I will introduce how to add shadow to letters in Illustrator.
There are many opportunities to add shadow to letters. It is a technique that is necessary for many settings such as logo titles, heading letters and typography.
I will use [Drop shadow] in Illustrator to add shadow to letters. This time, I will explain step-by-step how to use this [Drop shadow]
Enter any letters using the type tool.
Make an outline around the letters.
Select the letters and click [Right click→Make outline].
The letters have been outlined.
By outlining the letters, it is possible to handle the letters the same way you would handle an image.
Now, finally add the shadow to the letters.
Select the letters and click [Effect→Stylize→Drop shadow].
Because the [Drop shadow] dialogue box is open, set it like in the above picture and click OK. (By putting a check in the preview button, it is possible to look at the condition of the actual shadow.)
By applying drop shadow, shadow has been finished for the letters.
How was the method for adding shadow to letters in Illustrator?
The method for making shadow was simple, wasn’t it? Using the [Drop shadow] dialogue box in Step05, it is possible to make a variety of shadows.
While looking at the preview, it is possible to make a variety of shadows, so by all means, please try it.