Create 3D type in 10 simple steps

The relationship between type and image is widely regarded as the foundation of effective graphic design. No matter how good an image is, this relationship will make or break a piece of work. However, it's often overlooked. If you want to communicate with your audience, why not make your message really stand out?

In this walkthrough I will show you how to use a combination of basic tools and techniques in Photoshop and Illustrator to create 3D type with real impact. We'll also look at some subtle lighting techniques to create extra depth within the type, which you can then experiment with in your own work.

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