Stained Glass Reflection Effect
- [*:3rp95kov] Write some black text or make a shape and manually center it. I added a triangle and a circle to the text layer for demonstrating shapes.
[*:3rp95kov] Right-click the layer it is on and Layer to Image size.
[*:3rp95kov] Right-click the layer again and choose Alpha to selection. If you want a stroke around it, Select > Shrink > 2 or what size you want the stroke size to be. Fill that selection with what you want. If you prefer not to have a stroke, fill the whole selection without shrinking it.
[*:3rp95kov] Unselect (Ctrl + Shift + A or Select > None).
[*:3rp95kov] Duplicate the text layer and select the bottom text layer.
[*:3rp95kov] Filters > Blur > Gaussian Blur. I blurred 10.
[*:3rp95kov] Lower the opacity to 55%
[*:3rp95kov] Use the Move tool to position the layer where you want it.
Experiment with the opacity and blurring and positioning.
The purple ball is a demonstration of using the Perspective tool to shape the reflection with a duplicated layer of the ball.