Simple Burnt-in Text Effect


Right-click the text layer in the layers palette and go into the Blending Options.
Apply the following layer styles:
Inner Shadow
Outer Glow
Gradient Overlay
Your text should now look like this:
after applying layer styles
When you’re finished with your text, you can finish it off nicely by copying the whole thing into a separate document, applying Filter > Sharpen > Sharpen then Filter > Render > Lighting Effects with a nice setting.
My result:
result of burnt text tutorial
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