Hey RP fans! Deena Wuest from Creating Keepsakes magazine back at the table with another Photoshop tutorial! This week a reader asked me how to create a reflection effect in Photoshop, so that’s what we’ll be talking about today. There are several ways to achieve a reflective result but my favorite way is to use a gradient on a layer mask. Layer masks are brilliant because they can be altered, revised or even deleted without harming their linked layers. And we love that because it means we can experiment without fear!
Here’s a layout that shows an example of an indirect reflection effect in the title.
This look is actually really easy to achieve. Here’s how!
And now you know! I hope you have fun experimenting with cool ways to include reflection effects on your layouts and projects! For easy reference, I’ve included a PDF handout you can download and add to your “Wanna Learn How” library. And as my Christmas gift to you, I’ve also attached a word art graphic you can download for free and use on your next project!
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