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Open a new canvas (Ctrl+N) in Photoshop. For the purposes of this tutorial, we shall use a 490x110px canvas. Select your desired font and font color. Type in the text you want to have stylized.
TIP: Select a background color and a font color and that are in contrast to each other. In our example, we are using a dark blue (000B5F) for our background color, and a shade of red ( 9D0101) for our font color.
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Rasterize the text.
- Right click on the layer and then select Rasterize
- Click on the magic wand tool and use it to select your text
- Feather your selection by 3px (Select > Feather).
- Contract your selection by 2px (Select > Modify > Contract) and then delete the selected area. The result will be similar to the image below.