how to create gel text effect in photoshop

Photoshop comes up with lots of the options and scope for experiment is much more than you can imagine. We wish to encourage you to use different options and tools to get better output. The lessons and techniques described need to be followed as a guideline to achieve the effect.

how to create gel text effect in photoshop

let’s get started.

Step 1: Create new file with white background.

how to create gel text effect in photoshop

how to create gel text effect in photoshop

Step 2: Click Channel Tab and create New Channel. The file will become black.

how to create gel text effect in photoshop

how to create gel text effect in photoshop

Step 3: Select the Text Tool and type the text. Deselect it with CRTL+D. We have selected a script font to make is more real.

Step 4: Select paintbrush with hard edge and create some drops to add more spice or keep as it is.

Step 5: Now go to Filter > Sketch > Plaster

Step 6: Apply the settings given below:

Image Balance: 25
Smoothness: 2
Light Direction: Right

Now our image is looking like this:

Step 7: Select RGB Channel.

Click Layer Tab and Select the Background layer.

Step 8: Got to Select > Load Selection > Alpha1

Step 9: Select any desired color for foreground & Press Alt + Del once to fill foreground color into selection.

You can press Alt + Del once more to concentrate the fill to get proper gel effect.

And here’s my final result:

Thank You!

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