Shading Letters in Illustrator
- 1x (Normal)
Preparing the Letters2:35
Breaking it Apart2:22
Creating the Shadow4:25
Finishing it Off2:16
About This Class
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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Awesome technique I can apply to my lettering that I was not aware of before. Some panels and subtlties I never considered using or thought of are used here. Just a good way to open up your horizons in Ai.
Jamie Bartlett is a graphic designer and left-handed letterer working out of Los Angeles, CA. She graduated from John Brown University with a degree in Graphic Design and now runs a paper goods shop, A Pair of Pears. Her hand lettered designs reflect everything she loves in life: a good cup of coffee, nerdy design terms, tandem bikes, road trips, and so much more.
Check out all Jamie's classes to learn her tricks of the trade.