Chapter 9. Typographic Design

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Pictures may speak a thousand words, but sometimes you need to put at least a few words in your image compositions. Luckily, Photoshop has power-ful text tools that let you add type to your images with great flexibility and control.

Lesson overview

In this lesson, you’ll learn how to do the following:

  • Use guides to position text in a composition.

  • Make a clipping mask from type.

  • Merge type with other layers.

  • Use layer styles with text.

  • Preview typefaces interactively to choose them for a composition.

  • Control type and positioning using advanced type palette features.

  • Warp a layer around a 3D object.

This lesson will take ...

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