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Windows 7: Photoshop CS4: Glass Effect on Text and Images

12 Sep 2009   #1

Photoshop CS4: Glass Effect on Text and Images

Photoshop CS4: Glass Effect on Text and Images
Ends up looking like this:

Step 1: Open Photoshop

Step 2: Open an image and write the text and/or place the picture

Step 3: Go to Layers, and duplicate the layer with the text/image

Step 4: After that Rasterize the layer

Step 5: Go to edit, click on Transform and select "Flip Vertical"

Step 6: Use the moving tool to put the image where you want the glass effect to be.

Step 7: Select the "Rectangular Marquee Tool"

Step 8: Select some of the text and hit delete.

Now you should have a glass effect below your text/Image

Also see: Photoshop Tutorial: Glossy Surface Reflection

This Tutorial, is 100 % written by myself, so if you have any questions, feel free to ask


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13 Sep 2009   #2


It's better to use the White/Black gradient tool. That way, it looks like it's fading/reflecting, instead of having the glass effect just cut off.
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