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This example uses font size 14pt, stroke colour: white and stroke size: 2.
Overlaying Outlined Text on an Image using Photoshop Elements 11
Overlaying outlined text on an image using Photoshop Elements 11 is a relatively easy process with full control over the text styles, angle and position. As usual, you should start with a copy of the image then, if successful, save and use the image as required. Follow these simple step-by-step instructions. NOTE: The 'stroke' is the background colour of each character.
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- Load a Copy of the image in Photoshop Elements 11.
- Click the Text icon on the left side menu and choose your font style and size.
- Click anywhere on the image to place a text box and enter your required text.
When finished, click the Green Tick under the text box.
- Go to the Layer menu at the top of the page and select Simplify Layer.
- Go to the Layer menu again and select Layer Style then Style Settings and put a Tick in the Stroke box now showing and choose a colour for the stroke.
- Set the stroke slider to the required size (try 2 to start with) and click OK.
- FINISHED if you're happy with horizontal text. Otherwise, continue with steps 8 and 9.
- Hover over one of the bold black squares on the selected text box and move the cursor slowly until the 'pointer' turns into a very small angled arrow pointing both upwards and sideways with another small arrow pointing downwards and sideways.
- Now drag the text box until the required angle of text is achieved.
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