Creating a text mask


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Creating a text mask

To this point in the chapter we've used vectors and bitmaps as masks. And in this lesson what we're going to do is look at another object that can be used as a mask, bold text. To get yourself started open up the Text mask.jpg image located in your Exercise folder. And the image that opens is, a scene of the north shore of Lake Superior in Ontario. And what we're going to do is we're going to use this image inside text, so instead of having a solid color for text we're going to use the image. To do that what you do is you select the Text tool, click once on the image and use a strong Sans Serif or Serif font, like a bold or something like that.

I'm using Ariel Black. I'm going to use regular. I'm going to set the size to about 150 pixels or points. And I'm going to set the fill color to white. Because remember, black hides, white shows. So we just type in the word, superior. And you can get the Selection tool, and just move the text to w...

Creating a text mask
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Creating a text mask provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Tom Green as part of the Fireworks CS6 Workshop

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