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How to create a 3D Tube Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator?


3D Tube Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator

I am here again with a new text effect. Today’s text effect is 3D Tube Text Effect. We will create this effect in Adobe Illustrator with the help of Type Tool and Blend Tool.

3D Tube Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator

So get ready to learn 3D tube text effect by following the below steps-

Step 1

To create this effect first of all you have to create a new document and then select the Type Tool. Click on the artboard and type your text. Be wise while selecting the font style. The font style must be such that the effect is properly visible.

3D Tube Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator

Step 2

Now select your text and left click on your mouse. Select Create Outlines from the pop up dialogue box.

3D Tube Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator

After creating outlines, again left click on your mouse and select Ungroup to ungroup the letters.

3D Tube Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator

Step 3

Now change the fill color to none and stroke color to black or any color of your choice.

3D Tube Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator

Select the Pen Tool and start drawing outlines inside the letter as shown in the below image.

3D Tube Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator

Now delete the original letters, i.e., the letters with the black stroke. Create a circle and fill it with a color or a gradient and make a duplicate copy of that circle.

3D Tube Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator

Step 4

Select both the circles and click on Object in the Menu Bar and then place the cursor on Blend and select Make.

3D Tube Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator

Double click on the Blend Tool in the Tool Panel to increase the Specified Steps between the two circles.

Now make number of duplicate copies of the blend equal to the number of letters in the text.

3D Tube Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator

Step 5

Select a letter and a blend and then click on Object in the Menu Bar. Place the cursor on Blend and select Replace Spine.

3D Tube Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator

When you will click on Replace Spine, blend selected will change its path and will be applied to the selected letter.

3D Tube Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator

In the same way, replace the path of other blends also.

Final

After replacing the path of all the blends your text will look like this-

3D Tube Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator

Create your own 3D Tube Text Effect and share this tutorial with others who love playing with text effects.







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How to Wrap Text in Shape in Adobe Illustrator?


Wrap Text in Shape in Adobe Illustrator

Here is a new tutorial for you after a short break. You would have seen various typography or text effects and would have also wondered how it has been created. Out of curiosity you would have asked someone or searched on internet and might be you would have not got a satisfactory answer.

Today I am here to teach you a new text effect in which you will learn to Wrap Text into a Shape in Adobe Illustrator.

Wrap Text in Shape in Adobe Illustrator

With the help of this effect you can give a shape to your text. Let’s begin with the tutorial-

Step 1

By starting with creating a new document, create a shape in which you want to wrap your text. Always create a closed path shape for this effect otherwise you won’t be able to wrap the text in a shape.

Wrap Text in Shape in Adobe Illustrator

Step 2

Now select Type Tool form the Tool Panel and click on the artboard to type your text. After typing your text increase its size and you can even change the Font Style.

Wrap Text in Shape in Adobe Illustrator

Step 3

After typing the text select the shape and then click on Object in the Menu Bar. Then place the cursor on Arrange and select Bring to Front.

Wrap Text in Shape in Adobe Illustrator

Step 4

Now select the shape and the text and click on Object in the Menu Bar and then place the cursor on Envelope Distort and select Make with Top Object.

Wrap Text in Shape in Adobe Illustrator

When you will click on Make with Top Object your text will get wrapped into the shape.

Wrap Text in Shape in Adobe Illustrator

Step 5

If you want to edit the text after wrapping it into the shape than double click on the wrapped text and the original text will get selected.

Wrap Text in Shape in Adobe Illustrator

Now you can edit your text and even change its color or size.

Wrap Text in Shape in Adobe Illustrator

 Practice this effect with other shapes and remember to draw a closed path shape to wrap the text in a shape.

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How to create 3D Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator?


3D Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator

In today’s tutorial I will show how you can create 3D Text Effect 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 with the below steps to create 3D Text Effect 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 a correct Font Style and Font Size for your text.


3D Text Effect 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 Effect 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 Effect in Adobe Illustrator

After creating outlines, click on Object in the Menu Bar and place the cursor on Blend and select Make.

3D Text Effect 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 Effect in Adobe Illustrator

Step 4

Now go to the Layer Panel and select the original text as shown in the below image.

3D Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator

Now drag the selected text slightly towards left and reduce the font size to create your 3D Text Effect. (See the below image.)

3D Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator

Practice Time

In just few simple steps you can create 3D Text Effect. Now it’s time to practice this 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 you can easily learn to create 3D Text effect with the help of this tutorial. So share this tutorial with others and write your views in the comment section.







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How to create a Flat Vector Car in Adobe Illustrator?


Flat Vector Car in Adobe Illustrator

Creating a flat vector art in Adobe Illustrator is an interesting thing. If you enjoy Illustrating then here is a new tutorial for you in which you will learn to create a Flat Vector Car in Adobe Illustrator with the help of few tools.

Flat Vector Car in Adobe Illustrator

Follow the below steps and draw a simple vector art of car in your illustrator-

Step 1

Start with creating a new document. Now select the Ellipse Tool from the Tool Panel or hit the shortcut key ‘L’. Draw a medium size circle at the center and then draw two ovals, of small size and medium size respectively, and place them on the left and right side of the circle.

Flat Vector Car in Adobe Illustrator

Now select all the shapes and then select the Shape Builder Tool and add the shapes as shown in the below image.

Flat Vector Car in Adobe Illustrator

Step 2

Select the Rectangle Tool from the Tool Panel to draw the base of the car. Draw the rectangle at the bottom of the shape created with the Shape Builder Tool. (See the below image)

Flat Vector Car in Adobe Illustrator

Now again select the Shape Builder Tool and subtract the extra shape to create the outline of the Flat Vector Car.

Flat Vector Car in Adobe Illustrator

Step 3

Now draw two same sized circles with the help of Ellipse Tool and place them above the outline of the car at the bottom side.

Flat Vector Car in Adobe Illustrator

Activate the Pathfinder Panel by clicking on Window in the Menu Bar and click on Pathfinder. Now select all the shapes and click on Minus Front in the Pathfinder Panel.

Flat Vector Car in Adobe Illustrator

Step 4
Now it’s time to draw the wheels of your Flat Vector Car. For that draw two circles of same size and place them at the right position. You can see it in the below image.

Flat Vector Car in Adobe Illustrator

Now we will add windows to your Flat Vector Car. Draw a circle inside the car and convert it into a semi-circle. Then draw a line perpendicular to the center. Select the semi-circle and the line and click on Divide in the Pathfinder Panel.

After that Ungroup the selection and select one part and drag it slightly away to give it a look of window.

Flat Vector Car in Adobe Illustrator

Coloring Time

Color your Flat Vector Car with your favorite colors and design it as your dream car.

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How to create a Face Manipulation Effect in Adobe Illustrator?


Face Manipulation Effect in Adobe Illustrator

Face Manipulation is an effect of Adobe Photoshop but I will teach you how you can create this effect in Adobe Illustrator. This effect can be a funny effect in which you can manipulate the face and create a unique artwork.

Not let the effects get restricted to single software and with this motto I had taught you to create the Face Sliced Effect in Adobe Illustrator which is also an effect of Adobe Photoshop. If you have not seen that tutorial then click on the below link-


Let’s get back to today’s tutorial and follow the below steps-

Step 1

For face manipulation effect you have to first select an image which is of good quality. After that add that image to the document by clicking on File on the Menu Bar and then select Place.

Face Manipulation Effect in Adobe Illustrator


Step 2

After adding the image to the document now you have to create a Clipping Mask. For creating a clipping mask, select the Pen Tool and draw the outlines of the face covering the area which you require for your artwork.

Face Manipulation Effect in Adobe Illustrator

Select the image and the outline drawn with the help of Pen Tool and then click on Object in the Menu Bar and place your cursor on Clipping Mask and then select Make.

Face Manipulation Effect in Adobe Illustrator

Step 3

After creating the Clipping Mask, duplicate the result of the clipping mask.

Face Manipulation Effect in Adobe Illustrator

Now select an image and then select the Pencil Tool and start drawing on the face to again make a Clipping Mask.

Face Manipulation Effect in Adobe Illustrator

Step 4

Place the clipped image over the duplicate image and then select the pencil tool. Now draw random shapes on the duplicate image on the area which was not covered in the first image.

Select those random shapes and make a Compound Path of them and then select the compound path and the duplicate image and make Clipping Mask.

Face Manipulation Effect in Adobe Illustrator

Step 5

Again select the Pencil Tool from the Tool Panel and draw random shapes and fill them with different colors and gradients to create the Face Manipulation Effect.

Arrange those shapes in front or at back of the image and create your Face Manipulation Effect.

Face Manipulation Effect in Adobe Illustrator

You can also watch the video of this effect by clicking on the below link-


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