Learn the fundamentals of working with type in Adobe Photoshop. In this course, instructor Nigel French distinguishes when it is appropriate to set type in Photoshop rather than InDesign or Illustrator and what makes Photoshop unique for certain type treatments. He demonstrates essential techniques, such as entering and editing text; interacting with type layers; and adjusting the color, transparency, and character formatting of type. Plus, he discusses some evolving technologies in type, including the new frontier of color fonts.
Topics include: The pros and cons of setting type in Photoshop Choosing fonts Sizing type Entering glyphs Selecting and formatting multiple type layers Creating, applying, and editing paragraph styles OpenType features Aligning elements as a group Masking multiple type layers Creating warped text Variable type and color fonts