How to Make an Ambigram in Photoshop

Ambigram can be defined as a word, art form or any other symbolic illustration which is presented in a unique way that you have to view it from different direction to get its meaning.

Adobe Photoshop is one of the most widely used software which is used by professionals and other individuals to create graphics, designs and web pages. In addition, it is also used for editing pictures. It provides a lot of features to its users. You can easily create ambigrams of your choice in this software by using different built-in controls.


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    First of all, you have to draw your ambigram on a piece of paper. If you want to make an ambigram of your name, you can sketch it in different manners. Make some ambigrams and choose the best of them. You should choose the one which is unique and difficult to interpret. Moreover, you can also make ambigrams of your favourite quotations or taglines. Besides, you can also create ambigrams for your friends with their names or their favourite quotations.

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    After sketching your ambigram on the paper, you have to open Photoshop on your computer. Double-click its icon on the desktop or click it in the list of programmes given in the start menu.

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    When Photoshop screen appears on your computer, click ‘File’ in the menu bar and then click on ‘New’. You will see a box, choose your desired resolution from that box. It will be better for you to choose a high resolution. After that, you have to click on ‘T’ tool which is given on the left toolbar on your screen.

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    Now, click on the white space and type whatever you want. After you are done with writing the line or word of your choice, click on the selection tool and then right click on the text which you just wrote.

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    Click on ‘Free Transform’ option and then press the right click of your mouse on the text. You can flip your ambigram in whatever direction you want. For instance, you can flip it in horizontal or vertical direction.

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    In the end, click on the ‘File’ in the menu bar and select ‘Save’ option. Use any extension as per your requirement to save the file. You can also make different copies of your file by clicking on ‘Save As’ option.

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