Create new RGB image, white background, black foreground. Type some text using type tool.

Duplicate the image (Image/Duplicate...). Now you have 2 images one is Untitled-1 and 2nd one is Untitled-2. Switch to second image and blur it using gaussian blur (Filter/Blur/Gaussian Blur...). Set setting to 3.0. Now Filter/Other/Offset.. 3,3

Now switch to the first image and go to Image/Calculations... Use settings as in image shown below. (it is important to use Overlay mode here)

Now it should look like this:

Add some colors here too. Go to Image/Adjust/Hue/Saturation.., click Colorize checkbox and play.

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