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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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Nice and clear instructions. Thanks!
Great tutorial. Easy to follow. And, a lot of tricks & techniques packed into 18 minutes!
makes it so easy to understand and apply. highly recommended.

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Jamie Bartlett

Graphic designer and left-handed letterer

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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.

Check out all Jamie's classes to learn her tricks of the trade. 

To see what she's up to now, follow her on Instagram and Dribbble.