Create radial patterns using type

As a letterer, I find a lot of beauty in the shape and form of letters, and I like to play with different ways of using them, other than simply laying them out in readable fashion. The shapes are so interesting in themselves that we can use them as you would any other shape object to build new and maybe even more pleasing results.

In this tutorial I’ll show you a quick and easy way to use letters to make some complex, ornate and highly customisable radial patterns.


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