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Drawing 3D Chisel Letters creates a look of the letter chiseled out of or into stone. the Romans new how to draw cool 3D letters like these. They drew them with a hammer and chisel into their buildings. depending on the angle of the light and shading, you can make these letters look like they are carved into a surface or beveled upwards from a surface.

3D Chisel letters are sometimes referred to as Bevel Letters in the commercial sign industry. Letters with this look are cast in plastic or metal used to put company names and messages on walls and the front of buildings.


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How to Draw Cool 3D Letters - Chisel Style 1:

Drawing Tutorial Step 1:
The foundation for your 3D lettering masterpiece is simply writing out your word or words on the paper and getting them to fit the space well first. Your letters should be evenly spaced out and not crowding each other too much.

How to Draw Cool 3D Letters - Chisel Style 2:
Refine the edges of your letters and erase your guides.

How to Draw Cool 3D Letters - Chisel Style 3:
Here is the cleaned up version.

How to Draw Cool 3D Letters - Chisel Style 4:
Now add a center line to your letters. It should not touch the edges of the letter, rather, leave some space because we will connect the corners to this center line.

How to Draw Cool 3D Letters - Chisel Style 5:
Connect the corners of the letters to the center line with short diagonal lines.

How to Draw Cool 3D Letters - Chisel Style 6:
Choose the direction of light and shade the opposite two sides. Shade the l bottom part of the letter darker than the side.

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