Acorn Acorn 6

Metallic Text

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Create a new image in Acorn, File ▸ New.  The image used here is 1200 x 560 pixels with a transparent background.  Type out your text with a white fill and no stroke. 


Click on the ‘fx’ located at the bottom right hand corner of the inspector palette.  Choose Stylize ▸ Height Field from Mask.  Click on the ‘+’ button located on the lower left hand corner of the filters window and choose Stylize ▸ Shaded Material.

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Play around with the radius and scale slider values.  If you wish to change the color of the text, choose Color Effect ▸ Color Monochrome.  Click on the color well in the filter and select a color.

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