Sliced Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator
Sliced Text or you may say Cut Text Effect is a cool text effect. It helps in creating a graphic effect. You can cut text into half or into several pieces. It’s all depends upon your creative mind how you want to create cut text effect.
If you want you can even cut letters separately with various cuts.
In today’s tutorial you will learn to create a Sliced Text Effect. You will slice your text with the help of line and pathfinder panel.
Follow the following steps to learn this effect-
Type a Text
To slice a text the most essential thing you need is a TEXT. So select the Type Tool and type your word.
You can change the font style and size and even the color of the text.
After changing color and font style of the text, select the text with the help of Selection Tool. Now right click on the selection and select Create Outlines.
After creating outlines, draw lines on the text in that manner in which you want to cut the text. You can draw lines with the help of Pen Tool or Line Segment Tool. The number of lines depends upon in how many parts you want to cut your text.
Slicing the Text
Select the lines created and hit Ctrl + C to copy the lines. Let the lines be selected and press shift and select the text. Now go the Pathfinder Panel and click on Divide.
The selection will get divided then click on Ungroupbutton to ungroup them.
Press Shift + Ctrl + V to paste the copied lines on Place. (NOT COMPULSORY)
Now your text is cut into parts and you can select each part individually and drag then slightly away.
Type your text, choose a font style and slice it in different ways and create your own Sliced Text Effect.
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