Warping text


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Warping text

One of the special things that you can do with the text in Elements is to bend it to create your own unique look. This text is located on the type layer right here in the Layers panel. To warp this text first I'll click on the type layer to select it in the Layers panel and then I'll go over to the toolbar and I'm going to click on the Horizontal Type tool. Then I'm going to go up to the Options bar for that tool and click the Warp Text icon right here. That opens the Warp Text dialog box. I will start by selecting one of the preset styles from this menu of presets.

Some of these look better than others depending upon the text and the font and the style. There are some really wacky ones down here. Here's a Flag, a Wave, and even a Fish shape. I think I'm going to go with that Flag. Once I've selected a preset, then I can customize it by using the sliders. So I can bend and I can distort this horizontally, vertically. I think I'm going to put those both back t...

Warping text
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Warping text provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Jan Kabili as part of the Photoshop Elements 8 for Windows Essential Training

Subject:
Photography
Software:
Photoshop Elements
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