Open image you
want to create effect on.
SELECT>ALL, and press ctrl+j to Create a new Layer
Now create another layer 'layer
2' and place between the 'background layer'
type tool, enter the type you want to use.
SELECT>>INVERSE or (Shft+Ctrl+I) to inverse the selection.
selection with Black, Opacity = 100%, Mode = Normal.
selection again. you should now have a selection of the type only.
Save the selection as
return to the
the Layers pallet and make the 'Layer 1' active.
Load the selection Channel #4
then press delete.
Keeping channel #4 active, make the 'Background Layer'
the Background Layer by selecting
IMAGE>>ADJUST>>BRIGHTNESS/CONTRAST, set the values to
Return to 'Layer 2' and deselect the type.
FILTER>>BLUR>>GUASSIAN BLUR. For the example,
used a value of 2.5.
Using the move
tool, nudge the Layer up, or down. left, or right.
Play with the different settings
to get the best effect for your application.