Learn To Create The Paint Brush Effect In PowerPoint

  • Download the free font
  • Install it on your system and open it in PowerPoint.
  • Insert a text box in your slide and type “THE”
  • Go to Home and change the font to Overdrive Sunset
  • Increase the font size to as many pts as you like ( we have chosen 400)
  • Insert a rectangular shape by clicking on Insert> Shapes> Rectangle
  • Place this rectangle over “THE”
  • Click on the rectangle and select Shape Format> Shape Outline> No Outline
  • Go to the Shape Format tab on the PowerPoint ribbon
  • Select the rectangle and click on Send Backward> Send to Back option from the dialog box
  • Now select both the rectangle and the text by pressing on CNT + A command
  • Go to Shape Format tab and select Merge Shapes
  • A dropdown menu will appear from which select the Intersect option
  • Go to Shape Format and select Merge Shapes
  • From the dropdown menu select the Union option
  • Right click on the shape and select Format Shape
  • A format shape dialog box opens towards the right hand side
  • Select Picture or Texture Fill radio button
  • Click on Insert. Your shape will be filled with the default texture as shown in the screenshot below:

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