Applying the 3D Extrude & Bevel effect


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Applying the 3D Extrude & Bevel effect

Illustrator supports three different types of 3D effects. If I select an object and I go to the Effect menu, I'll see underneath 3D there at list Extrude & Bevel, Revolve and Rotate. In this movie, we are going to explore the Extrude & Bevel option. Now Illustrator itself is a 2D program. So what I'm seeing right now on my artboard is a two-dimensional object, two dimensions meaning it has an X and a Y value, which if you think about it on the terms of an object itself, you can think of them as width and height. Working with Extrude gives you a third option or what we call now the third dimension, and that's the depth of an object. That's also referred to as the Z axis.

So you would have X, Y and Z. So the Extrude object right here, it takes this regular plain flat object and extends it back into space giving it some depth. Notice that right over here it says Extrude Depth, which is set to 50 points. So I click on the Preview button so we can actually see that. N...

Applying the 3D Extrude & Bevel effect
Video duration: 6m 25s 9h 42m Intermediate

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Applying the 3D Extrude & Bevel effect provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mordy Golding as part of the Illustrator CS4 Beyond the Basics

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Design
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Illustrator
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