Discussion in 'Beyond the Basics' started by shortie, Jan 24, 2004.

  1. shortie

    shortie TPF Noob!

    Jan 23, 2004
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    i have a lot of work and i'm willing to share, however, before i do i want to know what is the best way to mark my work?? i have adobe photoshop 7.0 as well as adobe imageready 7.0 also before michael passed he had a cd with some upgrades for them both, i'm sure if i look around i'll find it. thank you for any help you can offer.

  2. drlynn

    drlynn TPF Noob!

    Sep 19, 2003
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    In the Basement

    Here's how I do it in PS:

    1. Open a new file. Be sure to check the "transparent" button under contents. Play around with the canvas size and dpi resolution to ge tthe size name stamp you want.

    2. Use the Text Box tool to open a text box.

    3. Pick a font you like and type your desired info, eg "Joe Schmoe©2003"

    4. Crop the image down as tight as you can without cutting the edges off any letters.

    5. Click Edit->Define Brush

    6. Name the Brush eg "Copyright stamp"

    7. Click on the Paintbrush tool and you should see the brush you just made at the bottom of the selection palette.

    8. Select that brush and use it as a stamp with the desired color and transparency you like.

    Hope this helps. Feel free to send me a private message here if you have problems.

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