Yes, there are dozens of “Neon Text” tutorials out there, but you guys wanted yet another! Here’s my method.
Neon Text in Photoshop
To keep all of your sanity in tact, I’ve tried to keep this method as simple as possible. After all, you don’t need a complicated process to achieve nice results. We’re primarily going to be working with Layer Styles. Before we begin, some ground rules:
The font I used: Neon 80s – Size 250 pt
If you decide to change the font size, or use a different font, you WILL need to make adjustments to the Layer Styles!
In terms of the background I used, like many of my designs, I don’t go crazy with the background. I chose to use a simple Radial Gradient:
When you’re ready, go ahead and select your font, and type out your word of choice!
Time for Layer Styles! Again, if your font/size is different than mine, you will most likely need to tweak the Styles.
Bevel and Emboss
Bevel and Emboss: Contour
Bevel and Emboss: Texture - This will add a slight ‘glass’ type texture to the text.
At this point, you should have something like this: