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How To Create A Calendar in Adobe Photoshop

Jai Siva Kumar, Graphic Designer

How To Create A Calendar in Adobe Photoshop

Jai Siva Kumar, Graphic Designer

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6 Lessons (11m)
    • 1. Introduction

    • 2. Creating Border Guidelines

    • 3. Adding Image

    • 4. Creating Abstract Designs

    • 5. Adding Text and Aligning

    • 6. Preparing Print Files

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Calendar Template Tutorial 
In this tutorial you will be learning how to create a simple and elegant professional calendar template in Photoshop CC. This video is a step by step tutorial so at the end of this tutorial you will be able to use various photoshop tools like a professional designer.


  • How to Use Guidelines 
  • How to Create Shapes 
  • How to Place a Image Inside a Shape
  • How to Edit and Align Text Content
  • How to Use custom Brush

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Jai Siva Kumar

Graphic Designer


Hello, I'm Jai, graphic and web designer with 8 years of experience . Im an expert in print-based projects such as business cards, flyer, poster, banners, brochures and FB/ Twitter covers.

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We're going to use this shape as reference to create guidelines. Next enable frequent something given 90 degree tradition. Now you're going to create a zonal guidelines Find our border gallons already. You can believe this layer 3. Adding Image: next we're going to bring in our image. Before that. Let's create you Manage placeholder for the good of the image folder created layer with the color picker Select black color. You know what the potential tool Give a clip now create partnership which reads 18 10 by 20 Fay 92 is going to be used as a image placeholder. Place it somewhere Here. Fine. Next quarter the fourth day. You don't open, you major on inside for a shop off course, You can use your image. Drag and drop they made instead of canvas. Make sure the place the image right about the place old earlier. All right. Lee must earlier now by enabling free transform to control t resist the image Final Total zone. 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I will read all of the day sticks nowadays Sticks Continence City. We're going to repeat the very same step to create dates. 6. Preparing Print Files: for that created the name. It has all one shot form for Roll one, do you? I'm going with that color already. Is the font size to 20 here, assuming and taping their dead? Let's keep it as a don't really began. You need the dates Later. I'll visit somebody here. Now I'm going to create 13 2 copies control J or shifty and a little bit. Repeat the same and create for duplicate copies. Now we created 40 index layers. Yes, we're going to repeat the very same state it's called on. So, like the first laid, make sure catches the left guideline school apps like the footing player holding 50 more the next layer. Make sure which is the right guideline. Select all the text layers by holding shift key. Select Modeled. It is to put it simply now, create a duplicate copy off all one. 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