Video tutorial: Create ornate type in Illustrator

Decorative lettering has really gained in popularity over the last few years. Luckily, some of the intricate and ornate effects are easier to achieve than you might think, thanks to Illustrator’s simple but effective Offset Path feature.

The ability to offset existing paths in Illustrator is nothing new, but, used properly, can really elevate your work. Of course, you still need to draw something beautiful to decorate in the first place, but knowing how to use this feature will certainly help.

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