How to Curve Text in Photoshop

How to Curve Text in Photoshop

Learn how to curve text in Photoshop from this tutorial for beginners. In this Photoshop lesson you will learn useful tips to make curve text in Photoshop. You will be able to make Photoshop curved text, Photoshop circle text and also Photoshop warp text. How to Curve Text in Photoshop [Video Tutorial] Watch the video tutorial and learn how to curve text in Photoshop. The tutorial includes also a free action to make circular text with 1-click! How to Curve Text in Photoshop There are at least two methods that you can use to curve text in Photoshop. The first method is to use Paths. And, the second method is to use the Warp Tool which is one of the Photoshop’s Transform Tools. 😊 Method 1: Type on a path in Photoshop What is a path in Photoshop? A Photoshop path is a non-printable line that can be straight or curved, open or closed. How to make a path in Photoshop? To make text on a path in Photoshop use the Pen Tool, the Ellipse Tool, the Rectangle Tool, the Custom Shape Tool, etc. What is important is to choose Paths from the top menu and not Shape. So here are the steps that you have to make to type on a path in Photoshop: To make curved text under drag the points inside the path. How to move text on a path in Photoshop? Use the Path Selection Tool to move the text along the path, up and down. 😊 Method 2: Bend Text in Photoshop [Warp Arch] Another method used to curve text in Photoshop is the bend text Photoshop option. Go to Edit Transform Warp and choose Arch from the drop-down list. In this way you can make an arched text in Photoshop. Play with the bend text Photoshop settings to make different curved text effects. Bend Horizontal distortion Vertical Distortion For making curved text under set the Bend text Photoshop setting to -45 for example. 😊 Method 3: Bend Text in Photoshop [Warp Arc] If you want to bend text without distorting use the Arch option instead of Arched option. Go to Edit Transform Warp and choose Arc from the drop-down list. In this way you can make an arched text in Photoshop without distorting. How to Warp Text in Photoshop So to warp text in Photoshop you can use one of the Warp transform options available: Arc, Arc Lower, Arc Upper, Arch, Bulge, Flag, Wave, etc. The warp transformation also works great if you want to curve image in Photoshop. To create custom warp text in Photoshop, you have to first convert the text to a smart object. Set a high text size before converting the text into a smart object otherwise the warp text effect will look blurry. These are some methods that you can use to curve font in Photoshop. Circle Text in Photoshop To make a circle text in Photoshop, you basicaly use a circle shape instead of an ellipse shape. For fast results use this circle text Photoshop action from PhotoshopSupply. How to Distort Text in Photoshop The text curving is a distort text effect just like the warp text effect.  » Read More

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