Draw the rough balloon and guides in pencil, then add words. Don’t be afraid to erase and rewrite until you have a block of text that looks attractive. If lines of text don’t comfortably fit the space, erase and try again. Avoid breaking words with hyphens and don’t squash words to make them fit under any circumstance!
When you are happy with how the text fits in the balloon, neatly render the letters ...
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