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Paint Shop Pro 8 by Robin Nichols

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6

Using Text:

Understanding

Vector Graphics

In this chapter, learn how to create vector graphics for illustration and apply text to your pictures.

TECHNIQUES COVERED

Adding basic text elements

Combining photos to make a calendar

Creating basic vector shapes

Putting together a greetings card

Special text effects

Working with the Pen tool

Working with brushes

TOOLS USED IN THIS CHAPTER

Airbrush (tool)

Chisel/Cutout filters

Grid

Guides

Inner Bevel filter

Kerning (text)

Layers

(Text) leading

Pen tool

Paint Brush (tool)

Pencil (tool)

Preset Vector Shape (tool)

Text tool

Text layer effects

Vectors: learning the basics

TOOL USED

Preset Vector Shape tool

Vector images are different to bitmap (raster) images. Whereas a bitmap ...

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