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EmpireDezign Text Effects May 10, 2007

We'll begin this tutorial, Choosing a decent image for the background. Make sure the foreground is white, then go ahead and choose the text tool.

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I used "Romana BT" bold with a size of 90 pixels. Type "SWEET".

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Now that you have your text, you can now right click on the text layer and select, "Blending Options...". Now click on "Bevel and Emboss".

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Do not click "OK" yet. Still more to do.

Now click on "Stroke".

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You may now click "OK."

You should now have the below image if done correctly.

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Now that you have your text, you can now right click on the text layer and select, "Blending Options...". Now click on "Bevel and Emboss". This will give it a 3d look.

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Do not click "OK" yet. Still more to do.

Now click on "Contour". Settings are as followed:

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Do not click "OK" yet. Still more to do.

Now you can click on "Color Overlay". Adding color will simply give it a more clear feeling.

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You may now click "OK."

With the "Ctrl" key held in on the keyboard click on the text layer. This will put a selection around the text itself. Create a new layer. Choose white as the foreground and select the "Pencil Tool" at about 3 pixels. On the new layer you can highlight some areas of the text as I have done below.

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The Results!!!

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