A continuation of the Text Portrait Effect In Photoshop starts here. If you need to see the first part, please start by clicking here.
- You need to duplicate the selected text by pressing CTRL + J.
- Now you need to drag the word cloud to your model tab and make another copy of it.
- Then you need to select the word cloud copy and double click on its thumbnail to open the layer style window.
- Now, select the drop shadow panel then click ok to apply the effect.
- Make sure that your subject is fully covered by the word cloud.
- The next thing will be grouping all the word cloud copy by selecting all of them except the original one, then press CTRL + G.
- Now, press right click and then convert them to smart object to make a copy of it.
- The next thing will be applying a filter effect.
- You need to click the distort effect and select displace option.
- As you click, it will pop up a menu. Click okay and select your saved Displacement.psd on your desktop.
- Now, you need to hide the group copy layer and then press CTRL + click the thumbnail.
- Next will be selecting the Background copy layer and making it a layer mask to the image.
- You need to have a composite screenshot of the layer by pressing CTRL + SHIFT + ALT + E.
- Next will be hiding the background layer, then dragging the composite screenshot to the top of the layers.
- Now, make the Group 1 layer visible again and apply a blend mode to the photo by selecting the linear burn on the composite screenshot.
- You need to add some layer text behind the model by unhiding the group 1 below and dragging it on top of the layer.
- You need to do a reverse mask by pressing CTRL and clicking the background image, then pressing ALT and click add layer mask.
- Unlink the two layers by pressing the chain on the middle, then lowering the opacity that will match the background.
There you have it! You now have a Text Portrait Effect.