Find out how to quickly roughen your typography in Illustrator to create a warm, handmade feel, in this short four-minute video tutorial.
Whether it's for an ad campaign, product, publication or identity, a unique typeface can help define a brand, message and tone of voice – giving the client something unique. In this Illustrator tutorial, you'll look at the creative process of designing a new display typeface.
Sweeten up your design with this tasty text effect. You'll need to be at an intermediate level as you will be using the Blend tool; effects like Roughen and Chrome; different Blending modes and also the 3D Extrude and Bevel effects to create perfect chocolate squares.
Get creative with this cute Illustrator tutorial. It involves intermediate vector shape-building skills so make sure you've got those down before you go any further.
Inspired by BBC1's mosaic idents – recently given a 2014 refresh – this tutorial by Andrei Marius shows you how to create a colourful text effect made up of lots of little pieces.
Make your text leap off the page – in the style of Marvel's logo for The Avengers – by creating a path in Illustrator, then importing it to Photoshop and applying effects and texture.
Graphic artist and ambigram pioneer John Langdon reveals how to bring rotational symmetry to your work.
In this typography tutorial, designer Chandler Van De Water shows you how to use Illustrator CS5 to creatively manipulate letterforms in combination with unique shapes and negative space. The result? A solid, recognisable logo mark.
A monogram is a symbol made by combining and overlapping two or more letters; it can be straightforward and functional, or a lot more ornamental in appearance. Here Chris Comella demonstrates how he made a monogram for his colleague's business card.
In another one of our favourite Illustrator tutorials, learn how to use the Liquify tool creatively; how to combine stock imagery with custom marks; and to create an illustration from type.
Computer Arts' Jo Gulliver reveals how to edit and manipulate live text on the fly, using Illustrator CC's new Touch Type tool.
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