Create a Rainbow Text Wallpaper in Photoshop

Create a Rainbow Text Wallpaper in Photoshop
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Step 15 - Changing Color

To create bit more 3D feel you need to fade the color a little. Go to Image > Adjustments > Hue/Saturation (or press Ctrl + U) and set the value Hue on -4.
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Step 16 - Blending the Shape

The shape should be blended with the text more properly to it will look like the text is really splashing. To do that select the Smudge Tool (R) from the tools and drag the edges of the shape to fit the text. Look at the image bellow to see exactly what I mean.
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Step 17 - Adding Shadow

To get more depth it´s necessary to add more shadows to the object. Grab the Burn Tool (O) from tools and paint over the areas which you want to make darker. Bellow you can see how your image should look so far.
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Step 18 - Adding Highlights

Once you´re done with the shadows you need to add some highlights to the other site of the text. To do that select the Dodge Tool (O) from tools and paint highlights as it´s shown bellow.
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Your manipulation should look like the one bellow.
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Step 19 - Separating the Dot

In this step you´'re going to separate the dot from the rest of the image. It´s necessary because in next steps you will make adjustments only on this part. Grab the Marquee Tool (M) and make selection as you see in the image below. Cut and paste the area and name the layer " DOT" to identify it simply.
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Step 20 - Adding Colors To The Dot

It´s time to add some colors to the dot. To do that select Rectangle Marquee Tool (M) and create a selection as you see in the image below. Create a new layer and fill the area with green (#98b209). Then select similar area on the right side and fill it with pink (#ea185f) and one more which should be filled with blue (#0048ff). You can see the whole process in the images bellow. Press Ctrl + T and rotate the shape 50 degrees.
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Step 21 - Adding Motion Blur

Add motion blur to the shape to make the corners of the shape smooth. Select Menu > Filter > Blur > Motion Blur and set the same setting as on the picture bellow.
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Step 22 - Adding Gaussian Blur

To make the edges even smoother you need to add Gaussian Blur. Select Menu > Filter > Blur > Gaussian Blur and set Radius on 32.7 px.
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Step 23 - Blending Color With The Background

Place the colorful layer above the splash object and change Blending Mode on Hue. Now press Ctrl + Alt + G to group the layer inside the shape.
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Step 24 - Adding Colors To The Dot

You want to make colorful only the dot but not the rest of the letter. Place the colorful layer above the "DOT" layer. Right click on the layer and select Create Clipping Mask. This way the colors will be visible only on the dot.
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Step 25 - Adding Colors To Body Of The Text

In this step you´re going to add color also to the body of the letter. Duplicate the layer with color and place it above the body of the letter. Change the Blending Mode to Hue again. Press Ctrl + Alt + G to group the layer inside the shape and then press Ctrl + T to expand the size.
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Step 26 - Moving The Colors

To make the colors properly fitting grab the Move Tool (V) and move the colorful layers up and down to fit them with the letter. Below you can see how your image should look so far.

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