Chapter 11

Working with Type


Chapter Goals

This chapter is all about working with type and text fonts. The concepts contained herein include the following:

  • Learning some typography basics

  • Working with fonts

  • Using type characters

  • Creating type effects

When you want to add some type to a photo, or when you want to create a sign or poster, there are some basic rules you should follow regarding working with text. There’s as much, or even more, to learn about typography as you can learn about Photoshop and Photoshop Elements.

However, this is not a book on typography, so I’m sticking to a few basic principles you should understand about working ...

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