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Photoshop Elements 2 for Windows and Macintosh: Visual QuickStart Guide by Christopher Dahl, Craig Hoeschen

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Chapter 9. Working with Type

When you think about all of the sophisticated photo retouching, painting, and drawing you can do in Photoshop Elements, manipulating type may fall pretty far down on your to-do list. However, you can do some amazing things with the type tools, including using them to create projects such as greeting cards, posters, announcements, and invitations—and you don’t even have to fire up another software application.

This chapter covers the text formatting options and special type effects you can create with Photoshop Elements. If you’ve had any experience at all with word processing programs, then the basic text formatting options will seem very familiar to you. Unlike a word processor, however, Photoshop Elements lets you ...

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