Duplicate the fire 2 layer and this time place it to the right side of the text. Press CTRL + J to duplicate the layer.
Layer Panel arranged so far:
Place the fire 3 stock to main document and place it shown below.
Add a Layer Mask to fire 3 layer and mask its lower parts using a soft basic black brush. To add a layer mask go to Layer > Layer Mask > Reveal All or click the second icon at the bottom of layer panel.
Set the blend mode to Screen.
I used a Level adjustment layer to increase the contrast on the fire 3 and to get rid of the unwanted edges. Remember to set it as clipping mask.
I duplicated the fire 3 layer and placed it to another side of the text as I did for fire 2.
Add the fire 4 and place it as shown below.
Add a Layer Mask to fire 4. Mask all the parts but the keep the parts indicated by white arrow. Also, set the blend mode to Screen.
Add the Fire 5 to the main document and place it as shown below. Use the free transform tool to position it as shown below.
Add a Layer Mask to fire 5. Mask the parts as shown below but remember to keep the fire sparks of the fire 5 (at the bottom right corner).
Set the blending mode to Screen.
I used a Level adjustment layer to increase the contrast of fire 5.
Duplicate the fire 5 layer and place it to left side of the text as shown below.
Create a new layer and name it ‘light 1’. Set the foreground color #4e1c0e. Use a soft round brush to paint the light on the text.
Change the light 1 layer’s blending mode to Linear Dodge.
Layer panel arrange so far:
Create a new layer and name it ‘light 2’. Use the same color to paint some more light as shown below.
Set the blend mode to Color Dodge.
Merge all the layer into a single layer by pressing CTRL + SHIFT + ALT + E. Go to Filter > Filter Gallery and choose the Glowing Edges filter, and give the following values:
Set the blend mode of the merged layer to Color Dodge. Final Results:
Layer Panel Arranged:
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