How To Create an 80s Retro Text Effect In Photoshop {80's Outrun}



Hello and welcome to today’s Photoshop retro text effects tutorial. You’ll learn how to create an ’80s style retro text effect. Including but not limited to, multiple color gradients on a single word, gradient strokes, how to make text glow, create realistic lens flares, and more.

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Image:
https://www.wallpaperflare.com/neon-synthwave-grid-lines-retro-style-backgrounds-graph-wallpaper-sypg

Fonts: Road Rage + Oswald Bold
https://www.dafont.com/search.php?q=Road+Rage
https://fonts.google.com/specimen/Oswald

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00:00 Intro
00:29 Create a new document
00:37 Add the included image
1:06 Add the text and align to the center of the canvas
4:25 Create a gradient stroke
7:28 Create 2 different color gradients on one word
9:48 Make the text glow
11:31 Create (2 different) realistic lens flare

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See how to create this retro text design with GIMP (the free alternative to Photoshop);

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Duration: 00:15:47

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