Warping text


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Warping text

One of the more fun text features in Photoshop is the Warp Text. Warping text is useful when you want to make some crazy special effects on text, or when you want to try to bend text around an object, like the can that you see right here. To start I have a regular type layer, which you see here in the Layers panel. This is point type and after I've created the text I just came in and selected this top line and changed its font size. So the first thing I have to do to bend this text around the can is to make it smaller.

Because this is vector text, I can change the size as much as I want. I can scale it up, or scale it down without risking degrading its appearance. To scale this down I am going to use the Free Transform command. To invoke that command, I'll press Command+T on a Mac or Ctrl+T on a PC. Then I get this bounding box. What I'd like to do is to resize from the center. So I am going to hold down the Option key on a Mac, or the Alt key on a PC plus the Shift key. The S...

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 CS4 Essential Training

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Photography
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Photoshop
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