In this post we will show how to create your own watermark using Adobe Photoshop in few easy steps! .


Watermark Final ScreenshotThis is what a final image would look after watermark insertion. Let’s do it step by step with few screenshots.Download the PSD (photoshop file).Getting startedstep#1: Install Adobe Photoshop for Windows or Mac.step#2: Right click a copy of an image and open it with Adobe Photoshop.step#3: Select a horizontal Type tool (on left hand side tool box) with symbol “T” or press T from keyboard.

watermark tools

Watermark ToolsInsert a  watermarkstep#4: Select your text size using left mouse button on the image (Note: it will create a new layer, check right hand side layer above background).step#5: Type your text like ‘do not copy’ or ‘watermark’ , adjust the text size.

text tool, text area and layers

Text tool, text area and layersRotate the text layerstep#6: Now select the text layer from right hand side column. We are about to rotate the text later. Now press v or select move tool and you will notice show transformation control check box just above the ruler. Check it and then click on the border of the text area, notice the area where show transform control was present earlier, we now have too many option, but here we just need to change the angle value from 0 degree to -45 degree. Check the checkmark button on top to finish transformation.

image rotate

Image RotateSet Opacitystep#7: Again select the rotated text layer and look just above the layer box and set the opacity to say 25-30%. Save the image for web. Thats all, your image is now protected  with a custom watermark. Njoy!

opacity tool

Opacity tool

final image with watermark..

Final image with watermark