Text in Elements 9

Advertisement
November 30

How can I make transparent letters on a coloured background in Elements 9?

Advertisement

Replay

Hi Mike,
You also said that you will be using various colours to mask the underlying images, so I suggest this procedure which will give you great flexibility:
Create a new image. 
Double-click on the background layer to convert it to a normal layer. 
Use the Horizontal Type Mask to enter your text. 
Hit your Delete key to punch a "hole" in the layer.
Add a Color Fill adjustment layer above.
With the color fill layer active, use Layer...Create Clipping Mask (Ctrl+G) to use the layer with the "hole" as a clipping mask for the layer with the colour:
All the non-transparent pixels in the bottom layer (Layer 0) will be perfectly coloured with the colour fill layer, including the anti-aliased edges:
Save the file as a PSD file to preserve the layers and transparency.  Now, when you want a different colour, it's easy to double-click on the icon for the color fill layer and choose a new colour.   Use File...Save For Web to save the result as PNG-24 image -- the PSD file will remain unaltered so you can easily return to it and change the colour.
Ken

View 13 Replies

Tags:

  1. 3 G net worksettings of apple l phone
  2. YouTube não carrega no lg d300f
  3. vidioplays.song
  4. sap alv ADD_PROTOCOL_ENTRY save
  5. nokia 6120c (B20.04) way
  6. walkman fix force close
  7. sap note 1113277
  8. fb02 sales order
  9. I2S6
  10. cardumj
Copyrights 2019 Fcffair BigData Resource, All rights reserved