Join Nigel French for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating a peeling sticker in Photoshop, part of Designing a Magazine Cover.
Since the last movie I've made a few changes to this document. I've added the flash in…the top left-hand corner, a photographer credit running up the right-hand side, price and…date line, and this peeling sticker.…And it's the peeling sticker that we are going to recreate in this movie.…Let's just zoom in on it. That's how it looks.…We get a different sort of--or at least we have the potential of creating a peeling sticker…with a different feel to the one that we can create in InDesign, which you saw me do in an earlier movie.…
So this is going to be a slightly different approach and a slightly different result.…I'm going to turn off the Layers Group that makes up the current sticker, Create a new…layer, choose my Elliptical Marquee tool, and draw a circle from its center point.…Before I do that, I'm also going to turn on my Guides, Command or Ctrl+Semicolon, so there is the guide…that marks my safe area.…I'm going to hold down Option or Alt and the Shift key to draw myself a circle.…
If necessary, just drag from within to reposition that, and then I'm going to fill it with 50% gray,…
- The history of magazine covers
- Choosing a cover image
- Making color and tonal adjustments to the image
- Placing and positioning the masthead
- Positioning, scaling, and cropping the cover image
- Creating a color palette
- Adding cover text
- Creating a peeling sticker effect
- Preparing for print
Skill Level Intermediate
1. An Overview of Magazine Cover Design
2. Planning the Cover
3. Creating the Cover in InDesign
4. Preparing for Print
5. Alternative Workflows: Photoshop
6. Alternative Workflows: Illustrator
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