Create a Space Flate Text Effect in Photoshop

Create a Space Flate Text Effect in Photoshop
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Make sure you have the H1 layer selected. Go to Filter > Blur > Motion Blur. Set the Angle to 0 and the Distance to be 350px and press OK.
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Now press the M key on your keyboard to activate the Rectangular Marquee Tool. Drag a rectangle as it is shown in the image below. Make sure that it covers the shape almost in half. Then press the Delete key on your keyboard to delete half of the shape. That way you get a nice clean/sharp edge on the bottom, and a diffused/blurred shape on the top.
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Step 10

Create a new layer. Go to Layer > New > Layer ( or press CTRL+ SHIFT+N ). Name it H2 and press OK. Now press the M key on your keyboard to activate the Rectangular Marquee Tool. Make a rectangle that has 300px in width and 60px in height. Press the G key on your keyboard to activate the Gradient tool. Open the gradient editor and create a gradient as it is shown in the image below. Now drag the gradient to fill the shape. In the end, press CTRL+D to deselect the shape.
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Step 11

Repeat Step 9 for H2 Layer ( make sure to do exactly the same we did for H1 layer in step 9 ). The result is shown in the image below.
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Step 12

Now lets position the H1 and H2 layer. They need to be close to each other. H1 layer will be moved more to the left and H2 more to the right. In the image below you can see how they are positioned. The 2 layers need to slightly touch but not a lot.
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Step 13

Select the H1 and H2 layer. Duplicate them. The Duplicate H1 will be renamed to H3. The duplicate H2 will be renamed to H4. Now select the 2 new layers ( H3 and H4 ), and move them left and down. The H4 layers need to overlap the H1 and H2 layer. The result can be seen in the image below.
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Now select the H3 and H4 layer. Set the Blending Mode to Hard Light for both of the layers.Now you can see that the color has changed slightly.The colors have become more saturated and bright.
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Step 14

Create a new layer. Go to Layer > New > Layer ( or press CTRL+ SHIFT+N ). Name it H5 and press OK. Now press the M key on your keyboard to activate the Rectangular Marquee Tool. Make a rectangle that has 300px in width and 4px in height.Set the Foreground color to be white. Press ALT+Delete to fill the shape with the white color. Then press the CTRL+D to deselect the shape.
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Step 15

Make sure you have the H5 layer selected. Go to Filter > Blur > Motion Blur. Set the Angle to 0 and the Distance to be 500px and press OK.
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Set the position of the H5 layer to be at the base of the H2 layer and far more to the left. In order to see where to position the H5 layer, see the image below.
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Set the Blending mode of the H5 layer to Overlay. Then Select all H1, H2, H3, H4 and H5 layer. Press CTRL + G to group them. Double click on the group and rename it to Highlight.
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Step 16

Select the Highlight Group. Press CTRL+T to activate the Free Transform Tool. Set the Angle to -25.
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Step 17

Select the Highlight Group and Duplicate it 5 times. Rename them accordingly from Highlight 1 to Highlight 5. Position them as in the image below.

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10 comments on “Create a Space Flate Text Effect in Photoshop”

    1. Simply follow the tutorial. If you are stuck at some of the steps just let me know which one is it and ill try to help you

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