How to Rasterize Text on Photoshop

Adobe Photoshop is one of the best and most widely used image editing application. In this application the shapes and text is created on vector layer. In vector layer when you zoom in it will remain smooth and you won’t find any sharper edges. On the other hand a rasterized image upon zooming in will show squares and sharp edges which are called pixels. Majority of the Photoshop tools only work on rasterize images. You can also learn about Grouping and Ungrouping Worksheets in MS Excel. In order to rasterize the images you are required to follow these simple steps.

  • 1st of all you need to create a new document in Photoshop.
  • Now you need to select Text Tool from the Toolbox or you can type T from keyboard for accessing Type Tool.
  • Now you need to click anywhere in your document and start typing any word or a paragraph.
  • On the right side of the window there is a layer panel where the text layer has been included. Right click on the text layer and select Rasterize Type from it.
  • The text is now converted into graphics which can be manipulated with brushes and filters easily.
  • Apply faded effect on your text and for that you need to use Eraser Tool and then select Stencil Sponge-Wet Brush.
  • Now you need to add a background on the newly converted graphic.
  • In the next step create a new layer and for that type in Shift+Ctrl+N.
  • Now fill in the layer by any color with the use of Bucket Tool.
  • Duplicate the type graphic and modify the opacity of the layer from 20-25%.
  • Now you ned to merge both layers by typing Ctrl+E.
  • By using Pen Tool draw a frame and once the path is drawn save the path.
  • Right click on the path and select stroke path.
  • Now fill all the outer areas with the white color by using Bucket Tool.
  • You need to make sure that the the opacity of Bucket Tool is 25%.