In this tutorial from TextTuts you will learn how to use Layer Styles, the Pen Tool, and a couple of brushes to create a bright sparkling rope light inspired text effect.
PHOTOSHOP ON DEMAND COURSE
Adobe Photoshop CC: The Complete Guide
In this course, you'll learn essential topics such as retouching, compositing, masking, layers and troubleshooting. By the end of class, you should feel proficient in the workings of this complex program.