Making a simple Mirror effect in Photoshop

Let’s get on with making a simple mirror effect in Photoshop

Step 1: Create a new Photoshop document of size mentioned below (500×165),

New image in Photoshop

Step 2: Create a new layer and drop a Gradient, I used the colours (4AF300 and A8F288), your new doc will look something like this,

create new layer and drop a Gradient

Step 3: Now let’s add a text (you may choose any text that you would like and the colour), once done your doc will look like this,

add a text to image in photoshop

Step 4: Create a duplicate layer of the text you have added. To do this right click on the Layer window say “Duplicate Layer”. Then press Crtl + T and drag the control from the top.

Create duplicate layer in Photoshop

You will see the doc like this,

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Step 5: Now set the Opacity of the duplicate layer to 30% (Setting the Opacity is in the Layer window, see screenshot below)

Set opacity for the layer in photoshop

Step 6: When the opacity is set to 30% you are done with it and now your doc will have the mirror effect for your text,

mirror effect for the text in Photoshop

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Ravi Shankar

A Software developer and blogger who is always looking to provide technical help to the wider community.

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