|Make a new image,
Width: 300 pixels
Height: 200 pixels
|Go to Image>Mode>Multichannel, you can't see any differents, but you can see the is a "Multichannel" added in the history:|
|Create a new channel, the new channel will automatically named "Alpha 1".
Change the foreground to white color by pressing "D" key.
Select the Type Tool, the enter some words in your image, use:
Font: Arial (Bold)
Size: 150 points
......then check on the "Faux Bold" check box.
|click on the "Black" channel, then Select>Feather, set the Feather Radius to 3 pixels.|
|Change the Foreground to black color by pressing the "X" key.
Go to Edit>Fill,
|The edges are blur because you apply the Feather.|
|Go to Filter>Stylize>Emboss, use these settings:
Height: 7 pixels
|Go to Select>Load Selection, choose Alpha 1 for channel, then click OK.|
|Go to Select>Inverse or Ctrl+Shift +I , the selection will inverse:|
|Make sure your foreground color is black by pressing the "D" key.
While the "Black" channel is still active, press Alt+Del:
Go to Image>Adjust>Curves:
|Click on the line to create five dots:|
|Drag the five dots up and down like the picture on the left:|
|Go to Select>Load Selection, use the Alpha1 channel, then click OK.
Go to Image>Adjust>Invert, then Select>Modify>Expand, Expand By 1 pixels.
Then go to Select>Inverse:
|Change the foreground color to white color by pressing the "D" key.
Press Alt+Del to fill the selected area white.
Go to Select>Inverse again to select back the words.
Go to Image>Adjust>Levels:
|Select>Deselect, your image should look like this:|
|Go to Image>Mode>Grayscale,
then Image>Mode>RGB Color,
Hold on Ctrl key and then click on the Alpha1 channel to load the selection,
go to Edit>Copy, create a new layer and then Edit>Paste:
Go to Image>Adjust>Hue/Saturation, then click on the Colorize check box,
play with the settings to change diffenrent colors:
|Add Drop Shadows or any other cool effects:|
|Use thinner words, alpply bevel & Emboss:|