Drawing a path outline


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Drawing a path outline

In this exercise, I'm going show you how to create text on a path, which is text that follows the contours of a line or shape. Now, this could be a terribly complicated line or shape if you want it to be, but shapes with corners don't work very well where type on a path is concerned, because after all, as soon as that type hits the corner, it has to pucker, or it has to break outward. If it puckers, the letters start overlapping each other, and if it breaks outward, then the words break apart. So what you want is nice smooth contours, nice smooth outlines. We're going to work with the smoothest of all possible smoothies, and that's a circle.

Now, we're going to be working inside of this document right here, its called Space radio.psd, and it features this microphone I should say from the Photo Spin Image Library, but otherwise it's all artwork created by yours truly. It's beautiful as well, don't you think? Well, it's going to get better looking, b...

Drawing a path outline
Video duration: 4m 51s 20h 57m Intermediate

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Drawing a path outline provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS4 One-on-One: Advanced

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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