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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:

Step 1:

Open A New Photoshop Document

Step 2:

Fill The Document With Black

Step 3:

Add Your Text To The Document

Step 4:

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

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
Your text will now look something like this:

Step 6:

Apply The “Bevel and Emboss” Layer Style
Your text will now look something like this:

Final Step 7:

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