Circular Word Art
by Karen Schulz
Turn a simple phrase into an eye-catching piece of word art with the use of Polar Coordinates.
For this tutorial you will need:
- Photoshop Elements or Adobe Photoshop
- A basic Sans or Sans Serif Font; good examples are Lato, Bebas Neue,
Quicksand, Playfair Display (free at Font Squirrel)
- The PSD file included in the download for this tutorial
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(video, manual & layered quick page)
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Page: Life Captured by Karen Schulz
Photo: Linda Franks
Kit: Life Captured by Karen Schulz (Snickerdoodle Designs) Font: Kidnapped
Fonts: Kidnapped, Catalina Typewriter
More pages created using this tutorial:
Page & Photos: Christine McCune
Kits: Anna Aspnes; Music: old hymnal
Sculptures: Jacqueline Kent
Fonts: Myriad Pro, Orator, Perfect Redemption
Page: Sharron Lamb
Photos: DDIL, Julie Lamb
Kits: FunInTheSun_DD, 96-travel, 78-pier, Palvinka_TakeMeToTheBeach, AASPN_FramedMasks2, 74-ABC, LoveMom-KarlaDudley
Fonts: Avenir Next Condensed; An Unfortunate Event; Better Together
Page: Sharron Lamb
Photo: DD, Zanna Boucher
Kits: Life Captured by Karen Schulz, AmandaHeimann-ComeOutandPlay, Stories365-KristinCroninBarrow, AnnaAspnes-ArtPlayPaletteFamily
Font: Avenir Next Condensed
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Thank your for this tutorial.
It is a great way to add interest to the page.
You’re welcome, Christina. I hope you enjoy using this technique!
Thank you for the tutorial! Text in a circle makes it so interesting!
You are welcome, Linda! I’m glad you enjoyed the tutorial.
Kay - Bright Eyes
Wow… how simple to create a circular word art! Thanks for this wonderful tut, Karen.
Thanks, Kay! I’m glad you enjoyed the tutorial! I’ve already seen what you did with it, and your page was gorgeous!
Karen, this is so exciting. I look forward to all the tutorials you’ll bring us. Thank you for the free kit. I love this technique and that it’s so easy to do
Hi Maggie! Thank you for the warm welcome!I’m glad you enjoyed the tutorial and found it easy. I hope you enjoy using the mini-kit as well!
Welcome Karen! Thank you for the fun tutorial!
Thanks for the great tutorial and mini kit, Karen. I’ve been a fan for quite a few years now and am really glad to see you at Digital Scrapper. Your tutorial came at just the right time as I needed to make a nice digital birthday card for my best friend. I was able to use your typing in a circle and foundation to make her the perfect card.
Hi Mary Sue! It’s nice to see you here! I’m so glad the tutorial came at just the right time for you. I’m sure your friend will love your personalized card!
Fantastic Tutorial Karen! Thank you so much and Welcome to DS. I’m excited to see what classes you have in store for us!
Hi Carla, thank you for your warm welcome! I’m glad you liked the tutorial too. 🙂
I too have many of your tutorials and appreciate your quick and easy fixes to common problems. You will be a great addition to DS – can hardly wait to see what all you come up with!
Hi Elizabeth! It’s good to see you here! Thank you for the kind words as well. 🙂
Welcome to Digital Scrapper and thank you for the tutorial!
How exciting to welcome a talented new instructor to Digital Scrapper! This is such a fun way to use the Polar Coordinates filter—thanks for the tutorial and lovely Add-on Mini Kit!
Thank you, Linda. I’m so happy to be joining the Digital Scrapper team!
This is so interesting. Thank you for the tutorial (it was fun to do) and welcome to Digital Scrappers!
Thank you, DeLoris! I hope you’ll post your page in the Facebook Group so we can see what you did with the tutorial!
Karen, I’m so excited that you have joined the Digital Scrapper team. You are such a super talented artist, and I have many of your tutorials, so I know that you are a great teacher too. Welcome, Karen, and thank you for this wonderful tutorial and free mini kit!
Thank you for the warm welcome and kind words, Christine! I hope you enjoy using the mini-kit!
Nancy M Olson
Hi Karen! Thank you so much for this wonderful tutorial. I’ve been a fan of yours FOREVER! So happy you’re joining
Digital Scrapper. Can’t wait to see you in class!
Hi Nancy! I’m so happy to see you here! Thank you for the warm welcome! I hope you enjoy using the tutorial. Please share what you create on the Facebook Page so we can all see!
Great tutorial and beautiful kit! Welcome to the Digital Scrapper family!
Thank you so much, Kathleen! I’m happy to be here.
Thank you for the tutorial and kit. Welcome to the family! Digital Scrapper is the best. I’m looking forward to your classes.
Hi Vivian, Thank you for the warm welcome! I agree, Digital Scrapper is the best!
Hi Karen! Thanks so much for the lovely quick page and the awesome tutorial. I know you’ll do great things here. Best of luck with this new endeavor.
Hi Debbie! Thank you for the warm welcome and good wishes. I hope you find the tutorial helpful and fun.
Thank you for the tutorial and the beautiful kit – I look forward to your future classes!
You’re so welcome, Amma. I hope you enjoy both the tutorial and the kit. I hope to see you in my future classes.
Thanks, Karen. Great tutorial. Welcome to Digital Scrapper. Love your designs and look forward to seeing you in the classroom.
Thank you for the warm welcome, Linda! I’m glad you like the tutorial!
thank you Karen! can’t wait to try it out!
You’re welcome, Joann! We would love to see what you do with this technique!