Lightening the credit card letters


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Lightening the credit card letters

All right, peeps, in this exercise, we are going to take this Gaussian Blur 16 channel here, the blurred version of the NuCard logo, and we are going to employ it as a texture map in the Lighting Affects Filter, and we are going to create just an insanely cool effect as you are about to see. If you are just joining me, you can open this image, it's called NuCard blur.psd, and you'll see this because you'll see the composite RGB image which is just fine, actually. Let's go over to the Layers palette and we want to add a layer of gray to accommodate the Lighting Affects Filter, of course.

So I want you to press Ctrl+Shift+N or Command+Shift+N on the Mac. I am going to call this New Layer: gray, and I am going to change the Mode to Overlay, once again, and turn on the Fill with Overlay-neutral color (50% gray), easiest way to get there, there are a different ways to fill a layer with gray but this is one of the easier methods. Then go ahead and click OK and then let's...

Lightening the credit card letters
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Lightening the credit card letters provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS3 Channels & Masks: Advanced Techniques

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Design Photography
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