To change the color of font within a text box, click on the border of the box. The Drawing Tools: Format menu will appear on the right of the menu ribbon. Select the Drawing Tools: Format menu. On the “WordArt Styles” section, click on the drop-down menu next to Text Fill. You can preview the appearance of the text on the screen as you move your mouse over the color menu. Select the color you would like by clicking on the color sample.