Explore character (point) type Photoshop CS6


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Exploring character (point) type

Photoshop has a powerful text engine that makes adding type to a document quick and intuitive. In this lesson, we're going to learn how to add point text and then refine it using the Options bar and the Character panel. To create our headline across the top, we'll select the Type tool by tapping the T key. Then we can choose our options in the Options bar such as our font and size. We can also re-edit the type at any time and make changes. For this example, I'll use Myriad Pro, but you can use whatever typeface you like.

We'll click anywhere in the image and then start typing the word Revive. If I want to make the text larger without entering in the text or selecting the text, I can hold down the Command key, which will give me the transformation handle, and then I can click on the anchor point and drag. If I want to maintain the proportions of the text, I'll hold down the Shift key. Once I've got the type the size that I want it, if I let go of the Command and Sh...

Exploring character (point) type
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Exploring character (point) type provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Julieanne Kost as part of the Photoshop CS6 Essential Training

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Photography
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Photoshop
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