In this age of technology, there is hardly any individual who is disconnected from internet. Meme is a term which all the web savvy people are familiar with and many of them are involved in frequent creation of it. Whenever we think about meme, an image macro which is an image captioned with humorous words come into our mind. Even though, meme also incorporates funny and sarcastic video, GIF, saying, idea, etc. which go viral through internet. There are several reasons for creating meme like disclosing complex idea into simple idea, making the idea viral in social media and pick up more likes and shares, turning innovative idea into amusing color etc. At the same time, it is also an opportunity to spend leisure and make people giggle.
If you are a newbie in creating meme, this tutorial will assist you to make a meme of your own. Just follow the steps:
Open a new Photoshop document. To execute this, go to file and click new or hit Ctrl+N. Set your image size to any suitable size to have sufficient space preferably to 700×700 pixel and press OK.
Inverse the background into black by pressing Ctrl+I. If you want to resize the background layer, unlock the background layer by double clicking and hit Ctrl+T.
To use an existing image, download it and drag it to the Photoshop canvas. After that, select the image in the layer panel and press Ctrl+T to regulate the size of the image in the desired position.
Now, press T to use the type tool. Set the text color to white and choose the impact font. Write the text at the top of the image. Instead of writing the bottom text, you can duplicate the top text layer by hitting Ctrl+J or by right clicking the top layer and selecting Duplicate Layer option. Then, you can move the text at the bottom and modify the text to display.
After that, you can add blending options to beautify the meme. To accomplish that, go to specific layer. Select a specific layer and double click on it to choose the blending options like drop shadow, outer glow, stroke, etc.
Finally, save the meme. To perform that go to file and select the save for web. Select PNG-24 and click save.
With the rapid development of technology, people are innovating and enjoying all the latest trends. Meme is a social phenomenon which web savvy people often create and entertain others. As it is a sort of witty joke, it can bring jubilation even to a dejected person. Normally, it is an innate tendency of human beings to feel delighted by making others laugh and meme plays a vital role to do that. However, it should also be remembered that meme doesn’t spread because it is good rather it spreads because it deserves to be spread. This tutorial will help you enormously to make your own meme and have unlimited fun.