Figure 18.16

The letters are active selections.

It's Automatic

If you open a new image file after having copied or cut a selection, Photoshop will automatically insert the dimensions of the selection in the New dialog box.

I'm going to use these letters as part of the title slide for a PowerPoint presentation. So, I'll drag a copy onto a fall scene photo, and then add a deep red drop shadow behind the words, and an inner glow in pale yellow to help make them stand out. Figure 18.18 shows the final logo, after all these tricks. Be sure to see it in color, too.

Understanding Adobe Photoshop Features You Will Use

Understanding Adobe Photoshop Features You Will Use

Adobe Photoshop can be a complex tool only because you can do so much with it, however for in this video series, we're going to keep it as simple as possible. In fact, in this video you'll see an overview of the few tools and Adobe Photoshop features we will use. When you see this video, you'll see how you can do so much with so few features, but you'll learn how to use them in depth in the future videos.

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