Chapter 8. Typographic Design

Typographic Design

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

<feature><title>Lesson overview</title>

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.

</feature>

This lesson ...

Get Adobe® Photoshop® CS3 Classroom in a Book® now with O’Reilly online learning.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from 200+ publishers.