Inkscape can do that sort of thing. AFAIK, Gimp doesn't natively have this
tho I suppose somebody could write a plugin. But you could do it in Inkscape
import it into Gimp, either as a bitmap, or as a path.
--- Shin Diggar <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Is it possible to draw a closed shape using paths and then make some text
> fill the
> inside of that shape?
> This would be like text following a path but instead of just using it as a
> baseline it
> would stretch the width and height of the text to follow the full interior of
> It's something that's very common on badges and logos, and here is a mock-up
> I made to
> simulate what I'd like GIMP to do for me:
> I know there are tricks that can be used on raster text to create simple
> shapes such as
> bulging or squeezing the centre using lense distortion or other features, but
> I'm more
> interested in making text follow irregular (but precise) shapes, preferably
> vectors/paths like the current text-to-path feature does.
> Many thanks.
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