How to add a Drop Shadow effect to your Text in Easil

Adding a Shadow to Text

How to apply a Drop Shadow to your text in an Easil Design

In Easil, you can add Text Shadows and effects using the “Text Shadow” menu in the Actionbar.

Step 1: Select your element and open the Text Shadow options by clicking on the “Text Shadow” button.

Select the Drop Shadow option from the Actionbar

Step 2: Select one of the preset shadow options (soft drop shadow, hard drop shadow, or glow effect), or customize your own shadow effect by manually adjusting the Text Shadow sliders. You can edit the Blur, Distance, Angle & Color of a shadow. Pressing any of the Soft, Hard, or Glow buttons will return your text drop shadow to the pre-settings.

Choose one of the pre-sets for Drop shadows on your text

See here the 3 default Text Shadow presets – Soft, Hard & Glow.

Adding a soft or hard drop shadow, or glow effect to your text in Easil

You can experiment by selecting a preset, then modifying it to suit your design. Read our Blog post about good usage of Text Shadows in design for some ideas on how to use Text Shadows in your designs!