Making the TV lines


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Making the TV lines

Now it's time to make the interlace TV lines, the alternating horizontal lines that identify a television as being a hooky device from the past as it turns out. Anyway notice right here inside the Layers palette, there is a layer called Orig Line that's the original line upon which we are going to base our interlacing lines. I want you to press the Alt key or the Option key on the Mac and click the Eyeball in front of this layer so that we are seeing only this layer and nothing else inside the composition.

Then I want you to zoom into this image, quite a bit actually you want to zoom pretty far in. So that we can see this 3 pixel tall line as it turns out, go ahead and get your rectangular marquee tool here. And then start dragging right at the top of the line like this and notice it's 1, 2, 3 pixels tall. So I want you to move your cursor 1, 2, 3 more pixels down so that you get 3 pixels worth of green line and 3 pixels worth of transparency that checkerboard pattern by the way indi...

Making the TV lines
Video duration: 4m 16s 10h 47m Intermediate

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Making the TV lines provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS3 One-on-One: Beyond the Basics

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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