Day 34-38

In this lesson, you’ll learn how to do the following:

  • Use guides to position text in a composition.
  • Make a clipping mask from type.
  • Merge type with other layers.
  • Preview fonts.
  • Format text.
  • Distribute text along a path.
  • Control type and positioning using advanced features.

Assignment 7.1

  1. Inside of your Computer Graphics folder, create another new folder titled Lesson 7.
  2. Now go to this folder and make a copy of the following files:
    • 07Start.psd
    • circuit_board.tif
    • MatchFont.psd
    • HorseShadow.psd
  3. Move them into your Lesson 7 folder.
  4. Read through Lesson 7.
  5. Complete the yellow highlighted steps in Adobe Photoshop.
  6. When prompted to use a keyboard combination, be sure to use the ONSCREEN KEYBOARD within your virtual machine as shown below:

Assignment 7.2

  1. Make a copy of this Google Document, rename it to Lesson 7 Study Guide-(your initials), and move it into your Lesson 7 folder.
  2. Complete the study guide as directed.

Assignment 7.3

  1. Navigate to your Lesson 7 folder inside of your Computer Graphics folder.  Your folder should have the following files in it:
    • 07Start.psd
    • circuit_board.tif
    • MatchFont.psd
    • HorseShadow.psd
    • 07Working.psd
    • 07Working_flattened.psd
    • MatchFontFinal.psd
    • Bella.psd
    • Lesson 7 Study Guide
  2. Single-click your Lesson 7 folder and then click on the Share button.  When prompted, enter your teacher’s email address and click Send.