Text style presets – Pixelmator Pro User Guide.
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Choose the tool, click the gear icon and change the mode. To repair objects on a different layer, choose the Repair Tool, click the gear icon and choose Sample All Layers. Wipe-away selected objects. Make a selection, choose the Repair Tool, click the gear icon and Repair Selection. When cloning with the Clone Stamp Tool, hold down the Option key and click to choose a new source area.
Choose a softer brush while using the Clone Tool to blend in the cloned area more seamlessly. Use the Magic Eraser to quickly remove a solid color background from an image. Explore 9 different groups with more than Pixelmator effects. Go to the View menu and choose Show Effects.
Use the Command-3 keyboard shortcut to quickly show or hide the Effects Browser. Easily change all or just the specific colors of your image using the Hue effect. Bring-in some sunlight and give your photos a retro look with the beautiful Light Leak effect.
Give your image a vintage look by adding some monochrome noise with the Noise effect. Change the weather in your images with the Fog, Rain, or Snow effects from the Stylize category. Control-click the canvas to quickly change the brush size and hardness while painting. Hold down the Option key and click to quickly pick a color from your image while painting.
Double-click the Brush Tool in the Tools palette to quickly show the Brushes palette. Easily share any of your brushes by dragging them out of the Brushes palette and onto the Desktop. Importing brushes is a breeze — just drag them onto the Pixelmator icon in the Dock. Select even the most challenging areas with a single brushstroke, with the new Quick Selection Tool. Easily select detailed objects with the new Magnetic Selection Tool which snaps to the edges you trace.
Use different selection modes to quickly add areas to or subtract from your selection. When using the Marquee tools, hold down the Spacebar after starting a selection to move it.
Easily copy and reuse layer styles. Control-click the layer in the Layers palette to copy and paste. Rotate a layer in precise steps by holding down the Shift key as you rotate. Hold down the Option key while resizing a layer to scale it in the opposite direction as well. Hold down the Command key as you move a layer to stop it from snapping to other objects. Alignment guides help you position layers more precisely.
Try adding a layer mask with an active selection to quickly mask the selected area. To rotate the layer, grab the Move Tool, hold down the Command key and drag any of the text layer handles. Convert text into a shape by Control-clicking the text layer and choosing Convert into Shape.
Change the spacing of a text. Select a text layer, click the gear icon, Kern and then — Loosen or Tighten. Turn Pixelmator into a completely new drawing app with a simple Command-Shift-V keyboard shortcut.
Save your Pixelmator shapes by dragging and dropping them from the Layers palette to the Shapes palette. Share Pixelmator Shapes by simply dragging and dropping them from the Shapes palette onto the Desktop. Convert any selection to a Pixelmator shape. Control-click the selection and choose Convert into Shape. Easily save your layer styles to the Styles palette. Click the gear icon and choose Add Style. Use the Command-Shift-S keyboard shortcut to quickly duplicate your Pixelmator documents.
Quickly remove imperfections and unwanted objects with the incredible Pixelmator Repair Tool. Open and share Photoshop documents with layers, right from your iOS device. Use Handoff to instantly pass an image to your Mac and continue editing from where you left off. Pixelmator Classic. Overview Tutorials Upgrade. Watch Video. Magnetic Selection Tool Select objects incredibly precisely in just a few clicks with the new and amazing Magnetic Selection Tool. Watch the Tutorial. Show and hide the palettes faster with keyboard shortcuts: Command-1, Command-2, Command-3… Quickly reset the palettes to their default positions with the Command-Shift-R keyboard shortcut.
Learn more Use the Auto Enhance effect to instantly adjust the brightness, contrast and saturation of an image. Learn more Try removing objects with different repairing modes. Paint Bucket Watch video Eyedropper Tool Watch video Control-click the canvas to quickly change the brush size and hardness while painting.
Type Tool Watch video To rotate the layer, grab the Move Tool, hold down the Command key and drag any of the text layer handles.
Text styles let you apply a number of text formatting options at once to instantly personalize text. Pixelmator Pro comes with a number of presets for you. Funny Photo Editing found at DIY Magic Photo, Funny Pic Maker. The Free Online Image Editor lets you edit images ONLINE! Resize or Crop all (animated gif). In this video tutorial, we’ll show you one technique you can use to create a sliced text effect with Pixelmator Pro. Check it out! If you’d like to play around.
We can add a Type Layer with a text box in three different ways in Pixelmator. We can click on the Add Text button in the Tool Options Bar. Funny Photo Editing found at DIY Magic Photo, Funny Pic Maker. The Free Online Image Editor lets you edit images ONLINE! Resize or Crop all (animated gif). Hipster Text Effect in Pixelmator. Every time I checked Dribbble I see a bunch of posts with this sort of vintage typography style. It’s a very interesting look.
Press the Command — J keyboard shortcut to duplicate the text and the press the down arrow key once and the right arrow key once to nudge the layer diagonally. Repeat this process until you have 28 total text layers. You can also experiment with different thicknesses by creating more or fewer copies. At lower zoom levels, the arrow keys nudge objects by more than one pixel — the exact amount varies depending on the zoom percentage. In the Layers sidebar, select all 27 of the duplicated layers and make sure to leave the 28th text layer — the bottom one — unselected.
To select all those layers, click to select the layer just above the bottom text layer and then Shift —click the top text layer. After that, Control —click the selected layers and choose Unite Shapes. Finally, Control —click the new united layer and choose Merge Shape Components. Name this new layer Cloud Burst, then, drag and drop it below the Groovy layer. In the Layers sidebar, click to select the layer named Groovy. Click to select the lower of the two Cloud Burst layers and name it Tradewind.
Change its stroke color and fill color to 51AEA7. If you already have Auto Select turned off, leave it off. With this option turned off, clicking the canvas will not select layers — layers will need to be selected in the Layers sidebar.
So, with Auto Select turned off, click to select the Tradewind layer in the Layers sidebar. Then, drag the layer on the canvas diagonally while pressing and holding the Shift key. Repeat this process two more times.
Feel free to experiment with your own colors, too! After finishing this, if you want to be able to automatically select layers again, make sure to turn Auto Select back on. Then with the Gradient Tool G , fill the background layer with a gradient using black and dark grey.
Add a new layer on top of the text layer, and then, using the Gradient Tool G , fill the layer with a gradient from pink to cyan. Create a new layer on top of the gradient layer and change the Blending to Screen. Using the Gradient Tool G , fill the layer with a gradient from white to black. The white will be in the center, and the black will be towards the top. Then change the Blending to Multiply. With the Gradient Tool G , fill the layer with a gradient from black to white.
The black will be in the center of the text and the white will be towards the bottom of the page. Duplicate the text layer and move it to the top in front of the other layers. Use White for the color and 1 for the Width. Then distort the text a little bit, using the image below as a reference.
Duplicate the text effect group and move it 1 pixel up and to the left. Repeat this step 4 times. Use 3 pixels and Center. Select black as the color. For the Radius, use 4px. With the Eraser Tool E , start deleting the right side of each letter in order to add a 3D effect to the type. Use 20 pixels for the Radius. Next, change the Blending to Screen. Use 25 for the Amount. Check out the image below for a reference. I used 2 old paper textures using Multiply for the Blending. One of them, the darkest one, will stay in front of the other layers while the other one will stay in front of the gradient layer only.
Use black and white for the color. Then change the Blending to Color Dodge. Add another layer and fill it with white. Use 2 for the Width and for the Sharpness. After that, change the Blending to Color Dodge. With the Rectangular Marquee Tool M , create 4 rectangular selections like the image below. Use 45 for the Radius. Check out the image below as a reference.