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Adobe Photoshop CS6 Essentials by Scott Onstott

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Chapter 6

Writing

Much of the work you’ll do will likely mix graphic and photographic elements with text, so it’s essential that you learn how to write in Photoshop. In this chapter, you will learn about typography and creating attractive text. You will also learn how to use fonts and font sizes, as well as devices such as line spacing and indentation, to create visual hierarchy in your design.

  • Typography primer
  • Creating point text
  • Creating mask text
  • Fine-tuning type
  • Creating paragraph text

Typography Primer

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Typography, the art of arranging type, began with the Gutenberg press and continues to this day with your copy of Photoshop. Much of the ...

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