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Mastering Photoshop, Vol. 3 by Smashing Magazine

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Establishing Your Grid In Photoshop

By Steve Schoeffel

Creating a grid is typically one of the very first things you do when starting a design comp. After all, it provides the basic structure on which the rest of your design will lie. In this chapter, we’ll provide two different methods for efficiently establishing a grid. These methods enable you to quickly and smartly form a grid so that you can spend more time designing.

Establishing Your Grid in Photoshop

Method 1

The first method uses GuideGuide1 by Cameron McEfee2 to set up vertical columns. This Photoshop plugin is said to be in beta, but from my experience with it everything works perfectly well, and there is even talk of the ...

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