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Library: Creative Design


Make flashy halftone effects in Photoshop for easy

Added on Monday 15th of February 2010 04:37 am EST


Applications: Adobe Photoshop CS/CS2, Adobe InDesign CS/CS2
Operating Systems: Macintosh, Microsoft Windows

In the companion article “Power up the ‘pop’ to create eye-catching art,” we showed you how to make endless halftone pattern variations in Illustrator. But Photoshop also has lots of cool things you can do using halftone effects. One of our favorites is using a halftone to create a unique drop shadow, as shown in FIGURE A. By creating halftone shadow effects in Photoshop, you can import and customization them in an InDesign layout.