Now we can add a small highlight to the text. Duplicate the top layer and delete the layer style.
Select this new layer and fill it with white (hold down Ctrl while selecting the layer).
With the Rectangular Marquee Tool selected, nudge this selection down and left by 2 pixels.
Making sure your highlighted layer is selected, hit Delete.
Set the Blending Mode of the highlighted layer to Overlay. And there you have it! Faux 3D text.
Here are more examples of different perspectives and styles using the same technique. When you’re duplicating layers for depth, you would hold down Ctrl+Alt as usual, but you may have to select a different directional arrow.
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