Transparent Glass Lettering
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Category - GIMP/Text Effects
Submitted By - Devesh Khanna
Submitted on - 2008-04-03 00:47:06
Create a new file and fill the background with a dark gradient. I used #0f291a to #22502b.
Now type in a word with a nice font and a light color. I used Myriad Pro, 144px at #72bd90:
Select your text layer and set its opacity to 60%. Now select the text tool and click on your text, then click "Create Path from Text": More detail...