Knowledgebase: Rays
How do I apply Rays to text in Photoshop?
Posted by Marco Paolini on 04 April 2011 11:43 PM
To apply Rays to text in Photoshop, use the following steps:
  1. Load an image.
  2. Create a Solid Color layer by selecting Layer > New Fill Layer > Solid Color and choose black.
  3. Using the Type tool, create some text.
  4. Select the Solid Color and Text Layers and merge those layers using Crtl(Win)-Cmd(Mac)-E.
  5. Apply Rays to the merged layer.
  6. Adjust the Rays settings as desired and click the Done icon.
  7. Use a Screen blending mode to combine the text/rays with your image.
  8. Duplicate the rays/text layer to make the text and rays brighter.

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