This is short and simple
And can be used anywhere
Using PSP X
Eye Candy 3.1 Glass
Materials: an image that you like, colorful
Fat font. I’m using A&S Jiggy Roman
Open your image in PSP X, copy, paste as new image and close the original.
Resize as you like
Grab your font. Stroke 1 in black or white, depending on your image, fill any color.
Write your name, message, etc. Convert to raster layer
Selection/Select all/Float/Modify/Contract 1. Push delete
Go to your image, right click and promote selection to layer. Keep selected.
Eye Candy 3.1 Glass with these settings
Bevel Width 3, shape mesa
raw spacing and thickness 30
Highlight Brightness 100
Highlight sharpness 40
Effects/3D Effects/Inner bevel with these settings
Depth and Ambience 6
Put your promoted selection above your text outline
Drop a large blurry shadow of your choice on the text outline.
Repeat the same shadow on the promoted selection.
Merge, and done!
This can be done whenever you add text to any graphic you’ve made.