Tagged: Illustrator

Ai Typo 018 Using Warichu in Japanese Text

Using Warichu in Japanese Text - Illustrator Typography

Warichu—or split annotation—is the East Asian typo­graph­ic method of set­ting sec­ondary or less impor­tant text in small­er dou­ble or triple lines. Adobe Illustrator CC has full sup­port for East Asian typog­ra­phy, includ­ing robust Warichu options. In this tuto­r­i­al clip from…
Ai Typo 016 Working with Styles Effectively

Working with Styles Effectively in Adobe Illustrator

In this tuto­r­i­al clip you will learn effi­cient para­graph and char­ac­ter style man­age­ment and use tech­niques in Adobe Illustrator CC, includ­ing:Importing Graphic, Paragraph, and Character Styles from Other Files Sharing Styles with Other Illustrator Users Using CC Libraries to…
Ai Typo 013 Building Fractions That Fit

Building Fractions That Fit - Illustrator Typography

Creating frac­tions that don’t look ane­mic or spindly beside the rest of your text is easy but not entire­ly obvi­ous to even fre­quent users of Adobe Illustrator. In this tuto­r­i­al you will learn how to cre­ate well-formed, believ­able frac­tions using…
Ai Typo 012 Using Small Caps Correctly

Using Small Caps Correctly - Illustrator Typography

Small caps, when used cor­rect­ly, are com­mon parts of typo­graph­ic style. In this tuto­r­i­al you will learn how small caps are often used incor­rect­ly, how and when to use them cor­rect­ly in any appli­ca­tion, and what Illustrator can do with…
Ai Typo 011 The Timing of Typography

Understanding the Timing of Typography

Type has only 1 sec­ond to grab someone’s eye. Then it has only 3 sec­onds to con­vey it’s pri­ma facie mes­sage. In some cas­es, your entire design has only 6 sec­onds to com­mu­ni­cate it’s entire mean­ing, 6 sec­onds before the viewer’s eyes are gone…
Ai Typo 010 Using the Touch Type Tool

Using the Touch Type Tool in Adobe Illustrator

Adobe Illustrator’s Touch Type Tool is a pow­er­ful, quick, and FUN way of trans­form­ing one or more let­ters with­in live, fully-editable type with­out hav­ing to jump around to a bunch of fields and pan­els. In this tuto­r­i­al clip, you’ll learn to use…
Ai Typo 009 Type Sizing Tricks

Type Sizing Tricks in Adobe Illustrator

Learn tricks for siz­ing type with­out com­pro­mis­ing qual­i­ty, unnec­es­sary men­tal acro­bat­ics, or los­ing your train of thought. In this tuto­r­i­al you will learn incred­i­bly handy, master-level type siz­ing tricks includ­ing:Resizing Type with the Black Arrow Using Decimal Values Entering…
Ai Typo 008 Importing Text from Microsoft Word

Importing Text from Microsoft Word in Adobe Illustrator

More and more late­ly, Illustrator users are being asked to include pas­sages, some­times mul­ti­ple pages of, text in doc­u­ments. That tex­tu­al con­tent often comes from writ­ers and edi­tors using Microsoft Word, Google Docs, and oth­er appli­ca­tions that cre­ate Word files.…
Ai Typo 006 Putting Objects Inside Type Shapes

Putting Images Inside Type in Adobe Illustrator

Filling type with imagery is easy and can pro­duce stun­ning type. In this tuto­r­i­al clip you’ll learn how to put an image inside type and how to repo­si­tion that image with­in the type to get the per­fect fit. Excerpted from
Ai Typo 004 Handling Legacy Text

Handling Legacy Text in Adobe Illustrator

Working with old­er Illustrator documents—your own or others—could give you a scary-looking warn­ing telling you that your doc­u­ment has Legacy Text. In this tuto­r­i­al clip you’ll learn what Legacy Text is as well as how sim­ple it is to be rid…
Illustrator Typography Video Course

Illustrator CC Typography

From logo design to illustration, from posters to signage, from brochures to menus, your text is meant to be read, to convey a message. It can't do that if it isn't legible, readable, and well-styled. Making it so is the art of typography. In Illustrator CC Typography Pariah Burke will teach you all the skills you'll need to create and style beautiful, perfect typography in all your Illustrator drawings and documents. You will learn not only the hows, but also the whys and whens, so that you will end the course not only with the skills to set perfect type, but also the confidence and understanding to make the right typesetting decisions again and again, in every one of your designs.