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Old 03-03-06, 05:51 PM   #1
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Looking for help with Photoshop and text (monkey picture included)

I know most photoshop threads are about making funny picture funnier, but I need some educating.

I'm trying to fill irregular shaped areas with type, so it seems there should be a way to create text bounding borders using masks or paths, but I can't figure out how to make that happen. For instance:



In an image like this monkey, I want the text to fill in the empty space around the monkey so that i looks something like this:



Is something like this even possible with Photoshop?

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Old 03-03-06, 05:58 PM   #2
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I think that requires illustrator...
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Old 03-03-06, 06:19 PM   #3
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I think that requires Quark...
fixed.
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Old 03-03-06, 06:21 PM   #4
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I think that requires rub-on letter transfers...
Fixed

* and for the record... Illustrator or Quark would work.
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Old 03-03-06, 06:34 PM   #5
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Old 03-03-06, 09:21 PM   #7
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Thank you very much. I tried that so many times and couldn't get it to work, I guess I just needed a little push in the right direction.
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Old 03-04-06, 01:56 PM   #8
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Photoshop is not the right tool to use for this.
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