Photoshop – Typographic design

Pictures may speak a thousand words, but sometimes you may need to put at least a few words in your image compositions.  Luckily, Photoshop has powerful text tools that let you add type to your images with great flexibility and control.

Create a clipping mask from type

How to align text into a square

Adding point type

Making a clipping mask and applying a drop shadow

How to use the type tools in Photoshop

Using interactive formatting controls

Warping point type


Paragraph and character styles

Vertical Type



teamSimon is a Sydney based digital designer. He is the Director of a boutique digital design studio, Bailey Street Design located in the vibrant inner west suburb of Newtown. Simon studied graphic design at Shillington College and specialises in web design for small and medium size businesses. Simon and his team (Toby the studio dog) are passionate about visual communication in the digital environment


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