Transparent Glass Lettering

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Transparent Glass Lettering

Learn how to make a stunning glass text effect. Adapted from a Photoshop tutorial.
http://gimpology.com/submission/view/transparent_glass_lettering/
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  • Category: GIMP/Text Effects

  • Submitted on: 2008-04-03 00:47:06

  • Submitted By: Devesh Khanna

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Step 1

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:

Step 2

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...

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