Creating and using drop shadows


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Creating and using drop shadows

The drop shadow is one of the most popular and widely used effects in all of design. It helps make objects seem more organic, and it simulates depth in our designs, giving them a more realistic feel. That's a huge trend in web design today: having things that feel like they're almost coming at you off of the screen. In this movie I'll explore how to add drop shadows to your images in Photoshop. The first thing I'm going to do is go up and create a new document. Go to File > New and I'll create something that's, let's say 500 pixels by 500 pixels, and hit OK. And so I'm going to come down and grab one of my Shape tools, this time the Rectangle tool. And I'll switch the Color to just be white for now. And I'll just click and draw out a rectangle, like so.

With that rectangle out on the canvas, I now want to switch to my Move tool, and then I'm going to use Command+A or Ctrl+A to select the entire canvas and then I'll use the Opt...

Creating and using drop shadows
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Creating and using drop shadows provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by Justin Seeley as part of the Photoshop CS6 for Web Design (2012)

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Web
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Photoshop
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