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Making Lower Thirds Part 1

A CreativeCOW Photoshop Video Tutorial


CreativeCOW presents Adobe Photoshop Designing Lower Thirds -- Video Training

Richard Harrington Richard Harrington
Washington, District of Columbia USA

©2009 Richard Harrington and Creativecow.net. All rights reserved.

Article Focus:
In this Photoshop tutorial Richard Harrington takes a look at the popular technique of designing lower thirds and teaches you the process it takes to design these using Photoshop. Photoshop is the perfect solution for this task with the ability to mix text, texture, graphics and logos to create compelling titles for your show or video.







This tutorial is also available as a podcast:
Click here to find it and many other Photoshop podcasts.

Comments

I apologise for my tone of voice, didn't mean to offend
by Tristan Summers
Apologies to the herd at large. My over-familiar tone of voice was not meant to be insulting. I meant it in an I am amongst friend kind of way and now realise it may have seemed very rude. sorry. I was probably panicking and in a rush in a caffeine fuelled deadline way.

What I meant to say was:

I wonder if there is a way to speed up tha fast forward to enable a quick scrub to get an overview of a tutorial's content. Since tutorials have switched to video content it is difficult to quickly see what a tutorial is about.

Thank you everyone for all the fantastic work and sorry again

Tris
ha! er.. no, it's streaming issue
by Tristan Summers
If I click further down the tutorial I can't fast forward; it seems to necessitate downloading the whole video. This is bad. I don't want to listen to the theme tune and more bad jokes every time, sometimes I want to fast forward to the one bit of information I don't already know. I think the video herd should be able to figure out how to do this. Maybe I should find someone who knows how to do it and post somewhere relevant...
Tristan Summers - Fast Forward
by Michael Fox
Tristan;

If you do not know how to slide a slider bar along a timeline, there really isn't much hope.
+1
Is there a more general place I can comlain about the ridiculous lack of fast forward?
by Tristan Summers
Come on guys it's the 21st century I should be able to fast forward thru these movies by now... I'm not going to watch a whole tutorial when only 1 bit of it is what I need to know
Making Lower Thirds Part 1 - Photoshop for Video
by Steve Muratore
Hi Richard,
I've linked to this tutorial from the Premiere Pro Training blog. Good piece, thanks!
Stephen Muratore
Sr. Technical Writer
Adobe Premiere Pro
Adobe Systems, Inc.


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