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Light gray text effects

This is the 2nd tutorial from “Text Effects” series.

So let’s get right to business.Create a new document along with new layer.

Light gray text effects

Fill the layer with light gray.

Light gray text effects

And as a second step, overlay this layer with simple standard rough bordered gradient.

Use these settings:

Light gray text effects



Light gray text effects

Here we have it. A simple, but beautiful effect. One more thing: use inner glow layer style on this gradient too.

Light gray text effects



Light gray text effects

This was the background. And now insert the text.

Light gray text effects

Use these layer styles:

Light gray text effects



Light gray text effects 


Light gray text effects



Light gray text effects



Light gray text effects

Here we have it. And final layer order. Note that the fill is turned down to 0%.

Light gray text effects

Now you just can write or even paint with brush tool the type and the brush will have the same layer style settings already.

We get this result.

Light gray text effects

Add a little bit of text.

Light gray text effects

Already styled picture:

Light gray text effects

And a little bit of color correction (if it even needs one).

Light gray text effects

Done!

Follow me in 3rd issue of the “Text Effect” series.

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