3D Text in Adobe Illustrator

3D Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator

In today’s adobe illustrator tutorial, I will show how you can make 3D Text in Adobe Illustrator without using the 3D effect tool.

Vector graphics are not restricted to 2 dimensions. They can be 3 dimensions also and you will learn to create a 3 dimensions text effect in today’s tutorial. This effect will be created with the help of Blend Tool instead of 3D Effect Option.

Go through the below easy to draw steps for making  3D Text in Adobe Illustrator
Step 1

Open Adobe Illustrator and create a new document. Select the Type Tool from the Tool Panel and type the text. Choose the correct Font Style and Font Size for your text.

3D Text in Adobe Illustrator
Step 2

Select the text and press Ctrl + C to copy the text. Now click on Edit in the Menu Bar and select Paste in Back to paste the text at back of the original text.
3D Text in Adobe Illustrator


Step 3

Select both the original text and the copied text and then press Right Click and select Create Outlines.
3D Text in Adobe Illustrator

After creating outlines, click on Object in the Menu Bar and place the cursor on Blend and select Make.
3D Text in Adobe Illustrator

After blending the text double click on the Blend Tool in the Tool Panel and set the Specified Steps accordingly.
3D Text in Adobe Illustrator

Step 4

Now go to the Layer Panel, select the layers and change the font color.

Then again select the original text layer from the blend layer and drag the selected text slightly towards the left. Now reduce the font size to create your 3D Text Effect. (See the below image.)

3D Text in Adobe Illustrator
Practice Time

In just a few simple steps you can make 3D Text in Illustrator . Now it’s time to practice this 3D Text Effect by choosing your own text, font style, and font type. You can even use gradients to give an effective color effect to the text.
This was a simple tutorial and it’s easy to learnto make a 3D Text effect with the help of this illustrator tutorial. So share this tutorial with others and write your views in the comment section.

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