Join Joseph Lowery for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating shadows, part of Creating Photo Card Titles with HTML5.
One of the problems that stems from laying a caption over an image is contrast.…Unless the photo background is in black and white, no matter what color you…choose for your text, you are not always assured there will be a location on the…image that doesn't blend in with your caption.…This issue is made worse when we add the option of gradient-colored text, which…we'll do in the next two lessons.…So, how do you solve such a contrast issue?…Well, one elegant solution is to give your text its own background via the…Canvas text shadow options.…
Check out the rest of the HTML5 Projects series.
- Setting up a caption submission form
- Creating basic text entry fields
- Integrating color pickers in the form
- Applying text effects like shadows and gradients