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putting_text_on_an_image_light_dark_technique

Putting Text on an Image (Light Dark Technique)

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85 Standard Name 1024 x 768 771, 750 1280 x 1024 1027, 1006
85 Variant Name 1024 x 768 753, 750 1280 x 1024 1009, 1006
FA Standard Name 2048 x 768 1795, 750 2560 x 1024 2307, 1006
FA Variant Name 2048 x 768 1777, 750 2560 x 1024 2289, 1006
  • Resize to:
    • (85) 1024 x 768, 1280 x 1024
    • (FA) 2048 x 768, 2560 x 1024
  • <Clear Undo history>
  • Select Text Tool (T)
    • Font: Sans
    • Size: 10
    • Hinting: Yes
    • Force auto-hinter: No
    • Antialiasing: Yes
    • Color: Black
    • Justify: Right
    • Textbox height: 14
    • Align the bottom of the text box to bottom of the image
    • Align the right of the text to 2 pixels to the left of the right image border.
    • Rename layer to Text
  • Text: Duplicate and name it Ref
  • Text: Add Layer Mask, Transfer layer's alpha channel
  • Text: Layer to Image Size
  • Background: Duplicate and name it Blurred
  • Blurred: Gaussian Blur, Blur Radius 5
  • Blurred: Copy
  • Text: Paste
  • Floating Section: Anchor
  • Blurred: Use Rectangle Select Tool (R)
    • Feather Edges: Yes
      • Radius: 10
    • Rounded Corners: Yes
      • Radius: 10
    • Position:
      • (85, Standard Name)(1024 x 768): 771, 750 :(1280 x 1024) 1027, 1006
      • (85, Variant Name)(1024 x 768): 753, 750 :(1280 x 1024) 1009, 1006
      • (FA, Standard Name)(2048 x 768): 1795, 750 :(2560 x 1024) 2307, 1006
      • (FA, Variant Name)(2048 x 768): 1777, 750 :(2560 x 1024) 2289, 1006
    • Size: 333, 33
    • Check the left side of the text box aligns sensibly with the text
  • Blurred: Add Layer Mask, Initialise to Selection
  • Blurred: Select → None
  • Ref: Turn off visibility
  • <Clear Undo history>
  • Text: Colors → Brightness-Contrast
    • Brightness to -80 or 80 (ish)
  • Blurred: Colors → Brightness-Contrast
    • Brightness to -80 or 80 (ish)
  • Save, JPEG Quality 97%
putting_text_on_an_image_light_dark_technique.txt · Last modified: 2016/12/31 19:05 (external edit)