Pictorial : How to add curved text in your photos

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So I will be doing some occasional blogging tips and tricks posts to help other bloggers out there with some quick fixes and methods. Today I will be sharing with you how I watermark my nail art photos in a curved manner (as shown below)

Neon Tribal/Aztec Nail Art

Neon Tribal/Aztec Nail Art

 

I use software Adobe Photoshop 7 for doing this watermarking. If you have advance version of photoshop then there’s a feature where you just define the end points and the text will follow the path. But in my version its a limitation, so I use the below steps to get the result. I will highlight the buttons to click inside red boxes.

1) Open Photoshop and add the image to edit (either by drag n drop of by File -> Open)

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2) Select the Text Tool 

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3) Then Click on Create Warped Text button

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4) A small dialog box will open , click on drop drown box (Style) 

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5) Then Select Arc, you can select other options based on the path you want the text to take. (You can change the Bend percentage and Horizontal/Vertical as per your need. Just practice few times with the options, you will get it right.

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6) Then Click Ok and Edit the text formatting to select,font, size,color etc from the tool box shown below

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7) Then Place the mouse where you want the watermark and write the text

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Hope this tutorial was helpful to you. If you use any other method do share.

6 Comments

  1. ohh this soooo helpful! I always used to write the text and then try to warp it myself and it used to turn out horrible :p I’ll surely give this a try!

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