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Part 8. Using Type

Part 8. Using Type

Task

1 How to Add Type to an Image 174

2 How to Create 3D Text 176

3 How to Create Typographic Style Sheets 178

4 How to Build Filtered Text Effects 180

5 How to Warp Text 182

6 How to Set Text on a Path 184

There was a time when using text in Photoshop was a pretty bad idea. In the pre-version 2.5 days, there were no layers, History brushes, or multiple undos, so when you placed text on an image, it was there permanently. Kerning or leading was out of the question—and heaven forbid if you had a typo! Unless you were very brave or very stupid, text was the domain of illustration and layout programs.


  

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