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Graphic Design Adobe Photoshop

Chapter 05 Skills Review:
Placing Type in an Image

 

A) Learn about type and how it is created

  1. Open PS 5-2.psd from the drive and folder where you store your Data Files, then save it as ZD-Logo.
  2. Display the rulers with pixels.
  3. Use the Horizontal Type Tool to create atype layer that starts at 45 X/95 Y
  4. Use a black 35 pt Lucida Sans font or substitute another font.
  5. Type Zenith.
  6. Use the Horizontal Type Tool and a 16 pt type size to create a type layer at 70 X/180 Y, then type unique and uncompromising.
  7. Save your work.

B) Change spacing and adjust baseline shift

  1. Use the Horizontal Type Tool to create a new type layer at 205 X/95 Y
  2. Use a 35 pt Myriad font.
  3. Type Design.
  4. Select the Design type.
  5. Change the type color to the color used in the lower-left background.
  6. Change the type size of the Z and D to 50 pts.
  7. Adjust the baseline shift of the Z and D to -5.
  8. Save your work.

C) Use the Drop Shadow style

  1. Activate the Zenith type layer.
  2. Apply the Drop Shadow style.
  3. In the Layer Style dialog box, set the angle to 150°, then close the Layer Style dialog box.
  4. Save your work.

D) Apply anti-aliasing to type

  1. Activate the Zenith type layer.
  2. Change the Anti-Alias method to Smooth.
  3. Save your work.

E) Modify type with the Bevel and Emboss style

  1. Activate the Design type layer.
  2. Apply the Bevel and Emboss style.
  3. In the Layer Style dialog box, set the style to Inner Bevel.
  4. Set the angle to 150° and the altlitude to 30°.
  5. Close the Layer Style dialog box.
  6. Activate the Zenith type layer.
  7. Apply the Bevel and Emboss style.
  8. Set the style to Inner Bevel.
  9. Verify that the angle is set to 150° and the altitude is set to 30°.
  10. Close the Layer Style dialog box.
  11. Save your work.

F) Apply special effects to type using filters

  1. Apply a 1.0 pixel Gaussian Blur effect to the unique and uncompromising layer.
  2. Save your work.

G) Create text on a path

  1. Use the Ellipse Tool to draw an ellipse from approximately 200 X/120 Y to 370 X/185 Y
  2. Click the line with the Horizontal Type Tool at 210 X/130 Y
  3. Type Founded in 2002 using the second color swatch in the first row of the Swatches palette (RGB Yellow), in a 16 pt Arial font.
  4. Change the anti-aliasing method to Crisp.
  5. Change the opacity of the type on the path to 45%.
  6. Turn off the ruler display.
  7. Save your work, then compare your image to the one below.

chapter 05 review

 

Source: "Adobe Photoshop CS3 Revealed" by Elizabeth Eisner Reding


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