Join Nigel French for an in-depth discussion in this video Giving emphasis, part of Photoshop for Designers: Type Essentials.
In the previous movie, we talked about how not to use underlining.…So if you're not going to use underlining to give emphasis, then what are you going to use?…Well, here are some alternatives.…We could give emphasis by using bold, or by using color or--the operative word…here being or--using italic, or by using casing.…Those are just some options. Do not mix and match them.…Don't make it bold and color.…That's unnecessary. One of those two becomes redundant.…
So it's bold or color.…It's italic or casing.…You got the idea. So, just some different approaches for giving emphasis since we…want to avoid using underlining.…
- The pros and cons of setting type in Photoshop
- Setting type preferences
- Choosing fonts
- Sizing type
- Entering glyphs and special characters
- Tracking and kerning type
- Using Baseline Shift
- Working with OpenType fonts
- Justifying and aligning paragraphs
- Masking type with clipping masks
- Warping type
- Converting type to shape layers
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Introducing Type in Photoshop
Setting type preferences3m 37s
2. Entering and Editing Text
3. Character Formatting
4. Paragraph Formatting
5. Masking Type
6. Path Type, Rotated Type, and Vertical Type
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