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15 seconds is all you need for these Simple text effects in Inkscape:
1) 3D effect
2) perpective shadow
3) reflection on floor
4) glow
5) drop shadow

This isn't a tutorial, its just what I did to get these basic text effects.

3D effect:
inkscape 3d effect image
a) Using text tool write your name. Its better if you choose a bold font. Select a dark color for the fill and no stroke.
b) Now duplicate this text(Ctrl-D). For this set no fill for the fill and a dark color for the stroke. Send this text object to bottom (keeping the layer selected, press pagedown)
c) Now give a slight shift to this object and you have your 3D effect. Try shifting in different directions to see the 3D effect in different directioins.


perpective shadow:

inkscape perspective shadow effect image
a) Using text tool write your name.
b) Now duplicate this text(Ctrl-D). Fill this object with grey color.
c) Now double click the object twice (so that the rotate/skew handles are active). Using the non-corner handles skew it horizontally.
d) Send this object to bottom(pagedown) and position it so that the lower corners of both the text objects are at same point.

Reflection:

inkscape reflection effect image
a) Using text tool write your name.
b) Now duplicate this text(Ctrl-D). Drag this object using the top-center handle to make the reflection.
c) Fill this object with a gradient which has a dark to light transition. Change the direction of the gradient so that the darker color is towards the base of the text object.


glow:
inkscape glow effect image a) Using text tool write your name. Its better if you choose a bold font. Select no color for the fill and black for stroke color.
b) Now duplicate this text(Ctrl-D). Apply some blur in the Fill & stroke dialog box.



drop shadow:
inkscape drop shadow effect image a) Using text tool write your name. Select a dark color for the fill and no stroke.
b) Now duplicate this text(Ctrl-D). Apply some blur in the Fill & stroke dialog box. give it a little shift.



All these effects are available in this SVG file.

Comments & suggestions for improvement are welcome..

30 Comments:

  1. Janice said...
    Would you be able to help me create a "shadow" with no perspective on text that is "welded together" . I am trying to use a craft cutter and want to mount my text on some background colors that are about 1/4 inch bigger than the word. I can email you a picture of one if you have a way to email you.
    Anonymous said...
    Very nice! Helpful and simple - love it.
    mataraH said...
    IT's so simple. And thanks a lot! Please continue on more like this.
    jimdaniel said...
    You can create text with effects at http://www.addeffects.net without installed software
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    Great !
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