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Chapter 15. Showtime: Showing Your Clien... > Watermarking and Adding Copyright In... - Pg. 419

The Photoshop CS2 Book for Digital Photographers Step Three: Create a new blank layer by clicking on the Create a New Layer icon at the bottom of the Layers palette. Press the letter D to set your Foreground color to black. Now, press-and-hold the Shift key and click-and-drag the Copyright symbol over your photo (use your own judg- ment as to size and placement, but the Shift key will ensure the symbol remains in proportion). Note: If you end up with a Shape layer or a path, look in the Options Bar to make sure that you have Fill Pixels selected (it's the third icon from the left in the first group of icons) before you draw the Copyright symbol. Step Four: Go under the Filter menu, under Stylize, and choose Emboss. Apply the Emboss filter set at Angle 135°, Height 3 pixels, and Amount 100% (you can increase the Height setting to 5 pixels if you want the effect to be more pronounced), and then click OK. Step Five: To smooth the edges of the Copyright symbol, go to the Layers palette, turn on Lock Transparent Pixels (it's the first icon from the left in the Lock section at the top of the palette), and then go under Filter, under Blur, and add a 2- or 3-pixel Gaussian Blur. Continued Showing Your Client Chapter 15 419