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Setting Type Above and Below a Circle in Adobe Illustrator


It seems like it should be simple—setting text above and below a circle, curving over the top and bottom, while still remaining upright and easily read. It seems like it should be simple, but it baffles many new and occasional Illustrator users. In this clip, you’ll learn how simple it REALLY is, once you know the two-part secret to setting text above and below a circle. When you know it, you’ll be able to design logos and more.

Excerpted from Pariah Burke’s comprehensive Pluralsight video course, Illustrator CC Typography.

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4 Responses

  1. Where was this video when I was mak­ing my husband’s YouTube lo­go!! I had to jerry-rig it. Ugh!!! Haha

  2. Turned out fine though. But still can’t wait to try this trick out!

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