7 steps, 1 cool effect.
Here’s how it’s done:
Step 1: Begin with any vector logo in any version of Illustrator CS 1 through 6.
Step 2: Select “Extrude and Bevel” from the 3D option in the Effects menu. Apply the desired amount of extrusion, rotation, perspective, and shading if desired.
Step 3: Select “Expand Appearance” from the Object menu to flatten the logo.
Step 4: Select the depth portion of the logo and combine the shapes using the Pathfinder.
Step 5: Assign a gradient (your choice) for the fill of the logo.
Step 6: Assign the same gradient to the depth portion of the logo.
Step 7: Darken the color of the depth portion of the logo and the effect is finished!
Now you’ve got a logo that grabs viewer’s eyes and adds dimension to design! Your Orange County graphic design company has lots of fun ideas to help brand your business!