How to Create an Alphabet Blocks Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator

What You'll Be CreatingIn the following steps you will learn how to create an alphabet blocks text effect in Adobe Illustrator. For starters, you will learn how to set up a simple grid and how to save a set of symbols. Using the 3D Extrude & Bevel effect along with your saved symbols, you will learn how to create the starting cube shapes. Moving on, you will learn how to add color, shading and highlights using the Appearance panel, the Stroke panel and basic blending techniques. Finally, you will learn how to add subtle shadows and a simple (Read more...)