Happy Feet Text Effect Illustrator & Photoshop Tutorial

by Ainsley Bevis

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Adobe Photoshop now provides the tools for completing our 3D Type

7. Use Photoshop to prepare the background : To present the font on a Happy Feet themed background, go into Photoshop and create a new document that's 900×400 pixels. Copy & Paste this image from www.sxc.hu onto the canvas. Shrink the image down by pressing CTRL+T and dragging a top corner down while holding down the Shift Key (to keep the image perfect).

happy feet font movie background

8. Merge files, join Illustrator into Photoshop : Open the saved text document in Photoshop and press CTRL+A to select all, then copy & paste it onto the previous canvas. Make the text image smaller like step 7. Double click on the text layer to go into Blending Options and put in the Outer Glow option below.

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Final Result

happy Feet Font Illustrator Photoshop Typography tutorial
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