Simple Shadow Effect in Adobe Illustrator

Andrew Brooks, Graphic Designer & Illustrator

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7 Videos (38m)
    • Introduction

      0:27
    • Step 1: Choose, Edit, and Outline Font

      6:31
    • Step 2: Unite Font using Pathfinder

      1:20
    • Step 3: Offset Path

      5:27
    • Step 4: Blend Tool

      4:23
    • Step 5: Final Touch

      7:40
    • Bonus - Extra Flavor

      11:52

About This Class

In this class I'll show you how to add a quick and easy shadow effect to your type. We will use the pathfinder tool, blend tool, and offset path are just a few of the tools we will be using. 

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This is a really great class. It takes no time at all to learn a really great skill and something that will improve your type immensely.
Matthew Flynn

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I'm new to Illustrator. I've been working in photoshop for about 5 years and it is way past due to start working in illustrator. This was a great class! Having no other illustrator experience I was able to follow along and finish a project! Very enjoyable and educational.

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Andrew Brooks

Graphic Designer & Illustrator

Graphic Designer and Owner at limebiscuit.com

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