Create your text with Text Tool (F8). With the text is selected, copy it with shorcut Ctrl+C.
Create a rectangle with Rectangle Tool (F6) to cover the text.
Select the text and the rectangle. Then click icon Front minus back (shaping tool).
Make sure shaping result is black like image below. If not, coloring it to black for shadow color. This is shadow object.
With the object is selected, go to Bitmaps -> Convert to Bitmap.
NB: Another way to make the shadow is with Drop Shadow tool.
Convert To Bitmap windows will appear. Let the default option. Make sure the Transparent background option is checked, then click OK.
With the object selected, go to Bitmaps -> Blur -> Gaussian Blur.
Gaussian Blur windows will appear. Change the Radius value to taste. On this tutorial, with the size of the text here, its enaugh with Radius = 3.0 Pixels. Then click OK.
Paste the copied text on Step 1 with Ctrl+V.
Change the color of text with your taste. For example, orange(on this tutorial).
Move the text object few pixel. For example I move the text object 4 pixels to left and 4 pixels up (for light shadows from left-top side). Select text object first, then shadow object. Click the Intersect icon.
Text object move position.
4 pixels to left (X) and 4 pixels up (Y).
This is Intersect shaping result.
Delete the shadow object.
Select the text (you can change the color of text) then order it Back One (Ctrl+PgDn) or to Back of Layer (Shift+PgDn). If necessary, use Transparency tool enaugh to make the shadow slightly smooth.
Create background with Rectangle Tool (F6). Then order it to Back of Layer (Shift+PgDn).
Coloring background with your taste. DONE.
Another result with another move of tect object.
Red Center - No Move - Front Lighting.
Yellow (Top-Left) Similar with tutorial.
Hope you enjoy this tutorial.
Apologize for everything in this tutorial.
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