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  Cool Type Effect With Canvas™ 7
Part Two

9. Bring up the Inks palette (or click the text color drop down arrow on the Text Ruler). Select the "Gradient" tab. In the Inks palette, make sure the Fill button is selected (circled below) and click the "DRK Gold Cone 2" gradient. Note: Colors used in this effect are out-of-gamut. If this type effect will be used in print, you will need to use the CMYK color space and correct the out-of-gamut colors.

10. Next, click Object > SpriteEffects > Add Effect > Extensis® > PhotoBevel 2.0 Solo. You will see a dialog similar to the one shown. The highlight and shadow colors are circled below. Choose "Inner" for the bevel type and "Flat" for the shape. Use the remaining settings shown below: Click "Apply" when done.

11. This is the result of the bevel effect. At this point, you can use it as-is or vary its appearance by making changes either to the object or to the effect. The bevel width was set to 10 pixels which occupies all of the beveled portion of the type as well as some of its surface. Let's give the text a more flat appearance. There are a few ways to do this. Either modify the bevel width in the PhotoBevel plug-in or change the resolution of the finished effect in the SpriteEffects palette or increase the point size of the type. Since this effect will be exported and used in a print layout, we will increase the resolution to 300 ppi.

12. Bring up the SpriteEffects™ palette. In this case the default resolution is 72 ppi (below left). Change it to 300 ppi (below right).

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