Create a Neon Text Effect in Photoshop

Create a neon text effect with layer styles and textures

Photoshop is a great program for editing images, adding different effects and making manipulations. In this tutorial Michael Kruiswijk will show you how to make a neon text effect in Photoshop using layer styles and textures. Let’s get started.


First make a new PSD document 1200 x 600 pixels resolution 72 Dpi. Now open the brick wall texture and copy and paste it into your new PSD document. Command/Ctrl-T (transform) the texture and resize it until you are happy with it. Make the brick wall texture darker with levels – Image – Adjustments – Levels or Command/Ctrl – L. Now make your text with the font "Impact. Now Michael Kruiswijk is going to apply some layer styles. Double Click on the text layer to open Layer Styles. Select Stroke.


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