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Typography

Type Tips for Photoshop CS6

April 17, 2012

Photoshop CS6 comes with a few type tricks up its sleeve, and if you find yourself working with type a lot in Photoshop, especially if you are mocking up print layouts or web pages, you're going to get a lot of mileage with these new features. Let's take a look. [More]

Swiss Cheese Text in Photoshop

June 22, 2011

I love typography – its fun and easy. Today I wanted to show you how to make a simple “Swiss cheese effect”. Step 1. Start by making a 1024×768 pixel document and colour it #3f2004, Next [More]

XOR Text Effect with Photoshop

August 31, 2010

XOR is a technical term that comes to us from computer science, but in Photoshop we see it all the time. It is the computer graphics effect that causes our cursor to always be a different color from [More]

Smarter Texting –Transforming Editable Text

January 5, 2010

TipSquirrel welcomes back  Rebecca Fryer This a quick tip to help you achieve editable transformed text Click to Enlarge To begin with create some Text in my example I used Cooper Black font as it [More]

Magazine Wrap Around

October 6, 2009

  When BBC Wildlife magazine came out I was intrigued by the cover. Everything was standard except that it looked like there was an added cover. I’m sure there is name for it. Anyhoo, on [More]

Brush Stroke a Path

August 27, 2009

Here’s where I’m going to end up today using the easy stroke path command.  So first off I need a path, now I could use the pen tool and the what-not, but I’m not going to. [More]

Serif vs Sans Serif

August 17, 2009

The Typography Starting Point. written by: Firgs of DesignByFirgs.com A lot of beginning designers seem to skip over the typography lessons until they get further into doing actual design work. About [More]