How to Add a Text box on to an Image in Photoshop CS6 Tutorial

The following steps should be followed in order to add a text box on to an Image on Photoshop:

  1. Open Photoshop
  2. Go to File and then select Open 
  3. Select a photo from your computer Screen Shot 2015-11-11 at 8.30.05 PMScreen Shot 2015-11-12 at 3.33.31 AM4. Add a new layer by clicking  on Create a new layer which is  the second last icon on your right next to the trash icon. If your Layers box isn’t displayed then go to Windows and select Layers.

 tadadone

5. Select Layer 1 and then go to Edit and select Fill Screen Shot 2015-11-12 at 3.33.48 AM

 

6. Select Color from the drop down menu and click on Color twice to display the Color Picker.

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7.

Write 255 in RGB for the white background

Write 255 in RGB for the white background or #ffffff

8. Your current Layer will be White.

9. Create a new Layer

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10. Select Layer 2 and then Select Text.

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11. Write on the white background. The font I used is Arial Rounded MT Bold in 30pt.

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12.Change the opacity of the Layer 1 to your desired preference.  I went along with 68%. Then, select layer 1 and go to Edit and Select Free Transform. 

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13. Now adjust the size of layer 1 according to your preference.

14. Click on Text layer and click on Arrow from the tools box and fit it into Layer 1.

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15. You can group the two layers by clicking on Group icon which is next to New Layer icon and put them in the Group like in the picture below.

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16. Tada you now have the finished product. The picture is a scenery of Sujanogor which is situated in Borlekha in Sylhet, Bangladesh.

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