevel and Emboss and apply the following:
You should get this effect after applying the Hard Chisel:
Add a subtle Satin effect to bring even more depth to your text:
Add a Gradient Overlay. Here I’m making silver text with a pinch of blue, but you can change this gradient to be whatever colour you want.
And why not! A quick Drop Shadow.
There you go! Silver Harry Potter Movie Text.
You can easily add in a tagline as well, use the techniques described above to make small adjustments to the font so it’s not so monotonous.
You may also need to use a different blending style than the one described above since this text is so thin. Here are the two I’ve used:
This results in a silvery Slytherin-worthy text:
There are two ways to adjust the colours of the text as eluded to above. First, you can change the gradient overlay to make bronze text sharp enough for any Ravenclaw:
Or even a Colour Overlay instead, for that golden Gryffindor (or yellow for the gentle Hufflepuff, if you prefer!).
Just experiment! Of course this will work on other types of non-HP text. Hope it was easy to follow and you’re not too confounded. Try it out!
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