How to Create and edit Drop Shadows in Photoshop CC
One more tutorial in our road to learn Photoshop CC, I hope so far these tutorials are helping you to get more comfortable with Photoshop CC.
The video tutorial this time is a topic that is one that makes the most difference in your digital art creations or digital scrapbooking: Drop Shadows.
They can make or break your digital creation. Why are drop shadows so important for digital creation?
- They give perspective to your layout
- They create realism
- They make the elements on your page grounded and so instead it won’t look like they’re floating.
- Your page will look professional and well made and will capture the viewer’s attention.
I show in the video these differences.
You can, of course, create your drop shadows from scratch but and I show in the video how that would be. The way I get 50% of the job done is using drop shadow styles.
Drop Shadow Styles: pre-made styles that already have specific shadows for the type of element you want to use the shadow with.
Example: shadow for a flower.
Drop shadows is an extensive topic so I’ll have a follow-up video tutorials on the topic showing how to use the extra tools in Photoshop to take your shadows to the next level.
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- links to the shadow styles I use
- a resume of the tutorial
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