Join Chad Perkins for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating text, part of Up and Running with Photoshop CS6.
In this tutorial we're going to look at how to make text. …So we actually create text by using the Text tool, found in the tools panel, down …here towards the bottom. The icon is a little T here, and that's a …little reminder that the keyboard shortcut, is the letter T. …If I just hold my mouse cursor, without clicking anything, because hovering my …mouse cursor over one of these tools. A little popup lets me know the name of …the tool and then in parentheses there it shows me the keyboard shortcut for that tool. …So for example, the Pen tool here or the keyboard shortcut is the letter P, if I …press the letter P, the Pen tool will be selected.…
The keyboard shortcut for the, Type tool is actually extremely easy to remember …because it's the letter T just like the icon looks like so. …Quick shortcut, whenever your playing around in Photoshop no matter what tool …your working with. You can just press the letter T on your …keyboard and you'll get access to the Type tool. …You'll notice that once you click on the Type tool that your Options bar changes. …
- 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
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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