Effects - Text Shade
There are a lot of ways to get this effect. I'm
going to explain one of the simplest ways to get it.
standard colors of the PhotoShop start a new work in RGB
in the suggested ratio of 10X3 cm File>New and mark
the lines of direction. Click on the Type tool
and type something like PhotoShop 5.0
Go to the
Layer menu: Duplicate>Layer. Now, go to the Window
menu and click in Layers Show and you will see your new
Now in the
Layer menu: Layer>Render Layer. In the Filter menu:
Blur>Gaussian Blur, radius of 2.5 and apply the effect.
Go to the
initial Layer, the one that has not suffered the effect.
In the icon of the standard colors, change the front color
for one of your preference. I've used the red color head.
In the menu
Edit: Fill with marked color Foreground, normal mode and click on Ok.
the Layer: Arrange>Bring you the Front. So that,
the red color comes to the front. Press the keyboard
movement arrows and move the selection up to you in order
to get the effect below.