How to Insert Artistic Text Effect Using Affinity Designer
To get started, you will just need to open a photo in Affinity Photo. However, you can do this in any photo editing app.
Steps to Insert Banner With See Through Lettering:
It helps to have a picture that has space for the text. This picture has the landscape on the bottom which is ideal to place the overlay on.
Insert text using the Artistic Text tool. The text should be thick for effect. I used Impact Normal.
Insert a rectangle on a new layer and move the text layer to the top.
-Select rectangle and text and center.
-To make the text transparent, select the text, and set the Blend mode to Erase.
Once done you're done, you can change the color and opacity of the rectangle.
For this image, I changed the color of the rectangle to match the metal of the observatory part.