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Moon Shine Text Effect 000Fresh of the line from tutorial 9, is a demonstration on how to create an exceptional font in photoshop. The MoonShine text is clean and gentle when it comes to its appearance. Check out the tutorial from Tutorial 9 after the jump.

Step 1 – Background

Since this text effect looks best on dark colored backgrounds, let’s create one. Using the color #0f1c25and black, create a radial gradient from the center of your document.

Moon Shine Text Effect 001

Step 2 – Setting the Type

Let’s set some type in the document to use the effect on. Bolder and stronger fonts will work better!

Moon Shine Text Effect 002


Step 3 – Setting Up the Layer Style

Go into your text layers Blending Options (Right Click Layer > Blending Options).

Apply the layer effects shown below, making any modifications as needed.

Drop Shadow

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Outer Glow


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Inner Glow


Moon Shine Text Effect 005

Gradient Overlay

#afd3e2 to White

Moon Shine Text Effect 006
Moon Shine Text Effect 007



MoonShine [ via Tutorial 9 ]



Written by James Lam

April 7, 2009 at 2:44 am

Posted in Tutorials

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