You may download .psd* file of "Honey leaking effect on the delicious pancake" below.
- Create a new document in Photoshop, Width around 900px.
- Insert pancake image, move it to the center of the composition.
- Apply following layer style effects to the background layer.
- Type a text with any handwriting style font. I used Brush Script std.
- Play with Warp transformation to create more natural handwriting and leaking effect. In other way, you may draw the "Sweet" sign without any font just using Brush tool.
- Round letters contours with round Brush Tool.
- You may add new elements - heart symbol for example. Create path with Pen Tool and Convert Point Tool.
- Adjust Brush Tool settings, check box on Shape Dynamics parameter in Brushes Palette, then right click path and choose Stroke Path and Simulate Pressure.
- Create leaking drops with small round Brush Tool.
- Create wave effect by using Liquify filter - Forward Warp Tool and Turbulence Tool.