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Photoshop for Designers: Type Essentials

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Explore the fundamental concepts and techniques for working with type in Photoshop.


  • Welcome
1. Getting Set Up
  • Setting type in Photoshop
  • Missing fonts
  • Create workspace
2. Choosing and Entering Text in Photoshop
  • Type anatomy
  • Entering, selecting, and moving type
  • Choosing fonts
  • Point type and paragraph type
  • Returns and breaks
  • Sizing type
  • Point size and resolution
  • Vertical type
  • Rasterizing type
3. Working with Text
  • Working with dummy text and copy and pasting
  • Find and replace
  • Spell-checking
  • Text and anti-aliasing
  • The Glyphs panel
  • Match Font
  • Filtering type layers
4. Formatting Text in Photoshop
  • Adding color to your type
  • Spacing type: Leading, kerning, and tracking
  • OpenType features
  • Shaping paragraphs
  • Alignment options
  • Hanging punctuation and bullets
  • Aligning as a group
  • Distributing type layers
  • Paragraph styles and character styles
5. Simple Photoshop Type Treatments
  • Type and texture
  • Type and transparency
  • Masking type
  • Applying a gradient
  • Type and layer effects
  • Setting type on a path
  • Create warped text
6. Evolving Technologies in Type
  • Variable type
  • Color fonts
  • Goodbye

Taught by

Nigel French


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