Easy-to-follow video tutorials help you learn software, creative, and business skills.Become a member
So I have got my backdrop built and now I'm ready to construct a piece of text. So I am going to go to the Create panel and in the Shapes sub-panel, I have got Splines and you'll see Text is an object type. So I will select that and I can go ahead and enter in my text now and choose the font and then I can click in the viewport to create the text. I can actually put a carriage return in there too, put an Enter so I have a line break. And then I can choose any font that's installed on my Windows system.
So I have got some fun stuff in here. I am looking for one I've got called Timepiece. And just click in the front view to create the text. So now you see I have got a flat piece of text that's just made out of Splines. And as long I hadn't clicked off that object, I can play around with the parameters over here, like I can change the font and so on. The main thing I want to do is adjust the Leading here to move them closer to one another, and I also want them to be centered. I have got Kerning, which is the space between letters too. You can play around with that.
And of course I've also got the overall Size. So I am going to make this something like about 5 feet. I can also, of course, go to the Modify panel and do the same. You can make it italic. That's a fake italic that's just making it skewed over to the right, and adjust any of these parameters. So I've got some text and next we will add a bevel to it to make it 3D.
Get unlimited access to all courses for just $25/month.Become a member
107 Video lessons · 35417 Viewers
100 Video lessons · 5882 Viewers
94 Video lessons · 24771 Viewers
83 Video lessons · 10394 Viewers
Access exercise files from a button right under the course name.
Search within course videos and transcripts, and jump right to the results.
Remove icons showing you already watched videos if you want to start over.
Make the video wide, narrow, full-screen, or pop the player out of the page into its own window.
Click on text in the transcript to jump to that spot in the video. As the video plays, the relevant spot in the transcript will be highlighted.
Your file was successfully uploaded.