Neon is one of the hottest trends in design. It is found in everything from computer screens to movie marquees. It is one of the easiest ways to add a bright and vibrant look to your designs.
In Photoshop, there are many different methods to create neon effect, but we will focus on using layer styles and gradients to get a great look. This technique can be used to create neon text as well as shapes and is an excellent way to make your design stand out from the rest.
First, start by creating a new document and opening an image that you want to use as your background. The image should be large enough so that you can place your text without losing any of the detail.
Select the “Text” tool and type in your desired font. You can choose from many different fonts and colors. If you need a specific font, it is best to download one ahead of time so that you can be sure it will work properly.
Next, choose a color that will blend well with the image you’re working with and a soft brush. You can also try a colored layer mask to add more of a glow effect around your text.
Lastly, add a drop shadow to the top and bottom of the neon sign. This will help to separate it from the background and make it look more realistic.
The process of creating a neon effect is easy and will take some practice, but it’s an amazing look for your photos. This technique is also very versatile and can be applied to many different types of art and photography.
You can use any color to get a neon look, but it’s best to choose something that will match the text and background. For example, if you’re creating a neon sign for a party, try a hot pink or yellow to give the text a flamboyant look.
Another great tip is to use a layer mask to hide certain parts of your neon sign. This will make it look as if you are placing the neon sign on a wall, instead of just painting it onto the canvas.
For the layer mask, go to Layer > Layer Mask and click on the layer icon. Alternatively, you can press Ctrl + N (Windows) or Command + N (macOS).
Once the layer mask is created, go into the Brush Tool and set the Tool Options to Regular Round Brush, Hardness, Flow, and Opacity of 100. You can also reduce the brush size by reducing the left bracket on the keyboard.
Applying the Layer Mask to the neon sign is simple and will give you a very realistic looking result. Once you’re done, you can apply the other layer styles to your neon sign.
This is a very simple tutorial that will teach you how to create a neon effect on your images in photoshop. The voiceovers are clear and the visual quality of the video is very good. This is an excellent tutorial for beginners who are just starting out with Photoshop.