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How To Create Overlapping Text In Photoshop CC

Hello everyone I am here with another step by step Photoshop tutorial. In this tutorial we will learn how to create overlapping text effects in adobe Photoshop CC in few sample steps. so let’s get start it.

Step 1 create new document 

Create a new document by pressing CTRL + N in windows and command + N in mac and follow the settings bellow.

  • Width: 1550 px
  • Height : 870 px
  • Resolution: 150 px
  • Color mode: RGB color 8 bit
  • Background color: #38c3e1

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Step 2 how to create background in Photoshop cc

Click on the lock icon in the layer panel to unlock the background layer. Now we can apply filters on it. Double click on it to open its layer style window. Now click pattern overly and click on gear icon to load new patterns. From drop down menu select web pattern.

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Step 3 creating pattern

Now click on the gear icon again and chose small lists. Select vertical line 2

Reduce the opacity to 20% and scale to 150% and click ok or press the inter.

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Step 4 creating vignette

Now we will create vignette effect to background to do so go to menu> filter > lens correction you can use shortcut (shift + ctrl + R). press the custom and set the vignette amount to -50 and press ok or inter to return. Our background is ready.

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Step 5 How to create overlapping text

Open your horizontal type tool and pick a font that you like I am using Myriad Pro Bold size 300 pt you may want to use a deferent size depending on the font you use. Select move tool and position your text to the left as you see in image bellow.

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Step 6 applying gradients overly

Now click on the FX icon on the right bottom corner and select gradients overly. Chose a gradients I am choosing this gradient (color 1 #2ad8fd color 2 #0289a6)

  • Bland mode:   normal
  • Opacity:          100%
  • Style:               linear
  • Angle:             180 degree
  • Scale:              150%

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Step 7 Applying stroke effects

Now select stroke and follow the same settings is you see in below image.

  • Size:                4 px
  • Position:         inside
  • Bland mode:  normal
  • Opacity:          100%
  • Fill type:         color
  • Color:             #40ddff

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Step 8 applying drop shadow

Now we will apply some drop shadow to it to do so click on the drop shadow and follow the settings bellow.

  • Bland mode:  multiply
  • Angle:             45 degree
  • Distance:        72
  • Size:                40

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Step 9 skewing text

While the text is selected press (ctrl + t) to free transform it or go to menu >  edit > free transform right click on free transform and select skew grab the meddle point and skew it upward until you see 15 degree. As you can see in the image bellow.

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Step 10 duplicate overlapping text  

Now count the amount of characters that will complete your text in this example my text will spell out sahak since I already have my firs character so I will duplicate my text 4 times to complete the word sahak. We will press (ctrl + J) 4 times which is shortcut for duplicate. double click on the second text icon to highlight it and type your second latter.in my case I will tape (A)  and then take your move tool while holding shift move the second text to right for the first text to overlap it pressing and holding shift kept the second align is you moving it across. Position it as you want.

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Step 11 completion

Contain you the process to each character as you see the image bellow. Select all text layers and put them in a folder by pressing (ctrl + G ) and align it to the center of document.

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That’s it we are done.

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