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Arched text effect in Sure Cuts a Lot 4

Posted on 18th December 2017
*Note- SCAL4 pro used.


1- Open SCAL4 software.


Type your text in the font you would like to use. I am using Marthas vintage from Fontbundles.net.


3- Resize your text.


4- Right click on your text and ungroup.


5- Select all of your text apart from the first and last letter. Next got to Effects > Bulge.


6- A new window will appear.


7- We need to adjust the bottom offset to you get the curve you would like. I tend to use 0.40 as a good guide.(1) Next adjust the bottom curve to around 10 to fix any distorting of the letters.(2)

Click on the preview button to ensure you are happy, then click OK.


8- Select the first and last letter (hold shift to do this) and then lengthen the letters.


9- while the 2 letters still selected, go to Effects > Bulge.


10- Adjust the bottom offset and bottom curve again. Preview the letters and when happy click OK.


11- Select all of the letters and go to Effects > Shadow layer.


12- Add 1 or 2 shadow layers to your text.


13- To change the color of each shadow layer, click the layer in the layer panel and then click on the fill color. Select the color you want and click OK.


14- Repeat the above process for each shadow layer. and your text is complete.

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