Here is what I want to do: I have the background picture and I want to paint the text in the colors which are negative to this picture, just like the highlighted part. Is there any way it can be done so?


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As long as you are using software that supports layers with the option to use different blending modes, this should be an easy effect to create.

Create white text on a layer above the background, and set the text layer's blending mode to "Difference."

For example, here is a text layer and background layer:

Text layer Background

Using the Normal blending mode:

Normal blending

Using the Difference blending mode:

Difference blending

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