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Working with text

WE USE TEXT FREQUENTLY IN ELEMENTS. Although you may not think of it as being an essential component of most images, there are often times when adding a caption can lift an image.

But there’s more to text than mere captions. Think how good it would look if you could create a flyer with three-dimensional text, or wrap some text around an object. How about making text follow the outline of an image to create an illustrated poem?

We’ll look at the basics of creating text and all these techniques in this chapter.

Introducing the Type tool

 

WE LOOKED AT TEXT briefly in Chapter two. In this chapter we’ll be going into more ...

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