008 Exploring Inner Glow Settings


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008 Exploring Inner Glow Settings

You can do some really fun things by applying Inner Glow to type. Here I created some type that looks like it's made out of weathered wrought iron, and the way that I did that was to combine two effects, Bevel and Inner Glow. The Bevel gives me a nice 3D feel like this is made out of real metal, and the Inner Glow supplies the weathered texture. Let's see how it's done. I will select the text-frame, open my Effects panel, and I can see from the fx icon that effects have been applied at the text level. I will double-click to open the dialog box and I can see the Bevel and Emboss.

Here I chose an Inner Bevel with a Chisel Hard technique, a direction of Up, and a Size of 7 pixels. I increase the Altitude to make the Highlight a little more intense, but I took down the Opacity a little bit, just to make it a little less shiny. Let's look at the Inner Glow settings. I am screening with Paper at 50%, I used the Softer technique, and Center, so the glow comes from the center of the...

008 Exploring Inner Glow Settings
Video duration: 2m 9s 8h 7m Intermediate Updated Jul 08, 2014

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008 Exploring Inner Glow Settings provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mike Rankin as part of the InDesign FX

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Design
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