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Graphic Editing/ Design

Photoshop CS5: Creating Text Effects

Learn how to use Photoshop CS5 to create stunning text effects from scratch for posters, flyers, or other materials. Perfect for Photoshop beginners or casual users.

Note: Photoshop is nearly identical on the Mac and PC. The classroom will use Photoshop CS5 on the Mac.


  • Create text effects like these and more:

Image inside text

Neon glow

Cut-out effect

Shiny text

  • Save files for print and web

Photoshop CS5: Basic Photo Editing. Familiarity with Photoshop is desired, but not required.

Intended audience:

Faculty, Staff, Students

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