Wave’s text effect

Then resize it and make the got line smaller using Free Transform (Ctrl+T) command:

Create Wave's text effect in Adobe Photoshop CS3
Click on Add a layer style icon from bottom part of the Layers panel and select Outer Glow.

Create Wave's text effect in Adobe Photoshop CS3
We’ve got the next result:
Create Wave's text effect in Adobe Photoshop CS3
Then make some copies of the layer and move the layers to create a long waved line.

Create Wave's text effect in Adobe Photoshop CS3
Choose a Soft Round brush of white color, set Opacity to 10% in Options bar.

Create Wave's text effect in Adobe Photoshop CS3
Use this brush to paint on a new layer around the wave as shown.

Create Wave's text effect in Adobe Photoshop CS3
Select the Horizontal Type tool (T). Select a font, size and color in the Character panel.

Create Wave's text effect in Adobe Photoshop CS3
Click on the canvas and type “WAVES”. Press Enter to apply the text.

Create Wave's text effect in Adobe Photoshop CS3
Click on Add a layer style icon from bottom part of the Layers panel and select Drop Shadow.

Create Wave's text effect in Adobe Photoshop CS3
Add Inner Glow:

Create Wave's text effect in Adobe Photoshop CS3
Apply Gradient Overlay:

Create Wave's text effect in Adobe Photoshop CS3
Click in the color bar to open the Gradient Editor and set the color stops as shown. Click OK to close the Gradient Editor dialog box.

Create Wave's text effect in Adobe Photoshop CS3
Add Stroke:

Create Wave's text effect in Adobe Photoshop CS3
Select Fill type – Gradient. Click in the color bar to open the Gradient Editor and set the color stops as shown. Click OK to close the Gradient Editor dialog box.

Create Wave's text effect in Adobe Photoshop CS3
It’s the result you should get:

Create Wave's text effect in Adobe Photoshop CS3
Make a copy of this layer and move it down (all Layers Style should be removed in the copy and the color must be black for text).

Create Wave's text effect in Adobe Photoshop CS3
Click on Add a layer style icon from bottom part of the Layers panel and select Drop Shadow.
Create Wave's text effect in Adobe Photoshop CS3
Add Inner Glow:

Create Wave's text effect in Adobe Photoshop CS3
Apply Color Overlay:

Create Wave's text effect in Adobe Photoshop CS3
We’ve got the next result:

Create Wave's text effect in Adobe Photoshop CS3
Create new layer and fill it with grey color – #8F8F8F

Create Wave's text effect in Adobe Photoshop CS3
Then select Filter>Noise>Add Noise

Create Wave's text effect in Adobe Photoshop CS3
We’ve got the next texture.

Create Wave's text effect in Adobe Photoshop CS3
Apply now the next filter: Filter>Blur>Motion Blur.

Create Wave's text effect in Adobe Photoshop CS3
It’s the result you should get:

Create Wave's text effect in Adobe Photoshop CS3
Set the Blending mode for this layer to Vivid Light.

Create Wave's text effect in Adobe Photoshop CS3
We’ll get a kind of effect like the next one:

Create Wave's text effect in Adobe Photoshop CS3
Using the Eraser Tool (E), erase everything unnecessary around text and minimize the layer’sFill.

Create Wave's text effect in Adobe Photoshop CS3
We’ve got the texture on the text:

Create Wave's text effect in Adobe Photoshop CS3
Do the same operation one more time for representing another texture, but this time in Filter>Blur>Motion Blur, changing the Angle on 45.

Create Wave's text effect in Adobe Photoshop CS3
The final result!

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