Placing and scaling the cover image in Photoshop


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Placing and scaling the cover image in Photoshop

So I have saved the document that I was working on in the previous movie as cover1, and we're now going to put the cover image into this document, so I'm going to open up the cover image, and then just to make things a bit easier, I am going to go to my Window menu, and to Arrange, and to Tile 2-up Vertical, I'll then switch to my Move tool, and I'm going to drag that over into the cover document.

We can now come and close that, and we can go back to Arrange and do that, Consolidate All to Tabs, and so we're now just looking at the single document. I want to make sure that this is actually beneath the crop marks. So our next step is to scale this, and I need to scale it relative to the masthead. So I'm also going to come to Illustrator, where we have the masthead, I'm going to select this and copy it, and then come back to Photoshop and paste it.

And I have some options here. How do I want to Paste it? I want to Paste it As a Shape layer. I can then drag that up into po...

Placing and scaling the cover image in Photoshop
Video duration: 3m 10s 2h 45m Intermediate

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Placing and scaling the cover image in Photoshop provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Nigel French as part of the Designing a Magazine Cover

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Design
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Illustrator InDesign Photoshop
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