Step 15 – Erasing Feather

Erase parts of the glow which are not in the text but in the background.

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Step 16 – Adding Outer Glow

To add Outer Glow to the spotlights click on the button Add a layer style. You can find that button in the bottom part of your Layers palette. If you don´t see the palette simply press F7 and it will appear. Select the option Outer Glow and make following settings. Press OK.

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Step 17 – Duplicating Spotlight Glow

Now duplicate the glow you’ve created in the step 14. Select the Smudge tool (R) and drag the brush from right to left, so the glow spreads over the text. See image below to know what I mean.

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Step 18 – Blending the Glow

Select the Smudge Tool (R) and drag the glow around the text corners. See image below.

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Your image should look like the one bellow so far.

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Step 19 – Adding the Feather Glow

Now you are going to add some glow to the corners of the text. Select the Brush tool (B). Choose soft rounded brush and set the Master Diameter on 90px. Create a new layer and paint some glow around the edges as you can see bellow.

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Step 20 – Placing Highlights to “X”

In this step we will focus on the letter “X”. Place the spotlights. Do it the same way as you did it in the step 14 and 15. See the image below for a reference.

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Step 21 – Adding Outer Glow

Add Outer Glow to the spotlights. Click on the button Add a layer style, select Outer Glow and make following settings.

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