Adding an outer glow effect


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Adding an outer glow effect

Right in this image, I want to add an Outer Glow to the logo here, hansel & petal. The logo is a little bit dark. I want it to pop off from the background a little bit. So, let's learn how to do that. Let's first select the layer that we want to go ahead and add the effect to. It's in the Logo group. So, I am going to turn down the twisty for that particular group, and I am going to select the Name layer. From the fx icon at the bottom of the Layers panel, I am going to pop that open by clicking and choosing Outer Glow. Now, by default, the Outer Glow is a particular light shade of yellow, of course, we can go ahead and change that color if we want to.

First, I am going to go ahead and change the Size. I want it to be a little bit softer and go farther out from the edge. So, you can see I get a pretty nice effect there with just moving that Size slider. Now, I want the yellow to be a specific shade yellow. I want it to match the ampersand color there. So, I am going to go ahe...

Adding an outer glow effect
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Adding an outer glow effect provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Michael Ninness as part of the Photoshop CS5 Essential Training

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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