posted on Sep, 9 2004 @ 08:31 PM
First create your text, keep in mind the type of effect you want to use. If you want to use the steps below itís best to use a ďthickĒ font. Also itís
almost always best to create your text on another document and make it 3 times as big as you want the final text. Use the Free Transform tool to
resize the text while holding down the Shift key to maintain the aspect ratio after you have created the finished text. Then insert the text to the
Select the text layer and press the ďAdd Layer StyleĒ button.
Press ďBlending OptionsĒ.
Now letís choose the ďstrokeĒ function. This will add a color border around the text. Adjust the size and color to your liking.
Now to ďBevel and EmbossĒ. It will make the text look more 3-d like. Click itís box and again adjust the ďDepthĒ, ďSizeĒ and ďAngleĒ until you are
Finally lets add a shadow to make it leap of the page. Press ďdrop shadowĒ and adjust the ďopacityĒ, ďangleĒ, ďdistanceĒ and ďsizeĒ.
Thatís it, insert it into your image and use the ďfree TransformĒ tool while holding down the shift key to size it correctly.