How to Create a Semi-Transparent, 3D Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator

In the following steps you will learn how to create a colorful, semi-transparent, three-dimensional text effect in Adobe Illustrator. We’ll start with some basic text and several Compound Paths and a built-in Calligraphic brush. Once we get our starting vector shapes we’ll add the three-dimensional look using the Extrude & Bevel effect. We’ll use some simple vector shape building techniques...

How to Create a Semi-Transparent, 3D Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator