Creating a newspaper headline graphic

gmail crashesA simple, beginner-level Photoshop tutorial to create a “ripped from the headlines” graphic with a transparent background at print-quality resolution.

Open a new document in Photoshop, approximately 6 inches wide and 2 inches tall, at 300 dpi, grayscale. Be sure to set the background to transparent. If you save it as a .psd file you can easily re-edit the text, and the transparency will be preserved when placed into InDesign.

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