Tip 1: How to make letters

Visual aids, which are made with their own hands the letter several times to improve the perception of the children of important information.Education through such letters can be carried out in the form of games, and if one or more letters are lost, you can always make a replacement.
you need
  • sheet of white paper, cardboard, blue and red markers, glue, blocks, sheets of plywood, file / sandpaper, shortbread dough, available materials
Guide
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Draw a letter
felt-tip pen on a sheet of white paper.If this vowel, use red, if you agree - blue.To prolong the life of the grant, can be pasted on a sheet of paper cardboard.
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Saw letter from a piece of thin plywood.Grind edge products with a file or sandpaper, so that the child does not hurt himself.Cover letters lacquered plywood, then they are not afraid of moisture and will last long.
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Take a sheet of cardboard, draw a letter on it in pencil.Over the thin pencil lines multicolored paste beads, stones, shells.With the same purpose
can be used twigs, leaves, petals, hats acorns and other natural materials.
4
Print large, clear letters on a sheet of paper (white, yellow, blue or any other light color).Take a wooden or plastic cubes on each side of the cube stick one letter.One cubic letters may be identical or different.
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shortbread Knead the dough, divide it into many small lumps, roll them out thin flagella.On a baking sheet covered with baking paper or greased, shape their flagella letters.Bake the letters until they are flushed.
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Ask your child to help you make the letters.So you will not only entice the kid interesting new business, but also will be able to begin to acquaint him with the alphabet in the manufacturing process of a visual aid.

Tip 2: How to make gold font

One of the fastest ways to create a label, stylized gold is applied to the test layer gradient and terrain.All these parameters can be set in the Layer Style dialog box, the graphic editor Photoshop.
How to make gold font
you need
  • program Photoshop.
Guide
1
Open the image over which you have a golden inscription print or create a new document in RGB mode option menu New File.Turn on the Paint Bucket Tool and fill the layer with a document created in any dark color.This color does not affect the label, but the gold letters on a dark background will look much more spectacular than on a light or transparent.
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inscription tool Horizontal Type Tool.Layer Style, which you will configure, looks more natural to the serif fonts.Change the font is already done, you can label by highlighting the text and selecting a new font from the drop-down list under the main menu.
3
Fill letters reflected a gradient from dark yellow to light yellow.For this option to apply the Gradient Overlay Layer style group menu Layer.Click on the gradient strip to open the settings window of the gradient.Select the leftmost color marker click on the colored rectangle that appeared in the Preferences window, and select a dark yellow color palette opened.In the same manner, set a light yellow color to the right of the marker.
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In order to simplify the selection of colors for the gradient, open the image in Photoshop of any gold items.To select the darkest color in the gradient, click the dark area of ​​the subject.A bright portion of the image will help you to choose the light component of the gradient.
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In the Style settings window gradient fill, select Reflected.As a result, the inscription should appear dark edges and light middle.If the upper and lower parts of the letters appeared brighter middle, tick the checkbox Reverse.
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To adjust the relief tab Bevel and Emboss.From the Style list, select the Inner Bevel, and from the list Technique - point Chisel Hard.Adjust Size thus formed letters to have sharp edges.From the list, select Gloss contour Cone, Ring or Ring-double, depending on how setting your text will look more realistic.If after setting the gloss graffiti appeared noise, tick the check box Anti-aliased.
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Golden font ready.If you wish to add an outer glow to the letters by clicking on the tab Outer Glow.Spread and Size settings are responsible for the size of the glow, and Opacity, as you might expect, because of its transparency.As the glow color can leave the color which is set by default.
Sources:
  • Gold text in Photoshop
Note
Do not use for the production of the letters toxic materials.Make sure to have ready the letters there are no sharp angles and cutting edges, about that kid can get hurt.
Helpful Hint
can make the letters of the material at hand, which exists in any home.These may be pieces of colorful fabric, wallpaper, foam, etc.The letters can be linked, to sew, to mold. ... In order to get the same letter size, use a stencil.
Sources:
  • Detsky Mir - article about children.Entertaining alphabet
  • letter paper

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