For proof that you don't need Photoshop to do cool hybrid stuff on your computer, here's a quick tutorial I wrote up on creating a circle of text in Microsoft Word:
1. Make sure that the “Drawing” Toolbar is open. This can be found under the “View” Menu under “Toolbars”
2. Once the menu is open, choose “Word Art.”
3. The following screen will open. Choose the text that’s in a slight curve.
4. Input your text, choose your font, and adjust the size. Then hit okay.
5. Use your mouse to click on the little yellow square and pull it below your text as if you are trying to draw a circle.
6. Your text will now be in a smushed circle.
7. Using the clear square boxes around your text, stretch the smushed circle into a regular one.
8. You can change the color by using the “Line Color” and “Fill Color” choices at the bottom of the “Drawing” Toolbar. Here are four examples:
Have fun creating! And remember that today (Tuesday 2/12) is the last day to enter to win some fabulous Sultane papers! I'll be posting the name of the winner tomorrow! To win, post a comment on this blog entry at Craft Critique!