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8 Videos (18m)
    • Getting Started

      1:35
    • Preparing the Letters

      2:35
    • Breaking it Apart

      2:22
    • Creating the Shadow

      4:25
    • Multiple Shadows

      1:36
    • Adjusting Colors

      1:12
    • Finishing it Off

      2:16
    • Bonus Tips!

      2:07

About This Class

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In this class you'll learn how to quickly add textured shading to your vector lettering inside of Illustrator. It's a super easy and fun way to add a lot of style and depth to your letters. 

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Great content that is easy to digest. It has helped me to streamline my workflow in illustrator.
Cody Hockin

Brand Designer

just great!
A perfect introductory class on Skillshare, with loads of little tips and tricks even for those who may think they have already fully mastered Illustrator!

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Jamie Bartlett

Graphic designer and left-handed letterer

Jamie Bartlett is a graphic designer and left-handed letterer working out of Denver, CO. She graduated from John Brown University with a degree in Graphic Design and now runs a shop for her hand lettered designs and fonts. Her work reflects everything she loves in life: a good cup of coffee, nerdy design terms, tandem bikes, road trips, and so much more.

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