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Working with Type in Photoshop - Text Basics

Learn about creating and working with type and using Photoshop's type tool with these free online tutorials.

How to Add a Text Watermark in Adobe Photoshop - Video
You can protect photos that you distribute by adding a simple watermark to them. Learn how to create watermarks in Adobe Photoshop and give professional branding to your pictures.

Outline Type with Layer Styles
There are several ways to create outlined text in Photoshop, but in older versions of Photoshop you had to render the text or recreate the outline if the text was changed. In Photoshop 6.0 and later we have the stroke layer style which offers a great deal of flexibility.

Fill Text With an Image
Learn how to fill text with an image, gradient, or pattern in Photoshop 5 without rendering the layer. Create multicolored text that remains editable.

Outlined Type in Photoshop
Learn how to add a thick outline to text in Photoshop without rendering the text layer. Also works for outlining any selection in Photoshop versions 4 and up.

Outlined Type in Photoshop 5.5
Learn how to add an outline to text in Photoshop 5.5 without rendering the text layer. This technique uses layer effects so the type remains editable.

Type Tool and Editable Type
Learn about the improved type tool and editable type layers in Photoshop 5.5.

Just my Type
Get familiar with many of the enhanced type tool capabilities in Photoshop 6.0.

Company Logo Design
Making a company logo in Adobe Photoshop.

Paste a Photo into Text
Here's one way to insert a photo into a text shape in Photoshop 5.5 using the paste into command.

Photo Inside Text
Learn how to put a photo inside your text using Photoshop 5.0 and higher, or Corel Photo-Paint 8 and up.

Tweaking Type for the Web
Tips for making graphical text good-looking and legible. A must read for using tiny type as graphics on the Web.

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