Hey, Hey! Happy Tuesday! We have had a lot going on this week here at MLC. Getting ready for Spring around here means coming up with some new Actions and Overlays for you. With Spring officially four days away, we are in overdrive getting everything ready! Is anyone else incredibly excited? Speaking of Spring products, the image above was edited with a brand new Action called Wanderlust....Im in love...lust...love...yeah love. I can't wait to share this new set with you when it is finished. Oh by the way, Happy St. Patricks Day! Don't forget to download our new Limerick Action and Rainbow Overlay...for FREE! You can get the new Action and Overlay HERE. Let's get started learning how to add text in Photoshop. This tutorial also works for Elements.
Step 1: Open Your Image
Step 2: Choose Your Font & Size
My two new favorite fonts!
Both of these fonts are available at Creative Market really cheap. I have both and recommend/love them! Click the images to head over to Creative Market and check them out (plus more...trying not to spend the whole day! haa haa)
Step 3: Start Applying Text
Hover over the area you would like the text to appear. Click and the begin to write your message. If you need to move the text simply select the move tool and move it wherever needed.
Step 4: Customize The Color Of The Text
Highlight the text by clicking and dragging over the area. Click the color picker at the top (it is a colored rectangle (shown below). Choose a color that compliments or contrasts with you image by using the eyedropper (your mouse cursor has now turned into and eyedropper) and select colors in the image until you find what you like. Your done!
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Hi! I'm Amy,
a former commercial photographer turned Mom-tographer. I started Magic And Light Collection 8 years ago and have loved watching it grow over the years! I am currently working hard on raising those littles, and sharing all the Photoshop shortcuts that help me work smarter, and not harder!