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Shadow Text

Step 1. Begin by typing out some text

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Step 2. Duplicate the layer

Step 3. Flip the new layer Vertically.Edit>Transform>Flip Vertical

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Step 4. With the Text Copy layer still selected, click the Warp Text button and from the options choose Upper Shell. Adjust the Bend and Vertical settings to match the values in the image below. You can also input your own values. Just play around with them a bit:)

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Step 5. Adjust the size of the Text Copy layer to match the first layer. Do this by selecting the layer and clicking Command-T/Control-T to access the Free Transform tool and drag out the corner handles to scale the text.

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Step 6. Next, apply a Gradient Overlay by clicking the Add Layer Style button to the Text Copy to give it a fading out effect.

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Be Sure to select the "Reverse" option


Step 7. Adjust the Text Copy opacity to around 40% and you're all set!

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Posted on Friday 25th April 2008 at 04:39 PM
Dalez
Dalez
Thanks, this is what myne turned out as:

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Posted on Wednesday 13th June 2007 at 04:07 PM
Nevram
Nevram
Its pretty simple, but always looks attractively formal.