It looks like you're using an ad blocker! I really need the income to keep this site running.
If you enjoy BlenderNation and you think it’s a valuable resource to the Blender community, please take a moment to read how you can support BlenderNation.

Making Flat Text in Blender


Addicted to CG explains how to create modern looking text effects in Blender.

in this video you will learn how to make that flat text that you see on the thumbnail. This look seems to be really popular nowadays as it looks really clean. It is really easy to get that flat text with the short or the long shadows in blender as well as make it look more realistic ( if that's more of your thing ). Now this can also be done with software like photoshop but if you want to make this for free and have a great result blender is the way to go. Now this "How to make flat text in Blender" tutorial is more targeted to beginner's as I think that most ( if not all ) intermediate users already know how to do it.


  1. It's always good to see 'other' uses for Blender, even if the tutorial covers very basic stuff. I agree with the presenter - it can be easier for a Blender user to use Blender for their 2D artwork, instead of switching to Illustrator or Inkscape and getting annoyed with fake / rough shadows. And in Blender we can switch between perspective and orthographic cameras to instantly get the exact 3D / 2D appearance we want.

Leave A Reply

To add a profile picture to your message, register your email address with To protect your email address, create an account on BlenderNation and log in when posting a message.