Creating Circular Text
Open a New: Document File > New > Blank Document.
Set the specifications for the document as shown below:
For this activity I want to view my grid so the text will snap to it as I type. Select View > Grid:
Your canvas should now look like this:
FYI: To turn off the Grid you would repeat the step above. It will then take off the check mark beside the name.
Click the Text Tool , then click on the canvas and type your text. The text options I used is shown below:
Make sure the Text is Left Aligned.
Click on Image > Rotate > Layer 180 degrees
(this will place the text upside down on the canvas):
Make a copy of the text layer (Layer > Duplicate) and hide the original layer by clicking the eye icon on the layers palette outlined in red below.
Right click on the top layerand slect Simplify Layer.
Select Image > Transform > Free Transform ( Ctrl + T).
On the transform options palette, change the height to 150. This will very depending on the size and style of font you use.
Click the Green Check to accept these settings.
Click Filter > Distort > Polor Coordinates:
Here is my finished project: