Adding a ghostly cast shadow


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Adding a ghostly cast shadow

Now so far much of what we have seen, we could just as easy pull off inside of a vector-based program such as Illustrator or FreeHand or CorelDRAW or even InDesign, QuarkXpress. I could go on all day listing these applications, but I shan't because we are inside Photoshop and you might wonder well why are we inside Photoshop creating all of these text effects when we ought to be elsewhere inside one of those other programs. Well we oughten to be because Photoshop allows you to pull off special text effects that the other programs can't match. Because it's a pixel based editor, you can create naturalistic, organic, photographic almost effects.

We are going to take the words Fright Lights and we are going to light them up, so that they have light fringes around them and so that they are casting a shadow as if they are being backlit by this big old jack-o-lantern here. And here's how we are going to do it, for starters I want you to go to the Layers palette and click on the Fright L...

Adding a ghostly cast shadow
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Adding a ghostly cast shadow provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS3 One-on-One: Beyond the Basics

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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