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Plasma Text Effect

This new lesson we’ll see how is it possible to create a wavy text out of burning liquid using also fractal ornaments.

Open a new file with the necessary sizes: File – New (ctrl+n)

Plasma Text Effect

Paint the new layer with the color shown below, applying also the Paint Bucket Tool.

Plasma Text Effect

Select then the Text Tool and write several words, using one of the types (I have selected the Doggy type).

Plasma Text Effect 



Plasma Text Effecst – Part 2
Make use of the next command now: Layer – Rasterize – Type and create a new layer (Layer – New – Layer). Now we have to choose a set of ready to use brushes with fractals (download them here: http://www.deviantart.com/deviation/20482619/).
Select for the picture several ornaments and place them above the text.
If that is necessary, you may turn them around by applying this
selection: Edit – Free Transform (ctrl+t).

Plasma Text Effect

Place this layer under the text’ layer and get back to the text’s layer to invert its colors: Image – Adjustments – Invert (ctrl+i).

Plasma Text Effect

Apply the next shown filter to distort the image: Filter – Distort – Twirl.

Plasma Text Effect 



Plasma Text Effecst – Part 3
Continue by entering the next window Layer – Layer Style – Blending Options and set the following adjustments shown here:

Plasma Text Effect

Change the layer’s Blending Mode on Linear Dodge.

Plasma Text Effect

Make a copy after that of the fractals’ layer: Layer – Duplicate Layer (ctrl+j) and place the copy above the text’s layer. Change the layer’s Blending Mode on Screen and create a mask out of this layer: Layer – Add Layer Mask – Reveal All. Then make use of the Gradient Tool of black color to hide a part of it:

Plasma Text Effect 



Plasma Text Effecst – Part 4
Merge down all the layers: Layer – Merge Visible (shift+ctrl+e) and insert the picture in a frame:

Plasma Text Effect

The picture is finished!

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Made by Sigma

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