How to Make Curved Text in Photoshop

by Tom Harrison in office productivity

Photoshop has a “Text Warp” tool that can take care of curving your text. The Text Warp tool can also do arcs, bulges, shell shapes, flags, waves, fish, squeezing, twisting, and more.


How can I make curved text with Adobe Photoshop?

With your text selected, click on the “Text Warp” button in the menu bar along the top of the screen. It looks like this:

The text warp button in the Photoshop toolbar
The Text Warp button in the Photoshop toolbar.

Clicking this button will bring up the Text Warp tool. Use the drop down menu labeled “Style” to select the desired effect for your text.

Text Warp style menu
Style Menu of the Text Warp tool, where you choose the look of your curved text.

Hit the “OK” button and watch your text transform into whatever distorted shape you chose.