Quick Tip: The Correct Way to Create Curved Text

Our text is now in the center.


Additional Text Settings

Here are more ways you can creatively create text along a path.

Flip Text Along a Path

With the Path Selection tool selected, simply drag the point towards the center of the shape to inverse the text.

Change Text Orientation

With the Text tool selected, click on the “Toggle text orientation” button in your options bar.


Final Results

Note on the Badges

Do you like the badges shown in this tutorial? These amazing badges were designed by Zeppelin Graphics – purchase them on Creative Market.  And case you’re wondering, yes the text is created on a vector path (no warped text) :)

58 thoughts on “Quick Tip: The Correct Way to Create Curved Text”

  1. brian@brianbeinlich.com

    Great tutorial! I’m trying to apply a drop shadow to the curved text, but it doesn’t seem to affect its appearance. Any idea why? Photoshop CS6.

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