100 Creating a 3D pocket with bevel and gradient


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100 Creating a 3D pocket with bevel and gradient

Hi. I'm Mike Rankin, and welcome to InDesign Effects. In this week's effect, we'll see how to make a three-dimensional object that looks like it's sitting inside of a pocket. We'll use both transparency effects, and a simple gradient fill, to achieve the 3D look that you see here. So, let's see how it's done. I'll go to the next page of my document. Where I have just a few simple rectangles filled with these brown colors, and a simple little heart that I drew with the pen tool. Now, let's start making these look 3D. I'll slide this over, open the Effects dialogue box, double-click to edit the effects, and I'll start with Bevel and Emboss.

I'll keep these setting inner smooth and up. But I'll change the size, to something really large, like 72 pixels. Gives me a nice really large highlight, and really large shadow. I'm going to soften it a little bit, say about nine pixels. I'll set the angle to 90 degrees, and increase the altitude, up to 75 d...

100 Creating a 3D pocket with bevel and gradient
Video duration: 3m 2s 8h 7m Intermediate Updated Jul 08, 2014

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100 Creating a 3D pocket with bevel and gradient provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mike Rankin as part of the InDesign FX

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