Add text to complex surfaces in Photoshop


06 Let’s add some lettering to the composition. Using the Vertical Type tool, enter your text and merge it to a new layer. Now the type is an object and you can distort it. Go to Filters>Tools>Wave, or Ctrl/right-click on the object and choose Warp. This tool might make the text blurry, so use it carefully. Another way to avoid the blurriness is to create the text object separately and apply the effects at a higher resolution, then import it into the artwork and use it at a smaller size.

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