Creating 3D text objects


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Creating 3D text objects

If you are not fortunate enough to have an EPS or an Illustrator file to build a text object, it's not a problem. LightWave Modeler has quite a few text controls that you can use to build your own text, fonts, logos, et cetera. So from the Create tab, down under the Text category, and you can see there are five different options to choose from. The make_text button allows you to import a text file. So if you have a long string of text, you wanted to create your own Star Wars-like introduction, you can load that up and it will automatically generate that into fonts for you. But more often or not, you are going to create something with the Logo or the Text tools.

The Logo Maker, just type in anything you want such as 'My Logo'. It's good. Extrusion depth could be 500 mm, and then you can choose a font. Come down and choose Arial. If you click OK, it automatically just makes a quick easy logo for you. Kind of basic, but it works. Now sometimes I like a little more control ove...

Creating 3D text objects
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Creating 3D text objects provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by Dan Ablan as part of the LightWave 10 Essential Training

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3D + Animation
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LightWave
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