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 its best to use a thick font. Also its
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 Add Layer Style button.
Press Blending Options.
Now lets choose the stroke function. This will add a color border around the text. Adjust the size and color to your liking.
Now to Bevel and Emboss. It will make the text look more 3-d like. Click its box and again adjust the Depth, Size and Angle until you are
Finally lets add a shadow to make it leap of the page. Press drop shadow and adjust the opacity, angle, distance and size.
Thats it, insert it into your image and use the free Transform tool while holding down the shift key to size it correctly.