Tip : Text following a circle has many applications in graphic
design and this easy to follow tutorial will show you how to acheive
the effect in no time at all.
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an easy to follow PSP tutorial for placing text that follows a circle. Screenshots
are used to guide you through the necessary steps.
Text Following a Circle
Open your Paint Shop Pro program.
Select new image. We will make this
new image 200 x 200 with white background, You can experiment with your own sizes
to suit your needs.
Set both foreground and background colors to white,
you can experiment with your own background colors.
on Layers || New Vector Layer and make sure that "mask is enabled"
and "mask is locked" is checked.
on the Preset Shapes tool.
Select Toggle Tool Options.
and apply the following settings,
Preset Shape = Circle or Elipse
Antialias = Checked
Create as Vector = Checked
Line Width = 1
Place your cursor within the image, right click and hold the mouse button down
while pulling shape out to desired size.
image will now look like this on the right.
the Text Tool .
Right click on your image to bring up the Text Screen.
Type in your
Set your font preference. Set your text size and color
preference. Make sure that Floating and Antialias is checked.
ok and your image will have the text applied but the floating ants will
still be around your text.
You can now add additional effects such as
(Effects || 3D Effects ||Drop Shadow) or other filters
from plugins such as Eye Candy or Blade Pro.
applying filters, select
Layers || Merge || Merge All (flatten.)
Selections || Select None. Then Save As.
You can now design with Circular Text.