Archive for the ‘text’ Category

Methods for Contrasting Text Against Backgrounds

It started with seeing a recent Pen of Mandy Michael's text effects demos. I'm a very visual creature, so the first thing I noticed was the effect, not the title (which clearly states how the effect was achieved). Instantly, my mind went "blend modes!"...

Comic Book FX Lettering with SVG Filters

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Much has been written about how SVG filters can be used to style images or manipulate shapes or even make crazy animations. But I haven’t seen much about how SVG filters can be used to style text recently. Thankfully, Dudley Storey has written a nea...

How to Create (Animated) Text Fills

View demo Download source I like to think that the future is already here. We have already so many exciting possibilities in CSS and SVG that some time ago we could only dream about. For example, we now have many possible ways to create text with an a...