If you want to make your text pop or you want to make your text attractive, then you must need to learn how to add text-shadow. The benefit of adding shadow to a text Is to separate your text from the background, and this is a very important thing when you make a cover image or youtube thumbnail, etc. So there are two types of shadow. First, One is soft shadow, and the second is hard shadow. This tutorial will teach you both, so let’s begin.
You must learn the Step By Steps to add Shadow to Text in Photopea.
How to create a new project in photopea?
Now go to https://www.Photopea.Com, and let’s create a new project.
To create a new project, click on the file and select new from the top left corner of the Photopea interface or you can use the shortcut ‘alt+ctrl+n’ to create a new project.
So now this is a new project window. You need to change the project name, customize the resolution, and finally change the background color/background.
How to change the project name?
To change the project name, simply double click and select a new project from the top left corner and change the project name.
How to customize resolution?
There are two ways to customize resolution in photopea. Either You can change the width and height of the pixel from the top left corner, or you can select the given resolution from the bottom left of the new project window.
How to change background/background color?
Now, if you want to change background color, just select a color from the background drop-down menu
or click on the color picker right beside the background drop-down menu and select a color.
If you want to change the background, just select a background from the right side of the new project window.
Now click on create a bottom to create a project.
How to add new text?
To add a new text, just select ‘t.’ It represents the type tool from the left side of the photopea interface where all tools are placed, or you can simply use shortcut ‘t.’
Once you select the type tool, click everywhere in the project window in the center of the photopea and type a text.
How to change the font style of the text?
To change the font style of the text, double click on the text and click the drop-down menu from the top left corner and select a font.
How to change the font size of the text?
To change font size, double click on the text and move your cursor to the size from the top and click and hold to the right side to increase the text size or to the left side to decrease the text size.
How to change the text color?
Double click on the text and select a color picker from the top and select a color.
How to align text?
To align text first, you need to check to transform control
And then select move tool or use shortcut ‘v’ from the top left corner where all tools are placed and move your text in the center. Once these two red lines intersect each other, your text is in the center of the project.
How to add shadow to text?
Select and text layer from the right side of the screen. Now right on the text layer and select blending options. Now at the end of the blending options, we have drop shadow check the box of the drop shadow and then select drop shadow.
Now there are two types of text shadow:
1. Soft shadow
2. Hard shadow
How to add soft shadow to text?
To add a soft shadow, first change the opacity to 60%. Now change your angle to 30, or you can change it to your according. Now change the distance to 17 px, then change spread to 0% and finally change the size to 15 px and now click ‘ok.’
How to add hard shadow to text?
First of all, if you want to change the shadow color, you change it from the color picker of the drop shadow window beside blend mode.
Now change the blend mode to normal by clicking the drop-down menu and select normal.
Now change the opacity to 100%, then change the angle to 180. Now change the distance to 10 px, then change both spread and size to 0%, and now click ‘ok’
There you go. I hope this tutorial is helpful for you.