For this installment of Photoshop for Designers, Nigel French explains the fundamentals of working with type in Photoshop, distinguishing when it is appropriate to set type in Photoshop rather than InDesign or Illustrator and what makes Photoshop unique for certain type treatments. This course demonstrates essential techniques, such as entering and editing text; interacting with type layers; and adjusting the color, transparency, character and paragraph formatting of type. Exercise files are included with the course. Topics include: The pros and cons of setting type in Photoshop Setting type preferences Choosing fonts Sizing type Entering glyphs and special characters Tracking and kerning type Using Baseline Shift Working with OpenType fonts Justifying and aligning paragraphs Masking type with clipping masks Warping type Converting type to shape layers

20.6.2011 / 333MB

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