Text Effect

Resources:

Technovia Font from dafont.com

Muted Gradients from deviantart.com

Winter Gradients from deviantart.com

Elegance Brush Pack from brushking.eu

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This will be the end result:

Text Effect

Click on the image for full size view

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Open a new file 800 x 800, 72px resolution, white background

Select the Type Tool and Technovia font, size 150pt, foreground colour black

Type in the first required word

Right click on the layer in the layers palette and click on Rasterize Type

Repeat for each required word

Duplicate one of the text layers and turn the visibility off of the original

Zoom into the word and using the Eraser Tool or your preferred method, erase the text leaving just the lines:

Lines

Now restore the visibility of the original and turn off the visibility of the lines layer. Make the original text layer active and using the Eraser Tool or your preferred method, erase the lines from the text

Repeat this for all words

Make one of the line layers active

Filter>Distort>Ripple – use the following settings:

Ripple Settings

Repeat for all line layers

Double click on one of the line layers to bring up the blending options and apply the following Color Overlay and Bevel & Emboss settings:

Color Overlay Settings

Bevel & Emboss Settings

Duplicate each of the lines layers once and change the Color Overlay settings as follows:

Color Overlay Settings

Using the Eraser Tool or your preferred method, erase parts of the lines layers that you want to appear to go under the text.

Double click one of the text layers to bring up the blending options and apply the following Bevel & Emboss and Gradient Overlay (using Muted Gradients) settings:

Bevel & Emboss Settings

Gradient Overlay Settings

Turn off the visibility of all layers except the 3 that make up one word.

Right click on one of the visible layers, click Merge Visible

Repeat for each word

Using the Move Tool, place the text as required.

Create a new layer above the background layer

Select the Brush Tool and from Elegance brushes, select the second brush (429) and reduce (if necessary)

Place a swirl top right of the text

Duplicate the layer

Ctrl + T to transform the object

Right click in the transformation box and click on Rotate 180°

Move the swirl to the bottom left of the text, to make a rectangle behind the text.

Right click on the layer in the layers palette and click Merge Down

Double click on the layer in the layers palette to bring up the blending options and apply the following Gradient Overlay using the Winter Gradients set:

Gradient Overlay Settings

Make the background layer active

Set foreground colour to #F2EBD3

Select the Paint Bucket Tool and click on the canvas to fill the background

Text Effect

The finished project. Click on the image for full size view

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