Creating blurry shadow type


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Creating blurry shadow type

All right, so as I mentioned, I'm going to ultimately show you how to use this thing called the Contour option in order to achieve a dimensional effect. But first, in order to set the stage properly, I'm going to show you a quick trick that you can use to blur live text, and you can apply it to shapes as well. So this works with vector- based shapes just as easily. And ultimately, the trick is to turn the text or shape into a shadow version of itself. So it just becomes a floating shadow without anything casting the shadow.

It's like you have a ghost layer as you're about to see. I have saved the results from the previous exercise as Box of dreams.psd found inside the 21_layer_FX folder. And I am going to make a few modifications and then save over this file, by the way. So if you're opening it up, it might look a little different than this, and this is why. I decided that the effect was a little murky. And I was sitting here looking at it. I wanted more sharply focuse...

Creating blurry shadow type
Video duration: 5m 30s 26h 24m Intermediate Updated Aug 31, 2010

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Creating blurry shadow type provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS5 One-on-One: Advanced

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Design Photography
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