Transparent Text Effect in Photoshop | Text Manipulation | Photoshop Tutorial

Updated: Dec 20, 2019

In this tutorial , you will learn how to create this Transparent text effect in Photoshop. So just follow the steps and learn this easy method to create it for yourself . So let's get started!





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Steps on how to create this Transparent text effect in Photoshop :-


  • So the first step is to select any Background image and open it in Photoshop


Open any image for background in Photoshop
  • Now select Horizontal text tool and then set font as Bebas Neue or font of your choice


Horizontal type tool

Set the font as bebas neue or any font of your choice
  • Then set the font size for your text and also set the foreground color as black which will be the font color


Set the appropriate font size

Set foreground color as black
  • Now drag the mouse where you want to add the transparent text which will create a text area and then start typing your text inside it


Drag mouse to create text area

Type in your text
  • Now create a new layer by clicking on create new layer icon


Create new layer icon
  • After that select Rectangular marquee tool


Rectangular Marquee tool icon
  • Then make a selection around text using the tool


Make a selection using Marquee tool around the text
  • After that right click inside the selection and then in the pop up select fill


Right click inside the selection and select Fill over there
  • Now in the pop up select use as White or any other color of your choice and then click on Ok


Select use as White and then click on Ok
  • Now bring the newly created layer below the text layer and then press CTRL + D to deselect the area created by rectangular marquee tool


Bring newly create layer below text layer

After pressing CTRL + D
  • After that make the text layer active by clicking on the layer and then press CTRL and click on the T icon which will give you selection of the text and after that hide the text layer by clicking on eye icon


Make text active by clicking on it

Press CTRL and click on T icon of text which will give you selection of the text

After press CTRL and clicking on T icon

Hide text layer by clicking on eye icon
  • Now make the newly created layer active by clicking on layer and after that press ALT and click on Add layer mask icon


Make newly create layer active by clicking on it

Press ALT and click on Add layer mask icon
  • Now select move tool and place the text properly using it


Move tool icon

Place text properly using move tool
  • Then reduce the opacity of the layer to 75% if you want


Reduce opacity of the layer to 75% ( Optional)

So this will give you your Transparent text effect in Photoshop!


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