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Tutorial how to create SHADOW
Jul 16, 2022 17:31:22   #
Papa Joe Loc: Midwest U.S.
 
I recently posted on YouTube a short, basic video showing how to create a Shadow in PS Elements.
Hope it's helpful.
God Bless,
Papa Joe
(Giuseppe)

Shadow Making
https://youtu.be/61cCFI3TVJM

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Jul 17, 2022 06:28:45   #
Fstop12 Loc: Kentucky
 
Excellent video. I'm not a PSE user. To answer your question about clicking on the LEFT side of the Resize Canvas window. Doing that LOCKS that side of the canvas so that there will be no canvas adjustment. You can click anywhere on that screen to LOCK that portion of the canvas. Click in the middle and the effect happens all around the canvas.

I was wondering about your shadow. Real world shadows seem to be darker closest to the item they are shadowing and then get lighter the further away they go. Could you have used a Gradient mask to achieve this?

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Jul 17, 2022 06:43:32   #
Pop Pop Loc: Lake Mary, FL
 
Great video Papa Joe! I enjoy them all and have learned much from them. Thank you

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Jul 17, 2022 10:52:22   #
Papa Joe Loc: Midwest U.S.
 
Fstop12 wrote:
Excellent video. I'm not a PSE user. To answer your question about clicking on the LEFT side of the Resize Canvas window. Doing that LOCKS that side of the canvas so that there will be no canvas adjustment. You can click anywhere on that screen to LOCK that portion of the canvas. Click in the middle and the effect happens all around the canvas.

I was wondering about your shadow. Real world shadows seem to be darker closest to the item they are shadowing and then get lighter the further away they go. Could you have used a Gradient mask to achieve this?
Excellent video. I'm not a PSE user. To answer you... (show quote)


Thanks Fstop12 for the helpful comments about the canvas 'resize'. That makes sense.
You're right about the shadow usually fading more with distance, and that's true but I was going by the existing shadows present in that particular shot which were pretty definite and hardly faded. Probably would have helped though to add a bit of gradual fade. Thanks for the comments, much appreciated.

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Jul 17, 2022 10:55:00   #
Papa Joe Loc: Midwest U.S.
 
Pop Pop wrote:
Great video Papa Joe! I enjoy them all and have learned much from them. Thank you


My pleasure Pop Pop. if they help even one person than I'm content. I've been a part of a local Computer Club for almost 40 years and our Club Logo has been "Pass It On", which (in my opinion) is not a bad idea and not just for computer related things, eh?
Appreciate your comments, thank you.
PaPa Joe

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Jul 17, 2022 11:10:58   #
Fstop12 Loc: Kentucky
 
Papa Joe wrote:
My pleasure Pop Pop. if they help even one person than I'm content. I've been a part of a local Computer Club for almost 40 years and our Club Logo has been "Pass It On", which (in my opinion) is not a bad idea and not just for computer related things, eh?
Appreciate your comments, thank you.
PaPa Joe



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