Besides changing fonts, warping text is perhaps the
most basic piece of font manipulation. There are two main ways of
Warp Text Tool
After adding text to your image, if you look in the
text tool bar at the top of the screen you will see the warp text
This profides you with a variety of options
for warping your text and with a good deal of control of the effects
For CS users it is also possible to use
the path tools to get far more contrl over their text warping.
First create a path:
Now select the text tool and click at
the start of the path. You will see the cursor change:
You can modify this text and also use
the path tools to change the way it is warped.
I believe there is a similar technique
which is possible in earlier versions of photoshop which requires
the layer to be rasterised before warping. I will look into this.