How to create 3D text using Blender 3D

How to create 3D text using Blender 3D

Blender 3D is used in many different design streams and not many people know that this open-source and free to use design software can be used to create some really great graphic design assets as well.

One of the most popular Graphic design elements is the 3D text. This effect really brings out the text content and gives it a whole new meaning and dimension. Blender 3D features support for fonts, which helps you create stunning 3D text effects right inside the application.

So, if you are a graphic designer who wants to put in some great 3D text renders into your social media content or design projects, Blender 3D can definitely help you out.

In this tutorial, we will show you how you can create some amazing 3D text on Blender 3D.

Step 1. Open the Blender 3D application on your computer.

 

How to create 3D text using Blender 3D

 

Step 2. Create a new file and save it with an appropriate file name.

 

How to create 3D text using Blender 3D

 

Step 3. Click on the default cube and press the ‘X‘ button on the keyboard to delete it.

 

How to create 3D text using Blender 3D

 

Step 4. Click on the ‘Add‘ button on the toolbar.

 

How to create 3D text using Blender 3D

 

Step 5. Click on the ‘Text‘ option from the dropdown menu.

 

How to create 3D text using Blender 3D

 

Step 6. Press the ‘Tab‘ button to enter the Edit mode on Blender 3D.

 

How to create 3D text using Blender 3D

 

Step 7. With the ‘Text‘ object still selected, press the CTRL+A or CMD+A combination to select the text.

 

How to create 3D text using Blender 3D

 

Step 8. Press the backspace key to erase the text.

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How to create 3D text using Blender 3D

 

Step 9. Enter the text you want to enter.

 

How to create 3D text using Blender 3D

 

Step 10. Press the Tab Key to enter Object mode.

 

How to create 3D text using Blender 3D

 

Step 11. With the text selected, press the R button to enter the rotate command.

 

Step 12. Now Press the ‘X’ key to rotate the body along the X-axis. Now enter 90.

 

Step 13. The text object will now be rotated by 90 degrees along the X-axis.

 

How to create 3D text using Blender 3D

 

Step 14. Right-click on the object and click on the ‘Extrude size‘ option from the drop-down menu.

 

How to create 3D text using Blender 3D

 

Step 15. Drag the mouse till you are happy with the Extrusion.

 

How to create 3D text using Blender 3D

 

Step 16. Left-click anywhere to free the changes.

 

How to create 3D text using Blender 3D

 

Your 3D text is now ready for use.