Create Advanced 3D Vector Tube Script Text in Illustrator with Custom Text & Blend Tool

CREATE THIS EFFECT IN 5 MINUTES! | Break a Typeface Down and Convert it to this Effect | We will cover the Pencil Tool, Type Tool, Blend Tool, Pathfinder, Gradients, and so much more!

00:53 Getting started
02:30 Creating the blend
04:23 Creating a path to twist the effect onto
06:55 Creating the 3D text effect with a font
08:13 Finding the center of each letter
08:29 Working on the letter “L”
11:07 Working on the letter “O”
12:39 Working on the letter “E”
15:54 Working on the letter “H”
19:54 Creating multiple blends and replacing the spines
22:15 Adjusting the spacing and depth of the letters
23:33 Quickly adjusting all the colors across the artwork

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In this Illustrator tutorial, we’ll create this text effect using the power of the blend features in Illustrator. We can create custom text using the Pen or Pencil tool in mere moments or, in the second half of this tutorial, we’ll take a typeface and split the letters apart and find the center of each letter and apply this 3D tube effect letter-by-letter. If you like type and you like Illustrator, you’ll love this tutorial!

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