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  • on 04.07.2009
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How to Create Smooth Glossy Text Effect in Photoshop

In this tutorial you will learn how to create glossy style text effect. Perfect style for your website header. In this text effect we are going to be using 7 easy steps.

Here’s the effect we’re going for:
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Step 1:

Open A New Photoshop Document
step1

Step 2:

Fill The Document With Black
step2

Step 3:

Add Your Text To The Document
step3

Step 4:

Choose A Color For Your Text Using The “Color Overlay” Layer Style
step4-a
Click on the color swatch to the right of the “Blend Mode” options to choose a new color for your text: #ffa200
step3-b

Step 5:

Add An Inner Shadow To The Text Using The “Inner Glow” Layer Style.

all we need to do is change the Blend Mode at the top. Click on the down-pointing arrow to the right of the word “Screen” and change the blend mode to Multiply
step-5
Your text will now look something like this:
step-5-a

Step 6:

Apply The “Bevel and Emboss” Layer Style
step-7
Your text will now look something like this:
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Final Step 7:

Now Apply The “Inner Glow” Layer Style
step-6
Here is the final “Smooth Glossy Text Effect” effect:
final
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