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Fancy Web 2.0 Text

Create a text effect with an amazing 2.0 look.

- First we start by creating a new file(CTRL+N) and write using a blod font and #eb008c as color.
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- Now we're going to apply some layer styles, start with Drop Shadow using the values below:
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- Now Stroke with the following values:
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- Using the Rectangle Marquee Tool img make a selection from the middle of the text to the top, as in the image below
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- Now go to Select -> Transform Selection and click the Switch between free transform and wrap modes img icon located in the upper toolbar. After the menu changes, select Flag from the drop-down menu
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- The selection should like the following, you can play with the values to fit your text:
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- Now create a new layer and with the Gradient Tool, using a White to Transparent gradient, make a gradient from the top to bottom of the selection
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- Create a new layer and Ctrl+Click over the text layer thumb to select it. Using the same White to Transparent gradient, make a gradient from the bottom to top of the selection
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- Change the blending option of this layer to Overlay and change the Opacity if neccesary to get the final result
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