photoshop- Create Text on a circle

photoshop- Create Text on a circle

1) Create a New new 300X300 file in RGB color Mode, and choose contents as transparent.

2) Fill the canvas with the desired background color (Edit » Fill).

3) Turn on the Rulers & Gudes. (Choose View > Show Rulers, & View > Snap to Guides).

4) Drag a vertical and horizontal guide into the center of the canvas.

photoshop- Create Text on a circle
5) Select the Type tool [ T ] and enter some text. Use whatever font and size you like and for best results, make sure you space your letters by increasing the Tracking (for this example I used a value of 100). Position the text vertically as shown, and center it horizontally using the guide. photoshop- Create Text on a circle
6) Rotate the text by selecting Image > Rotate Canvas >180º.This step is required in order to end up with text which reads across the top of our circle : however, you may skip this step if you want your text to read around the bottom. See Fig 6

7) Increase the text height to approximately twice its default height by using Free Transform. (Choose Edit > Free Transform and drag the border down and press enter.) If you omit this step and apply the Polar filter, the text will be disproportioned .See Fig 7

photoshop- Create Text on a circle
8) Now apply Filter > Distort > Polar Coordinates using the Rectangular to Polar option. When prompted about rendering the text layer, click OK .

If you want you can change the position of the text circle by using move tool.

9)Rotate the image right-side-up again by Selecting Image > Rotate Canvas > 180º.

In this fig the text ring is not a complete circle. By changing the text size You can make a complete text ring. See Fig 8

photoshop- Create Text on a circle
photoshop- Create Text on a circle
Fig 6
photoshop- Create Text on a circle
Fig 7
photoshop- Create Text on a circle
Fig8

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