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Stylish Text Effect

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In this tutorial, you will learn to create nice looking text effect. Final output of this tutorial can be seen below :-



Start by typing the letter 'X' with arial black font having 120 point size and black color :-



Control+click on the text layer to select it. Go to select>modify>contract and contract the selection by 1 pixel :-



Fill the selection with #6A6A6A color. While selection is active, go to filter>blur>gaussian blur and blur it around 4-5 pixels. You can now press control+d to deselect :-



Now, apply these layer styles in it: -





The text after applying above layer styles :-



Now, select Line tool :-



Set the weight to 1 pixel and draw two lines as shown :-



Group and merge two layers and apply gaussian blur filter in it ( around 2.2 pixels )



Now, control+click on the first text layer to select it. Press shift+control+n to create a new layer. We are doing this to ensure the color we will fill in the next step doesn't overfilled :-



Now, select 17 pixel brush as shown :-



Set the foreground color to white and draw a line as shown :-



Now, use 21 pixel soft feathered eraser tool and erase the part of layer shown by the circle :-





Now, group all the layers. To group the layers, click on the area shown in the red circle :-



Now, press control+e to merge all the grouped layers.



Fill the background with black color. Apply outer glow in the second layer as shown :-



Our text is ready :)



Similar text after applying color overlay of red color and changin the blending mode to overlay.







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