Signature in Photoshop
● Scan your signature and put it at the bottom of your portfolio.
✓ Color Range Tool ✓ Add and Subtract from a Selection ✓ Poster Edges Filter✓ Levels
• This tutorial is part of the Portfolio Project.
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Step #1: Open PhotoShop ~
✗ Scan your signature into Photoshop …
✗ … get the Crop Tool or hit the keyboard shortcut letter (c) …
✗ … and crop your signature as tight as you can.
Step #2: Rotate the Image (if necessary) ~
✗ IF NECESSARY, go to: Image > Image Rotation - Counter Clockwise or Clockwise - if necessary …
Step #3: Color Range ~
✗ Select the Rectangular Marquee Tool or hit the keyboard shortcut letter (m) …
✗ … Right-Click, select Color Range and click in the white area ON THE IMAGE
✗ When you press OK, notice how it selects everything that matches the color you selected like this:
Step #4: Delete the Selected Area ~
✗ Hit Delete: (or Backspace on a Windows keyboard) …
✗ … and hit the keyboard shortcut: Cmd(⌘)+D to deselect the Marching Ants.
Step #5: Levels ~
✗ Hit Cmd(⌘)+L or go to: Image > Adjustments > Levels and try different settings to get a good contrast of color.
Step #6: Bevel and Emboss ~
✗ With the iris layer selected, click on the below the Layers Palette …
✗ … select Bevel and Emboss.
Step #7: Save for Web ~
✗ Go to: File > Save for Web … and save your document as a png-24.
Step #8: Go to Weebly OR your Index (home) Page ~
Step #9: Publish ~
✗ Hit the Publish button …
✗ … and then click on your web address.
Step #10: Select the Link ~
✗ Navigate to the exact page in your browser where your files and reflections are posted …
✗ … copy the URL address of your page …
✗ … and paste the address into your reply so when the link is clicked it goes directly to the page that contains your evidence.
✗ Remember: Paste the address into your reply so when the link is clicked it goes directly to the page that contains your evidence.
Attach your .psd File Too ~
✗ Also attach your completed .psd file too!