The rebound effect is very often used in a variety of advertising banners etc. It may, in an interesting way to expand our layout, so it would be good if we knew how to do 🙂
In this tutorial we will learn how to make reflection for the text. In the same way also it gets reflections for all other images.
Word Art – the rebound effect
I’m using Adobe Photoshop and tutorial is based on this program, but it should be similar in other programs (like Gimp, Paint Shop Pro etc.)
- Create a new document File –> New of any size, I chose 3600 X 2500 pixels.
- We fill our workspace a color. I choose green color. Add the middle of the working area some text
3. Duplicate text by clicking CTRL + J on the active layer of text.
We get the following layers:
4. Now choose from the upper menu: Layer –> Rasterize -> Text and we get such layers:
5. The next step will be vertical flip it over this layer.
To do this, click on Edit -> Transform -> Flip Vertical.
Then move reflected the text down (below our original inscription). It will look like this:
6. Reduce now the opacity reflected text up to 50%.
7. We get something like this:
8. From the Tools menu, select the check square with feather set to 50 pixels
9. We mark our text in this way:
10. and press Delete. You should get something like this:
11. Disable background layer. Word Art is ready to be saved.
12. From the File menu, choose Save As.
Save WA as a .png file (with a transparent background)
Now we put our Word Art to the layout. Open your layout (saved as a .psd file – with preserved layers). In the open window with Word Art, press CTRL + A (select all).
And then Ctrl + C (copy).
Switch to the window in which you have your layout. Paste WA over layer with paper by using CTRL + V (paste).
And that’s all your layout with the rebound effect is ready!
Do not forget to reduce your layout to the size of 600×600 pixels and publish in ScrapBird gallery
And here is my finished layout:
To create this layout and tutorial I’ve used products from ScrapBird store