Adding a drop shadow

The file you'll be working on is intended to serve as the "entry" button on the portal page to the zoo Web site. You'll add a drop shadow to the button to make the image appear to float above the background, emphasizing that it is an interactive element of the page.

1 Choose File > Open, and select the 14Start3.psd file in the Lessons/Lesson14 folder.

2 In the Layers palette, click the Add A Layer Style button (■£) at the bottom of the palette, and then select Drop Shadow from the pop-up menu.

3 In the Layer Style dialog box (Photoshop) or the Drop Shadow palette (ImageReady), enter the following values:

• For Distance, drag the slider or type 15.

4 (Photoshop only) Click OK to close the Drop Shadow dialog box.

4 (Photoshop only) Click OK to close the Drop Shadow dialog box.

5 Choose File > Save.

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