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How to Create a Multicolored Text Effect in Affinity Designer

Akanksha Rawat, Illustrator | Designer

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7 Videos (11m)
    • Welcome

    • Materials

    • Project Overview

    • Layer Effect- Part 1

    • Layer Effect- Part 2

    • Wrapping Up!

    • Other Text Effects


About This Class

In her fourth installment of Type Effects, Akanksha Rawat shows how to use Affinity Designer to create a Multicolored Text Effect. The techniques combine effects such as Outer Shadow, Bevel / Emboss, Color overlay, Inner Glow with various blending modes..

Topics include:

Coloring Background non destructively
Font Choice
Moving, copying, and removing layer effects
Beveling and embossing type
Working with color overlay


Inner Glow and outer shadow to create depth and dimension.
Blending layer effects

This class is perfect for illustrators, artists, designers, type enthusiasts, and everyone who loves the thrill and excitement of getting creative. If you've ever wondered how to transform a simple text into a multicolored Text Effect, you'll really love this useful guide.


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Licensed under Creative Commons

3 of 3 students recommendSee All

Great class, Akanksha! Loved how short this class was. It was easy to follow!
Sherry Lam

sherletters | lettering + watercolors

Awesome Class. Very informative.