Adding type to the design in Adobe Photoshop – EP 30/33
Get the project folder from the overview video.
In this tutorial I am going to finish the book cover design by adding the final type elements.
KEYBOARD SHORTCUTS USED IN THIS VIDEO:
T - Type tool
V - Move tool
cmd (Ctrl PC) + A - Select all
cmd (Ctrl PC) + C - Copy
cmd (Ctrl PC) + V - Paste
cmd (Ctrl PC) + ; - Show guides
cmd (Ctrl PC) + T - Free transform
cmd (Ctrl PC) + G - Group layers
Press & hold cmd + D + press enter - Deselect type (with type tool active)
Press & hold alt + shift + click & drag - Scale object (with free transform tool active)
Press & hold cmd (Ctrl PC) + click - Select multiple individual layers
In this video tutorial, I will be using Adobe Photoshop CC 2014 for mac. Almost all of the principles demonstrated and covered will apply to future and previous versions. Some differences may apply if you are using a previous or future version.
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Written by Gareth David