Join Chad Perkins for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating graphic design elements, part of Learning Photoshop CS6.
In this tutorial, we're going to look at just a couple quick tricks to add some …graphic design elements to your compositions in Photoshop. …Often times, you want to just maybe add a triangle here, or a cool little line, or …just something simple like that, like a block of color, or an underlining bar, …whatever it is. And I just want to show you, a couple cool …tricks with that. So, what I'm going to do is I'm going to create …a brand new layer and I am going to choose the Rectangular Marquee tool. …And this is one of the Selection tools you'll find in this group, right at the …top there. And I'm going to Click and Drag, because …I think the space between the top text and the bottom text is a little bit too big.…
So, we need to break it up by putting a little bar there I think. …And it's not quite centered, but we can do that later. …And I want to fill this selection area with a color. …I've selected a blank layer, so I'm totally ready to do that, and there are a …bunch of different ways that we can fill this area with color. …
- Getting images into Photoshop
- Creating and navigating documents
- Working with layers
- Cropping and straightening images
- Color correction
- Making selections
- Fixing image problems
- Working with effects
- Creating and editing text
- Exporting and printing
Skill Level Beginner
Photoshop CS6 Essential Trainingwith Julieanne Kost10h 30m Beginner
1. Getting Started with Photoshop
2. Getting Images into Photoshop
3. Photoshop Basics
4. Image Basics
5. Color Correction
6. Making Selections
7. Fixing Image Problems
8. Working with Effects
9. Working with Text
10. Making Art
11. Exporting and Printing
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