068 Making a 3D object


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068 Making a 3D object

Hi! I'm Mike Rankin and welcome to InDesign FX. In this week's InDesign effect, we'll see how to combine two different methods for making an object look 3D. When it comes to effects, one thing InDesign definitely lacks is a set of robust easy-to-use 3D tools. Sure you can make 3D effects, but they often require some manual drawing or other workarounds. In this week's effect, we'll take a look at one such workaround by employing a separate copy of an object in the Bevel & Emboss effect to make something look 3D, like this bar of soap here. So I'll zoom out.

I'll create a new page in my document by pressing Command+Shift+P or Ctrl+Shift+P on the PC, and when I click, I see I had lurking up a primary textframe. I don't want that here getting in my way. So I'm just going to select it and delete it. Now I can create my bar of soap. So I'll take my Rectangle Frame tool, click in the document and I will use these values; 230 pixels wide by 1...

068 Making a 3D object
Video duration: 5m 13s 8h 7m Intermediate Updated Jul 08, 2014

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068 Making a 3D object provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mike Rankin as part of the InDesign FX

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