Welcome to week three!
Lab Hours: Mon-Thurs 9-3 and 5-8

PSE10 Week 3 with Kelly Parke

PSE10 Week 3 Presentation by Kelly Parke

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HOMEWORK LIST

  • Create photobooklet on pages 105-120 (save to thumb drive)
  • Review questions on page 121
  • Read Chapter 5
  • See you all Oct. 12th!

Check out my card from lesson 4…exported in a format from Lesson 5


Congratulations on making your first greeting card! You all did fantastic on this section of Lesson 4. Also kudos for making your first meme during a pop quiz! Again, I am very proud of your progress so early in the class and look forward to seeing your Photo Booklet from this week’s homework.

Homework can be emailed to me by sending a screen shot showing items in your thumb drive, Edit or Organizer workspace.

For those problems and questions that weren’t addressed in class, they will be posted here:
Q: Why doesn’t my “Text On Selection Tool” work?

A: This was a common problem because of the way it is explained in the book. What the book does not tell you:

PSE10: week 3 Text On Selection Tool

PSE10: week 3 Text On Selection Tool. What the book does not tell you:
this tool is loaded with a 2-step function.


This tool is loaded with a 2-step function and process. The first step lets’ you select an area or shape of color (using built-in magic wand selection properties) in order to make a text path (see path question from week 1).

Once you have approved the selection, it automatically turns into a path (Step 2) so you can begin typing along the path shape.

PSE10: Week 3 Text On Selection Tool path

PSE10: Week 3 Text On Selection Tool turns your selection into a type path.
Your selection pointer turns into an “I-Beam” so you can begin typing.

Couple things to remember: once you approve each action (green check-mark at bottom of selection), you can move your text and path around for positioning by using your black arrow selection tool. This is another option than what is mentioned in the book.

PSE10: Week 3 Text On Selection Tool positioning

PSE10: Week 3 Text On Selection Tool positioning text on path until you are satisfied.
Remember to approve positioning by clicking the green check-mark
at the bottom-right of your selected item.

When using text in your project, PSE automatically makes what you type into a new layer. To select the text, you can either double-click the text on your image or the text icon in your layer menu.

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