How to Curve Image in Photoshop

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Do you need to curve an image in Photoshop? The app makes it easy. Read this guide to learn how to curve an image in Photoshop.

How to Curve Image in Photoshop

Do you need to make an otherwise straight image seem curved? Maybe you need to apply a label to a round bottle or have some other reason, like you want to create the Leaning Tower of Pisa. Regardless of the reason, Photoshop makes curving your images a simple task. Continue reading to learn how to curve an image in Photoshop.

How to Curve Image in Photoshop

To curve an image in Photoshop: 

  1. Right-click your image Layer, then click Duplicate Layer
  2. Press the 👁️ icon next to your original layer to hide it. 
  3. Select your new layer and click Edit
  4. Hover over Transform.
  5. Click Warp
  6. Use the points on the image grid to curve your image. 
  7. Hit the ✓ icon in your top toolbar to confirm the changes. 
  8. Delete your original layer once you’re happy with the changes.
How to Curve Image in Photoshop

And there you have it! You’ve now curved an image in Photoshop. Play around with each of the grid dots to change how your picture looks. If you mess up, you can always just create another duplicate layer and delete the one you messed up on.

FAQ

How do I curve a shape in Photoshop? 

To curve a shape in Photoshop, use the Pen tool to create a path, and then use the Convert Point tool to edit the path. 

How do I curve the edges of an image in Photoshop? 

To curve the edges of an image in Photoshop, use the Warp tool under Edit>Transform.   

Is there a curve tool in Photoshop? 

Yes, there is. The Pen tool can be used to create a path, and then the Convert Point tool can be used to edit the path. The Warp tool can also be used to curve your image or element.   

How do you reshape an image in Photoshop? 

There are many ways to reshape an image in Photoshop. One way is to use the Crop tool under the Edit menu. Another way is to use the Transform under the Edit menu. 

How do I turn a rectangle into a curve in Photoshop? 

To turn a rectangle into a curve in Photoshop, use the Pen tool to create a path, and then use the Convert Point tool to edit the path.

For more Photoshop guides, see our Photoshop Section